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Third Grade (Grade 3) US History Questions

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Grade 3 The Presidents
Lincoln's 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
George Washington served as president for
  1. one term.
  2. two terms.
  3. three terms.
  4. four terms.
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 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
Thomas Jefferson was the                 president of the United States.
  1. 1st
  2. 3rd
  3. 16th
  4. 8th
Grade 3 The Presidents
Lincoln's main concern during the Civil War was keeping the Union together.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 American Revolution
How many terms did Washington serve as President?
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 5
Grade 3 The Presidents
President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from which country?
  1. Spain
  2. Italy
  3. France
  4. England
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 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 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 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 American Revolution
The colonists revolted and dumped                 into the Boston Harbor.
  1. orange juice
  2. sugar
  3. stamps
  4. tea
Grade 3 The Presidents
Lincoln was the                 president.
  1. 2nd
  2. 1st
  3. 16th
  4. 11th
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 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 American Revolution
Where was the last major battle of the Revolutionary War?
  1. Washington, D.C.
  2. Yorktown, Virginia
  3. Boston, Massachusetts
  4. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Grade 3 Industrialization
Who created the first practical telephone?
  1. Guglielmo Marconi
  2. Alexander Graham Bell
  3. Bette Nesmith Graham
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 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
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