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Third Grade (Grade 3) Early National Era Questions

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Grade 3 Early National Era
What is the 3/5 Compromise
  1. all men are created equal
  2. women were considered 3/5 of a person
  3. slaves would count as 3/5 of a person
  4. 3/5 of your income had to be given to the government
Grade 3 Early National Era
Grade 3 Early National Era
Why was it important to Americans in the late 1700s that Benjamin Franklin set up post offices?
  1. The Pony Express needed places for the rider and horses to rest.
  2. In the 1800s people needed a better way to get a letter to families and friends.
  3. Benjamin Franklin wanted to meet people all over the country.
  4. Americans needed a place to pick up their mail after it arrived by train.
Grade 3 Early National Era
Where did the leaders meet to make stronger laws?
  1. Virginia
  2. Philadelphia
  3. Boston
  4. Madison
Grade 3 Early National Era
Where was the Constitution declared to be official ?
  1. Texas-Dallas Cowboy's Stadium
  2. Main-Mountains Academy
  3. New York-Federal Hall
  4. California-State Monument
Grade 3 Early National Era
Why did many plantation owners disagree with the United States Constitution?
  1. It was a group of fair laws
  2. It help everyone
  3. It stated that enslaved Africans could not be brought to the United States after 1808
  4. they believed it would destroy South Carolina
Grade 3 Early National Era
Thomas Jefferson is best known for:
  1. his work as a lawyer
  2. ending slavery
  3. writing the Declaration of Independence
  4. his many talents
Grade 3 Early National Era
He felt men and women from all social circles were equal, and he received the British diplomat in worn clothes and slippers!
  1. John Adams
  2. George Washington
  3. Theodore Roosevelt
  4. Abraham Lincoln
  5. Thomas Jefferson
Grade 3 Early National Era
What was the United States and France's meeting about treaties called?
  1. ABC Affair
  2. Plaza de Meeting
  3. XYZ Affair
  4. French Potatoes
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