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Third Grade (Grade 3) US History Questions

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Grade 3 American Revolution
During the American Revolution, George Washington did what?
  1. Wrote the Declaration of Independence
  2. Commanded the Continental Army
  3. Left the country
  4. Participated in the Boston Tea Party
Grade 3 The Frontier
What is the name of the law that allowed people to claim Unassigned Lands?
  1. Dawes Act
  2. Land Runs
  3. Homestead Act
  4. Unassigned Lands Law
Grade 3 American Revolution
Where did General Washington spend the winter of 1777?
  1. Lexington
  2. Concord
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Valley Forge
Grade 3 The Presidents
In 1864, Lincoln gave which general command over all of the Union armies?
  1. William Tecumseh Sherman
  2. George McClellan
  3. Ulysses S. Grant
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 3 American Revolution
How many terms did Washington serve as President?
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 5
Grade 3 American Revolution
What was the biggest domestic issue Washington faced while President?
  1. French Revolution
  2. Whiskey Rebellion
  3. Shays' Rebellion
  4. Boston Tea Party
Grade 3 The Presidents
Lincoln and Washington's birthdays are often celebrated together as what holiday?
  1. Independence Day
  2. Victory Day
  3. Presidents' Day
  4. Inauguration Day
Grade 3 The Presidents
Washington was an officer for the                 during the French and Indian War.
  1. British
  2. French
  3. Canadians
  4. United States
Grade 3 The Presidents
Lincoln's main concern during the Civil War was keeping the Union together.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Civil War
Who led Union troops on his "March to the Sea"?
  1. Tecumseh Sherman
  2. Ulysses S. Grant
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 3 The Presidents
Lincoln was the                 president.
  1. 2nd
  2. 1st
  3. 16th
  4. 11th
Grade 3 The Presidents
Who was George Washington's Vice President?
  1. Alexander Hamilton
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. John Adams
Grade 3 Reconstruction
The goal of the                           was to rebuild the union between the North and South.
  1. Emancipation Proclamation
  2. Freedman's Bureau
  3. Reconstruction
  4. Discrimination
Grade 3 The Presidents
Which document, issued in January 1863, freed slaves in Confederate states?
  1. The Declaration of Independence
  2. The Emancipation Proclamation
  3. The Gettysburg Address
  4. The Magna Carta
Grade 3 Progressive Era
Who was Susan B. Anthony?
  1. A famous actor in the 1800s
  2. Leader for the suffrage movement
  3. The wife of the president who ended slavery
  4. A woman who opposed voting rights for women
Grade 3 The Presidents
Jefferson sent which two men to explore the Louisiana Purchase?
  1. Lewis and Clark
  2. Clay and Calhoun
  3. Hamilton and Burr
  4. Marbury and Madison
Grade 3 Civil Rights
Who delivered the famous "I have a Dream" speech?
  1. Frederick Douglass
  2. Harriet Tubman
  3. Martin Luther King Jr.
  4. Lyndon B. Johnson
Grade 3 American Revolution
The colonists revolted and dumped                 into the Boston Harbor.
  1. orange juice
  2. sugar
  3. stamps
  4. tea
Grade 3 Modern Era
Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a what?
  1. plane
  2. bus
  3. train
Grade 3 The Presidents
Lincoln had a series of debates about slavery with which senator?
  1. Henry Clay
  2. Charles Sumner
  3. Jefferson Davis
  4. Stephen Douglas
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