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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) US History Questions

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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
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 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 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 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
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 Progressive Era
The Progressive Era ran from
  1. 1890-1908
  2. 1895-1915
  3. 1900-1917
  4. 1910-1920
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 Imperialism
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
Who came up with the Anaconda Plan (North's strategy)?
  1. Francis Scott Key
  2. Winfield Scott
  3. Frederick Douglas
  4. Robert E. Lee
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
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
The Emancipation Proclamation was made to                          .
  1. free slaves
  2. end the war
  3. make friends in the South
  4. help Southern landowners
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