North Carolina Colony: History & Facts


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The first true European settlement in North Carolina was founded by:

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1. The first English settler to be born in North America was born in what settlement?

2. Where did the principal population of the Carolina colony originally come from?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet combination, check how much you know about the history of North Carolina. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know who founded the first true settlement in the North Carolina colony and the name of the first English settler to be born in North America.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following information:

  • Where the majority of the population of the Carolina colony came from
  • Which law was passed to prevent settlers from heading west
  • North Carolina's most significant contribution during the Revolutionary War
  • The name of the famous pirate killed off the coast of North Carolina

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the history of North Carolina from the lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the name of the first English settler born in North America
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about North Carolina's most significant role in the Revolutionary War

Additional Learning

To continue your reading of this subject, please review the accompanying lesson called North Carolina Colony: History & Facts. This lesson will cover the following topics:

  • A historical review of North America, dating back to the early 1500s
  • Information on events that took place during the colonial period, starting in the 1700s
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