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Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton took up nursing as a career during which war?
  1. Civil War
  2. Crimean War
  3. Spanish-American War
  4. Mexican-American War
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton's introduction to nursing came at the age of ten when she took care of her brother who had fallen off a barn roof.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Currently, Juneteenth is an official holiday or special day of observance in how many states?
  1. 11
  2. 23
  3. 35
  4. 47
Grade 5 Modern Era
The first Juneteenth celebration was celebrated in 1866.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
An important aspect of Juneteenth celebrations is the teaching of African American culture and history.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Juneteenth became an official holiday in Texas in 1880.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Susan B. Anthony was an abolitionist working for the New York Branch of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Beginning in the 1890s, there was a decline in the number of Juneteenth celebrations due mainly to the fact that many African Americans were moving to northern states.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Frequently Juneteenth celebrations include         voter         registration drives.
Grade 5 Modern Era
Observations of Juneteenth frequently include recitations of the Emancipation Proclamation and the singing of such songs as "Swing Low Sweet Chariot".
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton was the founder of the International Red Cross.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Despite crippling shyness as a child, what was Clara Barton's job between 1838 and 1850?
  1. actor
  2. lawyer
  3. teacher
  4. interpreter
Grade 5 Modern Era
During the Battle of Cold Harbor, Clara Barton was slightly injured when a shot hit her in the arm.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton tended to injured soldiers of both sides during the Civil War.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton worked to help injured soldiers at the battles of Antietam and Fredericksburg.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Upon meeting with Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass after the Civil War, Clara Barton became engaged with the causes of women's suffrage and civil rights.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
For her work helping the poor in Paris after the Siege of Paris, Clara Barton was awarded the Legion of Honor.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
For her role in bringing aid to prisoners and refugees during the Spanish-American War, a statue dedicated to Clara Barton was erected in Santiago, Cuba.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton was the first woman to work as a clerk in the U.S. Patent Office.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
At the age of 78, Clara Barton's last time helping in the field came during what event?
  1. Tri-State Tornado
  2. Great Flood of 1913
  3. Galveston Hurricane
  4. San Francisco Earthquake
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