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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) US History Questions

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Grade 4 American Revolution
                  commanded the Continental Army.
  1. George Washington
  2. Thomas Paine
  3. Patrick Henry
  4. John Adams
Grade 4 American Revolution
                  was the President of Congress and had the largest signature on the Declaration of Independence.
  1. John Adams
  2. Nathan Hale
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. John Hancock
Grade 4 American Revolution
                  helped get France to support and join forces with America.
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Samuel Adams
  3. John Adams
  4. Benjamin Franklin
Grade 4 American Revolution
                   was the English General who surrendered to American Army during the Battle of Yorktown.
  1. Charles Cornwallis
  2. George Washington
  3. Patrick Henry
  4. Nathan Hale
Grade 4 American Revolution
                 was a spy for the Continental Army who was caught by the British and hanged.
  1. Benedict Arnold
  2. Patrick Henry
  3. Nathan Hale
  4. Nathanael Greene
Grade 4 American Revolution
                 was an officer in the Continental Navy and is known as the Father of the American Navy.
  1. John Paul Jones
  2. Nathanael Greene
  3. Nathan Hale
  4. John Adams
Grade 4 American Revolution
                     was the a commander of the American Army in the South.
  1. Marquis de Lafayette
  2. John Adams
  3. Nathanael Greene
  4. Nathan Hale
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
                was a former slave killed at the Boston Massacre.
  1. Lord North
  2. John Paul Jones
  3. Crispus Attucks
  4. Nathan Hale
Grade 4 US History
                  wrote the Declaration of Independence.
  1. Thomas Paine
  2. Francis Scott Key
  3. King George III
  4. Thomas Jefferson
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 Early National Era
                  wrote the Star Spangled Banner.
  1. Lord North
  2. George Washington
  3. Patrick Henry
  4. Francis Scott Key
Grade 4 US History
                  was the leader of the Sons of Liberty in Boston who organized protests.
  1. John Adams
  2. Samuel Adams
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. Benjamin Franklin
Grade 4 US History
                 wrote the pamphlet Common Sense.
  1. Thomas Paine
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. John Adams
  4. Paul Revere
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 US History
In 1889.                 was opened up to new settlers.
  1. The West
  2. Nebraska
  3. Oklahoma
  4. California
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 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
What was the name given a British soldier because of the color of his uniform?
  1. militia
  2. bluecoat
  3. green beret
  4. redcoat
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