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4th Grade - Colonial Times for New York
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This is a quiz designed around the Social Studies text used by the 4th grade in Pearl River School District: New York - Adventures in Time and Place from McGraw-Hill.
4th Grade - NY(mostly) Explorer Facts
Money people pay to the government so that it can perform services.
The right of people to print and tell the news.
A person who works hard for an employer for a period of time in return for payment of travel expenses.
The way of life shared by a group of people, including language, beliefs, music, food, and holidays.
The practice of making one person property of another.
A large piece of land that the owner rents in smaller plots to a number of farmers.
A farmer who works land owned by someone else and pays rent in either cash or shares of produce.
A place where grain is ground into flour.
A person who buys and sells goods.
A house with a business on the ground floor and a home upstairs.
A person who lives in a colony.
A place that is ruled by another country.
A person who runs a colony or state.
A land owner in New Netherlands who had to bring 50 settlers to the colony to help settle his land.
The first permanent European settlement in New York which is present day Albany.
The Dutch colony that included parts of New York, New Jersey, and Delaware.
The city that grew around Fort Amsterdam which is present day Manhattan.
Sent settlers to North America to set up a colony.
New York's first British governor.
Began publishing a newspaper called The Weekly Journal with news stories that made fun of New York governor, William Cosby.
The first governor of New York colony. He bought Manhattan from the Lenni Lenape for tools, beads, and clothing worth $24.
A Governor of New York who started a kind of police called a 'rattle watch' who would patrol the streets at night. If they saw a crime or fire, the used a wooden rattle to call for
Became a powerful landowner after the British took over the colony.
A successful fur trader and ship owner. Her husband, Frederick, was a landowner in New Amsterdam.
John Peter Zenger was jailed for libel after printingJohn Peter Zenger was on trial for libel after printing comments critical of the governor of NY. He was in jail for 8 months be
A group of Protestants from France who were being treated poorly in France. They came to New York to practive their religon freely.
French Huguenot settlements founded in New York.
Started a whaling business on Long Island with her husband, William. She sold whale oil used in lamps and whale bone used for buttons.
This country took over New Netherlands in 1664 without firing a single shot.
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