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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) US History Questions

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Grade 5 Colonial Period
All of the original thirteen colonies were British.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Which was the first permanent colony?
  1. Georgia
  2. Virginia
  3. Roanoke
  4. Connecticut
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Plymouth colony was in which state?
  1. New Hampshire
  2. Connecticut
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Delaware
Grade 5 Colonial Period
On which ship did the Pilgrims sail to North America?
  1. the Speedwell
  2. the Mayflower
  3. the Pilgrimage
  4. the Santa Maria
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Who founded Connecticut colony?
  1. Pilgrims
  2. Quakers
  3. Puritans
  4. convicts
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, was exiled from Massachusetts Bay colony for advocating for the separation of church and state.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Colonial Period
The Middle Colonies were between the colonies in New England and the Southern Colonies.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Colonial Period
New Hampshire was the last of the New England colonies to be founded.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Progressive Era
After attending her first National Women's Rights Convention in Syracuse, New York, Susan B. Anthony came to believe that a women's right to        vote                       was the most important right.
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Georgia was created to be settled by debtors.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Pennsylvania was founded by members of the Shakers.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Early National Era
Which side did Tecumseh support during the War of 1812?
  1. French
  2. English
  3. American
  4. He did not participate.
Grade 5 Colonial Period
Much of the land that made up the Middle Colonies had been controlled by which country before England?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. Portugal
  4. The Netherlands
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton's introduction to nursing came at the age of ten when she took care of her brother who had fallen off a barn roof.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton took up nursing as a career during which war?
  1. Civil War
  2. Crimean War
  3. Spanish-American War
  4. Mexican-American War
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton was the founder of the International Red Cross.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Despite crippling shyness as a child, what was Clara Barton's job between 1838 and 1850?
  1. actor
  2. lawyer
  3. teacher
  4. interpreter
Grade 5 Modern Era
During the Battle of Cold Harbor, Clara Barton was slightly injured when a shot hit her in the arm.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Era
Clara Barton tended to injured soldiers of both sides during the Civil War.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Progressive Era
Launched in 1870, the "Women's Journal," the newspaper founded by Lucy Stone, had its final publication on the day of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
  1. True
  2. False
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