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Week 24

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Week 7

 

Week 25

 

Week 8

 

Week 26

 

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Week 27

 

Week 10

 

Week 28

 

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Week 29

 

Week 12

Test 2

Week 30

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Week 13

 

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Week 32

 

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Week 33

 

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Week 17

Review

Week 35

Review

Week 18

Test 3 (Fall Final)

Week 36

Test 6 (Spring Final)

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.

— Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address, 1863

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

1.1

First Week no new terms and names.

1.2

1.3

1.4

1.5

 

Week 2

2.1

Who discovered America?

  • New World

Was Christopher Columbus the first European in the Americas?

  • Leif Erikson
  • Christopher Columbus

2.2

Why don't all Americans celebrate Columbus Day?

  • Columbian Exchange

Why isn't America called Columbia?

  • Amerigo Vespucci

2.3

Who followed Columbus to America?

  • Northwest Passage
  • Great Lakes
  • Gulf of Mexico

Did anyone find El Dorado?

  • El Dorado

2.4

If the Spanish got here first, why don't Americans speak Spanish?

  • Dutch

What happened to the "Lost Colony" of Roanoke Island?

  • Lost Colony

2.5

What do a river in New York and a bay in Canada have in common?

  • Hudson River
  • Hudson Bay

Did the Pilgrims establish the first successful English settlement in North America?

  • Jamestown
  • John Smith

 

Week 3

3.1

Did Pocahontas save John Smith's life?

  • Pocahontas
  • smallpox

Who lived at the House of Burgesses?

  • House of Burgesses
  • Parliament

3.2

Did all people come to the New World to get rich?

  • indentured servant
  • triangular trade
  • Middle Passage

Who were the Pilgrims?

  • Pilgrims
  • Puritans
  • Church of England / Anglican Church

3.3

Did an Indian really walk into Plymouth and say, "Welcome, Englishmen"?

  • Squanto

Who was Roger Williams

  • Roger Williams

3.4

Is it true that the Puritans were strict?

  • Puritan work ethic

Did the Dutch really buy all of Manhattan Island for $24?

  • Manhattan Island

3.5

Did all the colonial leaders buy their land from the Indians?

  • William Penn
  • Quakers

Can you name the thirteen original British colonies?

  • utopian society

 

Week 4

4.1

Was life in Connecticut just like life in South Carolina?

  • New England
  • plantation

What did the Indians think of the colonists?

  • King Philip's War

4.2

Why did some colonists live with the Indians?

  • Eunice Williams

Did frontiersman Daniel Boone wear a coonskin cap?

  • Daniel Boone
  • Appalachian Mountains

4.3

What's the best pet for a free and democratic society?

  • watchdog journalism
  • royal governor

Who fought the French and Indian War?

  • French and Indian War
  • missions

4.4

Who was George Washington

  • George Washington
  • Continental Army

How did sugar and stamps help start the American Revolution?

  • Stamp Act
  • King George III
  • Sons of Liberty / Daughters of Liberty
  • boycott

4.5

Why was the naming of the Boston Massacre only a half truth?

  • Boston Massacre

Who was Benjamin Franklin?

  • Benjamin Franklin

 

Week 5

5.1

How did Boston Harbor become the biggest teapot in history?

  • John Hancock
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Patriots
  • Loyalist / Tory
  • Coercive / Intolerable Acts
  • town meetings

How did the colonists tolerate the Intolerable Acts?

  • First Continental Congress
  • Patrick Henry

5.2

Who was John Adams?

  • John Adams

Who fired the first shot of the American Revolution?

  • Lexington and Concord
  • minutemen

5.3

Who was Paul Revere?

  • Paul Revere

What is a Yankee Doodle Dandy?

  • Yankee

5.4

In 1775 did most colonists want to be independent from Britain?

  • Second Continental Congress

How did the pamphlet Common Sense pave the way for a revolution?

  • Common Sense
  • Thomas Paine

5.5

Who was Thomas Jefferson?

  • Thomas Jefferson

Why was Thomas Jefferson chosen to write the Declaration of Independence?

  • Declaration of Independence

 

Week 6

6.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

6.2

6.3

6.4

6.5

 

Week 7

7.1

What was the Enlightenment?

  • The Enlightenment

Whose name became another word for treason?

  • Benedict Arnold

7.2

Just whom did Jefferson mean when he wrote "all men are created equal"?

Did blacks fight in the revolution?

