Jamestown and Plymouth
Vocabulary
New England Colonies
Middle Colonies
Southern Colonies
100
A person who makes a journey for religious reasons.
What is a Pilgrim?
100
A person who agreed to work for another person without pay for a certain length of time.
What was an Indentured Servant?
100
This group wanted a place to practice thier religious beliefs and founded the Massachusetts Bay colony (Salem, Boston)in New England. They wanted to "purify" the Church of England.
Who were the Puritans?
100
This was a group that settled in the Middle Colonies and believed that all people were equal. They refused to fight wars.
What were the Quakers?
100
A group of these people put in prison for owing money settled in the Southern Colonies (Georgia).
Who were debtors?
200
This was a leader of Jamestown that improved their conditions by making the rule "If you don't work, you don't eat".
Who was John Smith?
200
A person who lived with and worked with an artisan's family for several years, learning a skill in order to earn a living.
What is an apprentice?
200
This was the leading industry in New England?
What was shipbuilding?
200
These crops grew well in the Middle Colonies and were exported. They gave these colonies the nickname the "breadbasket" colonies. (Name two)
What are wheat, corn, and rye?
200
He founded Georgia to help debtors pay back their debts.
Who was James Oglethorpe?
300
In this document, the signers agreed to make and obey fair laws.
What is the Mayflower Compact?
300
All the buisnesses that make one kind of product or offer one kind of service.
What is an industry?
300
These were exports of the New England colonies. (Name two)
What is lumber, dried fish, whale oils, furs, and grain?
300
Benjamin Franklin lived in this city and worked to improve it.
What is Philadelphia?
300
These made up a large part of the Southern economy.
What is a plantation?
400
This Powhatan tribe member helped the Jamestown settlers.
Who was Phocahontas?
400
The French started this colony to gain profits from the sale of furs to Europe.
What was Louisiana?
400
These two leaders started settlements that joined to become the Rhode Island Colony.
Who were Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson?
400
A Quaker who helped found the colony of Pennsylvania. He was member of the "Society of Friends".
Who was William Penn?
400
A large number of these were forced to work on the plantations for no pay.
What is a slave?
500
This Wampanoag tribe member helped the Pilgrims in Plymouth.
Who was Squanto?
500
This was the name given to the owner of a colony.
What was a proprietor?
500
This was the real name of King Phillip, the leader of the Wampanoag tribe.
Who was Metacomet?
500
This word means to accept religious differences.
What is tolerance?
500
These were cash crops exported from the Southern Colonies. (Name two)
What are tobacco, indigo, and rice?
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