Matching Worksheet

What were the cash crops in the southern colonies during the 1600s? tobacco, rice and indigo
Who provided labor in the rice fields in the South? enslaved Africans
What was a disadvantage for New England farmers? not many cash crops
Economy of the middle colonies growing of staple crops
Middle colonies staple crops wheat, oats, and barley
What did merchants from Philadelphia and New York City export to foreign markets to support the economy? wheat
What document was an early attempt at representative, democratic self-government in the English colonies in America? the Mayflower Compact
Which act was passed by Parliament to pay for the French and Indian War by taxing molasses and sugar? The Stamp Act
Colonists unhappy with new British laws threw tea into the harbor. Boston Tea Party
As a result of the French and Indian War who lost land claims in North America while Britain gained Canada and most French lands east of the Mississippi? France

French and Indian War Crossword


Politician elected leader of the British army after many loses. William Pitt
Area of land granted to wealthy English planters, that the French were occupying. Pittsburgh
What was the area called that Robert Cavelier claimed for France. Mississippi Valley
Which Native American recognized the French loss as a native American loss. Pontiac
His mission was to drive out French from the Ohio Valley. Braddock
How did the French and Indian alliance start? Trading
What was the first permanent French settlement in North America. Quebec
Who led the battle that gave the British the upper hand in the war? James Wolfe
What was a negative effect of the 7 Years War for the British? Debt
One major land of contention between the French and English. Ohio River Valley
Financial expert that was sent to help relieve tensions in the colonies. Grenville
First Native Americans to help the British. Iroquois
Set of "laws" that were put in place in 1764 to lower the amount of smuggling. Sugar Act
The fort where the French and Indian War began. Necessity
After the war, which side of the Mississippi did the British claim? East
What colony did Britain have tensions with during and before the 7 years war. Massachusetts

Chapter 3 - Colonial America Crossword


a document that gives the holder the right to organize settlements in an area charter
elected representatives to an assembly burgesses
a company in which investors buy stock in the company in return for a share of its future profits joint stock company
disagreement with or opposition to an opinion dissent
to treat someone harshly because of that person's beliefs or practices persecute
Protestants who, during the 1600s, wanted to reform the Anglican Church Puritans
Protestants who, during the 1600s, wanted to leave the Anglican Church in order to found their own churches Separatists
Separatists who journeyed to the colonies during the 1600s for a religious purpose Pilgrims
a formal document, written in 1620, that provided law and order to the Plymouth colony Mayflower Compact
the acceptance of different beliefs toleration
landowner in the Dutch colonies who ruled like a king over large areas of land Patroon
colony run by individuals or groups to whom land was granted proprietary colony
person opposed to the use of war or violence to settle disputes pacifist
laborer who agreed to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America indentured servant
a formal plan of government constitution
person or country that owes money debtor
farmer who works land owned by another and pays rent either in cash or crops tenant farmer
religious settlement mission

The English Colonies Crossword


the first permanent english settlement in North America JAMESTOWN
took control of the colony and built a fort in 1608 JOHNSMITH
introduced a new type of tobacco that sold well in New England JOHNROLFE
paid their journey to America INDENTURED SERVANTS
establishes the colony of pennslvania WILLIAM PENN
puritan leader who served as a governor of Massachsetts JOHN WINTHROP
publicly discussed religious ideas that some leaders thought were radical ANNE HUTCHINSON
protestants who wanted to reform the Church of England PURITANS
a member of a Puritan's Separatist sect that left England in the early 1600's to settle in the Americas PILGRIMS
a person who moves to another country after leaving his or her homeland IMMIGRANTS
a document written by the Pilgrims establishing themselves as a political society and setting guidelines for self-government MAYFLOWER COMPACT
Squanto taught the Pilgrims native farming methods and helped them establish relations with the Wampanoag TISQUANTUM
made up one of the largest religious groups in New Jersey QUAKERS
crops that are always needed STAPLE CROPS
he was forced to surrender New Netherland to the English PETER STUYVESANT
people talked about and decided on issues of local interest, such as paying for schools TOWN MEETING
a system in which goods and slaves were traded among the Americas, Britain, and Africa TRIANGULAR TRADE
a religious movement that swept through the colonies in the 1730's and 1740's GREAT AWAKENING
a philosopher that thought people had natural rights such as equality and liberty. JOHN LOCKE
a movement that took place during the 1700's to spread the idea that reason and logic could improve society ENLIGHTENMENT
he surrender in 1766 PONTIAC
American Indian princess, she saved the life of John Smith when he was captured POCAHONTAS
an attacked led by Nathaniel Bacon against American Indians and the colonial government in Virginia BACON'S REBELLION
laws passed in the colonies to control slaves SLAVE CODES
grown only enough for yourself SUBSISTENCE FARMING



