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First Colonies

What early colonial settlers left England or Europe to come to the Americas to start new colonies? Pilgrims, Puritans, & Dutch
What were the three regions the English occupied in N. America? (New England) Northern, Mid-Atlanta, & the South
What were the main trades in the North (New England Colonies)? Ship making, Fishing, Whaling, and Ship Yard Work
What were the two main trades in the Middle Colonies? Wheat and Mining Iron
In the South, what were the five main cash crops that were grown for businesses? Tobacco, sugar, cotton, rice and indigo
What did the Dutch colonies started in the 1650s? A colony and trading post
What country captured the Dutch colony and renamed it New York? England
What was the name of the two proprietors that later created the area of New Jersey? George Carteret & John Berkley
William Penn started a colony for the Quakers, what did he called it? Pennsylvania
What was another colony that was created by other Quakers from Pennsylvania? Delaware
The King of England gave who a part of Virginia in 1663? Lord Baltimore
What did Lord Baltimore called the area that was given to him by the King of England? Maryland
What was the main religion that was taught in Maryland? The Catholic Religion
By 1663, what new colony was created in the Americas? Carolina
What happened to the colony of Carolina in 1729? It split into two parts-North and South Carolina
What were the reasons why the Carolina colony split into two parts? Its distance & its trade wealth
What was the last new colony was created in America in 1732? Georgia
In early colonial times, what did people of England mainly worked as? Farmers
What did farmer traded their crops mostly for? Tools, salt, guns, & gun powder
Since money didn’t existed in the colonies from farmers in North America, what trading idea was used to trade for goods they needed? Bartering
What is bartering? The form of trading goods for other goods for needs or personal use
What were jobs mainly based in the colonies? Land or sea jobs
What were the “Land” jobs in the colonial colonies? Farms, Construction, Markets, or Mining
What were the “Sea” jobs in the colonial colonies? Shipbuilding, Fishing, or Whaling
What did whalers make whale oil into for trade? Lamp Oil, Candles, and Perfumes
What are exports known as in the colonies? Products sold to other countries money or trade goods
What are imports known as in the colonies? Products that are bought in from other countries, bad for the country
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