Social Studies: Ch. 4 Lesson 3 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is a written plan of government called?  

    • A.

      Constitution

    • B.

      Representative

    • C.

      Confederation

    • D.

      Reservation

    Correct Answer
    A. Constitution
    Explanation
    A written plan of government is called a constitution. A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or organization is governed. It outlines the structure and powers of the government, as well as the rights and responsibilities of the citizens. Constitutions are typically written documents that serve as the supreme law of the land, providing a framework for governance and ensuring the protection of individual rights and freedoms.

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  • 2. 

    What is a person chosen to speak or act for others called? 

    • A.

      Constitution

    • B.

      Representative

    • C.

      Confederation

    • D.

      Reservation

    Correct Answer
    B. Representative
    Explanation
    A person chosen to speak or act for others is called a representative. This individual is selected to represent the interests, opinions, and concerns of a group or community. They are entrusted with the responsibility of voicing the collective views and making decisions on behalf of those they represent. Representatives can be elected or appointed to various positions, such as in government, organizations, or advocacy groups, to ensure that the voices and needs of the people they represent are heard and addressed.

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  • 3. 

    What is a group united for a purpose called?

    • A.

      Constitution

    • B.

      Representative

    • C.

      Confederation

    • D.

      Reservation

    Correct Answer
    C. Confederation
    Explanation
    A group united for a purpose is called a confederation. A confederation is an organization or alliance formed by multiple groups or states that come together for a common purpose or goal. It involves the cooperation and coordination of members towards achieving their shared objectives. Unlike a constitution or representative, which refer to different concepts, a confederation specifically refers to a group united for a purpose. Reservation is not a suitable answer as it does not accurately describe a group united for a purpose.

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  • 4. 

    What is an area set aside by the United States government for American Indians called?

    • A.

      Constitution

    • B.

      Representative

    • C.

      Confederation

    • D.

      Reservation

    Correct Answer
    D. Reservation
    Explanation
    An area set aside by the United States government for American Indians is called a reservation. This term refers to the land that is designated for Native American tribes to live on and govern themselves. Reservations are a result of treaties and agreements between the U.S. government and Native American tribes, providing them with a degree of sovereignty and self-governance within their designated territories.

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  • 5. 

    Britain went to war against the United States again!

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Britain and the United States went to war again. The word "again" implies that there was a previous war between the two countries. Therefore, the correct answer is True, indicating that Britain did indeed go to war against the United States for a second time.

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  • 6. 

    After the  War of 1812 the Indians had to sign more treaties  and gave up more land.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    After the War of 1812, the Native Americans were forced to sign additional treaties and surrender more land. This was a result of the expansionist policies of the United States, which sought to acquire more territory and push Native Americans further west. These treaties often resulted in the displacement and loss of traditional lands for Native American tribes. Therefore, the statement "After the War of 1812 the Indians had to sign more treaties and gave up more land" is true.

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  • 7. 

    The Enabling Act allowed Indians to live any where in the Ohio Country.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Enabling Act did not allow Indians to live anywhere in the Ohio Country. The act, passed in 1802, actually authorized the creation of the state of Ohio and established its boundaries. It did not address the rights or movements of Native Americans in the region. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 8. 

    During the War of 1812 there was a battle called the Battle of Lake Erie.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the Battle of Lake Erie did occur during the War of 1812. This naval battle took place on September 10, 1813, between the United States and Great Britain. It was a significant victory for the United States, led by Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, as it ensured American control over Lake Erie and secured the Northwest frontier.

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  • 9. 

    Who won the battle of 1812?

    • A.

      British

    • B.

      Indians

    • C.

      Americans

    • D.

      No one

    Correct Answer
    D. No one
    Explanation
    The battle of 1812 did not have a clear winner as it ended in a stalemate. The war was fought between the United States and the British Empire, and although both sides experienced victories and losses, neither was able to achieve a decisive victory. The war eventually ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent in 1814, which restored pre-war boundaries and settled some of the disputes between the two nations. Therefore, the correct answer is "No one."

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  • 10. 

    Tecumseh could not wait to sign the Treaty of Greenville because it gave land to the Indians.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Tecumseh could not wait to sign the Treaty of Greenville because it did not give land to the Indians.

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