Prior Knowledge Exam

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This quiz will review you for the final exam of the year! Then on to 9th grade where you will excel in World Geography!


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • B. 

      William T. Sherman

    • C. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • D. 

      Jeb Stuart

  • 2. 
    Interchangable parts, assembly lines, and factories all have to do with which time period?
    • A. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • B. 

      Civil War

    • C. 

      Era of Good Feeling

    • D. 

      War of 1812

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Trade

    • C. 

      Politics

    • D. 

      Friendship

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Louisiana Territory

    • C. 

      Mexican Cession

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      Mississippi

  • 7. 
    The area where the Indians were forced to move after the Indian Removal Act is known as what state today?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      South Carolina

    • D. 

      Oklahoma

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Impressment of U.S. Citizens

    • B. 

      Slavery

    • C. 

      Election of 1860

    • D. 

      Taxation without Representation

  • 9. 
    Which area was more industrialized?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

  • 10. 
    Which amendment granted all men the right to vote?
    • A. 

      15th

    • B. 

      1st

    • C. 

      13th

    • D. 

      14th

  • 11. 
    Which area was more populated at the time of the Civil War?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

  • 12. 
    Which state became a free state because of the Compromise of 1850?
    • A. 

      Missouri

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      Kansas

    • D. 

      California

  • 13. 
    Which document freed all slaves living in the South?
    • A. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • B. 

      Gettysburg Address

    • C. 

      Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 14. 
    Which best describes the idea that Americans were destined to acquire land all the way to the Pacific Ocean?
    • A. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • B. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • C. 

      Land Ordinance of 1785

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 15. 
    Which of the following reformers was at one time a slave?
    • A. 

      William Lloyd Garrison

    • B. 

      John Brown

    • C. 

      Harriett Beecher Stowe

    • D. 

      Frederick Douglass

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      1860

    • B. 

      1861

    • C. 

      1865

    • D. 

      1855

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Jefferson Davis

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Hiram Rhodes

    • B. 

      John Brown

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      William Sherman

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Abolitionist

    • B. 

      Women Rights

    • C. 

      Temperance

    • D. 

      Education

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independance

    • B. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      1685, Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      1776, Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      1776, Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      1787, John White

  • 22. 
    What was Reconstruction
    • A. 

      The time period after the war where the Union was made into one country.

    • B. 

      The last battle of the war

    • C. 

      A period that led to the Civil War

    • D. 

      The document that freed the slaves.

  • 23. 
    After the Civil War, the United States outlawed slavery or involuntary servitude, except when punishment for a crime when this __________was ratified.
    • A. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • B. 

      15th Amendment

    • C. 

      13th Amendment

    • D. 

      2nd Amendment

  • 24. 
    In which the area did the South have an advantage over the North in the Civil War? 
    • A. 

      Military weapons

    • B. 

      Civilian leadership

    • C. 

      Industrial production

    • D. 

      Military leadership and soldiers

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Abolish slavery

    • B. 

      Punish the south

    • C. 

      Restore the Union

    • D. 

      Bring an end to the war.

  • 26. 
    He assasinated Presdent Abraham Lincoln
    • A. 

      John Wilkes Booth

    • B. 

      Mary Chestnut

    • C. 

      Sullivan Ballou

    • D. 

      Robert E. Lee

  • 27. 
    He became President when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
    • A. 

      John Wilkes Booth

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • D. 

      Jefferson Davis

  • 28. 
    This amendment changed U.S. law so that it read that all persons born in the United States were citizens and would have equal protection under the law.
    • A. 

      1st Amendment

    • B. 

      13th Amendment

    • C. 

      14th Amendment

    • D. 

      15th Amendment

  • 29. 
    He was the President of the Union
    • A. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      John Wilkes Booth

    • E. 

      Frederick Douglass

  • 30. 
    Mass Production results in __.
    • A. 

      Cheaper goods and a need for skilled workers

    • B. 

      Cheaper goods and a need for unskilled workers

    • C. 

      More expensive goods and a need for skilled workers

    • D. 

      More expensive goods and a need for unskilled workers