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Pre-Colonial Period Questions - All Grades

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Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The nickname for the Iroquois was what?
  1. the Confederacy.
  2. the Tribe.
  3. People of the Longhouse.
  4. Clan Mothers.
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What is wampum?
  1. a feathered headband
  2. a belt made of shells and beads
  3. a leather bracelet
  4. a knitted belt
Grade 1 Pre-Colonial Period
Natives means...
  1. people who are nice.
  2. babies who need food to eat.
  3. people with a lot of friends.
  4. people who lived somewhere first.
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
What is the continent that Columbus hoped to reach?
  1. Asia
  2. Europe
  3. North America
  4. South America
Grade 8 Pre-Colonial Period
Which city was the first founded by Europeans in North America?
  1. Jamestown
  2. Boston
  3. St. Augustine
  4. Washington
  5. New York
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Why did some Native American groups form permanent villages while others moved around?
  1. Some groups liked to travel and others did not.
  2. Some tribes preferred to stay close to their family in permanent villages rather than move from place to place.
  3. Some groups traveled around for religious purposes.
  4. Some had to move to follow the food they needed to eat or because the weather changed at certain times of the year.
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Hopi and Navajo were Native Americans of what area?
  1. Northwest
  2. Southeast
  3. Southwest
  4. Northeast
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Which of these allowed American Indians to be able to stay in the same place?
  1. Being able to hunt
  2. Being able to trade
  3. Being able to herd animals
  4. Being able to grow crops
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What was Christopher Colombus looking for on his voyage?
  1. A short cut to the Indies
  2. The New World
  3. Canada
  4. The Silk Road
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What was the most important reason that decided how/what the Indians made their shelter out of?
  1. Their weath
  2. The climate (temperature)
  3. Their religion
  4. The animals around them
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
De Soto discovered the                  .
  1. Mississippi River
  2. Colorado River
  3. Arkansas River
  4. American River
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Who were the first people to live in New Jersey?
  1. Dutch
  2. Swedes
  3. Finns
  4. The Delaware
  5. The Cherokee
  6. Paleo Indians
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
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