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1 Watertown City School District Grade 4 Social Studies Test Chapter 9 Part 1 Multiple Choice Part 2 Constructed Response Questions Student Name: School Name: Print your name and the name of your school on the lines above. The test has two parts. Part I contains several multiple-choice questions. Part II consists of several short-answer questions. Write your answers to Part II in this test booklet. DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO. KEY Out of 19

2 Part I Answer all Questions in this part. 1. What did Elizabeth Cady Stanton do when she realized that, as a woman, she could not attend most colleges? (A) She decided to take up farming. (B) She decided to spend her life working for women’s rights. (C) She became an abolitionist and started her own newspaper. (D) She got a job in a factory and taught herself at night. Chapter 9 3. For what reason was Sojourner Truth most well-known for? (A) her work to end slavery everywhere (B) her fight to get women the right to vote (C) her inventions (D) the Seneca Falls Convention 2. Why was Susan B. Anthony arrested? (A) She spoke out against the government. (B) She helped enslaved people escape from their owners. (C) She took money from a college (D) She voted in an election. 4. Who started the newspaper the North Star, which spoke out against slavery and supported women’s rights? (A) Harriet Tubman(C) Sojouner Truth (B) Susan B. Anthony (D) Frederick Douglass

3 Chapter 9 5. What was the purpose of the Seneca Convention? (A) to discuss slavery(C) to elect people to government (B) to discuss women’s rights(D) to form a new college 6. What was the main goal of the abolitionist movement? (A) to work for peace between the states (B) to open colleges to women (C) to give women the right to vote (D) to end slavery 7. What was the Underground Railroad? (A) a network of secret routes used by escaping slaves (B) a women’s rights convention (C) a railroad that stretched from the South to New York (D) an abolitionist newspaper 8. Why was the Underground Railroad so important? (A) It produced articles that explained why slavery was wrong. (B) It allowed women to gather together in one place and demand rights as citizens. (C) People who opposed slavery could help escaping slaves to freedom in the North and in Canada. (D) Farmers in the South could ship goods to the North easily and inexpensively.

4 9. What was the purpose of building locks along the Erie Canal? (A) to keep people out of the canals (B) to move boats higher or lower to meet changing water levels (C) to set up places to collect toll money from boaters (D) to set up places for boaters to rest Chapter What was one important result of the Civil War? (A) Robert E. Lee became an important leader in the Union army. (B) Women were given the right to vote. (C) The United States did not permanently break apart. (D) The Confederacy gained strength. 11. What was the purpose to the Thirteenth Amendment, which was added to the Constitution after the Civil War? (A) to abolish slavery everywhere in the United States. (B) to give women the right to vote (C) to welcome Confederate States back to the United States (D) to officially allow slavery in some areas of the south

5 Chapter 8 Part II Directions: Read each document and answer the question or questions that follow each document in the space provided. / 2 11a. What event was held in Seneca Falls in July of 1848? Women’s Rights Convention 11b. What was the purpose of this event? to discuss women’s rights and write the Declaration of Sentiments …In 1848 Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the first women’s rights convention in America. They held the meeting, attended by both women and men, near Stanton’s home in Seneca Falls, New York. At the end of the two-day event. Conference participants published the “Declaration of Sentiments.” The document was based on the Declaration of Independence. But instead of claiming that “all men are created equal,” the Declaration of Sentiments said that “all men and women are created equal.” It also argued that women deserved the right to vote….

6 Chapter 9 Base your answer to question 12 on the words of the song below and on your knowledge of Social Studies. / List two ways Susan B. Anthony told people about the need for women’s rights. (A) traveling giving lectures (B) petitioning Source: Albert Lewis Lindel and Darlene E. R. Resling, Susan B. Anthony. Educational Patterns, Inc. Susan B. Anthony As Susan B. Anthony’s interest in Women’s rights grew stronger, she began traveling around New York to lecture [give speeches] and petition. She often had to nail up signs in each town announcing her lectures.

7 / List two ways Victoria Woodhull supported women’s rights. (1) published a newspaper (2) ran for president Chapter 9 Woodhull & Claflin’s Weekly was a newspaper published by “Victoria Claflin Woodhull and her sister, Virginia Claflin. In 1872, Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to run for president of the United States. / Name two reformers and tell the changes they tried to make. (1) Possible responses: Elizabeth Cady Stanton helpe d organize the Seneca Falls Convention and wrote the Declaration of Sentiments. (2) Frederick Douglass escaped slavery and moved to Rochester and started an abolitionist newspaper called North Star as well as giving forceful speeches against slavery / Explain two results of the Civil War. (1) The United States did not permanently break apart. (2) The Thirteenth Amendment was added to the Constitiutuion ending slavery everywhere in the United States

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