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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Social Studies Questions

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Grade 5 :: Economics by AmySakowitz
Items brought into a country are called
  1. exports
  2. goods
  3. imports
  4. services
Grade 5 :: Reconstruction by WWalk
                       is the name of the period when the South rejoined the Union.
  1. Bill of Rights Act
  2. Rebellion Slave Revolt
  3. Friendship Reward Act
  4. Reconstruction
Grade 5 :: US Government by LizBrown2
Common Good is                      .
  1. actions good for some
  2. actions good for none
  3. actions good for all
Grade 5 :: Pre-Colonial Period by lmanshack
Grade 5 :: Pre-Colonial Period by lmanshack
This explorer wanted to discover the fountain of youth, but instead, he discovered Florida in 1513?
  1. Ponce De Leon
  2. Pedro Menendez de Aviles
  3. Hernan Cortes
  4. Vasco de Gama
Grade 5 :: Pre-Colonial Period by lmanshack
This man established the first permanent European settlement in the United States...who is he?
  1. Hernan Cortes
  2. Francisco Pizzaro
  3. Pedro Menendez de Aviles
  4. John Cabot
Grade 5 :: Pre-Colonial Period by lmanshack
This man conquered the Incas...who was he?
  1. Hernan Cortes
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Franciso Pizzaro
  4. Henry Hudson
Grade 5 :: Map Components by greenbacks14
What are the intermediate directions?
  1. North, South, East, West
  2. Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest
  3. Left, Right, Up, Down
Grade 5 :: Map Components by greenbacks14
What are the cardinal directions?
  1. North, South, East, West
  2. Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest
  3. Left, Right, Up, Down
Grade 5 :: American Revolution by AlHenry
                  asked Congress to officially declare independence from Britain.
  1. Patrick Henry
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Richard Henry Lee
  4. George Washington
Grade 5 :: Civil War by shermss
Why do you think Harriet Beecher Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, was so powerful?
  1. the opinion in the was in agreement with slavery
  2. the book criticized the South for owning slaves and the North for having cotton mills
  3. the book criticized the North for owning slaves
  4. the book criticized California for entering the Union as a salve state
Grade 5 :: Civil War by shermss
The economy in the northern states was based mainly on
  1. farming
  2. plantation work
  3. services
  4. industry
Grade 5 :: Civil War by shermss
What does secede mean in the following sentence?
In the 1850's southern states began to think about seceding from the Union.
  1. stay in the Union
  2. equal representation on Congress
  3. leave the Union
  4. agree with its laws
Grade 5 :: Civil War by shermss
What does Antebellum mean in the following sentence:
The Antebellum Period was very prosperous time.
  1. after the war
  2. during the war
  3. before the war
  4. in the middle of war
Grade 5 :: Civil War by shermss
What does he word abolitionist mean in the following sentence:
William Lloyd Garrison was a famous abolitionist who wanted to end slavery.
  1. someone who is promotes slavery
  2. someone who wanted to end slavery because they felt that it was morally wrong
  3. someone who owned a slave and believed that slavery was good for the country's economy
  4. someone who is a slave
Grade 5 :: Social Studies by DellBell
When Santa Anna became dictator in Mexico, he passed a law that said                                                                                   .
  1. no one in Texas could own slaves
  2. no more Americans could move to Texas
  3. no one in Texas could have a gun unless the Mexican government gave him permission
  4. Spanish would be the official language of Texas
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