Grade 5 American Revolution Test

20 Questions  I  By Schongris on April 13, 2011
This test is aligned with the 5th Grade Social Studies standards.

  
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1.  Which important document was signed on July 4, 1776?
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2.  The right to bear arms is the
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3.  Ben Franklin wrote the Declaration of Independence.
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4.  Our nation's capital is located in
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5.  The American Revolutionary War was fought between the
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6.  A government is the people and groups within a society that have the authority to make laws, to make sure they are carried out and to settle disagreements about them.
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7.  The executive branch is
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8.  A tax is money collected by the government for its services (street cleaning, military protection, and so on).
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9.  Which 2 events lead up to the American Revolution?
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10.  James Madison is known as the "Father of our Constitution". His ideas helped to form our government.
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11.  Which important document was signed on September 17, 1787?
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12.  Which document explained why the colonies were breaking away from Great Britain?
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13.  Who is known as the "Father of our Country"?
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14.  The legislative branch is
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16.  The judicial branch is
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17.  The Constitution is important to Americans because
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18.  The 1st Amendment states that all Americans have the right to the freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly and petition.
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19.  A law is a plan of government.
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20.  The first 10 amendments to the Constitution, ratified in 1791 is known as the
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