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Grade 8 Formation of the USA
Grade 8 Formation of the USA
What does the Bill of Rights primarily protect?
  1. members of Congress
  2. states’ rights
  3. individual rights
  4. the federal government
Grade 8 Formation of the USA
What was the Bill of Rights?
  1. a document added to Constitution to protect citizens’ rights
  2. a document used to limit the powers of state governments
  3. a document outlining the rights of the federal government
  4. a document stating the ways in which citizens can participate in government
Grade 4 Formation of the USA

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A MAIN idea of the Declaration of Independence is that
  1. people can rebel against their government any time they want.
  2. government gets its authority from the consent of the governed.
  3. taxes should not be increased.
  4. government should not interfere in economic activities.
Grade 5 Formation of the USA
What was the first state to ratify the Constitution?
  1. New Hampshire
  2. New York
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Delaware
Grade 8 Formation of the USA
What document directly preceded the U.S. Constitution?
  1. the Mayflower Compact
  2. the Articles of Confederation
  3. the Emancipation Proclamation
  4. the Declaration of Independence
Grade 3 Formation of the USA
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Who was President at the time of the Louisiana Purchase?
  1. George Washington
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. John Adams
Grade 3 Formation of the USA
On what date was the Constitution signed?
  1. Sept. 17, 1997
  2. Sept. 17, 1787
  3. Sept. 11, 1997
  4. Sept. 21, 2007
Grade 8 Formation of the USA
Grade 9 Formation of the USA
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
The                             was the first attempt at government in the new United States.
  1. American Revolutionary War
  2. intercolonial collaboration
  3. Articles of Confederation
  4. armed conflict
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Why is the trail they traveled called the Trail of Tears?
  1. People cried and many of them lost their lives.
  2. The people let the children cry.
  3. The people hurt themselves.
  4. The people got tired of walking.
Grade 7 Formation of the USA
Grade 2 Formation of the USA
Sequoyah created which of the following?
  1. The bow and arrow
  2. The Cherokee Alphabet
  3. The Cherokee Ships
  4. The Creek houses
Grade 3 Formation of the USA
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Which city was the FIRST capital of the Northwest Territory?
  1. Ravenna
  2. Chillicothe
  3. Columbus
  4. Cleveland
Grade 7 Formation of the USA
What was the belief that the United States should expand westward called?
  1. manifest destiny
  2. certain future
  3. undeniable destiny
  4. American future
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Who was New Jersey's first state governor?
  1. Giovanni de Verrazano
  2. Sir George Carteret
  3. Lord John Berkley
  4. Lewis Morris
  5. William Livingston
  6. Chris Christie
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