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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) US History Questions

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Grade 6 The Frontier
Grade 6 The Frontier
What was the most common type of wagon on the Oregon Trail?
  1. Stagecoaches
  2. Conastogas
  3. Covered Wagons
  4. Wains
Grade 6 Civil War
Grade 6 Civil War
Grade 6 Colonial Period
What was the first permanent English settlement in America?
  1. Williamsburg
  2. Jamestown
  3. St. Augustine
  4. Roanoke
Grade 6 Colonial Period
The Intolerable Acts were a direct response to what event?
  1. The Boston Massacre
  2. The Boston Tea Party
  3. The Seven Years War
  4. The Battles of Lexington and Concord
Grade 6 Colonial Period
What group helped the Pilgrims survive at Plymouth Colony?
  1. The Norse
  2. The Dutch
  3. The Ojibwe
  4. The Wampanoag
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 Colonial Period
In which modern day state was Jamestown located?
  1. Massachusetts
  2. New York
  3. Virginia
  4. Florida
Grade 6 The Frontier
How long was the Oregon Trail?
  1. 600 miles
  2. 1200 miles
  3. 2000 miles
  4. 3000 miles
Grade 6 Reconstruction
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Who led the rebellion that burned Jamestown in 1676?
  1. John Smith
  2. William Berkeley
  3. Nathaniel Bacon
  4. William Bradford
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Which colonist married chief Powhatan's daughter Pocahontas?
  1. John Smith
  2. John Rolfe
  3. Walter Raleigh
  4. Myles Standish
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 World War I
Who was the U.S president during World War 1?
  1. Woodrow Wilson
  2. William Howard Taft
  3. Teddy Roosevelt
  4. Calvin Coolidge
Grade 6 Colonial Period
Grade 6 The Frontier
Grade 6 Civil War
What was the name of William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist newspaper?
  1. The Liberator
  2. The North Star
  3. The Emancipator
  4. The American Issue
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