British Colonies Crossword Puzzle

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QUESTIONS LIST: hampshire: after what english county was named new hampshire colony?, massachusetts: a british colony with more democratic government than most countries in europe, plymouth: the third english settlement in north america that was started by pilgrims and became a part of massachusetts bay colony, thirteen: the number of colonies that great britain had in north america by the mid-1700s, whaling: seafaring industry, hiring colonists in new england colonies to do hard, dangerous work, but promising adventure and sailing the world, catholicism: religion safely practiced in maryland in the 17th century, jamestown: the first successful english colony in north america that was named in honor of king james i and became a part of virginia, southern: what region includes maryland, virginia, north carolina, south carolina, and georgia?, little: how much power did colonists have in new york’s government?, dutch: first settlers of the colony named new york by british were from netherland, iron: useful metal found in new york colony, providence: roger williams escaped religious persecution in massachusetts bay colony and started this town to promote religious freedom, chesapeake: the bay in the southern colony that was a route to the ocean and used by settlers to ship their crop to england and other places, quakers: a religious group in pennsylvania with no priests or ministers, tobacco: valuable cash crop grown in the southern colonies, which caused addiction in europeans, plantation: an agricultural estate or large farm in south colonies, on which crops, mainly cash crops, were planted and harvested by enslaved africans or indentured servants, flax: a plant grown in new england colonies used to make linen cloth and oil, slaves: people brought from africa to work on plantations for free, delaware: colony’s name is a title held by thomas west, 3rd baron de la warr, philadelphia: one of the two large cities in the middle colonies and the capital of the pennsylvania, connecticut: the southernmost state in the new england region, georgia: this colony was founded because the british government wanted to keep spanish troops from moving north from florida, maryland: the colony named after henrietta maria, queen of england, scotland, and ireland, known in england as queen mary, pennsylvania: the name of that colony means “penn’s woodland”, puritans: pilgrims led by john winthrop, who formed the massachusetts bay colony