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Second Grade (Grade 2) US History Questions

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Grade 2 Colonial Period
In which state was George Washington born?
  1. Pennsylvania
  2. Virginia
  3. Georgia
  4. Maryland
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What sport did Jackie Robinson play?
  1. baseball
  2. soccer
  3. basketball
  4. hockey
Grade 2 Modern Era
What magazine did Norman Rockwell paint covers for?
  1. The New York Times
  2. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  3. Washington Post
  4. Saturday Evening Post
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Tomochichi gave his land to James Oglethorpe to build a city in which location in Georgia?
  1. Macon
  2. Savannah
  3. Atlanta
  4. Athens
Grade 2 US History
How many stripes does the American flag have?
  1. 50
  2. 45
  3. 13
  4. 30
Grade 2 Colonial Period
James Oglethorpe was born in
  1. Georgia
  2. England
  3. South Carolina
Grade 2 The Presidents
Who was the first president of the United States?
  1. George Washington
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. Adam Smith
Grade 2 American Revolution
America and                fought in the Revolutionary War.
  1. Colonies
  2. President Obama
  3. America
  4. Great Britain
Grade 2 Colonial Period
Tomochichi was the chief of which Indian tribe?
  1. Yamacraw
  2. Cherokee
  3. Navajo
  4. Sioux
Grade 2 The Frontier
How did the very first pioneers travel?
  1. cars
  2. planes
  3. wagons
  4. bikes
Grade 2 American Revolution
What was the name of one of the first people to be killed while gaining independence from Britain (during the Boston Massacre)?
  1. Samuel Adams
  2. Paul Revere
  3. George Washington
  4. Crispus Attucks
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What was the court case that ended the separation of African Americans and whites in schools?
  1. Chambers v Florida
  2. Blacks v Whites
  3. Brown v Board of Education
Grade 2 American Revolution
The war that the colonists gained their independence was called the
  1. The War of 1776
  2. Civil War
  3. American Revolution
  4. The Vietnam War
Grade 2 The Frontier
What was the large animal that lived on the prairies and provided fresh meat for the pioneers?
  1. duck
  2. horse
  3. buffalo
  4. dog
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What did Thurgood Marshall do?
  1. He was a slave
  2. He was a lawyer and a judge
  3. He was a student
  4. He wanted better working conditions on farms
Grade 2 Civil Rights
What did Cesar Chavez form?
  1. National Association for African Americans
  2. National Ranching Associtation
  3. National Farm Workers Association
Grade 2 US History
How many stars did the first flag have?
  1. 50
  2. 40
  3. 5
  4. 13
Grade 2 American Revolution
What is another name for the Fourth of July?
  1. Labor Day
  2. Independence Day
  3. Flag Day
  4. Liberty Bell Day
Grade 2 American Revolution
James                 helped write the United States Constitution.
  1. Washington
  2. Madison
  3. Smith
Grade 2 Civil Rights
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. went to college to become which of the following?
  1. Teacher
  2. Librarian
  3. Fireman
  4. Minister
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