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1 The Thirteen Colonies and Geographical Regions

2 What geographical region was settled by English, Dutch, and German speaking immigrants?

3 ANSWER! Middle Colonies: New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware

4 What geographical region was settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom?

5 ANSWER! New England: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut

6 What geographical region was settled by people seeking economic opportunities?

7 ANSWER! Southern Colonies Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

8 In what geographical region is Virginia located?

9 ANSWER! Virginia is part of the Southern Colonies

10 What region developed large plantations along the coast that grew “cash crops” such as tobacco, rice, and indigo.

11 ANSWER! Southern Colonies

12 What region developed an economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering small-scale subsistence farming, and eventually manufacturing?

13 Answer! New England

14 What region developed economies based on shipbuilding, small-scale farming, and trading?

15 ANSWER! Middle Colonies

16 Why is Florida NOT considered one of the original 13 colonies?

17 ANSWER! Florida was claimed by Spain and therefore NOT a part of the original 13 English colonies (see larger map below)

18 What New England colony was founded by dissenters fleeing persecution by Puritans in Massachusetts?

19 ANSWER! Rhode Island

20 What middle colony included the Quakers?

21 ANSWER! Pennsylvania (Hint: remember the Quaker, William Penn)

22 What colony was founded as a refuge (safe place) for Catholics?

23 ANSWER! Maryland (Hint: remember Lord Baltimore Calvert and associate it with Baltimore, Maryland)

24 What region had a social structure based on family status and the ownership of land?

25 ANSWER! Southern Colonies (Hint: Remember Robert “King” Carter who owned so much land in eastern Virginia that he was respected as royalty)

26 What region had a social structure based on religious standing?

27 ANSWER! New England (Hint: Remember the Puritans settled in Massachusetts, where religion was most important)

28 What region had the most flexible social structure and began to develop a middle class of skilled artisans, entrepreneurs, and small farmers?

29 ANSWER! Middle Colonies (Hint: Pennsylvania was known as the “best poor man’s country” because even the poorest man could make a living)

30 What region maintained an allegiance to the Church of England and closer social ties to England than the other colonies?

31 ANSWER! Southern Colonies

32 In what colony would you find the first elected assembly in the New World?

33 ANSWER! Virginia

34 What was the first elected assembly in the New World?

35 ANSWER! Virginia House of Burgesses Established in 1640s, it has operated continuously and is today known as the General Assembly of Virginia

36 In what colony would you most likely find the “Cavaliers?”

37 ANSWER! Virginia

38 Who were the Cavaliers?

39 ANSWER! English nobility who received large land grants in eastern Virginia from the King of England (Hint: The UVA Cavaliers)

40 In what geographical region would you find Indentured Servants?

41 ANSWER! Southern Colonies

42 Who were Indentured Servants?

43 ANSWER! Poor English, Scottish, or Irish immigrants who agreed to work on plantations for a period of time to pay for passage to the New World

44 What did it mean when servants “Indentured” themselves?

45 ANSWER! An “Indenture” is basically a contract to work for a period of time. Both the servant and his/her master would sign it. (Hint: See servant William Buckland’s name on the indenture to the left)

46 In what geographical region would you find slaves?

47 ANSWER! The Southern Colonies

48 Where did the Southern Colonies get slaves?

49 Where did the Southern Colonies get slaves? “MIDDLE PASSAGE” ANSWER! Slaves were forcibly brought from Africa, a brutal journey known as the “Middle Passage”

50 Why were Africans brought to the Southern Colonies?

51 ANSWER! The first Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619 to work on tobacco plantations.

52 If both groups of people worked on plantations, what is the difference between Indentured Servants and Slaves?

53 ANSWER! Indentured Servants came willingly from Europe to work for a period of time by contract, and hope for better life for children while Slaves were brought against their will from Africa and worked for life, and status was passed on to children

54 What colonial region was settled by German, English, and Dutch immigrants?

55 Middle Colonies What colonial region was settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom?

56 What colonial region was settled by German, English, and Dutch immigrants? Middle Colonies What colonial region was settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom? New England What colonial region was settled by people seeking economic opportunities (money)?

57 What colonial region was settled by German, English, and Dutch immigrants? Middle Colonies What colonial region was settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom? New England What colonial region was settled by people seeking economic opportunities (money)? Southern Colonies In what colonial region is Virginia located?

58 What colonial region was settled by German, English, and Dutch immigrants? Middle Colonies What colonial region was settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom? New England What colonial region was settled by people seeking economic opportunities (money)? Southern Colonies In what colonial region is Virginia located?Southern Colonies What colonial region had an economy based on plantation agriculture and “cash crops?” (tobacco and indigo)

59 What colonial region was settled by German, English, and Dutch immigrants? Middle Colonies What colonial region was settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom? New England What colonial region was settled by people seeking economic opportunities (money)? Southern Colonies In what colonial region is Virginia located?Southern Colonies What colonial region had an economy based on plantation agriculture and “cash crops?” (tobacco and indigo) Southern Colonies Why is Florida NOT considered one of the original 13 English colonies?

60 What colonial region was settled by German, English, and Dutch immigrants? Middle Colonies What colonial region was settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom? New England What colonial region was settled by people seeking economic opportunities (money)? Southern Colonies In what colonial region is Virginia located?Southern Colonies What colonial region had an economy based on plantation agriculture and “cash crops?” (tobacco and indigo) Southern Colonies Why is Florida NOT considered one of the original 13 English colonies? Florida was settled by the Spanish What colonial region had an economy based on Shipbuilding, small-scale farming, and trading?

