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Grade 5 Early National Era
What did the Northwest Ordinance forbid in the Northwest Territory?
  1. Slavery
  2. Religion
  3. Schools
  4. Farms
Grade 5 Early National Era
What was one of the major accomplishments of the Confederation government?
  1. The Emancipation Proclamation
  2. The Bill of Rights
  3. The Northwest Ordinance
  4. The Louisiana Purchase
Grade 5 Early National Era
What abolitionist gave the speech "Ain't I am Woman?"
  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. Harriet Tubman
  3. Frederick Douglass
  4. Sojourner Truth
Grade 5 Early National Era
In the Land Ordinance of 1785, the Northwest Territory was divided into different parts that made six-mile squares called colonies
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Early National Era
What established the policy "any attempt by a European power to meddle in the Western hemisphere" would be viewed as unfriendly towards the United States?
  1. Monroe Doctrine
  2. Gibbons v Ogden
  3. Declaration of Independence
  4. Constitution of the United States
Grade 5 Early National Era
What was the Embargo Act?
  1. US ships could not leave home ports
  2. ships could not enter US ports
  3. US could not build any more ships
  4. US could not build any more ports
Grade 5 Early National Era
Which of the following was NOT a reason for passing the Embargo Act?
  1. to protect American trade
  2. British ships were blocked from entering other European ports
  3. Britain seized ships carrying goods to other ports
  4. Napoleon did not want the US to be able to trade with anyone
Grade 5 Early National Era
What was Thomas Jefferson's response to the trade problems caused by Napoleon and England?
  1. The No-Trade Act
  2. The Embargo Act
  3. The Trade Act
  4. The Home Port Act
Grade 5 Early National Era
The War of 1812 gave confidence to the U.S. to write the                   Monroe Doctrine                  , warning Europeans not to attempt to colonize the Americas.
Grade 5 Early National Era
Who was responsible for capturing Pensacola from the Spanish, resulting in the US buying Florida?
  1. Daniel Webster
  2. Andrew Jackson
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. John Adams
Grade 5 Early National Era
Who made the offer to buy Florida from the Spanish?
  1. Daniel Webster
  2. Andrew Jackson
  3. John Adams
  4. Abraham Lincoln
Grade 5 Early National Era
Napoleon's most famous victory occurred when he defeated both Austria and Russia at the Battle of                
  1. Waterloo
  2. Austerlitz
  3. L'Ouverture
  4. Trafalgar
Grade 5 Early National Era
Where was the northern border of the US territories established by treaty with England?
  1. 32nd parallel
  2. 54th parallel
  3. 29th parallel
  4. 49th parallel
Grade 5 Early National Era
What was Jefferson's suggestion for improving mail delivery speed?
  1. horses
  2. cows
  3. camels
  4. trains
Grade 5 Early National Era
          In 1820          , Henry Clay worked out the                       Missouri Compromise                      , allowing Missouri to enter the Union as a          slave           state and Maine as a        free        state.
Grade 5 Early National Era
FACTS ABOUT ZEBULON PIKE

1. He discovered           Pike's                   Peak        in the Colorado Mountains.

2. He assisted in mapping the             Louisiana            territory.

3. He accidentally               discouraged               settlers from going west by describing

the plains as "The Great            American                     Desert          ."

4. Was caught by           Spanish           troops under suspicion that he was a spy.

5. He fought in the War of        1812        during which he was killed by leading an

          assault           on the city of        York        .
Grade 5 Early National Era
Formal declaration of the War on Britain (War of 1812) was:        June       

     18      ,         1812.        
Grade 5 Early National Era
*FACTS ON DOLLY MADISON*

1. She was known for her                intelligence                and         charm        .

2. In the        fire       during                      "The War of 1812"                       she saved the

               Declaration                      of                     Independence               , the National

       seal        , and other items including a famous portrait of

         George                       Washington             .
Grade 5 Early National Era
*FACTS ABOUT JAMES MADISON*

1.       4th       President.

2. He served      2      presidential term(s) from        1809        to        1840       .

3. Active Politician from            Virginia           .

4. Was             Secretary             of         State         for president             Jefferson            .

5. Was President during the               War of 1812              . Some people called this war

      Mr.                   Madison's             War.

6. He was nicknamed           father            of the constitution.
Grade 5 Early National Era
*WAR BEGINS*

1. It was risky because      US      didn't have a powerful Army or Navy.

2. No one               Volunteered               to fight.

3.           Neither           truly won the war both sides agreed to       end       it.

4. It was considered the        2nd         war of                independence                .
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