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

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

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

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

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

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

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  7. The _______________ Mountains stretched from Canada to Alabama.

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  8. The French settled in 

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

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

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

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

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  13. The Dutch and Quakers practiced religious 

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  14. Another name for a craftsman 

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  15. A distinct religious group.

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

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

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