The Southern Colonies Quiz

This quiz focuses on the Southern English Colonies in North American during the 17th century. It includes influential people, events, geography, and vocabulary significant to the Southern Colonies.

  1. James Oglethorpe was in favor of large plantations and slavery.

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  2. King Charles I supported _____________________ and gave him a proprietary colony located in Maryland.

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  3. Planters imported African slaves to work the fields and cultivate this crop.

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  4. Colonists living in Carolina fought wars against these two Native American tribes.

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  5. In 1634, the second Southern colony founded on the Chesapeake Bay was

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  6. Name of King Charles II's colonies in North America.

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  7. The _________________ forbade religous persecution.

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  8. In 1732, this man received a charter from King George III and built his settlement at Savannah. 

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  9. The flat land to the east of the Southern colonies that had nutrient rich soil was known as the __________________.

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  10. A distinct area of land that has definable characteristics is called a

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  11. Why were the Catholics banned from settling in Georgia?

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  12. Many ____________ fled France to seek religious freedom in American by settling in Charleston.

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  13. Maryland was created as a haven for this religious group.

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