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Grade 8 WWI
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
Who invented the steamboat?
  1. Robert Fulton
  2. Eli Whitney
  3. Elizabeth Stanton
  4. Samuel Morse
Grade 8 Exploration
Who was first explorer to attempt to circumnavigate the globe?
  1. Hernando De Soto
  2. Curious George
  3. Vasco de Gama
  4. Ferdinand Magellan
Grade 8 WWI
The Archduke was from which country?
  1. England
  2. Germany
  3. Belgium
  4. Austria-Hungary
Grade 8 Dynastic China
The largest contiguous empire in history was ruled by                   
  1. The Roman Empire
  2. The Yuan Dynasty
  3. The Queen's Bounty
  4. The Tsao Dynasty
Grade 8 Roman Empire
Who was the first emperor of Rome?
  1. Julius Caesar
  2. Augustus Caesar
  3. Constantine
  4. Marc Anthony
Grade 8 Exploration
The Age of Exploration began because which monarch sponsored many early explorers?
  1. King Ferdinand
  2. Prince William
  3. King Charles
  4. Prince Henry
Grade 8 Exploration
Grade 8 Exploration
who was the French explorer that explored the the St. Lawrence region of Canada?
  1. Jacques Cartier
  2. Giovanni Verrazano
  3. Henando deSoto
  4. Samuel de Champlain
Grade 8 Roman Empire
Grade 8 Exploration
                     led the first expedition to into modern day Florida.
  1. Juan Ponce de Leon
  2. Vasco Nunez de Balboa
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. John Cabot
Grade 8 Egypt
Which time period is called the Pyramid Age?
  1. Old Kingdom
  2. New Kingdom
  3. Middle Kingdom
  4. First Intermediate Period
Grade 8 Exploration
Grade 8 Egypt
Which of the following is NOT a period of Egyptian history?
  1. Old Kingdom
  2. Middle Kingdom
  3. Young Kingdom
  4. New Kingdom
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution began in what country?
  1. The United States
  2. Great Britain
  3. France
  4. Spain
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