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WCMS6 Colonies

Colonial America

QuestionAnswer
For what reason was Plymouth Colony founded? religious
For what reason was Georgia Colony founded? economic
For what reason was Pennsylvania Colony founded? religious
For what reason was Massachusetts Bay Colony founded? religious
For what reason was Roanoke Island founded? economic
For what reason was Jamestown settlement founded? economic
Who established Jamestown settlement? The Virginia Company of London
Who established Georgia Colony? people in debtors prisons
Who established Pennsylvania Colony? Quakers
Who established Plymouth Colony? Separatists from the Church of England (Pilgrims)
Who established Massachusetts Bay Colony? Puritans
Who established Roanoke Island? Sir Walter Raleigh
What colonial region specializes in livestock and grains? Mid-Atlantic
What colonial region specializes in cash crops such as tobacco, indigo, rice, and cotton? Southern
What colonial region specializes in shipbuilding and naval supplies? New England
What colonial region had market towns? Mid-Atlantic
What colonial region had town meetings? New England
What colonial region had counties? Southern
What colonial region had cold winters and moderate summers? New England
What colonial region had hot, humid summers and mild winters? Southern
What colonial region had mild winters and a moderate climate? Mid-Atlantic
What colonial region included Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut? New England
What colonial region included New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware? Mid-Atlantic
What colonial region included Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia? Southern
What colonial region had fertile farmlands, rivers, and harbors? Southern
What colonial region had rich farmlands? Mid-Atlantic
What colonial region had timber, fish, and harbors? New England
What colonial region is known as the Breadbasket Colonies? Mid-Atlantic
What colonial region had plantations? Southern
What colonial region had villages and church as the center of life? New England
What colonial region had diverse (many different) religions? Mid-Atlantic
What colonial region was made up of religious reformers and separatists? New England
What colonial region was still part of the Church of England? Southern
What geographic features do all 3 colonial regions have in common? Appalachian Mountains, harbors, coast
What colonial region depended on other colonies for livestock, grains, shipbuilding, and fish? Southern
What colonial region depended on other colonies for shipbuilding, naval supplies, tobacco, cotton, and forest products? Mid-Atlantic
What colonial region depended on other colonies for livestock, grains, indigo, and tobacco? New England
What colonial social group lived predominately in the South, had large plantations, and owned slaves? Large Landowners
What colonial social group worked as craftsmen on plantations and in towns? Artisans
What colonial social group worked as homemakers and caretakers and could not vote? Women
What colonial social group were kidnapped from Africa and forced to work on plantations and in homes for life without any rights? Slaves
What colonial social group could own land, work, but NOT vote? Free African Americans
What colonial social group worked the region according to the land and relied on family for labor? Farmers
What colonial social group signed a contract that stated he/she would work for a certain amount of years in exchange for passage to America? Indentured Servants
Who enforced laws within the colonies? Governors
Who made laws within the colonies? Legislatures
What did colonies trade with Great Britain in exchange for goods? Raw Materials
Great Britain taxed the colonies after what war? French and Indian War
Who appointed the colonial governors? The King or Proprietor
What did Great Britain impose strict control over? trade
Created by: MrsBonini