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Later English Colonies Test Review Test: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Who started the colony of Maryland? George Calvert, 1 st Lord Baltimore, and Cecilius Calvert, 2 nd Lord Baltimore. What city, do you think, was named after George and Cecilius Calvert? Baltimore, Maryland
The colony of Maryland was founded for… Religious Freedom
What was the name given to the eight men who started the Carolina colony? Lords Proprietors
Who gave Carolina to the Proprietors? King Charles II of England
What was the original name for the New York colony? New Holland (New Amsterdam)
What happened to New Amsterdam in the 1650s? It was taken over by the English during a war with the Dutch
How did New York gets its name? King Charles II gave New Amsterdam to his brother, James, the Duke of York, and it was renamed New York. By the way, James later became King James II of England.
How did New Jersey get started? James, the Duke of York, divided New York and created New Jersey
Who started the colony of Pennsylvania? William Penn
What does the name Pennsylvania mean? “Penn’s Woods”
List six beliefs of the Quakers. Believed that everyone was equal in God’s sight Believed that Christians did not need the church of England, its ministers, or ceremonies Refused to pay taxes for the church Refused to serve in the military Opposed slavery Wanted fair treatment for Native Americans
What was the original name of the colony of Delaware? New Sweden
Who founded the colony of Georgia? James Oglethorpe
What was the purpose for the founding of Georgia? Wanted Georgia to be a place for poor people to get out of debt and have a better life.