Third Nine Weeks Assessment

100 Questions | Total Attempts: 50

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false: The main reasons why settlers moved to the US was for land, religious freedom, escaping political problems/crisis, and searching for better opportunities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The English were forced to migrate to the America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Moravians were pacifists- meaning that they did not want to fight in wars or conflicts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Scot- Irish fought for American Independence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Native Americans gained more land in the 1700's based on new peace treaties reached with the colonial governments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Great Wagon Road was the central pathway that colonial settlers used in the 1700's (1735-1775) in the Southern US.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Complete the analogy :  Thomas Jefferson : Declaration of Independence   ______________________: US Constitution
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Thomas Paine

  • 8. 
    NC had the smallest slave population in the South due to geography factors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Why did the delegates of the Constitutional Convention have to meet in secret in 1789?
    • A. 

      Founding Fathers decided to have a secret meeting without key leaders in US

    • B. 

      They were plotting an overthrow of the govt.

    • C. 

      They were trying to break away from England again

    • D. 

      National security concerns- did not want the people to know discussion before finished work on a new government structure

  • 10. 
    What purpose does the Electoral College serve?
    • A. 

      Elects the President of the US

    • B. 

      Appoints Cabinet members

    • C. 

      Appoints Judges to the Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Elects representatives to Congress

  • 11. 
    Why did the North not want to have slaves counted for population purposes?
    • A. 

      Would have greater representation in Northern states if they were counted

    • B. 

      The North realized that slaves did not have rights or freedoms in the US Const.- so why count them for population purposes???

    • C. 

      The Southern states would have a great voice in Congress if they are counted

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 12. 
    What document does the US Constitution build upon?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Warsaw Pact

    • C. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • D. 

      14 Points

  • 13. 
    The 3 regions of the 13 colonies were divided as follows:
    • A. 

      New England, Middle, Southern

    • B. 

      Northern, Southern, Middle

    • C. 

      New England, Middle, Midwest

    • D. 

      Northern, Midwest, Eastern

  • 14. 
    Yeoman is another word for...?
    • A. 

      Indentured servant

    • B. 

      Gentry

    • C. 

      Apprentices

    • D. 

      Farmers

  • 15. 
    Gentry (gentlefolk) are:
    • A. 

      Groups of farmers that joined the militia

    • B. 

      Indentured servants

    • C. 

      People of wealth or education

    • D. 

      African slaves

  • 16. 
    95% of NC's people earned their living through agriculture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which best describes the coastal plain of NC?
    • A. 

      Wetlands were found in the western part of NC

    • B. 

      Hilly, rolling land in the central part of the state

    • C. 

      A range of mountains in the eastern US

    • D. 

      Low, flat land that extends along the Atlantic Ocean

  • 18. 
    Native Americans and European settlers had differing beliefs about land ownership. Which statement best summarizes the viewpoint of each side.
    • A. 

      Native Americans viewed land as theirs to be controlled---- Europeans wanted to control the land for themselves, without Native American interference

    • B. 

      Native Americans wasted nothing in land use- preserve the forest land at all costs, the Europeans wanted to rebuild the forest land as well

    • C. 

      Europeans wanted to buy and sell land, Native Americans used the land- all were free to use it

    • D. 

      Native Americans were eager to buy land from Europeans for guns, the Europeans wanted to preserve all forest land

  • 19. 
    How did NC's geography affect the movement of people and goods?
    • A. 

      Mountain ranges and lack of navigable ports restricted the movement of people and goods

    • B. 

      Warm-water ports and small mountain ranges encouraged movement of people and goods

    • C. 

      Deep rivers and flat, fertile land helped NC develop strong interstate commerce

    • D. 

      Multiple rivers and valleys prevented the development of large farms and the development of a tourism based economy in NC

  • 20. 
    How did the NC Outer Banks affect the development of colonial NC?
    • A. 

      They presented a barrier against storms

    • B. 

      They prevented the development of large port cities where ships could easily move in and out

    • C. 

      They provided more usable coastline than the other colonies

    • D. 

      They allowed for open and easy transport for the shipping industry

  • 21. 
    The Triad city of High Point, NC has a unique location. How did the location of this city contribute to the growth of the furniture industry?
    • A. 

      High Point was near the coast, making it easy to export goods

    • B. 

      High Point was a wealthy city

    • C. 

      High Point was near railroads, hardwood forests, and a large labor force

    • D. 

      High Point was near the Research Triangle for training of its furniture makers

  • 22. 
    How many branches of government were set up in the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 23. 
    What issue was settled with the Great Compromise?
    • A. 

      How to maintain the balance of power of small and large states and everyone still have a voice in Congress

    • B. 

      How to send representatives to Congress and elect them

    • C. 

      The compromise caused more problems and they had to meet again later

    • D. 

      How to send electors to vote for President

  • 24. 
    Homesteading laws were designed to attract which of the following groups?
    • A. 

      Gold miners

    • B. 

      Fur trappers

    • C. 

      Farmers

    • D. 

      Mountain men

  • 25. 
    President Thomas Jefferson was concerned about the LA Purchase because?
    • A. 

      The new government could not afford the purchase of $15 million

    • B. 

      The Constitution did not say anything about the president's right to purchase land

    • C. 

      Spain was threatening to declare war on the US over the land

    • D. 

      France would kick the US off the land and control the whole region