Social Studies Final Exam

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Social Studies Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What are the three main ideas stated in the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Human rights, animal rights, slave code

    • B. 

      The parliament, slave code, bill of rights

    • C. 

      British wrongs, human rights, independece

    • D. 

      British wrongs, the parliament, slave code

  • 2. 
    What was the reason for settelers and trappers moving towards Oregon in the 1820's?
    • A. 

      Wide abundance of animals for hunting

    • B. 

      Fertile land, plentiful rainfall, mild climate

  • 3. 
    What did the quote "no taxation without representation" refer to?
    • A. 

      English parliament

    • B. 

      The seneca falls convention of 1848

    • C. 

      Women's rights

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What was one example of a right that enslaved african americans in the united states before the civil war were given?
    • A. 

      Right to marry

    • B. 

      Right to vote

    • C. 

      Right to have custody of children

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Field slaves worked on plantations from sunrise to sunset.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It was mandatory for a slave to collect at least 5 pounds of cotton each day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Punishment for slaves who comitted a crime was whippings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Field slaves were sometimes given a ____ minute break.
  • 9. 
    The principles of ________ and checks and balances prevented any one branch of government from becoming too powerful.
    • A. 

      Popular soveirenty

    • B. 

      Seperation of powers

  • 10. 
    What helped to solve the dispute over representation in Congress between the large and small states?
    • A. 

      The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848

    • B. 

      The bill of rights

    • C. 

      Judicial review

    • D. 

      The development of a two-house legislature.

  • 11. 
    What was one agreement of the Great Compromise?
    • A. 

      The Bill Of Rights would become part of the US constitution when it was added throught the amendment process.

    • B. 

      Seats in the House of Representatives would be awarded according to population and senate would be same number for all.

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      All wrong