Colonization
American Revolution
Early Republic
Westward Expansion
Civil War
100

How many American colonies were there?

13 Colonies

100

Who lead the American Army in the American Revolution?

George Washington

100

Who was the First President of the USA?

George Washington
100

Which state were people trying to go to in the Gold Rush?

California

100

Who won the civil war?

The North/Union

200

Name 2 reasons why people wanted to settle the New World

Economic Opportunity (Money)

Religious Freedom

Escape from Crime

To make a better life for their family

Adventure

200

Name 2 events that sparked the American Revolution

The Boston Tea Party, The Boston Massacre, Taxation without Representation, Statutory Neglect

200

Bonus Question: Name as many presidents as you can in 30 seconds. You get 50 points for each one you name. Ready, Set, Go!

Lots

200

What is the name for the Idea that Americans have the right to settle all of the land all the way to the West coast? This is also always the answer on the Westward Expansion exam. 

Manifest Destiny

200

What was the deadliest battle of the Civil War which is also known as the turning point?

Gettysburg

300

Which section of the 13 colonies was known as the "Breadbasket" of the new world? The New England, the Middle, or the South?

The Middle

300

Who warned the colonists at Lexington and Concord that "The Regulars are coming."

Paul Revere

300

Who was the 3rd President of the U.S.A who debated Hamilton, became Secretary of State, became president, and purchased the state of Louisiana from the French?

Thomas Jefferson

300

What is the name of the deadliest trail to the west coast? There is a game that we played about it with wagons and Dysentery

The Oregon Trail

300

Who was the President of the Union during the Civil War?

Abe Lincoln

400
The first English colony in the New World established in 1607

Jamestown

400

Where did the American forces spend the long cold winters at during the Revolution?

Valley Forge

400

Which document was argued about alot during this time period? It was the foundation for out country today.

The Constitution

400

Which country did we go to War with to gain all of the land in the Southwest of our country?

Mexico

400

Who was the lead General for the North during the Civil War? Bonus 100 points if you can name more

Ulysses S. Grant, William Sherman, McClellin, Meade, etc

500

The name for the group of religious Englishmen who came across the sea from England for Religious reasons. They landed at Plymouth on the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. 

Pilgrims

500

What was the name of the battle that was the turning point of the American Revolution?

Saratoga

500

Which president declared that The Western Hemisphere of the world would be protected by the U.S.A? He was the 5th President and he signed a doctrine.

James Monroe

500

Which state was added to the Union, which sparked the war with Mexico?

Texas

500

Who was the lead general for the South during the Civil War? Bonus 100 points if you can name two.

Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson, etc

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