Homestead Act APUSH Quiz

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Homestead Act APUSH Quiz - Quiz

It is such a painful and degrading experience if an individual or a family doesn't have a land or a place they can call their own in the country where they were born.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was this act created?
    • A. 

      1562

    • B. 

      1662

    • C. 

      1762

    • D. 

      1862

  • 2. 
    What is a deed?
    • A. 

      A legal instrument

    • B. 

      A title to property

    • C. 

      Conveyances and commissions

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    What do you think is the last procedure?
    • A. 

      File an application

    • B. 

      Improve the land

    • C. 

      File for a deed

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 4. 
    What is the next procedure to acquire the land? 
    • A. 

      File for an application

    • B. 

      Improve the land

    • C. 

      File for a deed

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What is the first step in acquiring the land?
    • A. 

      File an application

    • B. 

      Improve the land

    • C. 

      File for deed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Where is the location of the land according to the act?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      West

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      East

  • 7. 
    Who are the recipients of this act?
    • A. 

      Illegal settlers

    • B. 

      Alien residents

    • C. 

      Eligible people

    • D. 

      Natural citizens

  • 8. 
    Who were not eligible to be a beneficiary?
    • A. 

      A confederate

    • B. 

      Freed slaves

    • C. 

      an individual 21 years and older

    • D. 

      None of these

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