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13 Colonies Test

Everything to know about the 13 colonies.

QuestionAnswer
What was the Geographical Region of Virginia Southern
What was the Geographical Region of Massachusetts New England
What was the Geographical Region of Maryland Southern/Middle
What was the Geographical Region of New York New England
What was the Geographical Region of Rhode Island New England
What was the Geographical Region of Connecticut New England
What was the Geographical Region of New Hampshire New England
What was the Geographical Region of Delaware Middle
What was the Geographical Region of North Carolina Southern
What was the Geographical Region of South Carolina Southern
What was the Geographical Region of New Jersey Middle
What was the Geographical Region of Pennsylvania Middle
What was the Geographical Region of Georgia Southern
Establishment # of the Virginia Colony in Colonial America? 1
Establishment # of the Massachusetts Colony in Colonial America? 3
Establishment # of the Maryland Colony in Colonial America? 4
Establishment # of the New York Colony in Colonial America? 2
Establishment # of the Rhode Island Colony in Colonial America? 5
Establishment # of the Connecticut Colony in Colonial America? 6
Establishment # of the New Hampshire Colony in Colonial America? 7
Establishment # of the Delaware Colony in Colonial America? 8
Establishment # of the North Carolina Colony in Colonial America? 9
Establishment # of the South Carolina Colony in Colonial America? 10
Establishment # of the New Jersey Colony in Colonial America? 11
Establishment # of the Pennsylvania Colony in Colonial America? 12
Establishment # of the Georgia Colony in Colonial America? 13
Who founded the Virginia colony? London Company and Captain John Smith
Who founded the Massachusetts colony? MB= Pilgrims("Separatists) PR= John Winthrop and John Carver
Who founded the Maryland colony? Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore, and other colonists
Who founded the New York colony? Peter Minuit (The Duke of New York)
Who founded the Rhode Island colony? Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson
Who founded the Connecticut colony? Thomas Hooker
Who founded the New Hampshire colony? John Mason and John Wheelwright
Who founded the Delaware colony? Peter Minuit and the New Sweden Company
Who founded the North Carolina colony? Virginia Colonists(i.e. Lords Proprietors and the charter of Carolina)
Who founded the South Carolina colony? King Charles II gave the land to eight noble men known as the Lords Proprietors.
Who founded the New Jersey colony? Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret
Who founded the Pennsylvania colony? William Penn
Who founded the Georgia colony? James Oglethrop
Why was the Virginia colony founded? To find gold, expand trade(i.e. Economic History), and to find remote and heathen lands
Why was the Massachusetts colony founded? MB= Religious freedom PR=To avoid persecution and to have religious freedom
Why was the Maryland colony founded? Religious freedom as a refuge (i.e. shelter) for Catholics
Why was the New York colony founded? For trading purposes(i.e. posts=markets) furs and profits
Why was the Rhode Island colony founded? Anne Hutchinson was banished for fighting for women's rights-women should have leadership roles/positions with the church, wanted separation between the church and the state,
Why was the Connecticut colony founded? Political Freedom, Religious freedom, and Thomas Hooker left Massachusetts Bay
Why was the New Hampshire colony founded? For profit from trade
Why was the Delaware colony founded? Trade profit (i.e fur, coal, and iron)
Why was the North Carolina colony founded? Profit from trade and selling land
Why was the South Carolina colony founded? Profit from trade and selling land
Why was the New Jersey colony founded? Selling land profit
Why was the Pennsylvania colony founded? Quakers(members of the Religious Society of Friends), needed freedom from Great Britain.
Why was the Georgia colony founded? Relief for the poor, as a buffer between Spanish Florida and the Carolinas. Also for religious freedom, protection against Spanish Florida and as a haven for debtors (i.e. Jails)
What major cities are in the Virginia colony? Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Richmond(still the capital today)
What major cities are in the Massachusetts colony? Boston, Quincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington and Concord
