The Toleration Act of 1649

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The Maryland colony was founded as a way to make a profit, and as a safe-haven for:

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1. The word 'Protestant' describes a religion that was:

2. Which of the following statements about the Maryland colony is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Toleration Act of 1649 impacted religious practice in the Maryland colony. The quiz measures your understanding of religion in the Maryland colony as well as the effects of the Toleration Act of 1649.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials measure your understanding of:

  • Who the Maryland colony was created to protect
  • What 'Protestant' means
  • Facts about the Maryland colony
  • Effects of the Toleration Act of 1649
  • When the Toleration Act of 1649 was first repealed

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most essential information about the term 'Protestant' from the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to point out the effects of Maryland's Toleration Act
  • Information recall - consult the knowledge you've gained about when the Toleration Act of 1649 was first repealed

Additional Learning

You can gain a deeper understanding of this topic by studying the lesson called The Toleration Act of 1649. Lesson objectives include:

  • Explain why the Toleration Act of 1649 was repealed
  • Describe Lord Baltimore's role in the Maryland colony
  • Point out why the Toleration Act was significant for the New World
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