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A Review Of Basic Content That Was Covered On Tests 1-6.[print questions]

The Constitution is....
a) The document that declared America's independence from Britain
b) The name of the plan of government for the United States
c) It's the same as the Articles of Confederation
d) A document that describes the president's responsibilities

Who wrote Poor Richard's Almanac?
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) Noah Webster
c) John Greenleaf Whittier
d) George Washington

What was the War of Independence?
a) The War where Americans fought the French for freedom
b) The War where American fought the Spanish for their freedom
c) The War in which the Americans fought the Native Americans for their freedom
d) The War in which the Americans fought the British for freedom

Who began to Quaker colony?
a) Miles Standish
b) William Penn
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) John Smith

Who made a peace treaty with the pilgrims
a) Chief Massasoit
b) Squanto
c) Pocahontas
d) Salia

Name the ship that carried the pilgrims to Plymouth.
a) The Santa Maria
b) The Voyager
c) The Mayflower
d) The Solid Rock

Separatists were...
a) A group of people who wanted to reclaim the Church of England
b) The group of people that wanted to live separate from the English
c) A group of English people who wanted to become separate from the Church of England
d) A group of people who wanted to be separated from the Indians

Miles Standish was...
a) The captain of Christopher Columbus's most important ship
b) Creator of the Catholic church
c) Founder of James Town
d) Captain of the Plymouth colony

a) The first Indian village to be discovered
b) A city in England
c) The first successful English Settlement in the New World
d) A famous city in Germany

The Indian Princess who helped save Jamestown
a) Squanto
b) Pocahontas
c) Samoset
d) Katherine Dent

What two things did John Smith hope to find in the New World?
a) Silver and diamonds
b) Soil and farms
c) Rubies and Saphiare
d) Pearls and Gold

The leader of Jamestown was named:
a) Squanto
b) John Smith
c) Christopher Columbus
d) Miles Standish

What is a colony?
a) An island
b) A distant land that has been settled and is governed by another country.
c) A city in an enemy nation.
d) A small village or town in the country

What were the names of Christopher Columbus's three ships?
a) The Pinja, the Nino, and the Santa Maria
b) The Voyager, the Trecker, the Mayflower
c) The Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria

The King and Queen who provided Columbus with the necessary ships and money for his voyage were named.
a) King Edward and Queen Guinevere
b) King Edmund and Queen Elizabeth
c) King Richard and Queen Maria
d) King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella

What is the name of the explorer who found the New World while searching for a sea route to the Indies?
a) Christopher Columbus
b) William Penn
c) Miles Standish
d) The Quakers

What is a voyage?
a) A long trip across the desert.
b) A long horse ride through the mountains.
c) A long trip across the sea or ocean.
d) A small battle.

Name the first president of the United States
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) President Carver
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) George Washington

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) George Washington
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John Greenleaf Whittier

Who wrote the first American Dictionary?
a) Noah Webster
b) John Greenleaf Whittier
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Thomas Jefferson

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