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All the Tricky Stuff!--Changes Every Time!--Do at least 5 times!

Author: Gehle Beth
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1. What was Lee%27s army called?
A) Army of Northern Virginia
B) Army of South Carolina
C) Army of Richmond
D) Army of Gettysburg

2. The Gettysburg Address is a
A) primary source
B) secondary source

3. Our textbook is a
A) primary source
B) secondary source

4. Which body of water is located south of the 60 degree S line of latitude?
A) Pacific Ocean
B) Atlantic Ocean
C) Southern Ocean
D) Arctic Ocean

5. Which lines on the map measure distance north or south of the equator?
A) meridian
B) latitude
C) longitude

6. Which TWO people are entrepreneurs?
A) Jo Anderson
B) Cyrus McCormick
C) Eli Whitney
D) Robert Fulton

7. England became Great Britain in the early 1700s.

8. Which of the following made it cheaper and faster to travel west? (CHOOSE TWO)
A) Erie Canal
B) steamboat
C) Gold Rush
D) reaper

9. Which events took place during Washington%27s presidency? (CHOOSE MORE THAN ONE)
A) Bill of Rights added to the Constitution
B) Two political parties emerged
C) Plans initiated for a new capital
D) Federal court system established

10. Which body of water was an early exploration destination? (HINT: Think about Columbus. Where was he trying to go?)
A) Atlantic Ocean
B) Hudson Bay
C) Gulf of Mexico
D) Pacific Ocean

11. Which body of water was an early exploration route for the French and Spanish?
A) Atlantic Ocean
B) Hudson Bay
C) Gulf of Mexico
D) Pacific Ocean

12. Why did Great Britain fight the French and Indian War?
A) To stop the colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains
B) To remain a world power
C) To make the colonists only trade raw materials to Britain
D) To acquire the territory of Florida

13. Which group of Europeans claimed land in the Southwest United States, spread diseases, and conquered and enslaved the American Indians?
A) English
B) French
C) Spanish

14. Which is an example of specialization?
A) People in New England made money by fishing, shipbuilding, and making naval supplies.
B) People in New England depended on the South for raw materials, such as cotton.
C) People in New England depended on the Mid-Atlantic for grains and livestock.

15. Which is an example of interdependence?
A) People in the Mid-Atlantic made money by raising grains and livestock.
B) People in the Mid-Atlantic made money by fishing.
C) People in the Mid-Atlantic bought naval supplies from people in New England.

16. Which settlement was founded by Puritans?
A) Plymouth
B) Massachusetts Bay
C) Pennsylvania
D) Jamestown

17. Which TWO colonies were in New England?
A) Plymouth
B) Roanoke Island
C) Massachusetts Bay
D) New York

18. In which colonial region did most people belong to the Church of England?
A) New England
B) Mid-Atlantic
C) South

19. Which sentence describes the federal system?
A) Power is divided between three branches of government.
B) Power is divided between the national and state governments.
C) The national government has most of the power.
D) The people are guaranteed rights in the first ten amendments.

20. How many states had to ratify the Constitution?
A) 7
B) 9
C) 11
D) 13

21. What issue was settled by the Great Compromise?
A) How many representatives each state should send to Congress.
B) How much power the national government should have.
C) Whether enslaved people should count toward population.
D) Whether new states should be slave or free.

22. How many representatives does each state send to the Senate?
A) 1
B) 2
C) depends on population
D) depends on land area

23. Which colonial region had hilly terrain and rocky soil?
A) New England
B) Mid-Atlantic
C) South

24. What was the result of the War of 1812?
A) European nations stayed out of the Western Hemisphere.
B) European nations gained respect for America.
C) America spread westward into Louisiana.
D) America acquired the territory of Florida.

25. Which quote is found in the Gettysburg Address?
A) %22We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal...with certain unalienable rights%22
B) %22We the people, in order to form a more perfect Union..%22
C) %22Government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from this Earth..%22
D) %22Give me liberty or give me death.%22

26. Which TWO European groups spread Christianity to the American Indians?
A) English
B) French
C) Spanish

27. Which group of Europeans established settlements and claimed land ownership in North America?
A) English
B) French
C) Spanish

28. Competition for trade, land, differences in culture and language, and diseases are all examples of _____ between the Europeans and the American Indians.
A) cooperation
B) conflict

29. The Europeans brought weapons and metal farm tools, traded, and learned about crops from the American Indians. These are examples of
A) cooperation
B) conflict

30. This geographic feature determines the directional flow of rivers in North America
A) Death Valley
B) Continental Divide
C) Great Plains
D) Mississippi River

31. Where did delegates from all colonies except Georgia meet to discuss problems with Great Britain and promote independence?
A) First Continental Congress
B) Constitutional Convention
C) Articles of Confederation
D) Treaty of Paris

32. Which of these characteristics are true for the Articles of Confederation? (CHOOSE MORE THAN ONE)
A) Congress had no power to tax or regulate commerce.
B) A federal system divded power equally between national and state governments.
C) Provided for no executive or judicial branch
D) Provided for no common currency

33. Scientists do not agree about how people first migrated to the Western Hemisphere.