61 What colonial region was settled by German, English, and Dutch immigrants? Middle Colonies What colonial region was settled by Puritans seeking religious freedom? New England What colonial region was settled by people seeking economic opportunities (money)? Southern Colonies In what colonial region is Virginia located?Southern Colonies What colonial region had an economy based on plantation agriculture and “cash crops?” (tobacco and indigo) Southern Colonies Why is Florida NOT considered one of the original 13 English colonies? Florida was settled by the Spanish What colonial region had an economy based on Shipbuilding, small-scale farming, and trading? Middle Colonies

62 What colonial region had an economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small-scale subsistence farming, and manufacturing?

63 New England What colony was founded by Puritan dissenters fleeing persecution in Massachusetts?

64 What colonial region had an economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small-scale subsistence farming, and manufacturing? New England What colony was founded by Puritan dissenters fleeing persecution in Massachusetts? Rhode Island What colony was founded as a refuge for Catholics?

65 What colonial region had an economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small-scale subsistence farming, and manufacturing? New England What colony was founded by Puritan dissenters fleeing persecution in Massachusetts? Rhode Island What colony was founded as a refuge for Catholics?Maryland What colony was founded by the Quakers?

66 What colonial region had an economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small-scale subsistence farming, and manufacturing? New England What colony was founded by Puritan dissenters fleeing persecution in Massachusetts? Rhode Island What colony was founded as a refuge for Catholics?Maryland What colony was founded by the Quakers?Pennsylvania What colonial region had a social structure based on religious standing?

67 What colonial region had an economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small-scale subsistence farming, and manufacturing? New England What colony was founded by Puritan dissenters fleeing persecution in Massachusetts? Rhode Island What colony was founded as a refuge for Catholics?Maryland What colony was founded by the Quakers?Pennsylvania What colonial region had a social structure based on religious standing? New England What colonial region had the most flexible social structure and was the most tolerant?

68 What colonial region had an economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small-scale subsistence farming, and manufacturing? New England What colony was founded by Puritan dissenters fleeing persecution in Massachusetts? Rhode Island What colony was founded as a refuge for Catholics?Maryland What colony was founded by the Quakers?Pennsylvania What colonial region had a social structure based on religious standing? New England What colonial region had the most flexible social structure and was the most tolerant? Middle Colonies What colonial region had a social structure based on family status and ownership of land?

69 What colonial region had an economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small-scale subsistence farming, and manufacturing? New England What colony was founded by Puritan dissenters fleeing persecution in Massachusetts? Rhode Island What colony was founded as a refuge for Catholics?Maryland What colony was founded by the Quakers?Pennsylvania What colonial region had a social structure based on religious standing? New England What colonial region had the most flexible social structure and was the most tolerant? Middle Colonies What colonial region had a social structure based on family status and ownership of land? Southern Colonies

70 Who were poor English and Irish immigrants who in exchange for passage to the new world agreed to work for a period of time?

71 Indentured Servants Who were English nobility who received large land grants in eastern Virginia from the King of England?

72 Who were poor English and Irish immigrants who in exchange for passage to the new world agreed to work for a period of time? Indentured Servants Who were English nobility who received large land grants in eastern Virginia from the King of England? Cavaliers What region maintained an allegiance to the Church of England and close social ties to England?

73 Who were poor English and Irish immigrants who in exchange for passage to the new world agreed to work for a period of time? Indentured Servants Who were English nobility who received large land grants in eastern Virginia from the King of England? Cavaliers What region maintained an allegiance to the Church of England and close social ties to England? Southern Colonies Who were forcibly brought to Jamestown in 1619 to work on tobacco plantations?

74 Who were poor English and Irish immigrants who in exchange for passage to the new world agreed to work for a period of time? Indentured Servants Who were English nobility who received large land grants in eastern Virginia from the King of England? Cavaliers What region maintained an allegiance to the Church of England and close social ties to England? Southern Colonies Who were forcibly brought to Jamestown in 1619 to work on tobacco plantations? Slaves What was the term used to describe the brutal journey for slaves from Africa to North America?

75 Who were poor English and Irish immigrants who in exchange for passage to the new world agreed to work for a period of time? Indentured Servants Who were English nobility who received large land grants in eastern Virginia from the King of England? Cavaliers What region maintained an allegiance to the Church of England and close social ties to England? Southern Colonies Who were forcibly brought to Jamestown in 1619 to work on tobacco plantations? Slaves What was the term used to describe the brutal journey for slaves from Africa to North America? Middle Passage What was the 1 st elected assembly in the New World called?

76 Who were poor English and Irish immigrants who in exchange for passage to the new world agreed to work for a period of time? Indentured Servants Who were English nobility who received large land grants in eastern Virginia from the King of England? Cavaliers What region maintained an allegiance to the Church of England and close social ties to England? Southern Colonies Who were forcibly brought to Jamestown in 1619 to work on tobacco plantations? Slaves What was the term used to describe the brutal journey for slaves from Africa to North America? Middle Passage What was the 1 st elected assembly in the New World called? Virginia House of Burgesses (today the General Assembly of Virginia)


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