Quiz: Only A True New Englander Can Ace This Colony Test. Can You?

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Think you know about New England & the colonies?

How much do you know about the development of the New England colonies? Are you confident in your history skills? Let's find out!

 Feb 16, 2017

1 of 10Who was the first to attempt to colonize America?

John Winthrop
Christopher Columbus
Sir Walter Raleigh

2 of 10__ of 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence were from colonies

movies/tv, pilgrims
Mormon Soprano

3 of 10What was the first permanent colony?

Connecticut Colony
Plymouth Colony
Massachusetts Bay Colony

4 of 10What was the religion when the colonists arrived in the new colonies?

Roman Catholic

5 of 10A tool that was used to teach children to read in the schools & home was

Puritan Bible

6 of 10Which jobs were Puritan women in charge of within their colony?

Preaching the word of Puritan Religion
Household Duties
Making Laws & Curing Diseases

7 of 10Which state was not apart of the newly established colonies?

New Hampshire

8 of 10When was Rhode Island founded?

Rhode Island

9 of 10The type of government the colonies were important. What were they called?

Rhode Island
Town Meeting
Sheriff Council
Justice of Peace Council

10 of 10What was Roger Willaims of Rhode Island reasons for founding?

Escaping Economy Rules
Expand Trade
Religious Freedom
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