Early US History
Revolution
Antebellum
Civil War
Reconstruction
100

The French and Indian War was fought between which two European countries?

France and England

100

The first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired at the Battle of ___________.

Battle of Lexington and Concord

100

During the early 19th Century most industry was located in this region of the United States.

The North.

100

What was one of the major disagreements between the North and South that lead to the Civil War?

100

This Reconstruction Amendment outlawed slavery.

13th Amendment.

200

After the French and Indian War what did the British do to the colonists to help pay off their debts?

Issue new taxes on the colonists.

200

This famous founding father of the US tried to include a passage about slavery in the Declaration of Independence even though he himself owned hundreds of slaves.

Thomas Jefferson.

200

The United States bought this piece of land from France in 1803.

Louisiana Purchase.

200
The election of this person ____________ in 1860 caused the Southern states to become upset and succeed from the Union.  

Abraham Lincoln.

200

How many Reconstruction Amendments were there.

Three

300

This famous founding father of the US was a young 22 year old soldier serving in the French and Indian War.

George Washington.

300

This treaty ended the war between England and the US.

Treaty of Paris

300

This comprise created a line dividing a Northern free states and Southern free states and allowed Missouri to join as a slave state and Maine to join as a free state.

Missouri Compromise.

300

This presidential proclamation on January 1st, 1863 stated that all slaves in the South were free.

Emancipation Proclamation

300

Civil War soldiers from the North were called __________.

Billy Yank (Yankee)

400

The King of England would grant a _________ to colonists to settle a piece of land.

A charter.

400

This famous African American war hero fought in the Revolutionary War, particularly in the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Salem Poor.

400

This famous ship called the USS ____________, nicknamed "Old Ironside" fought in the War of 1812 and still exists today in Boston Harbor.

USS Constitution.

400

This famous battle in Pennsylvania is known as one of the major turning points of the Civil War.

Battle of Gettysburg.

400

What did the 15th Amendment do?

It granted African American men the right to vote.

500

This act taxed colonists for every piece of paper they used.

Stamp Act.

500

At the battle of ____________ in 1781 the British forces were surrounded by the US soldiers and French navy and forced to surrender, which represented the last major battle of the war.

Battle of Yorktown.

500

The British used ___________ to seize American ships and force American sailors to work in the British navy which upset the US and led to the War of 1812.

impressment

500

This famous US general was responsible for the burning of Atlanta.

William Tecumseh Sherman

500

This person was the President of the Confederacy.

Jefferson Davis.

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