Quiz 7.D "It's All About Some Dead Prezidents"

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Quiz 7.D "It

This quiz is designed to cover SOL 7. D of the Virginia US History to 1877 curriculum


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As a result of what plan of government, George Washington was unamiously elected as the first President of the United States?
    • A. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • B. 

      The Constitution

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      The Virginia Plan

  • 2. 
    Under which President was the Bill of Rights officially added to the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Madison

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      Adams

    • D. 

      Jefferson

  • 3. 
    The Constitution called for a Judicial Branch of government. Which President selected the first Supreme Court justice and set up the federal court system, still used to this day.
    • A. 

      Jefferson

    • B. 

      Madison

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      Adams

  • 4. 
    Even though he never lived in the White House, this President made the decision to move the nation's capital to a swamp known as Foggy Bottom. It would later become Washington, D.C.
    • A. 

      Jefferson

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      Hamilton

    • D. 

      Adams

  • 5. 
    Which President is responsible for doubling the size of the United States overnight? How?
    • A. 

      Washington, Revolutionary War

    • B. 

      Jefferson, Louisianna Purchase

    • C. 

      Jefferson, Lewis and Clark Expedition

    • D. 

      Madison, War of 1812

  • 6. 
    Which of the following geographic regions would not have been part of the Louisianna Purchase? (be sure to scroll down and see both maps) 
    • A. 

      Coastal Plain

    • B. 

      Basin and Range

    • C. 

      Great Plains

    • D. 

      Interior Lowlands

  • 7. 
    What did Jefferson do to know more about the lands acquired in the Louisianna Purchase? Which of the six rivers from Unit 1 did they go as far as?
    • A. 

      Sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Columbia

    • B. 

      Sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Rio Grande

    • C. 

      Sent the Monroe Doctrine, Columbia

    • D. 

      Sent the Monroe Doctrine, Colorado

  • 8. 
    Who did Jefferson purchase the Louisianna Territory from?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 9. 
    The 4th President of the United States will be rememberd as the author of what important document and the President during which war?
    • A. 

      Constitution, Revolutionary

    • B. 

      Constitution, War of 1812

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence, War of 1812

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence, Revolutionary

  • 10. 
    Why did James Madison have to declare war on England to start the war of 1812?
    • A. 

      Britian wasn't trading with the U.S.A

    • B. 

      Britian was boarding U.S. ships illegally and even making the U.S. ships' sailors work for them

    • C. 

      Britian was building forts in Ohio

    • D. 

      Britian was trying to get out of the Treaty of Paris

  • 11. 
    What did the Monroe Doctrine say?
    • A. 

      European countries could not interfere in the Western Hemisphere

    • B. 

      The War of 1812 was over

    • C. 

      Napolean was no longer the head of the French Army

    • D. 

      The Louisianna Purchase was done illegally