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Name the continent with only one country


Discuss the importance of the Mayflower Compact to the beginning idea of Religious and Political Freedom that would someday be the basis for our country.

Any correct answer

Name the largest Continent


By what name is the harsh Jamestown winter of 1609-1610 known?

The Starving Time
A. By what name are the group of people who came to the New World on the Mayflower called?
B. What two groups make up this group?
A. The Pilgrims
B. The Separatists (religious people seeking to separate themselves from the church of England) and The Strangers (those who came to America on the Mayflower who were not Separatists)

Where did the Pilgrims settle?

The colony of Plymouth (Mass)

The smallest ocean

Artic Ocean

The most heavily traveled ocean

Atlantic Ocean
Discuss these two important documents in American history and in your own words explain what their purpose was/is:
A. Declaration of Independence
B. Constitution of the United States
Any Correct Reasonable Answers

Name the Southern Colonies

Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

By 1735, how many colonies were in America?


Which colony was settled by the religious group known as the Quakers?

Tell something about Colonial Life in the following areas:
a. schools
b. jobs
c. houses
d. clothes
Any correct answer

Discuss how the New England Colonies differed from the Southern Colonies in ways that would someday foreshadow the differences in these regions during the Civil War.

New England Colonies were made up of individual craftsmen and fishermen while Southern Colonies were plantation colonies with large quantities of land holdings, requiring lots of laborers.

Name the Smallest Continent


THe largest ocean

Pacific ocean

What was one reason that Jamestown at first had such a hard time surviving?

Because many who came from England were "gentlemen" unaccustomed and unwilling to work

The coldest ocean

Artic Ocean

Many Europeans are credited with having "discovered" various parts of the New World, but who really discovered the New World?

The Native American people who were currently living on this land many many years before the arrival and "discovery" by the Europeans.
For what is the Spanish Explorer, Vasco de Balboa famous?
He is credited with "discovering" the Pacific Ocean. With help from Native Americans, he made his way through the Jungles of Panama to view what the "Indians" called the GREAT SOUTH SEA.

Name the Continents
Western Hemisphere: North America, South America
Eastern Hemisphere: Asia, Africa, Europe, Austrailia, and Anartica

The ocean that separates Europe and North America

Atlantic Ocean

Name the Middle Colonies

New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware

The warmest ocean

Indian Ocean

Name the Oceans

Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Artic

Name two reasons that colonists came to America.

Some came to find religious freedom. Others came because they felt there was great wealth to be had from the New World.

Name the New England Colonies

New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island,

What three countries claimed the "New World" as their own at the same time?

England, France, and the Dutch (Netherlands)
Discuss the Puritan Colony of Massachusetts and their idea of "religious freedom"
While the Puritans came to America to find religious freedom they did not practice it with others. The Puritans were the only people who could vote in the colonies and others in Mass were made to attend and pay dues to the Puritan Church.