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13 Colonies Quiz Answers

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.