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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Social Studies Questions

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Grade 5 Civil War
The people that fought to end slavery were called
  1. terrorists
  2. freedomnists
  3. Pilgrims
  4. abolitionists
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Grade 5 US Geography
Florida is located in what region of the United States?
  1. Northeast
  2. Southeast
  3. Northwest
  4. Southwest
Grade 5 Industrialization
Which form of mass production was used by Henry Ford to produce automobiles in large quantities?
  1. Assembly Line
  2. Morse Code
  3. Bessemer Process
  4. Interchangeable Parts
Grade 5 Judicial Branch
Which branch of the government makes sure the laws are constitutional?
  1. Executive Branch
  2. Legislative Branch
  3. Judicial Branch
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 Civil War
The Underground Railroad was
  1. an underground train
  2. a secret caves the slaves traveled
  3. a group of people that helped slaves escape
  4. A railroad haunted by the ghost of slaves
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Which branch of government writes laws?
  1. Legislative Branch
  2. Judicial Branch
  3. Executive Branch
  4. Political Branch
Grade 5 Executive Branch
This person has the power to veto laws.
  1. the president
  2. the vice president
  3. the governor
  4. a member of Congress
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Which of the following does Congress not do?
  1. regulate trade and currency
  2. appoint judges
  3. make laws
  4. declare war
Grade 5 Civil War
What was the name of the document that President Lincoln drafted to put an end to slavery.
  1. The Declaration of Independence
  2. The Emancipation Proclamation
  3. The Gettysburg Address
  4. The Bill of Rights
Grade 5 Civil War
To abolish slavery means to
  1. get rid of it.
  2. maintain it.
  3. support it.
  4. run away from it.
Grade 5 Civil War
Why do you think Harriet Beecher Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, was so powerful?
  1. It was in agreement with slavery.
  2. It criticized the South for owning slaves and the North for having cotton mills.
  3. It criticized the North for owning slaves.
  4. It criticized California for entering the Union as a slave state.
Grade 5 American Revolution
During the American Revolution, George Washington
  1. wrote the Declaration of Independence.
  2. commanded the Continental Army.
  3. was a loyalist.
  4. participated in the Boston Tea Party.
Grade 5 Civil War
The first shots of the Civil War were fired at
  1. Fort Sumter, SC.
  2. Atlanta, GA.
  3. Appomattox, VA.
  4. Birmingham, AL.
Grade 5 Executive Branch
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
The first 10 amendments are known as what?
  1. things
  2. laws
  3. Bill of Rights
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