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Instructions: Each statement below is either True or False. Choose the correct option for each statement in order to receive credit.

1.) The first Europeans to arrive in what is now the United States were Spanish explorers.

A. True
B. False

2.) Herbert Hoover was elected as the 31st President of the United States.

A. True
B. False

3.) Abraham Lincoln was the president during the Civil War.

A. True
B. False

4.) The United States became an independent nation when it won its independence from England.

A. True
B. False

5.) The United States purchased the state Alaska from Russia.

A. True
B. False

6.) The Civil War was started on the issue of slavery.

A. True
B. False

7.) John F. Kennedy was assassinated during his first term as President.

A. True
B. False

8.) Congress is made up of 3 parts: the House, the Senate, and the Supreme Court.

A. True
B. False

9.) The Boston Tea Party was a major political event in the growth of the American Revolution.

A. True
B. False

10.) In March of 1770, in the state of Massachusetts, some British troops responded to a snowball attack by local young men by killing 5 colonists. The name given to this event was the Boston Massacre.

A. True
B. False

11.) The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution abolished slavery.

A. True
B. False

12.) The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are called the Bill of Rights.

A. True
B. False

13.) Jeannette Rankin was the first woman elected to congress in 1916.

A. True
B. False

14.) During the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key wrote the US national anthem known as "The Star Spangled Banner".

A. True
B. False

15.) Robert E. Lee commanded the Army of the Potomac through most of the Civil War.

A. True
B. False

16.) The Hindenburg was the name of the German airship that exploded over Lakehurst, New Jersey in 1937.

A. True
B. False

17.) Hawaii was the final state admitted into the United States.

A. True
B. False

18.) Paul Revere made his famous 1775 "midnight ride" thru New Hampshire.

A. True
B. False

19.) The United States is bordered by Canada and Mexico.

A. True
B. False

20.) Texas was a nation that won its independence from Mexico before it became a part of the United States.

A. True
B. False

21.) Frederick Douglass was a former slave whose autobiography helped fuel the anti-slavery movement that started in the 1840's.

A. True
B. False

22.) A US President may not serve more than 8 years in office.

A. True
B. False

23.) Pikes Peak, located in the Rocky Mountains, became a symbol of the Colorado Gold Rsuh.

A. True
B. False

24.) In World War II, the US fought with Hitler to defeat England.

A. True
B. False

25.) Adam Smith was the 18th century Scottish social philosopher who is know as the father of modern economics.

A. True
B. False

26.) Supreme Court Justices can only be appointed by the President of the United States.

A. True
B. False

27.) Roy Brown flew the Spirit of St. Louis across the Atlantic in 1927.

A. True
B. False

28.) John F. Kennedy wrote a book called "Profiles in Courage" describing acts of bravery and integrity by eight United States Senators throughout the Senate's history.

A. True
B. False

29.) Emily Dickinson's famous last words were, "... the fog is rising.".

A. True
B. False

30.) Each state is the United States has 4 representatives in the House of Representatives.

A. True
B. False

31.) Lucretia Mott & Elizabeth Cady Stanton were the two women who organized the Seneca Falls Convention.

A. True
B. False

32.) "Mein Kampf" was a name nickname for the Nazi government.

A. True
B. False

33.) Mennonites were the religious group who first settled in colonial Massachusetts.

A. True
B. False

34.) There are 100 US Senators.

A. True
B. False

35.) Senators, once elected, serve for the rest of their life.

A. True
B. False

36.) Benjamin Franklin believed a "Turkey" would make a more suitable symbol of the United States than the eagle.



A. True
B. False

37.) Weehawken, New Jersey was the location of the deadly Alexander Hamilton-Aaron Burr duel.

A. True
B. False

38.) Carpetbaggers were opportunistic Northerners who moved toward the South after the U.S. Civil War.

A. True
B. False

39.) The United States helped defeat the Japanese after they attacked the U.S. in Pearl Harbor on the morning of December 7, 1941.

A. True
B. False

40.) The United State purchased Louisiana from France for a total sum of 15 million dollars in 1803.

A. True
B. False
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