Colonial America Study Guide

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Colonial America Study Guide

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Test Date: 5Braun Monday, March 4 th 5Swope Tuesday, March 5 th

Settlers came to North America during the 1600s. The earliest settlement was in Roanoke, NC and when more settlers came the settlers were lost. Jamestown Virginia was another early settlement. John Smith helped the settlers survive by 3.

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making sure everyone worked hard to help the settlement. Plymouth was the settlement started by the Pilgrims. The Pilgrims came to North America in 1620. In 1621, the Pilgrims and the Wampanoags made a Peace Treaty. More and more settlers came to North America and colonies began.

New England Colonies

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Ship building was an important industry 2.

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Pilgrims and Puritans were main groups of people. Boston became a major city Today they are the states of: Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire.

Middle Colonies: Be able to label on a map

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Farming was an important industry New Netherlands was originally owned by Dutch, but was lost to the British and became 3.

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New York. New Sweden was originally Delaware, but William Penn bough it from the Native Americans. New Jersey was separated into its own colony by England. Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn for Quakers and all religions to have freedom. New Amsterdam became New York City and Philadelphia or the City of Brotherly Love became important too.

Southern Colonies

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Be able to label on a map

1. Farming of tobacco and cotton a major industry. 2. Farms were called Plantations 3. Plantations used slaves to get work done 4. Slaves were not paid and were not free to leave the job 5. Indentures servants worked for a family but eventually were allowed to be free. 6. Georgia was started as a place for debtors from England to live. 7. North and South Carolina were at first one colony. 8. Maryland was a colony for Catholics to live freely. 9. Virginia was the first colony started in 1607.

Colonial America Study Guide

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