1. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
ANSWER: Native Americans lived in America before the Europeans arrived.
2. What is one reason the colonists came to America?
ANSWER: They came for religious freedom.
3. There were 13 original states. Name three.
ANSWER: Virginia, New York, and Rhode Island.
4. In what year did the colonists land on Plymouth Rock?
ANSWER: In 1620.
5. What was the first permanent English colony?
ANSWER: Jamestown (Virginia) was the first permanent colony.