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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) US History Questions

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Grade 6 Early National Era
Grade 6 Civil Rights
Thurgood Marshall successfully argued which landmark Supreme Court case?
  1. Plessy v. Ferguson
  2. Bethel SchoolDistrict #43 v. Fraser
  3. Board of Education v. Earls
  4. Brown v. The Board of Education
Grade 6 Early National Era
How did the Embargo Act affect the United States?
  1. The American economy boomed
  2. Prices increased and wages dropped
  3. There was no apparent change.
  4. The Act strengthened public confidence in government.
Grade 6 Civil Rights
In what city and state did the arrest of Rosa Parks take place?
  1. Montgomery, Alabama
  2. Birmingham, Alabama
  3. Selma, Alabama
  4. Atlanta, Georgia
Grade 6 American Revolution
Grade 6 American Revolution
Grade 6 American Revolution
Grade 6 American Revolution
Acts that made the colonists pay taxes on every day items sent by Britain.
  1. Intolerable Acts
  2. Townshend Acts
  3. Stamp Act
  4. Tea Act
Grade 6 Democratic Foundations
Which document was passed by Congress to protect the rights of the American people?
  1. Declaration of Independence
  2. Bill of Rights
  3. The Constitution
  4. Articles of Confederation
Grade 6 Civil Rights
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"We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

How did Martin Luther King, Jr. support the realization of his quote?
  1. He helped integrate American schools by voting for laws as a congressman.
  2. He led protests to end gender discrimination in the workforce.
  3. He helped the United States inspire troops during the Vietnam War.
  4. He led the protest movement that resulted in laws giving African Americans equal rights.
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Early National Era
What man believed strongly that America should have a national bank?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Alexander Hamilton
  3. Roger Sherman
  4. James Madison
Grade 6 Industrialization
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Civil Rights
Where was Martin Luther King born?
  1. Atlanta, Georgia
  2. Savannah, Georgia
  3. Washington, D.C.
Grade 6 Democratic Foundations
As a new nation, what was America's FIRST governing document?
  1. Declaration of Independence
  2. Bill of Rights
  3. The Constitution
  4. Articles of Confederation
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