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The speech which included the statement: GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH was made to?
a) Warn the British Government
b) oppose the slave trade
c) inspire colonial patriotism
d) encourage French support

French explorers cooperated with American Indians by?
a) becoming large landowners
b) adopting foreign religions
c) sharing farming techniques
d) establishing trading posts

The primary reason the Quakers settled in Pennsylvania was to -
a) find gold deposits
b) escape debtor's prision
c) practice religion freely
d) avoid paying taxes

What attitude helped the colonists win the American Revolution?
a) I care most about having peace
b) I am always loyal to the king
c) I need to protect my own land
d) I am hoping to move to the city

According to the Declaration of Independence, government receives its power from the —
a) judiciary
b) legislature
c) military
d) people

Manifest Destiny was the belief that the United States should —
a) expand for the good of the country
b) create a national court system
c) become independent from Great Britain
d) increase immigration from Europe

In the mid-1800's, a gold rush led many people to move to?
a) Texas
b) Kansas
c) California
d) Louisiana

Cactus Hill is the location of an important discovery about the?
a) site of the Kwatiutl homeland
b) early humans in North America
c) first settlement in Jamestown
d) early trading markets with Europe

Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation - No executive branch - No judicial branch - No power to tax by Congress - ?. WHICH PHRASE BEST COMPLETES THIS LIST?
a) No common currency
b) No national legislature
c) No political parties
d) No states’ rights

Which would most likely be found in the Mid-Atlantic colonies?
a) Plantation farming
b) Shipbuilding industries
c) Market towns
d) Gold mining

Buffalo is to Lakota As __ ?__ is to Inuit?
a) Corn
b) Seal
c) Cattle
d) Squash

Which action was part of the Union plan during the Civil War?
a) Supporting the Underground Railroad
b) Blocking Southern ports
c) Securing territory in the Rocky Mountains
d) Ending a partnership with Canada

Most major cities and towns in the United States during the 18th century were located near —
a) waterways
b) central areas of the country
c) mountains
d) warm areas of the country

Which body of water forms part of the United States boundary with Mexico?
a) Rio Grande
b) Atlantic Ocean
c) Colorado River
d) Columbia River

Why was the Battle of Gettysburg a turning point of the Civil War?
a) It gave the North control of the Mississippi River
b) It allowed the South to capture the Union capital.
c) The South was able to surround the Union Army
d) The North stopped a Confederate invasion

Which geographic features are most associated with the Coastal Plain?
a) Lakes and high plateaus
b) Rolling flat lands with many rivers
c) Broad lowlands with many harbors
d) Mountain ranges and valleys

Which continent is part of a larger landmass?
a) Asia
b) Africa
c) Australia
d) Antarctica

Which ocean is located directly north of Europe?
a) Pacific
b) Atlantic
c) Indian
d) Arctic

The leading cause of death during the Civil War resulted from?
a) Disease
b) Starvation
c) Cannon Shells
d) Battle Wounds

Which statement is true of women during the 1850s?
a) Most women had college educations
b) Women were given voting rights
c) Most women held limited property rights
d) Women were given equal business opportunities

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