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Question 1: Only then did German immigration from various parts the southern Rhineland, Palatinate, the southern part of Hesse, Baden, ________ Switzerland, and Tyrol Austria gain momentum, and soon dominate the area.

Question 2: In New York, under the new Governor, Robert Hunter, Palatines lived in camps and worked for British authorities to produce tar and pitch for the ________ in return for their safe passage.
HMS Illustrious (R06)HMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Ocean (L12)Royal Navy

Question 3: The Pennsylvania Dutch are the descendants of ________ who emigrated to the U.S. (primarily to Pennsylvania), from Germany, Switzerland and The Low Countries prior to 1800.
Germanic ChristianitySuebiFrisiansGermanic peoples

Question 4: †† Most ________ traveled from Europe (often Eastern or Central Europe) to the United States, but some came from other regions, such as the Middle East and North Africa.
American JewsYeshivaJewish studiesTorah Umesorah – National Society for Hebrew Day Schools

Question 5: Lutheran, Reformed, Evangelical, Moravian, Church of the Brethren, Mennonite, ________, Schwenkfelder, United Church of Christ, River Brethren, Yorker Brethren, Roman Catholic, Urglaawe

Question 6: From here about 3,000 were sent to America either directly, or through ________, bound for William Penn’s colony.
WalesUnited KingdomEnglandScotland

Question 7: The War of the Palatinate (as it was called in Germany), also called the War of Augsburg, began in 1688 as Louis took claim of the Palatinate, and all major cities of ________ were devastated.

Question 8: In some communities the Pennsylvania Dutch name is reserved only for members of the ________ and traditional Mennonite communities.

Question 9: By 1710, large groups of Palatines had sailed from ________, the last group of which was bound for New York.

Question 10: Pennsylvania Dutch are a people of various religious affiliations, most of them Lutheran or Reformed, but many ________, non-Christian, and non-religious as well.
ChristianityAnabaptistChristian denominationProtestant Reformation


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