The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony

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1. On what ship did the Pilgrims sail across the Atlantic Ocean?
a. Santa Maria
b. Plymouth
c. Susan Constant
d. April Rain
e. Mayflower

2. The Pilgrims were members of what religious group?
a. Quakers
b. Separatists
c. Hindus
d. Americanists
e. Catholics

3. True or False: The Pilgrims may not have made it were it not for the help of Squanto.

4. Name of the colony the Pilgrims established?
a. Plymouth
b. Massachusetts
c. Virginia
d. Pennsylvania
e. Providence

5. How many original Pilgrim settlers were there?
a. 547
b. 2000
c. 102
d. 17
e. 902

6. What Native American peoples lived near the Pilgrims?
a. Cherokee
b. Choctaw
c. Wampanoag
d. Sioux
e. Seminole

7. What holiday was started with the Pilgrims?
a. Thanksgiving
b. Memorial Day
c. Christmas
d. 4th of July
e. Boxing Day

8. Who became governor of Plymouth Colony after John Carver died?
a. John Smith
b. Henry Hudson
c. Arthur Plymouth
d. William Bradford
e. James Oglethorpe

9. The Pilgrim men signed this agreement on how the colony would be run.
a. Constitution
b. Mayflower Compact
c. Magna Carta
d. Plymouth Agreement
e. Bradford Covenant

10. This Native American taught the Pilgrims how to grow corn and to fish.
a. Pocahontas
b. Chief Joseph
c. Sitting Bull
d. Sequoyah
e. Squanto

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