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When did the first war between the Virginian colonists and the
Which of these individuals is considered to be one of the founders
of Rhode Island?
a. Samuel Skelton
b. John Wilson
c. Roger Williams
d. William Laud
On which body of water would you find Salem?
a. Fresh Pond
b. Naumkeag River
c. Quincy Bay
d. Little Island Pond
In 1655, the Swedish colony in New York was attacked. Who attacked
a. The French
b. The Iroquois
c. The Dutch
d. The Onondaga
What crop was sometimes referred to as the gold of Virginia?
When did the infamous Boston massacre occur?
Which feared Native captured John Smith of Jamestown?
c. Sitting Bull
Which disease did the colonists of Salem believe was caused by
a. Scarlet Fever
b. Small Pox
c. Bubonic plague
Where did the Tuscarora War occur?
a. New York
c. North Carolina
What was the name of the first Fort built by the colonists?
a. Fort St. James
b. Fort St. James
c. St. George's Fort
d. St. Patrick's Fort
What was the name of the colonist that Pocahontas married in
a. Thomas Smith
b. John Rolfe
c. William Adams
d. James Williams
In 1608 a fleet of ships arrived in America. How many new colonists
did they bring?
When was Virginia officially made a royal colony?
What was Sir Thomas Dale's official position in the colonies?
a. Deputy Governor
How many individuals were executed as a result of the Salem witch
What was the name of the ship, which ran aground in 1772 off
Samuel Adams was a prominent figure in the colonies. What position
did he hold?
What was the purpose of the "Hat Act"?
a. Restrict the number of hats exported
b. Reduce the size of the local militia
c. Increase the size of the militia
d. Restrict the movement of ships
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