  • abolish
  • emancipation

7.3

What roles did women and children play in the fight for independence?

  • courier
  • militia

How did the colonists beat the best army in the world?

  • King Louis XVI
  • Marquis de Lafayette

7.4

Why did the United States go for eleven years without a president?

  • Articles of Confederation

What happened when delegates tried to improve the Articles of Confederation?

  • U.S. Constitution

7.5

Why were watchment posted outside the Constitutional Convention?

  • Constitutional Convention
  • James Madison

When was a human being only three-fifths of a person?

  • Great Compromise
  • House of Representatives
  • Senate
  • 3/5 Compromise
  • ratify

 

Week 8

8.1

What does our government have in common with a tightrope walker?

  • federal
  • federalism
  • three branches of government
  • checks and balances

Who was "we" the people that the Constitution referred to?

  • amendment

8.2

Does the Constitution guarantee freedom of speech?

  • Bill of Rights

Was ratification of the Constitution a "sure thing"?

  • Federalists
  • Anti-Federalists
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • states' rights

8.3

Who elected George Washington as the first president?

  • Electoral College

Why didn't Washington live in Washington, D.C.?

  • Washington, D.C.

8.4

Was the "Revolution of 1800" another bloody war?

  • Revolution of 1800

How did the United States get twice as big, overnight?

  • Louisiana Purchase
  • New Orleans
  • Rocky Mountains

8.5

Did the Louisiana Purchase spark the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

 

Who were Tecumseh and "the Prophet"?

  • Tecumseh and "the Prophet"

 

Week 9

9.1

What was "the second American Revolution"?

  • War of 1812

What did America gain from the War of 1812?

  • Battle of New Orleans

9.2

Defense of Fort McHenry

  • Star-Spangled Banner

How did the United States gain Florida?

  • Florida Purchase

9.3

Why did President Monroe tell Europe to "keep out"?

  • Monroe Doctrine

What was the main reason Maine became a state?

  • Missouri Compromise

9.4

What helped keep slavery going in the South?

  • cotton gin

How did Andrew Jackson change the presidency, before he even stepped into the White House?

  • Andrew Jackson

9.5

Who came to the White House for Andrew Jackson's inauguration party?

  • inauguration

Who was the first president to ride on a train?

  • Erie Canal

 

Week 10

10.1

Were trains the only thing going lickety-split in America?

  • Industrial Revolution
  • factory system

Was the Industrial Revolution good for all Americans?

  • agriculture

10.2

Is it true that children worked in factories?

  • textile

Industry was booming in the Northeast. What was happening in the South?

  • Indian Removal Act
  • Trail of Tears

10.3

Did Indians resist the theft of their lands?

  • truce

Nat Turner's Rebellion

  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

10.4

Who was Sequoya?

  • Sequoyah

What happened at the Alamo?

  • Texas
  • Alamo
  • "Remember the Alamo"

10.5

How did William Harrison beat Martin Van Buren in the election of 1840?

  • hard cider

Did "Oregon Fever" keep[ you in bed for days?

  • Oregon Territory

 

Week 11

11.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

11.2

11.3

11.4

11.5

 

Week 12

12.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

12.2

12.3

12.4

12.5

 

Week 13

13.1

How did pioneers know where to go?

  • Oregon Trail
  • Manifest Destiny

How did pioneers stay connected to the cities?

  • telegraph

13.2

When is a shortcut not a shortcut?

  • Donner Party
  • Sierra Nevada

What did President James Polk do that no president had done before him?

  • Mexican-American War
  • Mexican Cession

13.3

What did the United States gain from the Mexican-American War?

  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Who were the forty-niners before they were San Francisco's footbal team?

  • California Gold Rush

13.4

Who came looking for "Gold Mountain"?

  • "Gold Mountain"

How did the California gold ruch heighten the debate over slavery?

  • Fugitive Slave Law

13.5

Was the Undergorund Railroad the first subway system?

  • Underground Railroad
  • Harriet Tubman

Who was Frederick Douglass?

  • Frederick Douglass
  • abolition movement

 

Week 14

14.1

When did women write their own Declaration?

  • abolitionist
  • Seneca Falls Convention

What do a raven, a whale named Moby Dick, and Paul Revere have in common?

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

14.2

When and where did the slavery debate turn bloody?

  • Bleeding Kansas

Why did John Brown lead a raid against a government arsenal in Virginia?

