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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 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 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 4 Formation of the USA
The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from which country?
  1. Germany
  2. Spain
  3. England
  4. France
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Who was New Jersey's first state governor?
  1. Giovanni de Verrazano
  2. Sir George Carteret
  3. Lord John Berkley
  4. Lewis Morris
  5. William Livingston
  6. Chris Christie
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Which city was the FIRST capital of the Northwest Territory?
  1. Ravenna
  2. Chillicothe
  3. Columbus
  4. Cleveland
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
The President who actually made the Louisiana Purchase was
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. George Washington
  3. Samuel Adams
  4. James Madison
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
The woman who led the expedition into the Louisiana Territory was                  
  1. Shakoha
  2. Pocahontas
  3. Kateri Tekakwitha
  4. Sacagawea
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
Who was the general of the Texas army and later became the president of the Texas Republic? (page 173)
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
What was the difference in the size of the country after the Louisiana Purchase?
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