Abeka 4th Grade History Geography Chpt 3-4 Flashcards

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Which missionary gave his life to preach to the Indians and died at a young age?
David Brainerd
Which missionary translated the Bible for the Massachusetts Indians?
John Eliot
Which missionary was known for always treating the Indians fairly?
Roger Williams
Which Indian created the Cherokee alphabet?
Sequoya
Which Indian dwelling was made by stretching animal skins over long poles?
tepees
A winter game played by Northern Indians
snowsnake
What Indian dwelling was made by stretching animal skins over a round frame?
bullboat
Name of the Cherokee alphabet
syllabary
What caused the greatest change in Indian's way of life?
the gospel
What famous preacher came from England to preach to the Indians?
John Wesley
Why did Columbus call the people he found in North America Indians?
he thought he was near India
What was the name give to England's land in America?
Virginia
What was Sir Walter Raleigh's colony in America called?
Roanoke
Who was the first English child born in America?
Virginia Dare
What happened to Roanoke?
no one knows; it is called "The Lost Colony"
What King reopened England's efforts to establish a colony in America?
King James I
What group of merchants or businessmen agreed to finance the founding of a colony?
the London Company
What was England's first permanent settlement in the New World? When was it founded?
Jamestown in 1607
What leader of Jamestown demanded that men work for their food?
Captain John Smith
What boat brought the Pilgrims to America?
the Mayflower
What was the name of the Pilgrims' colony? When was it founded?
Plymouth in 1620
Who was the first governor of the Pilgrim's colony?
John Carver
Who was the first minister of the Pilgrim's colony?
Elder Brewster
Whom did the Pilgrims choose as a soldier to protect them?
Captain Miles Standish
Why did the Pilgrims have a thankful spirit and determine to continue on even during the hard times that first winter?
they were confident that God would help them
What was the first charter of self-government written in America?
the Mayflower Compact
What was the name of William Bradford's book?
Of Plymouth Plantation
What ships brought Englishmen to Virginia?
Susan Constant, Goodspeed, Discovery
What three friendly Indians helped the Plymouth settlers?
Massasoit, Samoset, Squanto
Together the Separatists and the Strangers were called?
Pilgrims
What was Jamestown's main "money crop"?
tobacco
Where did the Separatists go before going to America?
Holland
Where was the Plymouth colony?
Massachusetts
Who was the governor of Plymouth for nearly 30 years?
William Bradford
What is wilderness?
a wild, empty land that has not been settled
What is a charter?
an official permit to start a settlement in America
What is a swamp?
an area where the ground is wet and spongy
What is a treat?
a written promise or agreement
What event caused England to win the war against Spain?
the defeat of the Spanish Armada
What kind of men were sent to America by the London Company?
lazy, wealthy men who could afford to have servants
HOw long was the treaty between the Pilgrims and the Indians kept?
It was never broken as long as Chief Massasoit was alive
Who was the leader at Jamestown?
John Smith
What group wanted to separate from the Church of England?
Separatists
What friendly Indian halped the Plymouth settlers with their farming?
Squanto
What Indian chief made a treaty with the Pilgrims?
Massasoit
What powerful Queen of England said that Sir Walter Raleigh could not go to the New World?
Elizabeth I
Who was the leader at Jamestown?
John Smith
What group wanted to separate from the Church of England?
Separatists
What friendly Indian halped the Plymouth settlers with their farming?
Squanto
What Indian chief made a treaty with the Pilgrims?
Massasoit
What powerful Queen of England said that Sir Walter Raleigh could not go to the New World?
Elizabeth I
What was the book called that told the history of the Plymouth settlement?
Of Plymouth Plantation
Jamestown and Plymouth colonies were begun by what country?
England
Quebec was this country's first colony.
France
The Susan Constant, Godspeed, and Discovery were sent by this country.
England
Who developed the syllabary?
Sequoya
Who was declared the world's greatest athlete during the 1950's?
Jim Thorpe
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