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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) US History Questions

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Grade 10 Reconstruction
In the Compromise of 1877 that ended Reconstruction, Republicans agreed to
  1. withdraw federal troops from the South.
  2. support the Black Codes.
  3. award the presidency to Democrat Samuel Tilden.
  4. accept the Supreme Court decision in Dred Scott v. Sanford.
Grade 10 Colonial Period
Grade 10 Supreme Court Cases
What was the decision in the case Plessy v. Ferguson?
  1. Poll taxes violated the Civil Rights Act
  2. School desegregation was unconstitutional
  3. Racial segregation in public facilities was legal
  4. Police must advise individuals being taken into custody that they have a right to remain silent
Grade 10 Supreme Court Cases
Which case determined that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional?
  1. Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County
  2. Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education
  3. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
  4. NAACP v. Alabama
Grade 10 American Revolution
Who wrote Common Sense?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Patrick Henry
  3. John Dickenson
  4. Thomas Paine
  5. Ben Franklin
Grade 10 American Revolution
Grade 10 Civil War
Which is true about the battle between the Monitor and the Virginia?
  1. Both ships sunk.
  2. The Virginia sunk the Monitor.
  3. The Monitor sunk the Virginia.
  4. Neither ship was able to seriously damage the other.
Grade 10 Progressive Era
How was health improved during the Progressive Era?
  1. People were required to purchase gym memberships.
  2. All food processing was done by government businesses.
  3. Laws were passed that gave the government power to inspect food.
  4. People were rationed the proper amount of food through food stamps.
Grade 10 American Revolution
What tax were the colonists protesting against in the Boston Tea Party
  1. Stamp Act
  2. Tea Act
  3. Sugar Act
  4. The Intolerable Acts
Grade 10 American Revolution
What war caused England to find new ways of taxing their American colonies before the American Revolutionary War?
  1. The American Revolutionary War
  2. World War I
  3. The Civil War
  4. The French and Indian War
Grade 10 American Revolution
According to the Declaration of Independence, governments get their power from:
  1. The king of England
  2. The consent of the governed (the people)
  3. Parliament
  4. The military
Grade 10 American Revolution
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