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English Colonies (1)
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100
Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztecs
Who is Cortez?
100
Jamestown was originally founded by this form of investment
What is a joint-stock company?
100
Founder of the colony of Georgia?
Who is James Oglethorpe?
100
Country that claimed the region of New Netherland
What is the Dutch (or the Netherlands)?
100
Founder of the town of Hartford in what became the Connecticut colony
Who is Thomas Hooker?
200
Spanish conquistador who explored Florida while looking for the Fountain of Youth
Who is Ponce de Leon?
200
Introduced tobacco as a cash crop for the Virginia colony
Who is John Rolfe?
200
Granted land by King Charles II in North America to use as a refuge for Quakers
Who is William Penn?
200
Year for the sailing of the Mayflower
What is 1620?
200
Royal colony north of Massachusets colonized by fur traders
What is New Hampshire?
300
French explorer who mapped the St. Lawrence River
Who is Jacques Cartier?
300
Received a charter from Queen Elizabeth to attempt the Roanoke colony
Who is Sir Walter Raleigh?
300
Founder of the colony of Maryland
Who is Lord Baltimore (George Calvert)?
300
Leader of the pilgrim colony at Plymouth Rock
Who is William Bradford?
300
Constitution created by the colony of Connecticut that gave all males the right to vote
What is the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut?
400
Considered the Father of New France who settled the capital city of Quebec
Who is Samuel de Champlain?
400
Native American group that aided the Jamestown colony
What is the Powhatan Confederacy?
400
Sent by King Charles II to claim the land of New Netherland
Who is James, the Duke of York?
400
Forced to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony, so he founded the city of Providence, Rhode Island
Who is Roger Williams?
400
War which ended Native American uprisings in the New England colonies
What is King Philip's War?
500
Traced the Mississippi River to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico and claimed it for the French
Who is Robert LaSalle?
500
First form of representative government in the English colonies
What is the Virginia House of Burgesses?
500
First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Who is John Winthrop?
500
Banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for holding prayer meetings in her house and challenging male church leaderhsip
Who is Anne Hutchinson?
500
Chief of the Wampanoag who brought war on New England settlers
Who is King Philip or Metacomet?
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