United States History Course Pre-test United States HistoryCourse

United States History Course Pre-test United States HistoryCourse

United States History Course Pre-test United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 1. Credited with putting the first power-driven plane into the air: Orville and Wilbur Wright 2. Author of the

Declaration of Independence: Thomas Jefferson United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 3. Known as The Father of Our Country: George Washington 4. Alleged assassin of

John F. Kennedy: Lee Harvey Oswald United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 5. First permanent English settlement in America: Jamestown 6. President of the

Confederate States of America: Jefferson Davis United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 7. Site of the first shots of the Civil War: Fort Sumter, S.C. 8. First 10

amendments to the U.S. Constitution: Bill of Rights United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 9. The right to vote (most notably womens): Suffrage

10.Infamous traitor of the American Revolution Benedict Arnold United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 11.Assassin of President Abraham Lincoln John Wilkes Booth

12.Commanding General of the Confederate Army: Robert E. Lee United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 13.Scandal involving President Richard Nixon:

Watergate 14. First man to step foot onto the moon: Neil Armstrong United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 15.Introduced the theory of evolution:

Charles Darwin 16.First to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean: Charles Lindberg United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 17.Officially began with the October 29, 1929 stock market crash:

The Great Depression 18.U.S. President nicknamed Old Hickory: Andrew Jackson United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 19.Mysterious lost colony of the New World:

Roanoke 20.Site where formal surrender was signed to end the American Civil War: Appomattox Court House, VA United States HistoryCourse Pre-test

Important Dates: Timeline United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 21.Columbus reaches the New World: October 12, 1492 22.Pearl Harbor attacked by Japan:

December 7, 1941 United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 23.Model T introduced by Henry Ford 1908 24.18th Amendment ratifiedprohibition of alcohol:

1919 United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 25.Man walks on the moon: July 20, 1969 26.Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Massachusetts:

November 19, 1620 United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 27.Civil War begins: April 12, 1861 28.African slaves come to America: 1619

United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 29.George Washington elected President April 6, 1798 30.John F. Kennedy is assassinated: November 22, 1963 United States HistoryCourse Pre-test

Who Said That? United States HistoryCourse Pre-test Ask not what your country can do for youask what you can do for your country. President John F.

Kennedy United States HistoryCourse Pre-test Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and

dedicated to the proposition that ALL men are created equal. President Abraham Lincoln United States HistoryCourse Pre-test I have a dream that one day my

four children will live in a world where they are judged NOT by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King, Jr. United States HistoryCourse Pre-test

People have to know whether or not their president is a crookWellI am not a crook. President Richard Nixon United States HistoryCourse Pre-test

We will make no distinction between the terrorists and any nation that aids or harbors them. President George W. Bush

United States HistoryCourse Pre-test The only thing we have to fearis fear itself. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt United States HistoryCourse Pre-test

Thats one small step for man one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong United States HistoryCourse Pre-test Mr. GorbachevIf

you seek peaceif you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union, come to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, TEAR DOWN THIS WALL! President Ronald Reagan United States HistoryCourse Pre-test

I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever. Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce

United States HistoryCourse Pre-test I know not what course others may take, but as for me, Give me libertyor give me death. Patrick Henry

United States HistoryCourse Pre-test True or False United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 41. The American Civil War was fought entirely over the issue of slavery. False 42. American patriots waged

war against France during the American Revolution. False 43. Johnny Appleseed was a fictitious character of American folklore. False United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 44. Davy Crockett was killed in

the Mexican War at the Battle of the Alamo. True 45. Robert E. Lee was the first officer to be offered command of the Union Army by President Lincoln. True 46. Benjamin Franklin is regarded as one of the top presidents to serve the United States.

False United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 47. Civil Rights leader Malcolm X was an advocate of non-violent social change. False 48. Andrew Jackson is known for his peaceful and friendly relations with American Indians.

False 49. Our national anthem, The StarSpangled Banner, was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. False United States HistoryCourse Pre-test 50. F.D.R.s New Deal brought about an end to the Great Depression.

False

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