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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 :: 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 tab698
When was the Treaty of Paris signed?
  1. 1780
  2. 1783
  3. 1785
  4. 1789
  5. 1791
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
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
What was Valley Forge?
  1. A Military Camp
  2. A Battle Site
  3. A Fort
  4. A City
  5. A Valley
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 :: 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 :: 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 :: Civil War by Brendan37
Why did white southerners believe that the Civil War they were fighting was just like the American Revolution?
  1. They were fighting an offensive battle against a "crown"
  2. they wore the same uniforms
  3. they believed that they were fighting for independence
  4. they believed that the North was fighting for its homeland
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