The Middle Colonies: New York, Delaware, New Jersey & Pennsylvania


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How did the middle colonies differ from the others regarding the ancestry of its settlers ?

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1. Why was the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland significant?

2. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the Middle Colonies. You will be tested on subjects such as the Mason-Dixon Line and William Penn.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • William Penn
  • Mason-Dixon Line
  • Duke of York
  • Proprietary colonies

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Middle Colonies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Duke of York
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the goal of Pennsylvania in a different light

Additional Learning

To understand more about this topic, review the lesson The Middle Colonies: New York, Delaware, New Jersey & Pennsylvania, which covers the following objectives:

  • Details New Netherland becoming New York
  • Explores the founding of New Jersey
  • Explains the impact of Penn
  • Covers the Mason-Dixon Line