American History Final Part 1

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 21

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Eighth Grade American History Final Review Part One


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did political parties form in the USA?
    • A. 

      Too many people wanted to run for president

    • B. 

      Alexander hamilton and thomas jefferson disagreed

    • C. 

      Abraham lincoln had the idea

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Why was washington d.c. selected as the capital?
    • A. 

      It was the area washington lived

    • B. 

      The north didn't want anything to do with it

    • C. 

      The south would only pay off debts if it was in the south

    • D. 

      Andrew jackson wanted it to be there

  • 3. 
    Amendment __ prevented ties after the election in 1800.
  • 4. 
    Which supreme court case established the court's right to decide if a law is constitutional?
    • A. 

      Maryland vs. monroe

    • B. 

      Dred scott case

    • C. 

      Brown vs. board of education

    • D. 

      Marbury vs. madison

  • 5. 
    We got land west of the _____________ ________ in the louisiana purchase.
  • 6. 
    Who sold louisiana to the usa?
    • A. 

      Napolean

    • B. 

      Lewis & clark

    • C. 

      The indians

    • D. 

      China

  • 7. 
    Who did president jefferson send to explore the louisiana purchase?
    • A. 

      Napolean

    • B. 

      Lewis & clark

    • C. 

      Himself

    • D. 

      The indians

  • 8. 
    Lewis and clark took the __________ and ___________ river to explore the louisiana purchase.
  • 9. 
    ____________ served as a guide and translator to lewis and clark.
  • 10. 
    What was our main problem with england during the early 1800s? 
    • A. 

      Impressment of sailors

    • B. 

      England invaded the usa in 1796

    • C. 

      They were our enemies

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Refusing to trade with somebody
    • A. 

      Boycott

    • B. 

      Refusal act

    • C. 

      No trading act

    • D. 

      Embargo

  • 12. 
    In what three areas did fighting take place in the war of 1812
    • A. 

      England, china, and japan

    • B. 

      Great lakes, atlantic, and seas

    • C. 

      Pacific, mexico, and the usa

    • D. 

      Asia, europe, and usa

  • 13. 
    James madison's wife:
    • A. 

      Susan madison

    • B. 

      Molly madison

    • C. 

      Dolly madison

    • D. 

      Jenna madison

  • 14. 
    Tennessean that become a national hero after battle of new orleans:
    • A. 

      Andrew jackson

    • B. 

      George washington

    • C. 

      Alexander hamilton

    • D. 

      Thomas jefferson

  • 15. 
    ____________ wrote the star spangled banner
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