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4th Grade History

4th Grade History Ch. 5-6

Name the 4 New England colonies. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire
Who were the Puritans? group that wanted to "purify" the Church of England
Name the colony founded by the Puritans in 1630. Massachusetts Bay Colony
largest town in the Massachusetts Bay Colony Boston
governor of Massachusetts John Winthrop
the man who was beaten with a whip for preaching in Massachusetts Obadiah Holmes
the man who founded Rhode Island Roger Williams
first colony to offer complete religious freedom Rhode Island
first settlement in Rhode Island Providence
colony whose name is from the Indian word Quinnehtukqut Connecticut
first major settlement in Connecticut Hartford
document that established Connecticut's system of government; later, served as a pattern for the Constitution of the United States Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
preacher that built the city of Hartford Thomas Hooker
Who obtained New Hampshire and gave it its name John Mason
"the city of brotherly love" Philadelphia
new name for New Amsterdam New York City
a chief commander in the navy admiral
governor of the colony New Netherland Peter Stuyvesant
people who live in the Netherlands Dutch
Frenchman who explored what is now the northern part of New York Samuel de Champlain
a valuable blue dye indigo
large farms found throughout the Southern Colonies plantations
the Middle Colonies New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
the Southern Colonies Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
the three countries that claimed New York England, France, Holland
explorer hired by the Dutch to explore New York Henry Hudson
claimed all of North America for England John Cabot
people who settled Delaware Swedes
original name for Delaware New Sweden
who settled New Jersey Dutch
two men who named New Jersey Sir George Carteret and Lord John Berkeley
colony founded by William Penn; refuge for Quakers Pennsylvania
colony settled by poor people and prisoners Georgia
founded the colony of Georgia James Oglethorpe
first settlement in Georgia Savannah
famous preacher who started America's first orphanage in Georgia George Whitefield
colony founded as a refuge for Catholics Maryland
colony that had a group of representatives called the House of Burgesses Virginia
Whose idea was it to begin the colony of Maryland? George Calvert
first settlement in Carolana Charles Town
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