Social Studies: Ch. 4 Lesson 1 - Quiz

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Social Studies: Ch. 4 Lesson 1 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was one effect of the United States government passing the Land Ordinance of 1785?
    • A. 

      Set up rules for how the land would be divided and used

    • B. 

      Divided the land into townships and sections

    • C. 

      Set aside land for schools

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 do?
    • A. 

      Set aside land for schools

    • B. 

      Named the area Ohio

    • C. 

      Set up a government for the Northwest Territory

    • D. 

      Gave the Indians more land

  • 3. 
    In what way could a land company earn a profit?
    • A. 

      By selling the land for more money than it paid for the land and other expenses

    • B. 

      By selling the same land to more than one person

    • C. 

      By holding on to the land and not giving it away

    • D. 

      By combining smaller land pieces together making a huge chunk of land to sell

  • 4. 
    Who founded Adelphia (Marietta)?
    • A. 

      John Symmes

    • B. 

      Rufus Putnam

    • C. 

      Moses Cleaveland

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Who did not make a profit on land he was selling between the Little Miami and Great Miami rivers?
    • A. 

      Symmes

    • B. 

      Putnam

    • C. 

      Cleaveland

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What did most cities get built near?
    • A. 

      Forests

    • B. 

      Waterways

    • C. 

      Large landforms

    • D. 

      Places of natural disasters

  • 7. 
    A law made by a government
    • A. 

      Squatter

    • B. 

      Territory

    • C. 

      Ordinace

    • D. 

      Profit

  • 8. 
    A person who lives on land without permission
    • A. 

      Squatter

    • B. 

      Ordinace

    • C. 

      Territory

    • D. 

      Profit

  • 9. 
    An area of land under the control of a government
    • A. 

      Profit

    • B. 

      Territory

    • C. 

      Squatter

    • D. 

      Ordinace

  • 10. 
    Money gained when a good or service is sold for more than it cost to make
    • A. 

      Ordinace

    • B. 

      Squatter

    • C. 

      Territory

    • D. 

      Profit