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What we do call the line at 0 degrees latitude
a) Prime Meridian
b) Equator
c) Proclamation of 1763
d) altitude

What are natural resources?
a) Materials that humans take from nature to satisfy their needs.
b) Man-made objects.
c) Moisture that falls from the sky (rain, snow, etc.)
d) The height of land above sea level.

When you read or see a historical document that was created by someone who livedthrough an event (journal, photograph, letter, etc.) this is called a _________________.
a) Potlatch
b) Primary source
c) Constitution
d) Secondary source

A ceremonial feast given by tribes in the Pacific Northwest is called a ________________.
a) Diffusion
b) Boycott
c) Kachina
d) Potlatch

A colonist who continued to support Britian during the Revolutionary War was called a __________________.
a) Loyalist
b) Patriot
c) Minuteman
d) Lobsterback

What is a constitution?
a) A list of rules for citizens of a country.
b) A speech given by the President.
c) A set of rules the government must follow.
d) A document that said America was free from Great Britain.

Which branch of government is responsible for enforcing the laws (making sure the law is being followed?)
a) Judicial
b) Executive
c) Legislative
d) None of the above.

Which of the following was the first *successful* British colony in America?
a) Plymouth
b) Roanoke
c) Boston
d) Jamestown

What law said that the American colonists could not live west of the Appalachian Mountains?
a) Stamp Act
b) Townshend Acts
c) Proclamation of 1763
d) Intolerable Act

Where was the first shot of the Revolutionary War fired?
a) Lexington and Concord
b) Bunker Hill
c) Valley Forge
d) Yorktown

What was the last battle of the Revolutionary War?
a) Battle of Bunker Hill
b) The Boston Massacre
c) Battle of Yorktown
d) Battles of Lexington and Concord

What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
a) The Articles of Confederation
b) The Declaration of Independence
c) The Preamble
d) The Bill of Rights

What deal did Thomas Jefferson make with France the doubled the size of the U.S.?
a) The Declaration of Independence
b) The Bill of Rights
c) The Stamp Act
d) The Louisiana Purchase

Vasco de Balboa is best known for discovering...
a) the Pacific Ocean
b) the Seven Cities of Gold
c) the Inca Empire
d) Gallup, NM

Which Spanish explorer conquered the Aztec Empire
a) Francisco Pizarro
b) Henry Hudson
c) Hernando Cortes
d) Ponce de Leon

Which French explorer was the first European to sail all the way down the Mississippi River?
a) Robert de LaSalle
b) Samuel de Champlain
c) Sir Walter Raleigh
d) Christopher Columbus

Which British explorer founded the first British colony of Roanoke (but it mysteriously disappeared!)
a) Christopher Columbus
b) Sir Walter Raleigh
c) John Cabot
d) Jacques Cartier

This man was both the commander of the Continental Army and our first President.
a) Chris Huizinga
b) George Washington
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) Barack Obama

Who was Sacagawea?
a) She helped the Pilgrims survive the harsh winter at Plymouth.
b) She is said to have saved the life of John Smith at Jamestown.
c) She was an important member of Lewis and Clark's expedition.
d) She spied for America during the Revolutionary War.

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