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Early National Era Questions - All Grades

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Grade 8 Early National Era
Who was the president who made the Louisiana Purchase?
  1. George Washington
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. John Adams
Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
Which French leader sold the Louisiana territory?
  1. Louis XVI
  2. Charles X
  3. Napoleon I
  4. Louis Napoleon
Grade 5 Early National Era
Which side did Tecumseh support during the War of 1812?
  1. French
  2. English
  3. American
  4. He did not participate.
Grade 8 Early National Era
What was the name of the rebellion which showed that the Articles of Confederation did not work?
  1. Whiskey Rebellion
  2. Washington's Rebellion
  3. Shays' Rebellion
  4. Constitutional Rebellion
Grade 7 Early National Era
The result of Shays' Rebellion was
  1. it showed how well the Articles of Confederation worked.
  2. it shocked Congress into calling for the Constitutional Convention.
  3. it proved how strong the army was.
Grade 6 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
Shays' Rebellion is remembered today because it
  1. threatened law and order in Massachusetts.
  2. dramatized the money problems faced by poor farmers.
  3. shocked Congress into calling for a Constitutional Convention.
  4. showed how well the Articles of Confederation worked.
Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
Jefferson commissioned the                              to explore and map the lands of the Louisiana Purchase.
  1. Pike Expedition
  2. Red River Expedition
  3. Lewis and Clark Expedition
  4. Willamette Valley Expedition
Grade 7 Early National Era
Fear of French sympathizers endangering national security lead the passage of which laws?
  1. Intolerable Acts
  2. Impressment Acts
  3. Alien and Sedition Acts
  4. Acts of the First Coalition
Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
What made the passage of the Land Ordinance of 1785 and the Northwest Ordinance possible?
  1. States turning over their western land claims to the national government.
  2. The ratification of the Constitution by Virginia, New York, and other large states.
  3. The effect of Shays' Rebellion on the economic depression of the mid-1780s.
  4. The addition of the Bill of Rights to the Constitution.
Grade 4 Early National Era
What did Shays' Rebellion show about the new government?
  1. It was strong enough to protect itself.
  2. The people realized the government did not support farms.
  3. The new government could defend its borders.
  4. The government was too weak to keep order around the nation.
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