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Early Colonization Quiz 1

Why did settlers come to the new world? for political, economic and religious reasons
When millions of people left Europe and Africa what did this result in with the world's population? redistribution
What were the thirteen colonies divided into? 3 regions
What are the New England colonies? Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire & Rhode Island
What are the Mid-Atlantic Colonies? Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey & Delaware
What are the Southern colonies? North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia and Maryland
What were the Puritans seeking to escape from? religious persecution
What did they form? a covenant based on the Mayflower Compact
How many of the original 102 survived? 44
What was society in New England based on? religious standing
Who were the Puritans intolerant of? religious dissenters
What age did most Puritans lived until? 70
How many children did the Puritan families have? 6
What did the Puritans practice? patriarchy
Who was Roger Williams? a young and popular minister
What did Williams believe? that government and religion should be separate
What happened to Williams in 1635? he was exiled to Rhode Island
Why was Anne Hutchinson a threat to the Puritan government because she was intelligent & strong-willed
What did Anne Hutchinson believe in? an extreme form of predestination
What was Rhode Island known as? the sewer
What was Rhode Island in reality? a place of religious freedom
Why did the New England colonies prosper? they believed in hard work and thrift
What was the Puritans economy based on? fishing & shipbuilding
What did the Puritans practice? direct democracy
Where did the Puritans discuss politics? in town meetings
Who settled the Mi-Atlantic region? the Dutch, English & Germans
How many religious groups did the Mid-Atlantic Colonies have? multiple
What did the Mid-Atlantic Colonies develop? the middle class
What did the Mi-Atlantic colonies become known as? cosmopolitan
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