13 Colonies Jeopardy! Answer Key

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#1 What are the 4 colonies that were in the New England region? Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire
#2 What 4 colonies were in the Middle Colonies? New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware
#3 What 5 colonies were in the Southern region? Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
#4 Which was the FIRST English colony in the Americas (hint: Jamestown was the first settlement). Virginia
#5 Which colony did the Plymouth settlement become a part of? Massachusetts Bay Colony
Colony Founders and Reasons for Founding
#1 Who founded the Rhode Island Colony? WHY? Roger Williams --> church and state should be separated and wanted religious freedom.
#2 Who founded Georgia and whom did he found it for? James Ogelthorpe, for debtors to have a fresh start and for a buffer b/w Georgia and Florida.
#3 Which of the New England colonies limited the power of government (especially the governor)? Who founded this colony? Connecticut; Thomas Hooker
#4 This colony was taken from the Dutch in 1664 after a long rivalry. What was the original name of this colony? What was the new name of this colony? New Netherland, New York
#5 This colony was once a part of Pennsylvania. Some people say it was founded by Peter Minuit, some say it was founded by William Penn. Delaware
Church and State
#1 Private teachers and tutors were found in which two colonial regions? Middle and Southern Colonies
#2 By the 1720s, each colony had voting laws that limited who could vote. What qualities did a person need in order for them to vote? White males over 21 who owned property, and were church members.
#3 Which of the New England colonies had religious tolerance and religious freedom? Rhode Island
#4 What is the Act of Toleration? What colony was this act passed in and why was it passed? Law that gave Christians (Catholics and Protestants) freedom of religion. It was passed in Maryland to ensure Catholics would not have their rights taken away. The law excluded non-Christians (ex. Jewish people).
#5 What religion did William Penn practice? Describe this religion. Quaker. Despised in England for their beliefs like equality for everyone, they were anti-war, and they believed that women should have rights.
Grab Bag
#1 What were the two main crops that were grown in the Carolinas? Rice and indigo
#2 The idea that a colony only exists to benefit its mother country? Mercantilism
#3 What was one way that people were punished in the Massachusetts Bay Colony? Stockades, public humiliation, beatings
#4 In Virginia, this revolt happened because settlers felt that their colonial government would not help them to fight Native American groups over land and resources. In this revolt, Jamestown was burned down. Bacon's Rebellion
#5 This type of trade happened between Europe, the Americas, and Africa, and involved goods and people being transported across the Atlantic Ocean. Triangular Trade
People and Places
#1 How did was the land in New England different than the land in the Middle Colonies? What could happen in the Middle Colonies that could not happen as well in the New England colonies? Land in New England is thin and rocky, land in the Middle Colonies is rich and fertile. You could farm in the Middle Colonies.
#2 Which region offered public education? Who could go to school here? New England. Everyone could go to school!
#3 What did the Virginia Company want settlers to find in Virginia? What did they end up learning to grow that made them money? Wanted to find gold, instead discovered tobacco.
#4 What is an apprentice? a. Someone who worked with a tradesmen for many years learning his craft with no pay
#5 What woman spoke out against the Puritan church in Massachusetts and was banished from the colony? Anne Hutchinson
Final Question
Who was the one-legged Dutch governor of New Amsterdam? Peter Stuyvesant