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How the States Joined the Union 2 (Grade 7)

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How the States Joined the Union 2

1. 
West Virginia was the only state to declare independence from the Confederacy.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
The United States purchased Alaska from which country?
  1. Canada
  2. Russia
  3. France
  4. Spain
3. 
Colorado is nicknamed the "Centennial State" because it became a state one hundred years after the United States became a country.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
Women's suffrage was included in Wyoming's state constitution when it was admitted to the Union in 1890.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
California was admitted to the union after the war with                   .
6. 
What are the names of two of the four states the Enabling Act of 1889 allowed to be admitted to the Union?



7. 
Hawaii was created from territory gained by the United States after the Spanish-American War.
  1. True
  2. False
8. 
New Mexico was a territory for 62 years, from the end of the Mexican-American War to 1912, before being admitted to the Union.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
Nevada was the first state admitted to the Union after the Civil War.
  1. True
  2. False
10. 
What was the name of the conflict between anti- and pro-slavery groups in Kansas from 1854-1861?
  1. Jayhawk War
  2. Ruffian Raids
  3. Bleeding Kansas
  4. Bushwacker Battles
11. 
Arizona was originally part of the New Mexico Territory.
  1. True
  2. False
12. 
Nebraska was admitted to the Union as part of the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
  1. True
  2. False
13. 
Minnesota's admittance to the Union was delayed for over a year while congress debated whether to admit Kansas as a free or slave state.
  1. True
  2. False
14. 
The Oregon Territory was purchased from Russia.
  1. True
  2. False
15. 
Idaho was part of the Enabling Act of 1899.
  1. True
  2. False
16. 
The leaders of the Indian Territory tried to get it admitted to the Union as the state of Sequoyah.
  1. True
  2. False
17. 
Utah was admitted to the Union only after it agreed to put a ban on polygamy in its state constitution.
  1. True
  2. False

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