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New France, New Netherlands & New Sweden: North American Settlements

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What was the approximate modern-day extent of New France at its height?

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1. Why was Peter Minuit an important personality for the expansion of Dutch settlements?

2. New France did NOT have _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combination of quiz and worksheet will help you gauge how much you know about the colonies of New France, New Sweden, and New Netherland in North America. Some of the things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include why Peter Minuit was an important figure and what New Netherland had in common with Jamestown.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions will ask you about the following:

  • Extent of New France at its height
  • Importance of Peter Minuit
  • Features of New France
  • Commonalities between New Netherland and Jamestown
  • Characteristics of New Sweden

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about North American colonization in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding French, Swedish, and Dutch settlements in the New World
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about non-English settlements in North America

Additional Learning

To learn more about colonization in the New World, review the corresponding lesson titled New France, New Netherlands & New Sweden: North American Settlements. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss non-English settlement in North America
  • Learn details of the French, Dutch, and Swedish settlements
  • Understand trade in the New World
  • Discuss relations with Native Americans
  • Identify the contributions of Peter Minuit to Dutch and Swedish settlements
  • Explore how the colonies eventually came under English control
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