3rd Nine Weeks Assessment 2015

60 Questions | Total Attempts: 88

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  • 1. 
    True or false: The main reasons why settlers moved to the US was for land, religious freedom, escaping political problems/crisis, and searching for better opportunities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Moravians were pacifists- meaning that they did not want to fight in wars or conflicts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Great Wagon Road was the central pathway that colonial settlers used in the 1700's (1735-1775) in the Southern US.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Complete the analogy :  Thomas Jefferson : Declaration of Independence   ______________________: US Constitution
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Thomas Paine

  • 5. 
    What document does the US Constitution build upon?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Warsaw Pact

    • C. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • D. 

      14 Points

  • 6. 
    The 3 regions of the 13 colonies were divided as follows:
    • A. 

      New England, Middle, Southern

    • B. 

      Northern, Southern, Middle

    • C. 

      New England, Middle, Midwest

    • D. 

      Northern, Midwest, Eastern

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is an example of segregation?
    • A. 

      Refusing to ride on city bus

    • B. 

      Forcing African Americans to attend different schools other than whites

    • C. 

      Taking lands from Native Americans

    • D. 

      Leading a rally for African American voters

  • 8. 
    Rosa Parks protested the law that...
    • A. 

      Prevented African Americans from riding the same buses

    • B. 

      Prevented African Americans from riding city buses

    • C. 

      Refused African Americans the right to attend school with white students

    • D. 

      Required African Americans and whites to sit in separate sections of city buses

  • 9. 
    Poll taxes and literacy tests...
    • A. 

      Kept many African Americans from voting

    • B. 

      Encouraged civil rights leaders

    • C. 

      Helped women to get the right to vote

    • D. 

      Were approved by the Supreme Court

  • 10. 
    What concept is the main focus of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan?
    • A. 

      Punishment

    • B. 

      Forgiveness

    • C. 

      Reunion

    • D. 

      Reorganization

  • 11. 
    How did the 13th Amendment change  the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      Ended the Civil War

    • B. 

      Ended slavery

    • C. 

      Ended the spread of the Republican party

    • D. 

      Ended the movement of Northerners into the Southern states

  • 12. 
    What war strategy did the South use to gain foreign support during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      King Cotton Diplomacy

    • B. 

      Trade restrictions

    • C. 

      Bribing the French for their support

    • D. 

      Blockade Runners

  • 13. 
    After what key event did NC decide to join the Southern war effort?
    • A. 

      After the Republicans tried to bring an end to slavery

    • B. 

      After the first Battle of Bull Run

    • C. 

      Lincoln's call for troops after the attack on Fort Sumter

    • D. 

      After the Battle of Gettysburg

  • 14. 
    When the Civil War began, what was the main purpose Lincoln gave for fighting this war?
    • A. 

      To bring an end to slavery

    • B. 

      To preserve the Union

    • C. 

      To let the South know that he was the President and that he was in charge

    • D. 

      Carry out total war and to destroy the enemy

  • 15. 
    What was the most significant issue that led the Southern states to break away from the Union?
    • A. 

      State Rights

    • B. 

      Slavery

    • C. 

      Creation of the Republican Party

    • D. 

      Desire to create and form own nation

  • 16. 
    Which political party was against the spread of slavery into the new territories or states?
    • A. 

      Democrat

    • B. 

      Unionist

    • C. 

      Republican

    • D. 

      Whig

  • 17. 
    Select the years for the Civil War.
    • A. 

      1861-1865

    • B. 

      1845-1865

    • C. 

      1900-1910

    • D. 

      1860-1870

  • 18. 
    The Anaconda Plan was a war strategy that the Union used during the Civil War. Which of the following was not included in the military plan? 
    • A. 

      Conquering the Confederate Capital of Richomond, VA

    • B. 

      Gain control of Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Blockade Southern ports

    • D. 

      King Cotton Diplomacy

  • 19. 
    The Emancipation Proclamation main purpose would be...?
    • A. 

      Declared all slaves to be free in those areas controlled by the Confederacy

    • B. 

      Immediately freed all the slaves in the United States

    • C. 

      Called for an end to the Civil War

    • D. 

      Called for only slaves to be freed in the Northern states

  • 20. 
    Why did  John White have to wait 3 years to return to the America's (NC) after he had left to get supplies?
    • A. 

      He was sick and could not travel

    • B. 

      The queen refused to let him return due to the lack of money

    • C. 

      No one would pilot a ship for him

    • D. 

      England was at war with Spain and the Queen refused to allow him to use the ships

  • 21. 
    What was the purpose for the Mayflower Compact?
    • A. 

      The Pilgrims had revolted on the ship and law and order was needed

    • B. 

      The Pilgrims had landed 200 miles north of destination- the VA charter was not valid and they needed to set up laws for the colony

    • C. 

      The Pilgrims wanted to set up a plan to get along with the Native Americans

    • D. 

      Bradford wanted to make sure he would be in charge once they landed

  • 22. 
    How many counties does NC have?
    • A. 

      125

    • B. 

      110

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      85

  • 23. 
    What is the name of the imaginary line the divides the Coastal Plain from the Piedmont?
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Primary source

    • D. 

      Fall Line

  • 24. 
    "Highest elevations in state, red clay soil with mineral deposits, Appalachians," would be the best description of which region?
    • A. 

      Tidewater

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Piedmont

    • D. 

      Coastal Plain

  • 25. 
    Which region of NC is the most suitable for farming?
    • A. 

      Piedmont

    • B. 

      Coastal Plain

    • C. 

      Mountains

    • D. 

      Outer Banks

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