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What was England's first permanent settlement in North America? Jamestown
Why was the colony of Georgia founded? so debtors had a place to go
Cash crops that supported the Southern colonies were. . . indigo, tobacco, rice, sugar and cotton
Define an apprentice. One who learns a trade by studying from an expert.
Because of the crops grown there, the Middle Colonies were known as the. . . Breadbasket Colonies
What colony was founded as a safe place for Catholics? Maryland
Which colonial region--Thin rocky soil, long winters; not good for farming New England
Which colonial region--William Penn Middle Colonies
Which colonial region--James Oglethorpe Southern
Which colonial region--Pilgrims New England
Which colonial region--John Smith Southern
Which colonial region--religion was not important Southern
Which colonial region--Thomas Hooker New England
Which colonial region--town meetings were an important form of self-government New England
What crop was important to the survival of the Jamestown colony? tobacco
What was the main issue that caused King Philip's War? Colonists and Native Americans fought over who controlled the land.
What was the main purpose of town meetings in the New England colonies? to take care of town government
What are important industries in the New England colonies? shipbuilding, fishing, lumber
The economy of the Middle Colonies was based on . . . agriculture
Who founded Pennsylvania? William Penn
Who was expelled from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for her beliefs and went to what became Rhode Island-- Anne Hutchinson
The first colony to grand religious freedom. . . Rhode Island
Slavery was most important in which region? Southern Colonies
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