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What was the first settlement in Georgia?
Savannah
What was the first written system of Government in North America?
The Fundamental Orders
Who explored the colony of New York for the Dutch?
Henry Hudson
Which colony was settled for England's many debtors?
Georgia
A person who comes to live in another country after leaving their home country is a(n)___ .
immigrant
Who was the monarch who granted many of the Colonial charters?
King Charles I
Which cash crop was a major influence in the growth of the Virginia Company?
Tobacco
Who was governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
John Winthrop
What was the first college in America?
(Massachusetts)
Harvard
William Penn designed the main city of____ .
Philadelphia
Which area was settled by the Dutch and is now known as New York?
New Netherland
Pennsylvania means________ .
Penn's Woods
What was the valuable plant used to make blue dye in the Southern Colonies called?
Indigo
Who founded the colony of Georgia?
James Oglethorpe
Pennsylvania was founded for what religious group?
Quakers
Who was Pennsylvania named for?
William Penn
Which colonist settled Connecticut after being banished from Massachusetts Bay?
Thomas Hooker