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Second Grade (Grade 2) US History Questions

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Grade 2 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe was born in
  1. Georgia
  2. England
  3. South Carolina
Grade 2 American Revolution
Grade 2 The Frontier
How did the very first pioneers travel?
  1. cars
  2. planes
  3. wagons
  4. bikes
Grade 2 Formation of the USA
Sequoyah created which of the following?
  1. The bow and arrow
  2. The Cherokee Alphabet
  3. The Cherokee Ships
  4. The Creek houses
Grade 2 The Presidents
Who was the first president of the United States?
  1. George Washington
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. Adam Smith
Grade 2 Immigration
Cesar Chavez's family moved from where to where?
  1. Arizona to California
  2. Texas to Arizona
  3. Texas to New York
  4. Arizona to New Mexico
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What was the court case that ended the separation of African Americans and whites in schools?
  1. Chambers v Florida
  2. Blacks v Whites
  3. Brown v Board of Education
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What was Sojourner Truth?
  1. A slave at first, then an abolitionist
  2. A lawyer and a judge
  3. A slave owner
Grade 2 Civil Rights
How old was Sojourner Truth when she got sold, and for how much?
  1. Age 3 for $200
  2. Age 10 for $400
  3. Age 5 for $300
  4. Age 9 for $100
Grade 2 Great Depression
Why did Cesar Chavez and his family have to move?
  1. They lost their jobs and house in the Great Depression
  2. They were slaves
  3. They got tired of the house they lived in
Grade 2 The Frontier
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What did Cesar Chavez form?
  1. National Association for African Americans
  2. National Ranching Associtation
  3. National Farm Workers Association
Grade 2 Civil Rights
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What did Thurgood Marshall do?
  1. He was a slave
  2. He was a lawyer and a judge
  3. He was a student
  4. He wanted better working conditions on farms
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What was Sojourner Truth's real name?
  1. Sojourner Truth
  2. Isabella Baumfree
  3. Elizabeth Marshall
  4. Harriet Tubman
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What did Thurgood Marshall's parents do?
  1. They were both slaves
  2. His mom was a teacher, his dad was a waiter
  3. They were both teachers
  4. They did not have a job
Grade 2 American Revolution
Grade 2 American Revolution
The war that the colonists gained their independence was called the
  1. The War of 1776
  2. Civil War
  3. American Revolution
  4. The Vietnam War
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