19th century issues
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European Discovery of the Americas
American Revolution and Government
100

Who fought in the Civil War?  

The Northern States vs. the Southern States (the Union vs. the Confederacy). 

100

As I lay dying. 

Yes. A complete sentence would be, "As I lay dying, I thought about my parents." 
100

I went to the store and bought chicken rice and bread

I went to the store and bought chicken, rice, and bread. 

100

What year did Columbus sail to the Americas? 

1492

100

When was the Declarartion of Independence written? 

1776

200

What was the Civil War primarily about? 

The battle to end slavery

200

Which caused a pint of blueberries to fall on the floor. 

Yes. A complete sentence might be, "I fell on the table, which caused a pint of blueberries to fall on the floor." 

200

Although we call them Native Americans many researchers believe they were a people originally from Asia

Although we call them Native Americans, many researchers believe they were a people originally from Asia. 

200

Where did Columbus supposedly think he was when he first set foot on land in the Caribbean? 

India
200

How many Amendents are in the Bill of Rights? 

a. 3

b. 8

c. 27

d. 10

d. 10

300
Why did so many Irish emigrate to the U.S. in the middle of the 19th century? 

Because of the potato blight which caused a famine in their country

300

A dark barked loudly in the house. 

No, not a fragment. This is a complete sentence as it contains a subject verb and object. 

300

Because many researchers think the Native Americans came from Asia some people like to use the term "First Nations' People" to describe them 

Because many researchers think the Native Americans came from Asia some people like to use the term "First Nations' People" to describe them. 

300

What were the two reasons for the establishment of colonies at Jamestown in Virginia and Plymoth in Massachusetts? 

To grow tobacco in Jamestown and to gain religious freedom in Massachusetts. 

300

What does the first Amendment to the Constitution NOT include? 

A. Freedom of religion

B. Freedom of speech

C. Freedom to have low-priced beer

D. Freedom of assembly

C. beer

400

When the Irish first tried to find jobs here, they often saw a sign that said "INNA." What did that mean? 

Irish need not apply. 

400

The fruit bounced and rolled everywhere. 

No, it's not a fragment. It's a complete sentence
400
The First Amendment to the Constitution protects freedom to practice one's own religion and it also protects freedom of speech right of assembly right to petition the government and freedom of the press

The First Amendment to the Constitution protects freedom to practice one's own religion, and it also protects freedom of speech, right of assembly, right to petition the government, and freedom of the press.

400

What happened to many of the Native Americans after the arrival of Columbus? 

Many of them died, some through war with the Europeans, but most because of disease

400

What are the three branches of government described in the Constitution? 

The legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial branch

500

The Chinese Exclusion Act prevented Chinese people from coming here in 1882, but later it was overturned because of the Supreme Court ruling that this was unconstitutional under what amendment? 

The 14th Amendment

500

My wife was tired, which caused her to fall asleep at the movies. 

No, it's a complete sentence. Why? 

500

While writing the Constitution James Madison consulted Thomas Jefferson

While writing the Constitution, James Madison consulted Thomas Jefferson. 

500

How many colonies did the Europeans set up under the British Empire? 

13

500

What does the legislative branch or Congress do? 

Passes or writes laws

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