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Grade 5 Colonial Period
Grade 8 American Revolution
During the siege of Boston the British could not leave the city and the Americans could not enter thus a stalemate was created.

What most closely defines the word "siege"?
  1. A trap.
  2. An economic system of exploitation.
  3. When one force traps another and attempts to outlast.
  4. The navel maneuver of a broadside.
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 5 Civil War
What was the first battle of the Civil War?
  1. Battle of Fort Sumter
  2. Battle of Chancellorsville
  3. Battle of Bull Run
  4. Battle of Gettysburg
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The Plymouth colony became part of the                          in 1691.
  1. Pennsylvania Colony
  2. Delaware Colony
  3. Massachusetts Bay Colony
  4. New Netherlands Colony
Grade 5 Industrialization

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Which form of mass production was used by Henry Ford to produce automobiles in large quantities?
  1. Assembly Line
  2. Morse Code
  3. Bessemer Process
  4. Interchangeable Parts
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
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 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 11 Reconstruction
After the Civil War, agriculture in the south was
  1. dominated by cotton
  2. dependent on many crops
  3. dominated by tobacco
  4. dominated by vegetables
Grade 10 American Revolution
During the American Revolutionary War, why did the rebels (colonial army) kill the Native American scouts first?
  1. They had bad aim
  2. They could not tell the difference between the scouts and the British
  3. They knew that the Native Americans were spies
  4. To eliminate British knowledge of the terrain (land)
Grade 11 Progressive Era

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In the Progressive Era what is meant by "suffrage"?
  1. The right for women to vote.
  2. For men to vote in more than one precinct.
  3. For foreign nationals to vote.
Grade 4 Colonial Period
Two reasons people explored were
  1. to find new friends and buy a new boat
  2. to find new land and find gold
  3. to trick the Native Americans and draw maps
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 1 American Revolution
Grade 5 Civil War
Cotton was "king" because
  1. it was an important part of the North's growing industrial economy.
  2. the cotton gin made it easy to produce.
  3. slave labor made it easy to harvest.
  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
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