Chapter 14 Social Studies Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How were the Mississippi River and the Ohio River important to farmers in the Northwest Territory?
    • A. 

      For shipping various goods to market

    • B. 

      For forming the border with New Spain

    • C. 

      For providing water to power machines

    • D. 

      For surrounding the homeland of the Shawnees

  • 2. 
    As a result of the American victory over Inians in the battle of Fallen Timbers, pioneers began moving into ___________,
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      The Rockies

    • D. 

      Ohio

  • 3. 
    To stop the advance of white settlers, several Native American nations united under _________ .
    • A. 

      Tecumseh

    • B. 

      The War Hawks

    • C. 

      Sacajawea

    • D. 

      Zebulon Pike

  • 4. 
    Goods from western farmers were put onto ocean-going ships in _________ .
    • A. 

      Ohio Territory

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      Cumberland Gap

    • D. 

      Boonesborough

  • 5. 
    How did the United States aquire Louisiana?
    • A. 

      By giving Florida to Spain

    • B. 

      By paying Tecumseh $10 million

    • C. 

      By buying the area from France

    • D. 

      By signing a treaty with Britain

  • 6. 
    What was the goal of the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    • A. 

      To explore the Louisiana Territory

    • B. 

      To decide whether the United States should buy Louisiana

    • C. 

      To stop British attacks

    • D. 

      To defeat Tecumseh

  • 7. 
    How did Sacajawea help the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    • A. 

      By getting horses from the Shoshone

    • B. 

      By organizing the Shawnee into scouting teams

    • C. 

      By fighting against the Mandan

    • D. 

      By forming the Pueblo League

  • 8. 
    Which of the following was an achievement of Lewis and Clark?
    • A. 

      Discovering Pike's Peak

    • B. 

      Defeating the Native American nations led by Tecumseh

    • C. 

      Reaching the Pacific Ocean

    • D. 

      Working out a peace agreement with Britain

  • 9. 
    The United States reacted to the 1803 war between France and Britain by _____.
    • A. 

      Remaining neutral

    • B. 

      Allying with Native Americans

    • C. 

      Sending troops to France

    • D. 

      Attacking the British

  • 10. 
    To look for sailors who had deserted, the British began the practice of _______ .
    • A. 

      Embargoing American goods

    • B. 

      Jailing French diplomats

    • C. 

      Questioning American soldiers

    • D. 

      Impressing sailors on American ships

  • 11. 
    To convince Britiain and France to leave American ships alone, President Jefferson asked Congress for __________ .
    • A. 

      A treaty

    • B. 

      An embargo

    • C. 

      An expedition

    • D. 

      The Louisiana Purchase

  • 12. 
    Whom did many Americans blame for Tecumseh's attacks on settlements?
    • A. 

      The British

    • B. 

      The French

    • C. 

      Sacajawea

    • D. 

      The Mandan

  • 13. 
    In the War of 1812, the United States fought against _____ .
    • A. 

      The War Hawks

    • B. 

      The British

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 14. 
    During the War of 1812, what did the English do to Washington, D.C.?
    • A. 

      Avoided the city

    • B. 

      Captured the city

    • C. 

      Purchased the city

    • D. 

      Surrendered the city

  • 15. 
    Which of the following was written during the War of 1812?
    • A. 

      A new constitution

    • B. 

      A Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      The Second Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      The Star-Spangled Banner

  • 16. 
    Where was a battle fought after the war of 1812 had been settled?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      Lake Erie

    • D. 

      Morth McHenry

  • 17. 
    What did the United States gain from the War of 1812?
    • A. 

      The Oregon Territory

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Independence

    • D. 

      Confidence

  • 18. 
    Samuel Slater and Francis Lowell helped ________.
    • A. 

      Start sport leagues

    • B. 

      Start factories

    • C. 

      Achieve peace

    • D. 

      Aquire territory

  • 19. 
    Which of the following made it less expensive to remove seeds from cotton?
    • A. 

      The factory system

    • B. 

      The system of interchangable parts

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      The cotton gin

  • 20. 
    The Inductrial revolution was started because of people creating _____________.
  • 21. 
    The system of interchangeable parts was the beginning of __________   ______________ as we know it today. (Think about diapers!)
  • 22. 
    How many millions of dollars was the Louisiana Territory purchased for? (just the number)
  • 23. 
    The War of 1812 began in what year?
  • 24. 
    What was the last name of the president that was president during Lewis and Clark's expedition?
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