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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 5 :: Colonial Period by rolaharb
Agriculture was more important in the Southern colonies than in the New England colonies because in the Southern colonies the
  1. soil was rocky
  2. rainfall was more predictable
  3. climate was warmer
  4. wind was less damaging
Grade 4 :: American Revolution by jenningsa
People who wanted independence from Britain
  1. tax
  2. Patriots
  3. leap year
  4. Loyalists
Grade 4 :: American Revolution by jenningsa
Grade 4 :: American Revolution by hbednar
Grade 4 :: American Revolution by jenningsa
Grade 4 :: Civil War by Across
An end to slavery is called?
  1. abolition
  2. reconstruction
  3. black codes
  4. secede
Grade 4 :: American Revolution by jenningsa
The early American colonies gained independence after defeating the British in which war?
  1. Revolutionary War
  2. French and Indian War
  3. Boston Massacre
  4. Civil War
Grade 4 :: American Revolution by hbednar
Grade 4 :: Civil War by Across
What General was in charge of the Union Army?
  1. Robert E. Lee
  2. Andrew Johnson
  3. John Lynch
  4. Ulysses Grant
Grade 4 :: Civil War by Across
Who became President of the Confederacy?
  1. Abraham Lincoln
  2. Andrew Johnson
  3. Jefferson Davis
  4. Ulysses Grant
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Rebecca0226
What was the primary issue during the Lincoln-Douglas debates that forged Lincoln into a prominent national figure?
  1. Slavery
  2. admitting Missouri into the Union
  3. The Kansas-Nebraska Act
  4. Tariff of 1832
Grade 5 :: Colonial Period by rolaharb
Because of fertile land and a long growing season, plantations in the 13 colonies developed in
  1. The upper Mississipi River valley
  2. The south
  3. The Middle Atlantic region
  4. New England
Grade 5 :: Colonial Period by rolaharb
Which colony was most influenced by the Quakers?
  1. South Carolina
  2. Vermont
  3. Maryland
  4. Pennsylvania
Grade 5 :: Colonial Period by rolaharb
Which economic activity in New England is agricultural?
  1. mining
  2. farming
  3. fishing
  4. manufacturing
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by Jurneesmom
Why was the phrase “taxation without representation” so important to the revolutionary cause?
  1. Colonists did not wish to support a government in which they had no voice.
  2. Great Britain would have ended taxation if colonists had kept the peace.
  3. Colonists believed that Great Britain should only tax certain items.
  4. Great Britain only taxed the colonists to force them into war
Grade 11 :: American Revolution by Jurneesmom
What was the Quartering Act?
  1. Every colonist had to pay a quarter a month in taxes
  2. Taxes on the colonists were one quarter of their earnings
  3. Every colonist had to cut his quarters in half by order of the King
  4. Every colonist had to feed, cloth, and house British soldiers
Grade 11 :: World War I by dsmwookie
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.
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