Chapter 4 Social Studies
  • 1. What was the first permanent French settlement in North America
A) New Amsterdam
B) Massachusetts Bay
C) Jamestown
D) Roanoke
E) Quebec
  • 2. The English sea captain who attacked Spanish ships and gave the gold to Queen Elizabeth of England.
A) John Smith
B) Francis Drake
C) King Philip
D) John Rolfe
E) John White
  • 3. He built an Armada of 130 warships to defeat the English.
A) John Rolfe
B) Henry Hudson
C) King Philip of Spain
D) Francis Drake
E) King James the I
  • 4. After the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the English claimed
A) ships and cargo in Quebec
B) more land in North America
C) gold and silver in Spain
D) more land in France
  • 5. Why did rulers and merchants want colonies in North America?
A) They hoped to find gold and silver, just as the Spanish had in their colonies.
B) To rule North America
C) For religious freedom
D) To make peace with the Indians in North America
  • 6. What happened to the colony of Roanoke?
A) The colonists created a community based on religious beliefs.
B) After three years the colonists disappeared. It is still mystery today.
C) The colonists found gold and silver
D) It was the first successful colony in North America
  • 7. Who funded the Jamestown Colony?
A) Queen Elizabeth of England
B) Spanish merchants
C) The Virginia Company of London
D) Sir Francis Drake
  • 8. Who said "He who does not work, will not eat."?
A) John Smith
B) Francis Drake
C) John White
D) John Rolfe
  • 9. What was the cash crop grown by the colonists of Jamestown?
A) Squash
B) Tobacco
C) Barley
D) Wheat
  • 10. What was the first successful English settlement in North America?
A) Massachusetts Bay Colony
B) Jamestown
C) Roanoke
D) Quebec
  • 11. Why did the Pilgrims and Puritans come to North America?
A) to claim more in America
B) For religious freedom
C) for gold and silver
D) to help their children go to college
  • 12. Which group of people settled in the Plymouth colony?
A) English Merchants
B) Pilgrims
C) Spanish settlers
D) Puritans
  • 13. The first written plan for government in North America was know as
A) The Declaration of Independence
B) The Rules of the Mayflower
C) The Bill of Rights
D) The Mayflower Compact
  • 14. Which of people settled in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
A) English merchants
B) Pilgrims
C) Spanish settlers
D) Puritans
  • 15. Who were the settlers of New Netherlands?
A) missionaries
B) Pilgrims
C) English Merchants
D) People from diverse backgrounds
  • 16. What governor of New Netherlands bought Manhattan Island from Native Americans and founded the colony of New Amsterdam?
A) King Philip
B) John White
C) Peter Minuit
D) John Rolfe
  • 17. After the English captured New Amsterdam, they renamed it
A) Massachusetts
B) Quebec
C) New York
D) Roanoke
  • 18. What year was the Mayflower Compact signed?
A) 1608
B) 1492
C) 1620
D) 1585
  • 19. What is a parallel timeline?
A) One timeline showing events during a certain time period.
B) Two timelines showing events during different time periods.
C) Two or more timelines showing events happening in different places during the same time period.
  • 20. What was the "lost colony"
A) Roanoke
B) Plymouth
C) Jamestown
D) Massachusetts Bay
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