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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) US History Questions

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Grade 5 Civil War
The people that fought to end slavery were called
  1. terrorists
  2. freedomnists
  3. Pilgrims
  4. abolitionists
Grade 5 Civil War
To abolish slavery means to
  1. get rid of it.
  2. maintain it.
  3. support it.
  4. run away from it.
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who was the King of England in 1766?
  1. King George III
  2. King Fernando
  3. King George I
  4. King George's Dad
Grade 5 Civil War
What was the first battle of the Civil War?
  1. Battle of Fort Sumter
  2. Battle of Chancellorsville
  3. Battle of Bull Run
  4. Battle of Gettysburg
Grade 5 Industrialization
Which form of mass production was used by Henry Ford to produce automobiles in large quantities?
  1. Assembly Line
  2. Morse Code
  3. Bessemer Process
  4. Interchangeable Parts
Grade 5 Civil War
Cotton was "king" because
  1. it was an important part of the North's growing industrial economy.
  2. the cotton gin made it easy to produce.
  3. slave labor made it easy to harvest.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
The Hopi and Navajo were Native Americans of what area?
  1. Northwest
  2. Southeast
  3. Southwest
  4. Northeast
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The Plymouth colony became part of the                          in 1691.
  1. Pennsylvania Colony
  2. Delaware Colony
  3. Massachusetts Bay Colony
  4. New Netherlands Colony
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 5 Civil War
Was it really a railroad under the ground?
  1. Yes, they followed the railroad.
  2. No, it was just a pathway to escape.
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The most important crops grown on Southern plantations were:
  1. rice and tobacco
  2. apples and corn
  3. wheat and squash
  4. citrus fruit
Grade 5 Civil War
The Underground Railroad was
  1. an underground train
  2. a secret caves the slaves traveled
  3. a group of people that helped slaves escape
  4. A railroad haunted by the ghost of slaves
Grade 5 Civil War
Who was the father of the Underground Railroad?
  1. William Still
  2. Frederick Douglas
  3. Donald Trump
Grade 5 Pre-Colonial Period
What was the most important reason that decided how/what the Indians made their shelter out of?
  1. Their weath
  2. The climate (temperature)
  3. Their religion
  4. The animals around them
Grade 5 Civil War
The first shots of the Civil War were fired at
  1. Fort Sumter, SC.
  2. Atlanta, GA.
  3. Appomattox, VA.
  4. Birmingham, AL.
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