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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) US History Questions

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Grade 6 Early National Era
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 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 Industrialization
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 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
Grade 6 Roaring 20s
The temperance movement tried to...
  1. reduce the use of alcoholic beverages.
  2. make people have a better temper.
  3. create new communities that would be free of social ills.
Grade 6 Colonial Period
The southern colonies were founded mostly for
  1. Religious freedoms
  2. Freedom of speech
  3. Profit
  4. Debt relief
Grade 6 Democratic Foundations
What was the United States' first constitution called?
  1. The Bill of Rights
  2. Congress
  3. The Articles of Confederation
  4. The Declaration of Independence
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