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Chapter 6 SS review

The Mid-Atlantic Colonies

TermDefinition
The Dutch called their colony in North America- New Netherland
An immigrant is a- person who comes to a country to make a new home there.
One contribution that German immigrants did NOT introduce was- the subscription library
The book that Ben Franklin published each year Poor Richard's Almanack
The English wanted control of the Dutch colony because- they wanted to expand in the direction of the Dutch colony.
How did many settlers reach the back-country? by following the Great Wagon Road from Pennsylvania
The name Pennsylvania means- Penn's woods
The Society of Friends, or Quakers, believed that- people are basically good and violence is wrong.
The right of people accused of breaking the law to be tried by a group of fellow citizens is called- right to trial by jury
The foothills between the lowlands along the Atlantic coast and the Appalachian Mountains were called- the Piedmont
William Penn wanted people of all religions to settle in Pennsylvania
Settlers in the back-country planted in the Indian was, with corn, beans, and squash, all growing from the same mound
The first group of Jews in North America settled in New Amsterdam
The Dutch settlers did not resist the English who were trying to invade New Netherland
Ben Franklin organized the first trained firefighting company in the colonies.
Created by: slohrenz