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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) US History Questions

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Grade 7 American Revolution
The Declaration of Independence was written after which major event?
  1. First Continental Congress
  2. Second Continental Congress
  3. Constitutional Convention
  4. Stamp Act Congress
Grade 7 American Revolution
What were the essays written to defend the Constitution called?
  1. Federalist Papers
  2. Treaty of Paris
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. Declaration of Independence
Grade 7 American Imperialism
Grade 7 Civil War
All of the following were a result of Sherman's March to the Sea EXCEPT...
  1. Lee's men grew inspired by the great Southern victory.
  2. Many cities in the South would be burnt.
  3. Once freed, many slaves joined General Sherman's army.
  4. Planation owners in the deep South grew tired of the war.
Grade 7 American Imperialism
Grade 7 Colonial Period
The Native Americans called these crops the 'Three Sisters'
  1. Watermelons, strawberries and peanuts
  2. Tomatoes, avocados and potatoes
  3. Peas, collards and pumpkins
  4. Corn, squash and beans
Grade 7 American Revolution
Which of the following was NOT invented by Ben Franklin?
  1. Bifocals
  2. Poor Richards Almanac
  3. American Flag
  4. Lightning Rod
Grade 7 The Frontier
Which of these once belonged to Mexico?
  1. California
  2. Florida
  3. Louisiana
  4. Nebraska
Grade 7 Civil War
Define 'sectionalism':
  1. Group of several families
  2. Line of descent through the mother
  3. Allegiance to local interests rather than national interests
  4. Tax imposed on manufactured goods IMPORTED into America
Grade 7 Pre-Colonial Period
A type of written communication used by Native Americans in Mississippi:
  1. Pictography
  2. Caligraphy
  3. Hieroglyphs
  4. Text messages
Grade 7 Progressive Era
The Progressive Era ran from
  1. 1890-1908
  2. 1895-1915
  3. 1900-1917
  4. 1910-1920
Grade 7 Civil War
Which two Union generals attacked Vicksburg and Jackson, MS along the Mississippi river to seize it as a great asset for the North in a battle in which Abraham Lincoln dubbed "Vicksburg is the key!" (to the Civil War)?
  1. General Lee/General Jackson(Stonewall)
  2. General Ulysses S. Grant/Admiral Farragut
  3. General Scott/General McClellan
  4. General Sherman/General Stewart
Grade 7 Civil War
Which battle/attack signified the beginning of the American Civil War?
  1. Battle of Lexington and Concord
  2. Attack on Fort Henry
  3. Attack at Fort Sumter
  4. Attack at Fort Summer
Grade 7 Civil War
Which of the following did NOT contribute to the high death tolls in the Civil War?
  1. ancient battle tactics/ new technology
  2. tight quarters, low quality supplies
  3. new medicine practices
  4. casulaties on both sides were from the same country
Grade 7 Civil War
Who was the most important Admiral for the Union Navy?
  1. Robert E. Lee
  2. John Brown
  3. U.S. Grant
  4. David Farragut
Grade 7 Civil War
Who was elected as President of the Confederacy?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Stonewall Jackson
  3. Jefferson Davis
  4. Abraham Lincoln
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