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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 tab698
Slaves typically worked on/in:                     
  1. Southern Plantations
  2. Northern Plantations
  3. Southern Cotton Farms
  4. Textile Mills
  5. Grocery Stores
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Which battle was a major turning point during the war?
  1. Valley Forge
  2. Saratoga
  3. Boston
  4. Tippecanoe
  5. Toronto
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Where were the first shots fired in the Revolutionary War?
  1. Boston
  2. Concord
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Charleston
  5. Indianapolis
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Where did the Second Continental Congress convene?
  1. New York
  2. Boston
  3. London
  4. Philidelphia
  5. Indianapolis
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Grade 8 :: Pre-Colonial Period by tab698
Who were the first people in the Americas?
  1. Spanish
  2. French
  3. British
  4. Native Americans
  5. Portuguese
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
What was Valley Forge?
  1. A Military Camp
  2. A Battle Site
  3. A Fort
  4. A City
  5. A Valley
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 :: 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 :: American Revolution by spencercooke
Who was the commander of the Continental Army?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Thomas Paine
  3. Benedict Arnold
  4. George Washington
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by gispan
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by tab698
Who won the battle of Saratoga?
  1. Colonists
  2. Native Americans
  3. British
  4. none of the above
  5. No one won; it was a truce on both sides.
Grade 8 :: American Revolution by gispan
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