The Middle Colonies and Backcountry in the 18th Century Quiz

This quiz focuses on the important events, influential people, locations, and vocabulary terms associated with the Middle Colonies and Backcountry in the 18th century.

  1. This group of tolerant Protestant dissenters settled in Pennsylvania amd developed positive relationships with Indians.

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  2. Immigrants from ____________ and _____________ settled in Pennsylvania. They were known for their craftsmanship and hard work. 

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  3. This important city in Pennsylvania was founded near the mouth of the Delaware River.

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  4. Middle colonies enjoyed longer growing seasons than the New England colonies.

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  5. The French settled in 

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  6. In 1750, 15 percent of the population in the Middle colonies was enslaved.

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  7. A distinct religious group.

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  8. The first group to speak out against slavery were the

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  9. The Dutch and Quakers practiced religious 

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  10. The name given to people who immigrated from Scotland and England.

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  11. William Penn promised to treat Native Americans with kindness and respect. 

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  12. The _____________ extended through the western parts of many colonies.

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  13. Many Germans arrived in Pennsylvania between ______ and ________ as indentured servants. 

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  14. The _______________ Mountains stretched from Canada to Alabama.

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  15. Another name for a craftsman 

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  16. Water falls that prevented large boats from moving upriver. 

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  17. These types of wagons featured covered roofs, curved beds, and large wheels.

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