EL Civics for ESL Students

13 Colonies Quiz Answers

1. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?

Native Americans lived in America before the Europeans arrived.

2. What is one reason the colonists came to America?

They came for religious freedom.

3. There were 13 original states. Name three.

Virginia, New York, and Rhode Island.

4. In what year did the colonists land on Plymouth Rock?

In 1620.

5. What was the first permanent English colony?

Jamestown (Virginia) was the first permanent colony.

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