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How the States Joined the Union (Grade 7)

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How the States Joined the Union

1. 
Before it was admitted to the Union in 1796, Tennessee was part of the                 Territory.
  1. Virginia
  2. Carolina
  3. Northwest
  4. Southwest
2. 
Which was the first state to ratify the Constitution?
  1. Virginia
  2. Delaware
  3. Maryland
  4. Massachusetts
3. 
Kentucky was originally part of Virginia.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
Wisconsin was pieced together from parts of the Northwest Territory, Missouri Territory, and Michigan Territory.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
What are three of the states that had parts in the Northwest Territory?



6. 
The Treaty of Paris opened land south of Canada, north of Florida, and east of the Mississippi River to the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
In the Adams–Onís Treaty                 ceded Florida to the United States.
  1. The Netherlands
  2. England
  3. France
  4. Spain
8. 
What did a territory or part of a territory have to do before it could be admitted to the Union?



9. 
Michigan was part of the territory gained by the United States after the War of 1812.
  1. True
  2. False
10. 
The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
11. 
All of the 13 former British colonies in America became states on the same day.
  1. True
  2. False
12. 
The Adams–Onís Treaty gave Iowa to the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
13. 
Alabama and Mississippi were originally part of the Mississippi Territory.
  1. True
  2. False
14. 
Arkansas was part of the Louisiana Purchase.
  1. True
  2. False
15. 
Texas was an independent republic before being admitted to the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
16. 
In which year was the Northwest Ordinance passed?
  1. 1776
  2. 1785
  3. 1787
  4. 1793
17. 
Vermont could not be admitted to the Union until 1791 because it first had to settle a boundary dispute with New York.
  1. True
  2. False
18. 
Maine was admitted to the Union as part of the Compromise of 1850.
  1. True
  2. False
19. 
Louisiana was the first state to be created out of the Louisiana Territory.
  1. True
  2. False
20. 
Missouri was allowed to enter the Union after Maine was admitted as a free state.
  1. True
  2. False

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