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Grade 4 The Presidents
Who was the 16th president of the United States?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. George Washington
Grade 4 Reconstruction
Who became president after Abraham Lincoln?
  1. Thaddeus Stevens
  2. Ulysses S. Grant
  3. Rutherford B. Hayes
  4. Andrew Johnson
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
In June 1921 Bessie Coleman became the first black person to obtain an international pilot's license from the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil War
The purpose of the Tuskegee Institute was to teach farming.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
Bessie Coleman was the first woman of either African American or Native American descent to earn a pilot's license.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
Bessie Coleman realized that she wanted to be a pilot after hearing pilots who returned from which war tell their stories?
  1. World War I
  2. World War II
  3. Korean War
  4. Spanish-American War
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
Neither women nor African Americans were allowed to get a pilot's license in the United States, so Bessie Coleman traveled to which country to learn to fly?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. England
  4. Germany
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Before 1821, why did many slaves flee south to Florida?
  1. Florida was a free state.
  2. Florida ignored the Fugitive Slave laws.
  3. From Florida they could sail to South America.
  4. Florida belonged to Spain which already abolished slavery.
Grade 4 Civil Rights
People who led escaped slaves from station to station were called what?
  1. engineers
  2. passengers
  3. conductors
  4. stockholders
Grade 4 American Revolution
After Shays' Rebellion, Americans no longer cared about the government.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
In 1922 Bessie Coleman traveled to Argentina to learn the advanced flying skills required to become a stunt pilot.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
The type of stunt flying performed by Bessie Coleman was known as                  barnstorming                .
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
Bessie Coleman would not fly at events that refused to allow African Americans in the audience.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
The Underground Railroad was an actual railroad.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
The Northwest Ordinance required states to do what with unsettled land?
  1. turn it over to the federal government
  2. return it to the Native Americans
  3. deploy troops to remove any Native Americans.
  4. set a portion aside for Revolutionary War veterans
Grade 4 Industrialization
George Washington Carver was both the first African American student and later the first African American faculty member at Iowa State.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Working with Julius Rosenwald of Sears, Roebuck and Company, Booker T. Washington helped to build and fund how many schools across the South?
  1. 500
  2. 1000
  3. 2500
  4. 5000
Grade 4 American Revolution
Shays and the other farmers led a rebellion in the state of Massachusetts.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Modern Era
Booker T. Washington was born free in West Virginia.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Industrialization
What subject did George Washington Carver study at Iowa State Agricultural College?
  1. art
  2. botony
  3. chemistry
  4. mathematics
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