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22 Cards in this Set

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Which colony's name is an Indain word?
Connecticut
Who explored New York for France?
Champlain
What was the valuable blue dye made in the Southern Colonies called?
Indigo
Who explored New York for the Dutch?
Henry Hudson
Who was the governor of Massachusetts known for being fair and honest?
John Winthrop
Who started America's first orphanage?
George Whitefield
What man had a great influence on American schools?
Christopher Dock
What was the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut used as a pattern for?
Constitution
Who settled Hartford, Connecticut?
Thomas Hooker
What was the chief food grown in the colonies?
Corn
Who started the colony of New Hampshire?
John Mason
Who went to England to get a charter for Rhode Island which gave religious freedom?
John Clarke
Who founded Georgia?
James Oglethorpe
Who designed the main settlement in Pennsylvania?
William Penn
What area was settled by the Dutch and is now New York?
New Netherland
Who was Pennsylvania named for?
William Penn
What is the largest city in Connecticut?
Hartford
What books were used in schools for over 150 years?
New England Primer
What was the first settlement in Georgia?
Savannah
What was the first college in America?
Harvard
What does the name Pennsylvania mean?
Penn's Woods
What religious group was Pennsylvania founded for?
Quakers