  • John Brown's Raid

14.3

What was one of the most dreadful decisions the Supreme Court ever made?

  • Dred Scott Decision

Was Abraham Lincoln really born in a floorless, one-window log cabin in Kentucky?

  • Abraham Lincoln

14.4

What were the Lincoln-Douglas debates?

  • Lincoln-Douglas debates
  • legislature

What did the Southern states think about Lincoln's election as president?

  • secede / secession
  • Election of 1860

14.5

What's so civil about a civil war?

  • ironclads

Was the Civil War fought over slavery?

  • the Union

 

Week 15

15.1

Why didn't the North just let the South go?

  • republic

Did the United States ever have two presidents at once?

  • Jefferson Davis

15.2

Who was Robert E. Lee?

  • Robert E. Lee

What was it like to be a soldier in the Civil War?

  • draft
  • hardtack

15.3

What was life like for civilians?

  • shell

Who served in the armies?

  • Confederate Army

15.4

Did the Emancipation Proclamation free the slaves?

  • Emancipation Proclamation

Who was George McClellan?

  • George McClellan

15.5

What did Lincoln do in three minutes?

  • Gettysburg

Can you recite the Gettysburg Address?

  • Gettysburg Address

 

Week 16

16.1

Whose nickname was "Unconditional Surrender"?

  • Ulysses S. Grant

Why was the surrender as important as the victory in the Civil War?

  • Reconstruction

16.2

Why didn't Reconstruction go as President Lincoln had planned?

  • John Wilkes Booth

What was reconstructed during Reconstruction?

  • Andrew Johnson
  • Freedmen's Bureau

16.3

What were "Black Codes"?

  • Black Codes
  • Radical Republicans
  • 13th Amendment
  • 14th Amendment
  • 15th Amendment
  • Reconstruction Acts

What did Congress almost do to President Johnson?

  • impeachment

16.4

Did any blacks get involved in politics during Reconstruction?

  • party of Lincoln

How did Reconstruction end?

  • segregation
  • Jim Crow

16.5

Who were the Exodusters?

  • Exodusters
 

 

Week 17

17.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

17.2

17.3

17.4

17.5

 

Week 18

18.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

18.2

18.3

18.4

18.5

 

Week 19

19.1

Who taught a group of Indians on the Great Plains to speak German?

  • Great Plains
  • Homestead Act

If you lived on the plains, what challenges might you encounter?

  • soddie

19.2

Were there any other frontiers?

  • Seward's Folly

Was being a cowboy the best job in the West?

  • cattle drive / long drive

19.3

How did "Buffalo Bill" Cody get his nickname?

  • transcontinental railroad
  • "Buffalo Bill" Cody

What could you do if you couldn't go to the circus?

  • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

19.4

How did the transcontinental railroad change America?

  • Promontory Summit

Was the settling of the American West a heroic achievement?

  • Indian Wars

19.5

Who were the Buffalo Soldiers?

  • Buffalo Soldiers

Who was left standing at Custer's Last Stand?

  • Custer's Last Stand
  • George Armstrong Custer

 

 

Week 20

20.1

What were the last words of Crazy Horse?

  • Crazy Horse

Was it only Plains Indians who were forced onto reservations around this time?

  • Geronimo
  • Chief Joseph

20.2

Who were the robber barons, and whom did they rob?

  • robber barons
  • monopoly

Who were the biggest of the Big Businessmen?

  • Andrew Carnegie
  • John D. Rockefeller

20.3

Why were the late-1800s called the "Gilded Age"?

  • Gilded Age

What did workers do to fight for their rights?

  • strike
  • Great Railroad Strike of 1877

20.4

Why did farmers need to organize, too?

  • Populist Party
  • populist
  • income tax

She's big, she's green, she's America's Welcome Queen. Who is she?

  • Lady Liberty
  • Ellis Island

20.5

Where did turn-of-the-century immigrants make their new homes?

  • tenement

Who was Jacob Riis?

  • Jacob Riis

 

Week 21

21.1

Who was Jane Addams?

  • Jane Addams

What did many immigrants face, in the midst of their other troubles?

  • Chinese Exclusion Act

21.2

What was Jim Crow up to toward the end of the ninetheenth century?

  • "separate but equal"
  • lynching
  • literacy test

What did prominent blacks think should be done about racial discrimination?

  • Booker T. Washington
  • Tuskegee Institute
  • W. E. B. Du Bois
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

21.3

How many different uses for the peanut can you come up with?

