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Colonial America

Use this StudyStack to prepare for your 13 Colonies test: 4th Grade

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Which were the Middle Colonies? New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware
Which were the Southern Colonies? Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
Which were the New England Colonies? Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut
Which group of colonies had warm, wet summers that were ideal for tobacco farming. Southern Colonies
James Oglethorpe founded this colony. Georgia
Which New England groups tended to allow people who believed what they believed? The Pilgrims and Puritans.
People of many beliefs lived in this colony, especially Quakers. Pennsylvania
Colonies like Virginia and the Carolinas were mainly founded for this reason: To earn money, to make profits.
Which group of colonies had many lakes and rivers, rocky soil, and were covered with heavy forests? New England
Which group of individuals tended to have the most power in the English colonies? Wealthy landowners
Which group of colonies had warm summers and either cold or mild winters with much good farm land. Middle Colonies
Many Africans who were brought to the colonies ended up working as: slaves
People in the colonies who made things like guns, metal works, and silverware were called: artisans
Which crops produced the greatest profits in Southern Colonies? tobacco, cotton
Which colony was founded to give a second chance to people who were in prison due to debts? Georgia
The farming of rice and tobacco, and having very hot summers, describes these colonies: Southern
Why were the Middle Colonies sometimes called "The Breadbasket"? Their fertile soil allowed for growing crops like wheat.
This was the most important industry in the New England colonies: shipbuilding
In the Southern Colonies, most African slaves worked on these, doing this sort of work: plantations, farming
This group of colonies tended to have a diverse mixture of cultures, religious groups, and languages: Middle Colonies
Port cities were important in the Middle Colonies because: They allowed trading using ships.
Of all crops grown in the Southern Colonies, this one earned the most profit: tobacco
Why were rivers especially important in the colonies? They allowed for transportation.
Created by: briansegool