What major cities are in the Maryland colony? Baltimore and Annapolis
What major cities are in the New York colony? New York City, New Amsterdam, and Albany(capital of NY)
What major cities are in the Rhode Island colony? Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Warwick, Cranston, and Woonsocket
What major cities are in the Connecticut colony? Hartford and New Haven
What major cities are in the New Hampshire colony? Dover, Exeter and Concord
What major cities are in the Delaware colony? Wilmington
What major cities are in the North Carolina colony? Raleigh
What major cities are in the South Carolina colony? Charleston
What major cities are in the New Jersey colony? Trenton and Princeton
What major cities are in the Pennsylvania colony? Philadelphia, Lancaster, and York
What major cities are in the Georgia colony? Savannah
Where did the Virginia colony get its name from? Queen Elizabeth I the "Virgin Queen"
Where did the Massachusetts colony get its name from? the american-Indian tribe Algonquian tribes, which means “at large hill place|at the great hill”
Where did the Maryland colony get its name from? King Charles I of England’s wife, Queen Henrietta maria just to honor her (Mary’s land)
Where did the New York colony get its name from? It was named after its founder, The Duke Of York.
Where did the Rhode Island colony get its name from? was originally named Roodt (i.e. Red) Eylandt (i.e. island) meaning red island because of the red clay that lined the shore
Where did the Connecticut colony get its name from? It got its name from the Native Indian phrase meaning “river whose water is driven by tides or winds.”
Where did the New Hampshire colony get its name from? It got its name from Hampshire, New England
Where did the Delaware colony get its name from? It got its name from Thomas West during the Lord De La Warr war and from the Delaware river
Where did the North Carolina colony get its name from? The state was named in honor King Charles IX of France and then King Charles I and King Charles II of England: the Latin word Carolus, translated as Charles
Where did the South Carolina colony get its name from? The state was named in honor King Charles IX of France and then King Charles I and King Charles II of England: the Latin word Carolus, translated as Charles
Where did the New Jersey colony get its name from? It was named after the British Island of Jersey
Where did the Pennsylvania colony get its name from? From William Penn hence the last name Penn
Where did the Georgia colony get its name from? It was named after King George II of England
What major industries are in the Virginia colony? agriculture (i.e. tobacco=cash crop)
What major industries are in the Massachusetts colony? Agriculture (i.e. fishing near the water/bay/coast) and Manufacturing (i.e. Lumbering, SHIPBUILDING, breweries= Rum)
What major industries are in the Maryland colony? Agriculture (i.e. Corn and wheat)
What major industries are in the New York colony? Flax and Hemp Farms for the textiles(clothing), Trade(i.e. Timber, Fur) and agriculture (i.e. Corn, Beans, Squash, Wheat, Livestock/Cattle)
What major industries are in the Rhode Island colony? agriculture(i.e. Livestock, Hake, bass) fishing(Cod Maracrel, and whaling)
What major industries are in the Connecticut colony? Ship building and rum exports
What major industries are in the New Hampshire colony? agriculture/ small farms (i.e potatoes, fishing) and manufacturing (i.e. shipbuilding)
What major industries are in the Delaware colony? Agriculture (i.e; Grain, wheat)
What major industries are in the North Carolina colony? Tobacco plantations, agriculture and they traded slaves
What major industries are in the South Carolina colony? Cotton plantation, agriculture and they traded slaves
What major industries are in the New Jersey colony? Agriculture (i.e. cattle, grain, rice, indigo (dye) and wheat Beans squash pumpkins blueberries barley oats vegetables fruit cattle/livestock) and Manufacturing (i.e. iron ore works= Plows, Kettles, Locks, nails, blocks of iron.)
What major industries are in the Pennsylvania colony? Flax and hemp farms, the textile industry, agriculture (i.e. corn and wheat), and livestock/cattle. Some included the production of iron ore, lumber, furs, and shipbuilding.
What major industries are in the Georgia colony? Agriculture. (i.e. Indigo, sugar and some rice)
Created by: Ryan Tietjen
 

 



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