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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 Britain repealed the Quartering Act.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 10 :: Immigration by petephillips15
The Majority of Immagrants on the east coast came from               
  1. North America
  2. Western Europe
  3. Eastern Europe
  4. South America
Grade 5 :: Industrialization by saluquis
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 Andrewteachhistory
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 DellBell
The people that fought to end slavery were called:
  1. terrorists
  2. freedomnists
  3. Pilgrims
  4. abolitionists
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 :: Pre-Colonial Period by MATT9501
Which of the following statements are true regarding the English settlement at Roanoke:
  1. In 1585, 107 men, women, and children settled in Roanoke off the coast of North Carolina
  2. Battling and defeating the Spanish Armada helped the settlement at Roanoke thrive
  3. During the first few years, ships full of supplies from England enabled the settlers survival
  4. In July, 1587, 114 additional settlers including women landed at Roanoke
  5. August 18, 1587, Virginia Dare was the English child born on American soil
  6. In 1591, after a late delivery of supplies, a sign reading Croatoan led to the discovery of the new settlement on Croatoan island where the Roanoke settlers had moved
Grade 8 :: Formation of the USA by floydiannyc
Which of these was NOT a reason Americans began moving west
  1. New cities in the west had many job opportunities
  2. Immigrants moving into eastern cities created overcrowding
  3. Growing birth rates led to a rise in city population
  4. Due to an increase in population in the east, many people couldn't find jobs
Grade 5 :: Civil War by DellBell
Southerners in the United States needed slaves to work in their                    fields.
  1. tobacco and wheat
  2. tobacco and cotton
  3. Peanut and cotton
  4. all of the above
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 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 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 3 :: American Revolution by pnbmyers
Benjamin Franklin is known for:
  1. Being a Printer
  2. Visting Foreign Countries to get money for the Revolution
  3. Was an inventor
  4. All of the above
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by savvymom
After winning which battle did the British learn that defeating the Americans would not be easy?
  1. Battle of Boston
  2. Battle of Concord
  3. Battle of Bunker Hill
  4. Battle of Lexington
Grade 4 :: Colonial Period by jct2925
What part of North America did the Pilgrims land?
  1. North Carolina
  2. Massachusetts
  3. California
  4. Illinois
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