California Gold Rush

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California Gold Rush

This is the California Gold Rush Test. It will cover everything that we learned since we started the unit. It will consist of vocabulary, important dates and famous people during the time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A house where meals and a sleeping room are provided for pay.
    • A. 

      Bill

    • B. 

      Boardinghouse

    • C. 

      General Store

    • D. 

      Jury

  • 2. 
    Money that is owed to another person.
    • A. 

      Debt

    • B. 

      Ghost Town

    • C. 

      Lye

    • D. 

      Lode

  • 3. 
    A building with machines for grinding grain to make flour.
    • A. 

      Mint

    • B. 

      Emigrant

    • C. 

      Claim

    • D. 

      Mill

  • 4. 
    Hard mineral that forms crystal.
    • A. 

      Quartz

    • B. 

      Settlement

    • C. 

      Revolt

    • D. 

      Saloon

  • 5. 
    People who make a home in a new place.
    • A. 

      Settlement

    • B. 

      Stagecoach

    • C. 

      Settlers

    • D. 

      Tax

  • 6. 
    Train tracks going across the continent
    • A. 

      Wagon Train

    • B. 

      Transcontinental Railroad

    • C. 

      Revolt

    • D. 

      Place

  • 7. 
    Place where alcoholic drinks are sold
    • A. 

      Saloon

    • B. 

      Tax

    • C. 

      Boardinghouse

    • D. 

      Emigrant

  • 8. 
    Group of people who decide whether a person is guilty or innocent.
    • A. 

      Cholera

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      Jury

    • D. 

      Lode

  • 9. 
    A place where coins are made.
    • A. 

      Mint

    • B. 

      General Store

    • C. 

      Mexican War

    • D. 

      Mill

  • 10. 
    Rise against government or authority.
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      Slave

    • C. 

      Wagon train

    • D. 

      Revolt

  • 11. 
    When did John Sutter arrive in California?
    • A. 

      1859

    • B. 

      1839

    • C. 

      1564

    • D. 

      2001

  • 12. 
    The transcontinental railroad connected California with the eastern United States in ?
    • A. 

      1869

    • B. 

      1785

    • C. 

      1855

    • D. 

      1603

  • 13. 
    When did James Marshall discover gold at John Sutter's sawmill?
    • A. 

      1850

    • B. 

      1851

    • C. 

      1848

    • D. 

      1866

  • 14. 
    When did Sacramento become the capital of California?
    • A. 

      1862

    • B. 

      1875

    • C. 

      1863

    • D. 

      1854

  • 15. 
    In what year did the California Gold Rush end?
    • A. 

      1859

    • B. 

      2010

    • C. 

      1805

    • D. 

      1855

  • 16. 
    The first gold was found in Sutter's sawmill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    California's population tripled within the first week of the Gold Rush.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Every miner was successful during the Gold Rush.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Miners travled across the U.S. by airplanes and cars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Slaves were used during the California Gold Rush.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21.