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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) US History Questions

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Grade 6 The Frontier
Grade 6 Colonial Period
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 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
The Intolerable Acts were a direct response to what event?
  1. Boston Massacre
  2. Boston Tea Party
  3. Seven Years' War
  4. Battles of Lexington and Concord
Grade 6 Civil Rights
In what city and state did the arrest of Rosa Parks take place?
  1. Montgomery, Alabama
  2. Birmingham, Alabama
  3. Selma, Alabama
  4. Atlanta, Georgia
Grade 6 Colonial Period
In which modern-day state was Jamestown located?
  1. Massachusetts
  2. New York
  3. Virginia
  4. Florida
Grade 6 Civil War
Grade 6 Civil War
Grade 6 Pre-Colonial Period
Grade 6 American Revolution
Grade 6 The Frontier
Where did the Oregon Trail begin?
  1. Fort Worth, Texas
  2. Little Rock, Arkansas
  3. Independence, Missouri
  4. Wichita, Kansas
Grade 6 American Revolution
What was the motto of the Sons of Liberty?
  1. Join or die
  2. Don't tread on me
  3. Give me liberty or give me death
  4. No taxation without representation
Grade 6 Progressive Era
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
What was the first permanent English settlement in America?
  1. Williamsburg
  2. Jamestown
  3. St. Augustine
  4. Roanoke
Grade 6 Progressive Era
What was the name of the document signed at the Seneca Falls Convention that described rights desired by the attendees?
  1. Declaration of Sentiments
  2. Equal Rights Amendment
  3. Petition for Universal Suffrage
  4. Declaration of the Rights of Women
Grade 6 Reconstruction
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