New Spain
New France
The English in the Americas
The Jamestown Colony
The Plymouth Colony
100
Some ranchers in the borderlands of northern Mexico built these large estates. There they raised cattle and sheep by the thousands.
What are haciendas?
100
In the Algonquian language, the name of this river means "Father of Waters."
What is Mississippi?
100
Queen Elizabeth protected these English men because they shared their wealth with the English government.
What were pirates?
100
This was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.
What is Jamestown?
100
At a time when monarchs ruled, this idea of governing oneself was a very new idea.
What is self-rule?
200
In order to protect its colonies from those of other European countries, Spain established this.
What is a buffer zone?
200
These French explorers' expedition opened the Mississippi River valley to French settlement and trade.
Who were Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet?
200
This gentleman was sent by Sir Walter Raleigh to settle a colony in Virginia. Forced to return to England for supplies, he was unable to return to the colony for three years. When he finally returned to Roanoke, he found everyone gone.
Who was John White?
200
Because the English seized these, the Powhatan Confederacy fought the English settlers.
What were their crops?
200
A person who makes a journey for religious reasons
What is a pilgrim?
300
In order to spread Christianity throughout its new lands, Spain established these.
What are missions?
300
The area from the Appalachians to the Rockies and from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes was called this in the 1600s.
What is Louisiana?
300
A resource that can be used to make a product
What is a raw material?
300
The second winter in Jamestown became known as this, because in their search for gold, no one bothered to plant or gather food.
What was the starving time?
300
This was an agreement between the men on the Mayflower to govern themselves.
What was the Mayflower Compact?
400
This road system was built by the Spanish government to protect its missions. It linked the missions with nearby presidios.
What was El Camino Real?
400
This settlement was built by the French on the St. Lawrence River in a place the Hurons called kebec.
What is Quebec?
400
This English pirate led the second crew to sail around the world.
Who was Francis Drake?
400
He had to make a rule for colonists at Jamestown: anyone who did not work did not eat.
Who was John Smith?
400
The Mayflower was bound for Virginia, but was blown off course and the colonists later settled at this place.
What is Plymouth?
500
A fleet of warships
What is an armada?
500
The French colonists were eager to get this from the Native Americans.
What is beaver fur?
500
This is the year when Raleigh's first colonists landed on Roanoke Island.
What is 1585?
500
Jamestown's prosperity, or economic success, began when the colonists finally found the "gold" they had hoped would make them rich. Their "gold" was not a precious metal. It was this.
What is tobacco?
500
This was the reason why the Separatists, or Pilgrims, left England.
What was to follow their own religion freely?
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