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8 History Chap 3

History Chapter 3 Test - 8th grade

QuestionAnswer
Which colonies used timber used for shipbuilding industry New England Colonies
Which colonies had several navigable rivers to aid transportation and settlement Middle Colonies
Which colonies held local government in town meetings New England Colonies
Which colonies was the location of the Piedmont and tidewater Southern Colonies
Which colonies were known as the bread colonies Middle Colonies
Which Indian war resulted in the burning of Jamestown Bacon's rebellion
Which Indian war resulted in the loss of the Indian way of life King Philip's War
Which Indian war spread through Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Maine King Philip's War
Which Indian war did settlers attack Indians without government permission Bacon's Rebellion
Which Indian war did colonists capture Indians and sell them as slaves Pequot War
The undeveloped area at the edge of the colonial settlements was called what? frontier
What kind of tax was the main source of income for colonial governments? property tax
What do historians call the trade network between the Americas, Europe, and Africa? The triangular trade
What is the name for large farms in the southern colonies? plantations
Where did colonial fishermen often go to catch codfish? along the New England coast or off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland
Name the two methods of caring for the poor in the colonies sending them "round the town" and "putting out" with a family
What officials were appointed by colonial governors to hold court and serve various public needs justices of the peace
What was the occupation of the most of the early colonists? farming
What were the colonial armies called? militias
Where did Christian Indians live in order to learn about European laws, manners, and town life? praying towns
What wast the most important crop to the survival of the colonies? corn
Who had the "power of the purse" in the colonies? the legislature
What took place at a town meeting night watchmen were appointed, new settlers were give citizenship, ways to help the poor were considered
What were the three largest groups of immigrants to the colonies? English, German, and Scots-Irish
Which colonies is their climate is colder than that of the other two regions, they have a thin, rocky soil, and their settlers often turned to fishing for a living New England
What term was used to describe the African's journey to the New World? the Middle Passage
The French Huguenots had a particularly strong presence in which state? South Carolina
What routes did settlers usually follow inland? rivers
Which Puritan minister translated the Bible into Algonquin? John Eliot
What popular vehicle did the colonists use to move their belongings inland? Conestoga wagon
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