I made these 33 jeopardy questions as a review activity for chapter 2 of the McDougal Littell textbook The Americans, but you can use them with any curriculum on colonial America.
I cut out the questions separately and pasted them onto flashcards with point values on the back to make it seem like a real game of jeopardy, but you can use them however you want!
The questions are grouped into subcategories of Pilgrims, Jamestown, the Spanish Conquistadors, and The Middle Colonies.
Some of the jeopardy questions have additional bonus questions to help students delve deeper into the material.
This is the name the Pilgrims called themselves
This rebellion, which took place in 1676, was the first time English settlers protested that they were being taxed without their consent.
Answer: Bacon’s Rebellion
Ponce de Leon named this region of North America for the holiday on which he discovered it.
**Bonus: what is the holiday and what does that have to do with “La Florida”?
William Penn created Pennsylvania so that this group of religious pacifists would have a place to live.