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The US History questions below are in the following grade levels: Kindergarten
Grades: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 College Graduate Continuing Education
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Grade 7 :: American Revolution by amandaesmith5
As a result of the Boston Tea Party,
  1. Massachusetts was given a charter.
  2. the colonial legislatures passed the Intolerable Acts.
  3. Parliament passed the Coercive Acts.
  4. Britain repealed the Quartering Act.
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 :: 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 7 :: Colonial Period by kellydigirolamo
Why did the Pilgrims leave England?
  1. To grow crops
  2. To get away from the Wampanoag Indians
  3. To separate from the Puritans
  4. To escape religious persecution
Grade 7 :: Colonial Period by tymarzen
When did the French and Indian War start?
  1. Late 1750's
  2. Early 1760's
  3. Late 1760's
  4. Early 1750's
Grade 7 :: Colonial Period by kellydigirolamo
William Penn
  1. Forced labor that was mainly used in the southern colonies
  2. Law that said colonies who pay their way to Virginia will receive 50 acres of land for each person they bring
  3. Leader of the Puritans
  4. Document giving colonists permission to settle in a certain area
  5. Document the Pilgrims signed to govern their colony
  6. Laborers who worked for 3 - 7 years in exchange for payment to America
  7. Trade laws the English put in place to control the American colonies
  8. Founded Pennsylvania
Grade 7 :: American Revolution by amandaesmith5
Who defended the British soldiers after the Boston Massacre?
  1. John Adams
  2. Samuel Adams
  3. Thomas Preston
  4. George Washington
Grade 7 :: American Revolution by amandaesmith5
Colonial women played a key role in the boycott of British goods by
  1. buying all the British cloth and other goods they could afford.
  2. throwing British cloth and food into the Boston Harbor.
  3. buying French food and cloth instead.
  4. forming a group called the Daughters of Liberty.
Grade 7 :: American Revolution by amandaesmith5
Why did some American Indians join Europeans in the wars against other Indians, in King Philip's War?
  1. They wanted to pick the winning side.
  2. They did not like the other Indians.
  3. They wanted to protect trade alliances
Grade 7 :: Colonial Period by kellydigirolamo
Indentured Servants
  1. Forced labor that was mainly used in the southern colonies
  2. Law that said colonies who pay their way to Virginia will receive 50 acres of land for each person they bring
  3. Leader of the Puritans
  4. Document giving colonists permission to settle in a certain area
  5. Document the Pilgrims signed to govern their colony
  6. Laborers who worked for 3 - 7 years in exchange for payment to America
  7. Trade laws the English put in place to control the American colonies
  8. Founded Pennsylvania
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by bclinton
Who was the President of the 2nd Continental Congress?
  1. John Hancock
  2. John Adams
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. George Washington
Grade 7 :: Colonial Period by kellydigirolamo
Who were the Quakers?
  1. Protestant religious groups that believed in non - violence and the equality of men and women
  2. The founders of Virginia
  3. A Protestant group that wanted to reform, or purify the Church of England
  4. People that left their country of birth to live in another country
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Jbuell17
What is abolitionism?
  1. the idea of westward expansion
  2. a movement to end slavery
  3. Abraham Lincoln's famous speech
  4. John Brown's horse's name
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 7 :: Pre-Colonial Period by sarahj123450
Who gave Florida its name?
  1. Juan Ponce de Leon
  2. Francisco Pizzoro
  3. Henry Hudson
  4. John Cabot
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