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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) US History Questions

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Grade 8 :: Civil War by Rebecca0226
What was the primary issue during the Lincoln-Douglas debates that forged Lincoln into a prominent national figure?
  1. Slavery
  2. admitting Missouri into the Union
  3. The Kansas-Nebraska Act
  4. Tariff of 1832
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Rebecca0226
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Rebecca0226
Grade 8 :: Formation of the USA by floydiannyc
Which of these was NOT a reason Americans began moving west
  1. New cities in the west had many job opportunities
  2. Immigrants moving into eastern cities created overcrowding
  3. Growing birth rates led to a rise in city population
  4. Due to an increase in population in the east, many people couldn't find jobs
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Qalam
The slave codes were
  1. rules to protect the general welfare of enslaved people.
  2. ways for enslaved people to secretly communicate with one another other.
  3. laws that controlled the lives of enslaved African Americans.
  4. guidelines for freeing a certain number of enslaved people every year.
Grade 8 :: Civil War by Qalam
Why did people in the North and the South have such different views about slavery?
  1. The South's economy depended on slavery, while the economy of the North did not.
  2. Most people in the South believed slavery was morally wrong.
  3. Northerners thought slavery was destroying the economy.
  4. Southerners believed slavery should be eliminated gradually, while northerners thought it should be abolished all at once.
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by spencercooke
Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death?"
  1. George Washington
  2. Paul Revere
  3. Sam Adams
  4. Patrick Henry
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by savvymom
After winning which battle did the British learn that defeating the Americans would not be easy?
  1. Battle of Boston
  2. Battle of Concord
  3. Battle of Bunker Hill
  4. Battle of Lexington
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