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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) US History Questions

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Grade 4 Civil War
Tubman helped which abolitionist plan his raid on Harper's Ferry?
  1. William Lloyd Garrison
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. William Seward
  4. John Brown
Grade 4 American Revolution
What did the Americans call the Coercive Acts of 1774?
  1. The Intolerable Acts
  2. The Impossible Acts
  3. The Stamp Acts
  4. The Boston Tea Party Acts
Grade 4 US History
What is the national bird of the United States?
  1. Cardinal
  2. Bluejay
  3. Bald Eagle
  4. Wild Turkey
Grade 4 Civil War
What was the turning point of the Civil War?
  1. Battle of Vicksburg
  2. Battle of Gettysburg
  3. Battle of Fredericksburg
  4. Battle at Fort Sumter
Grade 4 Civil War
Who issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
  1. William Tecumseh Sherman
  2. Ulysses S. Grant
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Robert E. Lee
Grade 4 Industrialization
What subject did George Washington Carver study at Iowa State Agricultural College?
  1. art
  2. botony
  3. chemistry
  4. mathematics
Grade 4 Civil War
How many Southern states seceded from the United States?
  1. 1
  2. 9
  3. 11
  4. 15
Grade 4 American Revolution
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
  1. George Washington
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. John Hancock
Grade 4 Civil War
Tubman fought for women's suffrage, which is another word for what?
  1. equal pay
  2. the right to vote
  3. the right to own land
  4. the right to an education
Grade 4 The Presidents
Answer the following questions about presidents of the United States.
__ Who was the first president of the United States? A. Theodore Roosevelt
__ Who was president during the Louisiana Purchase? B. Gerald Ford
__ The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by which president? C. Franklin Roosevelt
__ The New Deal was a series of policies and programs from which president? D. George Washington
__ Which president was a general during the Civil War? E. Richard Nixon
__ The first national monument was made by which president? F. Ulysses S. Grant
__ Which president served for the shortest amount of time? G. Thomas Jefferson
__ The Environmental Protection Agency was created by which president? H. Abraham Lincoln
__ Which president served two non-consecutive terms? I. Grover Cleveland
__ Who was the only president never elected to either the presidency or vice presidency? J. William Henry Harrison
Grade 4 American Revolution
                  commanded the Continental Army.
  1. George Washington
  2. Thomas Paine
  3. Patrick Henry
  4. John Adams
Grade 4 Civil War
When did the Civil War began?
  1. April 12, 1861
  2. April 12, 2016
  3. December 25, 1856
  4. July 4, 1861
Grade 4 American Revolution
                  was the President of Congress and had the largest signature on the Declaration of Independence.
  1. John Adams
  2. Nathan Hale
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. John Hancock
Grade 4 Formation of the USA
The Northwest Ordinance was passed by the                              .
  1. First Continental Congress
  2. First United States Congress
  3. Second Continental Congress
  4. Congress of the Confederation
Grade 4 American Revolution
                  helped get France to support and join forces with America.
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Samuel Adams
  3. John Adams
  4. Benjamin Franklin
Grade 4 Civil Rights
The Underground Railroad was made up of secret paths and safe houses.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Conductors on the Underground Railroad included free blacks, abolitionists, and members of the clergy.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 American Revolution
Join or Die was a cartoon published by Franklin
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil Rights
Slave catchers usually gave up when they reached a northern free state.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Civil War
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued after the Union victory at which battle?
  1. Shiloh
  2. Antietam
  3. Gettysburg
  4. Chickamauga
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