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soc.st.chap8 colonies New England, Middle, Southern

2. Where did the Puritans settle? In the area that is now Boston, Massachusetts
Who were the Puritans and why did they come to North America? They were a group who felt the Church of England followed too many practices of the Roman Catholics. They wanted religious freedom.
Who was their leader? John Winthrop
Where did they settle? In the area that is now Boston, Massachusetts
Why did Roger Williams disagree with the Puritans? He thought they should tolerate other religious beliefs.
Why did Anne Hutchinson leave the Massachusetts colony? She thought that people should pray directly to God.
Which colony was the first to allow religious freedom because of Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson? Rhode Island
Which region was known as the “breadbasket” of the colonies? Middle Colonies
What are the characteristics of the Middle Colony’s area? Rivers and lakes, ocean ports, and rich farmland
Which colony was the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam that was taken over by the English? New York City was New Amsterdam
Which colony was started by the Quakers? Pennsylvania
Which colony did Thomas Hooker start? Connecticut
What are the characteristics of the New England Colonies area? Hilly, rocky soil, forests, rivers, ocean ports
What are the characteristics of the Southern Colonies area? Warm climate, rich farmland, long growing season, bays and rivers along the coast
Why was the colony of Maryland started? Lord Baltimore brought Catholics there to worship as they wanted
What are 2 reasons Georgia was started? 1. It separated the Carolinas from the Spanish 2. a place to send English debtors
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