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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 Britain repealed the Quartering Act.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 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 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 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 7 :: Colonial Period by jilldover
What did James Oglethorpe not restrict in Georgia?
  1. owning slaves
  2. the amount of land a person could own
  3. having indentured servants
  4. plantations
Grade 6 :: Democratic Foundations by ConstanceHines
The Bill of Rights was added to the U.S. Constitution to
  1. give powers specifically to the government
  2. guarantee certain individual rights
  3. protect animal rights
  4. provide rights for both the government and the people
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 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 :: Pre-Colonial Period by xwooka
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
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