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Grade 4 Formation of the USA
The Northwest Ordinance was passed by the                              .
  1. First Continental Congress
  2. First United States Congress
  3. Second Continental Congress
  4. Congress of the Confederation
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
The Northwest Ordinance required states to do what with unsettled land?
  1. Turn it over to the federal government
  2. Return it to the Native Americans
  3. Deploy troops to remove any Native Americans.
  4. Set a portion aside for Revolutionary War veterans
Grade 11 Formation of the USA
Alexander Hamilton was killed in a duel with which Vice President in 1804?
  1. Aaron Burr
  2. John Adams
  3. James Madison
  4. Thomas Jefferson
Grade 11 Formation of the USA
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Grade 11 Formation of the USA
Grade 11 Formation of the USA
Grade 11 Formation of the USA
Where was Alexander Hamilton born?
  1. Nevis
  2. France
  3. Virginia
  4. England
Grade 8 Formation of the USA
Grade 8 Formation of the USA
What does the Bill of Rights primarily protect?
  1. members of Congress
  2. states’ rights
  3. individual rights
  4. the federal government
Grade 8 Formation of the USA
What was the Bill of Rights?
  1. a document added to Constitution to protect citizens’ rights
  2. a document used to limit the powers of state governments
  3. a document outlining the rights of the federal government
  4. a document stating the ways in which citizens can participate in government
Grade 4 Formation of the USA

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A MAIN idea of the Declaration of Independence is that
  1. people can rebel against their government any time they want.
  2. government gets its authority from the consent of the governed.
  3. taxes should not be increased.
  4. government should not interfere in economic activities.
Grade 5 Formation of the USA
What was the first state to ratify the Constitution?
  1. New Hampshire
  2. New York
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Delaware
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Grade 8 Formation of the USA
What document directly preceded the U.S. Constitution?
  1. the Mayflower Compact
  2. the Articles of Confederation
  3. the Emancipation Proclamation
  4. the Declaration of Independence
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Who was President at the time of the Louisiana Purchase?
  1. George Washington
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. John Adams
Grade 3 Formation of the USA
On what date was the Constitution signed?
  1. Sept. 17, 1997
  2. Sept. 17, 1787
  3. Sept. 11, 1997
  4. Sept. 21, 2007
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
The                             was the first attempt at government in the new United States.
  1. American Revolutionary War
  2. intercolonial collaboration
  3. Articles of Confederation
  4. armed conflict
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Why is the trail they traveled called the Trail of Tears?
  1. People cried and many of them lost their lives.
  2. The people let the children cry.
  3. The people hurt themselves.
  4. The people got tired of walking.
Grade 5 Formation of the USA
What political party stood for a strong federal government?
  1. Anti-Federalist
  2. Democratic-Republican
  3. Democratic
  4. Federalist
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