Who designed a cure to a cash crop to help Jamestown John Rolfe
Queen Elizabeth gave this man right to claim land in North America Sir Walter Raleigh
The Dutch city of _______ ________ had large diverse trading ports New Amsterdam
Jamestown suffered a lack of food,this was considered the_______ ________. Starving Times
The Pilgrims at Plymouth was helped my a NA named ___________ Squanto
Quakers believed all had an "_____ _____" and could know God Inner Light
The Southern Colonies had large plantations that grow ______ ______ cash crops
What was the nickname of the Middle Colonies due to its large wheat farms Breadbasket
The slave trade of the Atlantic Ocean was called the _________ ________ Middle Passage
This was a religious revival "a new birth" in the colonies Great Awakening

Revolutionary War Crossword Puzzle


Published the Common Sense ThomasPaine
Englands name for the French and Indian War The Seven Years War
Tax on all sugar prodects including molasses Sugar Act
To house british troops and take care of them Quartering Act
Required colonists to buy special tax stamps for all kinds of products Stamp Act
Taxed glass, lead, paint, paper and tea Townshend Act
Tension between colonists and red coats peaked and a fight broke out Boston Massacre
Allowed british east india company to sell tea directly to the colonists Tea Act
Protest against the Tea Act Boston Tea party
Kings response to the Boston Tea Party intolerable acts
served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army George Washington
King of England King George III
Rode the midnight ride Paul Revere
Author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
First person to be killed in the Boston Massacre Krispus Attucks

Causes of Revolution and Revolutionary War Crossword


a war between France and England that erupted in 1754 in North America French and Indian War
ended 7 Year War/French and Indian War with Brit victory. Treaty of 1763
aw forbidding English colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. Proclamation of 1763
law that taxed printed goods Stamp Act
series of laws passed in 1774 Intolerable Acts
incident in 1770 in which British troops fired on and killed american colonists boston massacre
Protest led by Sons of Liberty against the Tea Act of 1773 Boston Tea Party
Groups of Patriots who worked to oppose British rule Sons Of Liberty
groups of American women patriots who wove cloth to replace boycotted British goods. Daughters Of Liberty
author of Common Sense Thomas Paine
pamphlet designed by Paine to convince colonists to secede from Britain Common Sense
written by thomas jefferson Declaration of Independence
secured the help of the French during the Revolutionary War. Benjamin Franklin

