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Early English Colonies in the New World Quiz

This quiz will focus on the earliest English colonies in North America. 

  1. What was the ominous word carved into the tree at the abandoned colony of the coast of North Carolina?

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  2. The first English colony that failed under Sir Walter Raleigh.

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  3. Jamestown was founded in 

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  4. The main cash crop of Jamestown.

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  5. People who worked for a set time to pay for their passage to America.

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  6. A 50-acre land grant given to settlers who traveled to North America from Europe. 

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  7. Soldier and adventurer who helped the colony of Jamestown survive. 

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  8. A written contract giving the right to establish a colony.

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  9. The economic system based off trade the many European nations used to gain wealth.

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  10. The founder of England's first American colony.

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  11. The first representative assembly in the colonies established in 1619. 

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