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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) US History Questions

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Grade 8 Colonial Period
The southern colonies included:
  1. Georgia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & South Carolina
  2. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, & Rhode Island
  3. New Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska, & Texas
Grade 8 Civil Rights
The National Women's Suffrage Association was founded by
  1. Lucretia Mott and Sojourner Truth.
  2. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and John Quincy Adams.
  3. Susan B. Anthony and Harriet Tubman
  4. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Grade 8 Pre-Colonial Period
Which city was the first founded by Europeans in North America?
  1. Jamestown
  2. Boston
  3. St. Augustine
  4. Washington
  5. New York
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Pilgrims and Puritans settled here
  1. Middle Colonies
  2. Southern Colonies
  3. New England Colonies
  4. All of the above
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Why did 3/4 of the settlers die when they first arrived in the United States?
  1. Harsh Winter
  2. Famine/Starvation
  3. Disease
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Grade 8 Colonial Period
New England Colonies were established by what two religious groups?
  1. Pilgrims and Puritans
  2. Christians and Catholics
  3. Quakers and Christians
  4. Catholics and Pilgrims
Grade 8 Reconstruction
Which political group wanted the federal government to force change in the South?
  1. Radical Democrats
  2. Tea Party
  3. Radical Republicans
  4. Green Party
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Which statement correctly identifies the relationship between the Native Americans and French?
  1. The French and Indians typically did not get along and often fought one another.
  2. The French and Indians typically did not trade with one another.
  3. Th French treated the Indians well because they relied on them for important items.
  4. The English and the Indians often fought each other.
Grade 8 Reconstruction
Grade 8 Colonial Period
Why did the French towns in the New World stay small ?
  1. The French king encouraged people to move to the New World and they did.
  2. The French found the new land uninhabitable.
  3. The English king asked the French to move to the New World
  4. The French king did not encourage the French to move to the New World.
Grade 8 Industrialization
What allowed timber mills to operate 24/7?
  1. Sewage
  2. Labor Unions
  3. Lindsey Wagons
  4. Electricity
Grade 8 Colonial Period
The Huguenots settled in the English colonies for which primary reason?
  1. Freedom of Religion
  2. Freedom of Petition
  3. Surplus Population
  4. Joint-Stock Company/Rise of the Middle Class
Grade 8 American Revolution
What is the American Revolution?
  1. A war between Britain and France.
  2. A war between the 13 Colonies and Britain.
  3. A war.
  4. A war that happened in France.
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