  • George Washington Carver

What was America's "splendid little war"?

  • Spanish-American War

21.4

Who were the Rough Riders?

  • Rough Riders

Why did President Theodore Roosevelt carry a big stick?

  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Progressive Movement
  • trust
  • labor unions
  • Sherman Antitrust Act
  • trust busting
  • The Jungle
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

21.5

What did President Roosevelt do with 7,800 miles?

  • Panama Canal

What could people do in the twentieth century that they couldn't do before?

  • Alexander Graham Bell

 

Week 22

22.1

Did Henry Ford invent the automobile?

  • Henry Ford
  • Model T

How did the death of a European archduke start the first world war?

  • Great War
  • World War I
  • Allied Powers
  • Central Powers

22.2

Why did the United States enter World War I?

  • Lusitania
  • Zimmerman Telegram

What did the United States gain from World War I?

  • Woodrow Wilson

22.3

What were President Wilson's "Fourteen Points"?

  • Wilson's Fourteen Points
  • reparations
  • League of Nations

Who actually ran the country when President Wilson had a stroke?

  • stroke

22.4

Why were Americans so scared of the color red after the war?

  • communism
  • Soviet Union
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • Joseph Stalin
  • inflation
  • Red Scare
  • socialism

Who were Sacco and Vanzetti?

  • Sacco and Vanzetti
  • anarchist

22.5

Did birds make the Great Migration?

  • Great Migration

What prohibited during Prohibition?

  • Prohibition
  • temperance

 

 

Week 23

23.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

23.2

23.3

23.4

23.5

 

Week 24

24.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

24.2

24.3

24.4

24.5

 

Week 25

25.1

Who was Al Capone?

  • Al Capone

What more lasting reform did women achieve in 1920?

  • women's suffrage
  • Susan B. Anthony

25.2

How did a scandal called Teapot Dome get President Warren Harding into a lot of hot water?

  • Teapot Dome Scandal

Why were the twenties "roaring?

  • Roaring Twenties
  • flappers
  • Duke Ellington
  • Babe Ruth
  • Harlem Renaissance

25.3

Where did the word "jazz" come from?

  • jazz

Why was "Lucky Lindy" so lucky?

  • Charles Lindbergh
  • Amelia Earhart

25.4

Who was the "father of American rocketry"?

  • Robert Goddard

What was so great about the Great Depression?

  • economic depression
  • Great Depression

25.5

Did the Stock Market Crash cause the Great Depression?

  • stock market crash

Why did President Herbert Hoover have so many towns named after him during the Great Depression?

  • Herbert Hoover
  • Hoovervilles

 

Week 26

26.1

What was the Dust Bowl?

  • Dust Bowl

How did President Franklin Delano Roosevelt find jobs for 4 million Americans?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)
  • New Deal
  • alphabet soup
  • Social Security

26.2

What was one of FDR's most important roles as president?

  • fireside chats
  • cabinet

Whom did FDR call his "eyes and ears"?

  • Eleanor Roosevelt

26.3

Where did Americans go to forget their troubles?

  • Golden Age of Hollywood

Did the New Deal bring America out of the Depression?

  • World War II

26.4

How many terms did FDR serve as president?

 

How did the First World War ignite the Second World War?

  • Treaty of Versailles
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Benito Mussolini
  • fascism
  • Nazi
  • Allies
  • Axis

26.5

How long did the United States mind its own business?

  • isolationism
  • Lend-Lease
  • Pearl Harbor

What was the Holocaust?

  • Holocaust

 

Week 27

27.1

Were all the World War II prison camps in Europe?

  • internment

Who was "Rosie the Riveter"?

  • Rosie the Riveter
  • rationing

27.2

Who were the Navajo "code talkers"?

  • code talkers

Did the United States have to drop the atomic bombs on Japan?

  • atomic bomb
  • Harry Truman

27.3

What was the cost of World War II?

What did President Truman want to do with communism?

  • containment
  • Marshall Plan

27.4

Was the Cold War fought in Alaska?

  • Cold War
  • capitalism
  • Winston Churchill
  • Iron Curtain

What happened to Germany after World War II?

  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

27.5

What other United group does the United States belong to?

  • United Nations

Did Americans hunt for witches in the the 1950s?

  • McCarthyism

 

Week 28

28.1

Why did America fight a war in Korea?

