Third Nine Weeks Assessment

100 Questions | Total Attempts: 51

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Complete the analogy :  Thomas Jefferson : Declaration of Independence   ______________________: US Constitution
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Thomas Paine

  • 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 of the following is an example of segregation?
    • A. 

      Refusing to ride on city bus

    • B. 

      Forcing African Americans to attend different schools other than whites

    • C. 

      Taking lands from Native Americans

    • D. 

      Leading a rally for African American voters

  • 18. 
    Rosa Parks protested the law that...
    • A. 

      Prevented African Americans from riding the same buses

    • B. 

      Prevented African Americans from riding city buses

    • C. 

      Refused African Americans the right to attend school with white students

    • D. 

      Required African Americans and whites to sit in separate sections of city buses

  • 19. 
    What was the main concept of the ruling of Plessy v. Fergsuon in 1896?
    • A. 

      Separate but equal

    • B. 

      Equality for all

    • C. 

      Equality in education

    • D. 

      Freedom for all

  • 20. 
    Poll taxes and literacy tests...
    • A. 

      Kept many African Americans from voting

    • B. 

      Encouraged civil rights leaders

    • C. 

      Helped women to get the right to vote

    • D. 

      Were approved by the Supreme Court

  • 21. 
    Martin Luther King Jr. gained national attention during what key event?
    • A. 

      March on Washington

    • B. 

      Montgomery Bus Boycott

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case

    • D. 

      Greensboro Sit in

  • 22. 
    Freedom Summer was an effort to...
    • A. 

      Invite women into the workforce and find jobs

    • B. 

      Help Native Americans find work and better careers

    • C. 

      Help African American voters in Southern states

    • D. 

      Minorities in NC

  • 23. 
    Marches, sit-ins, and boycotts are examples of...
    • A. 

      Civil rights

    • B. 

      Massive resistance

    • C. 

      Nonviolent forms of protest

    • D. 

      Freedom events

  • 24. 
    After WWII, the Holocaust had drawn world wide attention to what horrors?
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Massive resistance

    • D. 

      Violent protests

  • 25. 
    Four students went to a Greensboro lunch counter and demanded to be served at a white only lunch counter. What type of protest did they carry out?
    • A. 

      Massive resistance

    • B. 

      Boycott

    • C. 

      Sit in

    • D. 

      Freedom Ride

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