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STAAR Facts

Coach McGee's class

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What was the first legislative government in the new world? House of Burgesses
What year was the Jamestown colony founded? 1607
What year did the Pilgrims land in Plymouth? 1620
Who was the leader of the Jamestown colony? John Smith
What were the names of the Native Americans who helped the Pilgrims survive? Squanto and Samoset
What was the major crop that helped Jamestown thrive? Tobacco
What did the pilgrims sign when they landed? The mayflower compact
What did the pilgrims come to the new world for? Religious freedom
What religious group founded the colony of Pennsylvania? The quakers
Who first came to the Americas in the early 1500's? England/British
What was their leader's name? Sir Walter Raleigh
What was the name of the leader of the second group of Roanoke settlers? John Smith
What happened to the Roanoke settlers? They all dissapeared
Who founded Rhode Island? Roger Williams
Who founded Connecticut? Thomas Hooker
What colony was Jamestown a part of? Virginia
What religion was Maryland founded for? Catholics
What was the name of the rebel leader in the Virginia colony? Nathaniel Bacon
Who founded Georgia? James Oglethorpe
Why was Georgia founded? As a place for debtors and criminals to start over
What was early colonial American society economically based on? Agriculture
Where did the idea of protected rights first come up? the Magna Carta
In the 1700's, the population of the colonies grew from what to what? 250,000 to 2,500,000
What was the last colony to be founded? Georgia
What was the first written constitution in America? The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Created by: s750305