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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) US History Questions

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Grade 4 US History
Grade 4 American Revolution
Why did the British march south to continue fighting the Revolutionary War?
  1. Fighting would be easier in the warmer southern colonies
  2. There were many Patriots in the south, and the British wanted to stop them
  3. There were many Loyalists in the south, and they would help the British
Grade 4 American Revolution
Why was the Battle of Kings Mountain so important?
  1. It was a surprising victory that gave the Patriots hope
  2. It helped the Patriot army win back the Carolinas
  3. It showed Loyalists they needed to stop helping the British
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Two reasons people explored were
  1. to find new friends and buy a new boat
  2. to find new land and find gold
  3. to trick the Native Americans and draw maps
Grade 4 Formation of the USA

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A MAIN idea of the Declaration of Independence is that
  1. people can rebel against their government any time they want.
  2. government gets its authority from the consent of the governed.
  3. taxes should not be increased.
  4. government should not interfere in economic activities.
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Grade 4 American Revolution
Why did the Cherokees agree to help the British in the Revolutionary War?
  1. The British promised to keep settlers off of Cherokee land
  2. The British had treated the Cherokees well over the years
  3. THe British promised the Cherokees one of the colonies if they won the war
Grade 4 Colonial Period
The Pilgrims landed in America in the beginning of winter. Why was this a challenge for them?
  1. It was hard for them to find shelter
  2. Finding food was a challenge
  3. They were already weak and it was very cold
  4. All of the above
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
What is the continent that Columbus hoped to reach?
  1. Asia
  2. Europe
  3. North America
  4. South America
Grade 4 Colonial Period
How did the French treat the Native Americans?
  1. They enslaved them
  2. They were friendly to them
  3. They killed many of them
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 4 Democratic Foundations
Who sewed the first American flag?
  1. Miss. Ashtyn
  2. Betsy Ross
  3. Abigail Adams
  4. Michell Obama
Grade 4 Civil War
What General was in charge of the Union Army during the Civil War?
  1. Robert E. Lee
  2. Andrew Johnson
  3. Dwight Eisenhower
  4. Ulysses Grant
Grade 4 Early National Era
The Mississippi Territory was divided into what two states?
  1. Alabama and Mississippi
  2. Alabama and Florida
  3. Mississippi and Louisanna
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
Why did some Native American groups form permanent villages while others moved around?
  1. Some groups liked to travel and others did not.
  2. Some tribes preferred to stay close to their family in permanent villages rather than move from place to place.
  3. Some groups traveled around for religious purposes.
  4. Some had to move to follow the food they needed to eat or because the weather changed at certain times of the year.
Grade 4 Pre-Colonial Period
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