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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Social Studies Questions

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Grade 8 :: Economics by aylmod01
Which is a type of resource?
  1. Land
  2. Labor
  3. Capital
  4. Enterprise
  5. All of the Above
Grade 8 :: Civil War by JanisRS
By 1860, the North and the South had grown into sections that were widely different because...
  1. the South was almost totally rural while the North was highly urban.
  2. the South had a large number of immigrants.
  3. the South had more railroad links than the North.
  4. an increasing number of southerners favored protective tariffs, which the North opposed.
Grade 8 :: WWI by billycamps
Which of the following was NOT imposed on Germany by the Treaty of Versailles?
  1. large territorial losses
  2. huge demands for reparation payments
  3. barred from the Olympics forever
  4. Germany had to accept total responsibility for WWI
Grade 8 :: WWI by billycamps
Which country surrendered in late 1917?
  1. Russia
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. United States
Grade 8 :: Civil War by snoopy5596
Laws aimed at enforcing segregation in public places
  1. Tammany Hall
  2. Tenement
  3. Jim Crow Laws
  4. Ellis Island
Grade 8 :: Civil Rights by Qalam
Harriet Tubman was known as the "Moses" of her people because she...
  1. helped slaves escape from the South
  2. was instrumental in bringing about suffrage reform
  3. advocated emigration to Africa for Black people
  4. prganized mass civil rights demonstrations
  5. traveled as a lay minister preaching the gospel
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Qalam
The slave codes were
  1. rules to protect the general welfare of enslaved people.
  2. ways for enslaved people to secretly communicate with one another other.
  3. laws that controlled the lives of enslaved African Americans.
  4. guidelines for freeing a certain number of enslaved people every year.
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Qalam
Why did people in the North and the South have such different views about slavery?
  1. The South's economy depended on slavery, while the economy of the North did not.
  2. Most people in the South believed slavery was morally wrong.
  3. Northerners thought slavery was destroying the economy.
  4. Southerners believed slavery should be eliminated gradually, while northerners thought it should be abolished all at once.
Grade 8 :: Colonial Period by mrsmaroudas
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Qalam
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
  1. By 1804, most southern states had pledged never to end slavery.
  2. By 1804, only a few southern states had ended or pledged to end slavery.
  3. By 1804, every northern state had ended or pledged to end slavery.
  4. By 1804, only a few northern states had ended or pledged to end slavery.
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Qalam
Which statement best describes Henry Clay's goal in proposing the Missouri Compromise?
  1. Eventually, slavery as an institution will be overturned and the slaves will all be freed."
  2. Slavery will be allowed in some northern states at the same time it is being phased out of the southern states.
  3. Northern and southern states cannot agree on a system that will satisfy them both.
  4. "The balance in the Senate will be maintained by this agreement.
Grade 8 :: Civil War by snoopy5596
Grade 8 :: World War I by ankxo5
What Was WIlson's plan Called at the end of WWI?
  1. Declaration of Independence
  2. Imperialism
  3. treaty of Paris
  4. Fourteen Points
Grade 8 :: Colonial Period by jmmen00
Men and women who sold their labor to the person who paid their passage to the colony
  1. Indentured Servants
  2. Bacon's Rebellion
  3. Pilgrims
  4. Puritans
Grade 8 :: Reconstruction by Dcnewccommer
Grade 8 :: WWI by Nixon2014
Which countries form part of the Allied Powers?
  1. Serbia,France,GB,Russia,Japan,Italy
  2. Colombia,Mexico, Russia, Brazil
  3. Canada, U.S, Germany,Bulgaria
  4. OttomanEmpire,AustriaHungary,Germany,Bulgaria
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