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1 Explorers And Native Americans American Revolution Westward Expansion Constitution And Government Historic Figures

2 True or False: Henry Hudson sailed for the English and the Dutch. Explorers and Native Americans

3 True Explorers and Native Americans

4 How did the Kwakiutl use the environment to obtain food? A.The gathered berries, nuts, and seeds and ground them into flour. B.They caught fish from the ocean and rivers. C.They hunted buffalo. D.Other Native Americans brought them food. Explorers and Native Americans

5 B. They caught fish from the ocean and rivers. Explorers and Native Americans

6 Which explorer sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a sea route to Asia? A.Christopher Columbus B.John Cabot C.Vasco Nunez de Balboa D.Juan Ponce de Leon Explorers and Native Americans

7 A. Christopher Columbus Explorers and Native Americans

8 Who was the first European explorer to sight and name the Pacific Ocean? Explorers and Native Americans

9 Vasco Nunez de Balboa Explorers and Native Americans

10 Which group of people most often worked in the fields in the colonies? Explorers and Native Americans

11 slaves Explorers and Native Americans

12 True or False The British did not want to be taxed without having representation in Parliament. American Revolution

13 False The American colonists yelled no taxation without representation in Parliament. American Revolution

14 How did the French and Indian War make a difference for American Independence? A.It cost Great Britain a lot of money, which it tried to make up by taxing the colonists. B.The French influence was now completely gone from North America. C.British soldiers left North America and the colonists took control. D.All of the above. American Revolution

15 A. It cost Great Britain a lot of money, so King George III tried to make up by taxing the colonists. American Revolution

16 Why did the Americans lose the Battle of Bunker Hill? A.They were outnumbered. B.They ran out of gunpowder. C.They were afraid of the British. D.All of the above American Revolution

17 B. They ran out of gunpowder. American Revolution

18 What document, written by Thomas Jefferson, declared that the colonies were no longer part of Britain? American Revolution

19 The Declaration of Independence American Revolution

20 What did the Patriots do to protest, “No taxation without representation” and what was the event named? American Revolution

21 The Boston Tea Party The Patriots, led by the Sons of Liberty, boarded ships and threw tea into Boston Harbor. American Revolution

22 True or False The United States paid Great Britain about $15 million for the Louisiana Territory. Westward Expansion

23 False They purchased the Louisiana Territory from France. Westward Expansion

24 The route used by many pioneers to travel to the Pacific Northwest, crossing 2,000 miles with a beginning point in Independence, Missouri, is known as what trail? A.California Trail B.Northwest Trail C.Lewis and Clark Trail D.Oregon Trail Westward Expansion

25 D. Oregon Trail Westward Expansion

26 The Republic of Texas gained independence from Mexico after which conflict? A.Battle at The Alamo B.Mexico-American War C.Texas Independence D.War of 1812 Westward Expansion

27 A. Battle at The Alamo Westward Expansion

28 The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States covering land between ________ and ________. Westward Expansion

29 Mississippi River and Rocky Mountains Westward Expansion

30 What led to the population growth that allowed California to apply for statehood? Westward Expansion

31 The discovery of gold in 1848, leading to the Gold Rush. Westward Expansion

32 True or False A system of checks and balances prevents one branch from having too much power. Constitution and Government

33 True Constitution and Government

34 The Bill of Rights contains the first _____ amendments of the U.S. Constitution. A.12 B.8 C.5 D.10 Constitution and Government

35 D. 10 Constitution and Government

36 Where can the draft of a proposed law, called a bill, be introduced? A.House of Representatives B.Supreme Court C.Senate D.Either A or C Constitution and Government

37 D. Either A or C Constitution and Government

38 What branch of the government is responsible for enforcing the laws? Who/What is at the top of this branch? Constitution and Government

39 Executive Branch The President of the United States Constitution and Government

40 What U.S. document states that Americans have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? Constitution and Government

41 The Declaration of Independence Constitution and Government

42 True or False Juan Ponce de Leon led the first expedition to Florida in search of the Fountain of Youth. Historic Figures

43 True Historic Figures

44 Thomas Jefferson wrote ___________. A.Bill of Rights B.Declaration of Independence C.Common Sense D.The Great Compromise

45 B. The Declaration of Independence Historic Figures

46 Which leader of the Constitutional Convention is known as the “Father of the Constitution”? A.James Madison B.Thomas Jefferson C.Benjamin Franklin D.George Washington

47 C. Benjamin Franklin Historic Figures

48 Who played an important role as a soldier during the American Revolution and also became a President of the United States? Historic Figures

49 George Washington Historic Figures

50 Who was the “conductor” of the Underground Railroad and led over 300 slaves to freedom? Historic Figures

51 Harriet Tubman Historic Figures


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