Mrs. Griffin's 8th Social Studies Final Exam

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 1830

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Social Science Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will review you for the final exam of the year! Then on to 9th grade where you will excel in World Geography!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who won the election of 1800?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Aaron Burr

  • 2. 
    Who was the main commander for the Union Army during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • B. 

      William T. Sherman

    • C. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • D. 

      Jeb Stuart

  • 3. 
    Interchangable parts, assembly lines, and factories all have to do with which time period?
    • A. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • B. 

      Civil War

    • C. 

      Era of Good Feeling

    • D. 

      War of 1812

  • 4. 
    Which major man-made waterway connected the Great Lakes to the Hudson River?
    • A. 

      St. Lawrence River

    • B. 

      Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Cayuga-Seneca Canal

    • D. 

      Erie Canal

  • 5. 
    What is another word for commerce?
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Trade

    • C. 

      Politics

    • D. 

      Friendship

  • 6. 
    What piece of land was explored during after the purchase in 1803?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Louisiana Territory

    • C. 

      Mexican Cession

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 7. 
    What president purchased the Louisiana Territory?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 8. 
    What was the first state to secede from the Union during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      Mississippi

  • 9. 
    Where did the Mormons end up settling after leaving Nauvoo, Illinois?
    • A. 

      San Diego, California

    • B. 

      Salt Lake City, Utah

    • C. 

      Oregon City, Oregon

    • D. 

      Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • 10. 
    Which person was president during the "Age of the Common Man"?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      James Monroe

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 11. 
    The area where the Indians were forced to move after the Indian Removal Act is known as what state today?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      South Carolina

    • D. 

      Oklahoma

  • 12. 
    What was one major reason the War of 1812 began?
    • A. 

      Impressment of U.S. Citizens

    • B. 

      Slavery

    • C. 

      Election of 1860

    • D. 

      Taxation without Representation

  • 13. 
    Which area was more industrialized?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

  • 14. 
    Which amendment granted all men the right to vote?
    • A. 

      15th

    • B. 

      1st

    • C. 

      13th

    • D. 

      14th

  • 15. 
    Which area was more populated at the time of the Civil War?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

  • 16. 
    Which state became a free state because of the Compromise of 1850?
    • A. 

      Missouri

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      Kansas

    • D. 

      California

  • 17. 
    Which document freed all slaves living in the South?
    • A. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • B. 

      Gettysburg Address

    • C. 

      Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 18. 
    Which group of people were NOT known to mainly work in factories?
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      Immigrants

    • D. 

      White men

  • 19. 
    Which best describes the idea that Americans were destined to acquire land all the way to the Pacific Ocean?
    • A. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • B. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • C. 

      Land Ordinance of 1785

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 20. 
    Which of the following reformers was at one time a slave?
    • A. 

      William Lloyd Garrison

    • B. 

      John Brown

    • C. 

      Harriett Beecher Stowe

    • D. 

      Frederick Douglass

  • 21. 
    What year did the Civil War end?
    • A. 

      1860

    • B. 

      1861

    • C. 

      1865

    • D. 

      1855

  • 22. 
    Who was the president of the Confederate States of America?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Jefferson Davis

  • 23. 
    Who led the raid at Harper's Ferry prior to the start of the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Hiram Rhodes

    • B. 

      John Brown

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      William Sherman

  • 24. 
    Who started the American Red Cross?
    • A. 

      Clara Barton

    • B. 

      Harriett Beecher Stowe

    • C. 

      Harriett Tubman

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  • 25. 
    What reform movement took part in the Seneca Falls Convention with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony?
    • A. 

      Abolitionist

    • B. 

      Women Rights

    • C. 

      Temperance

    • D. 

      Education

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