  • Korean War

Why did the United States side with France in its struggle to hold on to its colony in Vietnam?

  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Vietnam War

28.2

Why did Americans like Ike?

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • D-Day

What boomed in America in the 1950s?

  • Levittown
  • baby boom

28.3

What started by the roadside and spread around the world?

  • franchise

What was the new living room fixture of the 1950s?

  • soap opera

28.4

Who was the "King of Rock 'n' Roll" in the 1950s?

  • Elvis Presley

How did a third-grade girl in Kansas change history?

  • Brown v. Board of Education

28.5

Were public schools the only places being integrated?

  • integration
  • Jackie Robinson

Where did Rosa Parks park herself, in protest? / What inspired Dr. King's methods of noviolent protest?

  • Rosa Parks
  • Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • civil disobedience

 

Week 29

29.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

29.2

29.3

29.4

29.5

 

Week 30

30.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

30.2

30.3

30.4

30.5

 

Week 31

31.1

Were the Little Rock Nine a rock 'n' roll band?

  • Little Rock Nine

What were civil rights activists up to in the early 1960s?

  • Greensboro sit-ins
  • Freedom Riders
  • March on Washington

31.2

Did a handsome face win the presidency for John F. Kennedy?

  • John F. Kennedy

What organization did idealistic college students join in the 1960s?

  • Peace Corps

31.3

Where did President Kennedy want to send some Americans?

  • Sputnik

Why did America fear a small island in the Caribbean?

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

31.4

What was "the problem without a name"?

  • Betty Friedan
  • Women's Liberation

Who killed JFK?

  • Lee Harvey Oswald

31.5

Who warned that chemical pesticides might lead to a "silent spring"?

  • Rachel Carson
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

What two wars did President Lyndon Baines Johnson wage?

  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • War on Poverty
  • Medicare / Medicaid

 

Week 32

32.1

What was the "domino effect"?

  • domino theory

What got longer and what got shorter during the sixties?

  • counterculture

32.2

Did passage of the Civil Rights Act end the Civil Rights Movement?

  • Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • Black Power
  • Malcolm X

What event sparked violent riots in 1968?

32.3

Did other minority groups use nonviolent protests to fight for their rights?

  • Cesar Chavez

What super event took place in 1967?

32.4

What did hawks and doves have to do with the Vietnam War?

  • hawks
  • doves

Who were the "hippies"?

  • hippies

32.5

Did the Cold War ever thaw?

  • Richard Nixon

Who made "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"?

  • Apollo 11
  • Neil Armstrong

 

Week 33

33.1

Why did President Nixon give up his job?

  • Watergate
  • Gerald Ford

 

What could women do in the early 1970s that they couldn't do before?

  • Title IX
  • Roe v. Wade

33.2

What would you be sure to find at American gas stations in the mid-1970s?

  • Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

What was the "crisis of confidence"?

  • Jimmy Carter

33.3

What did President Reagan have in common with a frying pan?

  • Ronald Reagan

Why was the American space program put on hold in the 1980s?

  • Challenger disaster

33.4

Why did Indiana teenager Ryan White have to fight for his right to go to school?

  • Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Could weathermen predict Desert Storm?

  • Desert Storm
  • George H. W. Bush
  • Saddam Hussein

33.5

Is it true that "debugging" a computer once meant removing the moths from inside it?

  • technological revolution

What famous billionaire dropped out of college?

  • Bill Gates

 

Week 34

34.1

What did President Bill Clinton have in common with President Andrew Johnson?

  • Bill Clinton
  • Monica Lewinsky Scandal

Were the 1990s an age of rage?

  • Rodney King case

34.2

Why was George W. Bush declared president twice—in the same election?

  • George W. Bush

Is it time to reform the Electoral College?

  • popular vote

34.3

What happened on September 11, 2001, that shocked the world?

  • 9-11 attacks
  • World Trade Center
  • Pentagon

Who hijacked the planes on September 11, and why?

  • Osama bin Laden
  • fundamentalist

34.4

How are high levels of immigration changing the United States?

  • demography

How did the United States respond to the 9-11 Terrorist Attacks?

  • Iraq War

34.5

What was the "Great Recession"?

  • Great Recession

Who became the first African-American president?

  • Barack Obama

 

Week 35

35.1

Review Week no new terms and names.

35.2

35.3

35.4

35.5

 

Week 36

36.1

Test Week no new terms and names.

36.2

36.3

36.4

36.5