Birth of the Nation Crossword


A form of government, allowing the people to rule. democracy
The Magna Carta was a ______ signed by King John because of the nobles resistance to change. hint: (word starts with a d) document
________ democracy is a system where people govern themselves. In places with large populations this democracy is not practical. direct
Direct Democracy is meant for places with smaller populations. In places with more people, leaders are chosen to govern the people for them. This is called __________ democracy? representative
Parliament became a lawmaking body, otherwise known as a _________. legislature
You are born with certain God-given rights, they include the right to live, to freedom, and to own property. They are not just called God-given rights, you can also refer to them as __________. natural rights
________ exist between government and the people, and in a ________ people agree to give up some freedom to be ruled by government, the government also has a promise to protect the people's rights. social contract
The Pilgrims knew they had reached a land that had no English government. In order to survive and form their own government they drew up a compact. This compact was called the? mayflower compact
Some wanted to come to america but were too poor is this case many came as ________. American colonists agreed to pay for their trip to America, feed them, and provide them with shelter. In return the _______ worked for the colonists until their debt was paid off. indentured servants
A Puritan would be an example of religious ________. A ________ is a person who opposes commonly held views. dissenter
In the middle colonies they grew large quantities of wheat to sell rather than eat. This wheat was a type of __________. cash crops
In the Southern colonies, on the coastal plain the most notable job was owning a large farm where workers planted, tended, and harvested large fields of crops. These farms were called ________. plantations
Colony leaders urged colonists to _______, or refuse to buy British goods. boycott
One of the Townshend Acts allowed general search warrants. So British officials used these to fight people who were illegally moving goods in or out of the country. What is the certain term for this problem? smuggling
The congress chose a group of people to construct a document to explain to the world why the colonies should be free. John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston, and Roger Sherman were on the committee and Thomas Jefferson wrote the document. What is this document called? declaration of independence
There was a tough argument between the colonies. Not everyone wanted to split with Great Britain, some remained loyal to Britain and the king. Congress _______ what to do for months. debated
12 colonies met in Philadelphia to plan how they were going to react to the Coercive Acts. Each colonies had _______, or representatives to speak their ideas. delegates
Citizens have responsibilities but they also have _______. Some of citizens _________ are that they have to attend school, obey laws, pay taxes, and serve in court. duties
The colonies expanded westward and once they moved into areas claimed by France. War broke out. The French joined with some Native American groups and tried to drive the colonies backward. What was this conflict called? french and indian war
Enlightenment thinkers pressed people to question accepted political authority. This political movements produced a strong spirit of _________, or personal freedom. liberty

Chapter 3 Word Search

Word Search

Cash Crop
French and Indian war
Glorious Revolution
Great Awakening
Middle Passage
Navigation Acts
Proclamation of 1763
Salutary Neglect
Stono Rebellion
Sugar Act
Triangular Trade

Chapter 3 crossword


The goal for this was self- sufficiency Mercantilism
_______ passed laws to establish power of monarch Parliament
Religious revival Great Awakening
Crack down on smuggling Writs of assistance
Investigation of the world through reason/ science Enlightenment
____ crops like tobacco, rice, indigo, and cotton were used for profit cash
this trading good had a high demand in Europe fur
The British landed on the east side of this river while France gave the west side to spain Mississippi
Led an attack on British forts in Ohio Valley Pontiac
Most slaves were imported to the Caribbean and to ______ Brazil
Slavery was passed down from ______ to child because of this slave law Mother
This act allowed colonists to trade with whoever benefits them Navigation
British Colonists were led by George Washington to this fort Necessity
This passage transfered African slaves from Africa-- West Indies or from the West Indies-- Americas middle
colonists wanted to own central businesses Free enterprise
This act lowered the taxes on foreign molasses sugar
This court was ran by British officials and not the colonial court Vice Admiralty
This passage was a short cut through the Americas that connect the Atlanic and Pacific Northwest
Great Britian vs. France at this river valley Ohio
Colonists could not move west of these mountains Appalachian
The British get the land east of the Mississippi Paris

Original 13 Colonies Crossword Puzzle


Travler Pilgrim
a crop grown to be sold cash crop
person/institution that owes a sum of money debtors
supporting democracy or its principles democratic
blue dye obtained from various plants indigo
Wampanoag leader who waged King Phillip's War with New England Metacom
a large area of land where crops are grown plantation
a person who follows strict moral rules and who believes that pleasure is wrong puritans
A member of the Religious Society of Friends Quakers
a type of colonial administration of the British overseas territories royal colony
state laws established to determine the status of slaves and the rights of their owners slave codes
Patuxet man who assisted the Pilgrims after their first winter in what is now Massachusetts Squanto
a form of government in which a country is ruled by religious leaders theocracy
water that flows over land during high tide Tidewater
a plant that produces leaves which are smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc. tobacco
A Puritan religious leader of the seventeenth century Roger Williams
a remote undeveloped rural area backcountry
an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy Anne Hutchinson
an English real estate entrepreneur, early Quaker William Penn
an agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the Mayflower in 1620 Mayflower Compact