New Sweden Colony: History & Explanation


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Who led the first expedition to New Sweden?

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1. Where was New Sweden located in modern-day terms?

2. Who was appointed governor of New Sweden in 1643?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The accompanying quiz and worksheet combo will determine your knowledge of the New Sweden colony. While taking the test, you will be quizzed on the first expedition to New Sweden and Johan Risingh.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The end of the colony
  • Who was in charge of the first expedition to New Sweden
  • The governor of New Sweden in 1643

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding New Sweden
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Risingh
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the end of New Sweden in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about this colony, complete the lesson New Sweden Colony: History & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the beginning of New Sweden
  • Explores the influence of Risingh
  • Explains the building of Fort Christina
  • Covers the downfall of the colony