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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) US History Questions

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Grade 7 Progressive Era
After what event would America gain control over Puerto Rico and the Philippines?
  1. Civil War
  2. Mexican - American War
  3. World War I
  4. Spanish - American War
Grade 7 US History
Grade 7 Early National Era
Grade 7 Colonial Period
What document was written by the Pilgrims that later influenced the framers of the Constitution?
  1. Magna Carta
  2. Mayflower Compact
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. Virginia Declaration of Rights
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 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 Reconstruction
What signaled the end of Reconstruction?
  1. Compromise of 1877
  2. Amnesty Act
  3. Civil Rights Act of 1875
  4. 15th Amendment
Grade 7 Civil War
The Emancipation Proclamation was made to                          .
  1. free slaves
  2. end the war
  3. make friends in the South
  4. help Southern landowners
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 Civil War
Where did the first attack occur to start the Civil War?
  1. Fort Sumter
  2. Virginia
  3. Gettysburg
  4. Bull run
Grade 7 American Imperialism

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Grade 7 Civil War
Who was elected as President of the Confederacy?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Stonewall Jackson
  3. Jefferson Davis
  4. Abraham Lincoln
Grade 7 Civil War
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 Reconstruction
What were black codes?
  1. Laws limiting the rights of African Americans.
  2. Law freeing African Americans.
  3. Laws offering unlimited African American rights.
  4. Laws enslaving African Americans again.
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