Colonies
American Revolution
Geography
Map Skills
Explorers

100

What did William Penn want for the Christians?
He wanted all the Christians to live in peace.

100

What did colonists call themselves if they opposed the British?
They would call themselves patriots.

100

What is the process by which water and wind wear away the land?
Erosion.

100

What is the capitol of Georgia?
Atlanta.

100

What did Marco Polo do while he was traveling to China?
He told about a trade route that connected Europe and China. It was called the Silk Road.He described inventions, such as paper, printing,and gunpowder.

200

Why did Planters use enslaved Africans?
They needed them to the hard work needed to grow tobacco and rice.

200

What was the exact date of the first battle?
April 19, 1775.

200

What is the area where the water in rivers and streams rises and falls with the ocean’s tides?
Tidewater.

200

What is the imaginary line around the middle of the Earth?
The equator.

200

When Mansa Musa came back to Mali what did he bring with him?
When he returned to Mali, he brought scholars and artists from Arabia with him.

300

What year did Virginia become the first colony to have an elected legislature?
It was the year of 1607 when Virginia had a elected legislature.

300

Why did Patriots throw the tea off the harbor?
They did not want to pay money for the war.

300

What is a feature on the surface of the land?
Landform.

300

What is the water route explorers were hoping to find?
Northwest Passage.

300

Think about Christopher Columbus. How was he a threat to the Taino?
He brought diseases to their land and he cut down the trees to plant tobacco.

400

Why did King Charles II form a colony south of Virginia?
He hoped it would keep the Spanish and the french out.

400

Who were the Daughters of Liberty?
They were a group of women that made there own cloth instead of paying taxes to buy cloth.

400

What is the time of year when is it is warm enough for plants to grow?
Growing season.

400

What is the map that shows cities, states, and countries?
Political map.

400

About how many conquistadors sailed with Herman Cortes to Mexico?
He sailed with 600 conquistadors on his journey to Mexico.

500

What did girls do in the family?
They would do housework,cook,and sew.

500

Why did the colonies not want to help the British defeat the French?
They were not ready to be under one government.

500

What is the mountainous area west of where most colonists settled?
Backcountry.

500

What is a part of a map that shows the cardinal and intermediate directions?
Compass rose.

500

What was Juan Ponce de León looking for?
He was looking for the fountain of youth.