U.S History Test Bank

Use our test bank to prepare for your U.S history quiz; topics included are 13 original colonies, the American Revolution, The reconstruction era, America in the Early 1800s, Innovation boosts growth, and American Indians under pressure.

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Us History Question Bank

Use our test bank to prepare for your U.S history quiz; topics included are 13 original colonies, the American Revolution, The reconstruction era, America in the Early 1800s, Innovation boosts growth, and American Indians under pressure.

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1. Which colony believed in hard work and individual responsibility; one of the foundations of American culture and character?  

 

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2. What was the movement(s) in the 1740s that prepared the way for self-rule and encouraged independent thinking?

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3. Which document limited the power of the English Monarch and protected the rights of people to own private property?

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4. North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia are part of which colonies?

 

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5. What were the businesses that JD rockefeller and Andrew Carbegie were known for?

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6. What term is used to describe when a strong country takes over a weaker country to steal their natural resources?

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7. The legislative body of the Colony of Virginia is known as? 

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8. What was New York originally called? 

 

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9. What killed most native americans?

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10. Who helped to organize the supply of food, clothes, guns, and ammunition for the continental army?

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11. Who was Horatio Alger?

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12. How was the government able to pacify the Native Americans?

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13. The first oil well was drilled in Titusville, Pennsylvania.

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14. The first English colony was formed in? 

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15. What religious group founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony or New England colony? 

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16. Which colony depended on lumber, fish, and trade by sea to make a living due to cold weather and bad soil? 

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17. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights; among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” is from which document?

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18. What were the reservations?

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19.  An explorer who discovered America in 1492 is? 

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20. What was Sand Creek Massacre ?

 

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21. Who came up with the idea of Natural rights?

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22. The Plain Indians are

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23. How did the technological innovations help expand America’s natural resource?

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24. Who was John brown?

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A group of independent businesses that work together to fix prices for the goods they produce without competition is called

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26. The Declaration of Independence was written by

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27. ________ helped to promote the buying of Americans good.

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28. Which country did the thirteen original American colonies belong to prior to forming the United States? 

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29. Where did Columbus think he was when he landed in America? 

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30. What is most likely true about the Plain Indians?

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31. _________ allowed companies to assign their stock to a board of trustees who combine them into a new organization.

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32. The House of Burgesses is associated with which colony? 

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33. Which colony was Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware? 

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34. What policy allowed business regulations to operate under minimal government regulation?

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35. Which colony was established by the puritans?  

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36. A term used to describe the Middle colonies because of their fertile soil, ideal for farming is known as?  

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37. The English Bill of Rights required Parliament to meet regularly; and stated that the monarch could not raise taxes or build an army.

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38. What plan would merge competing firms into a giant company?

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39. The main Northern Fort of the Spanish colonial empire founded in 1565 by Pedro Mendendez de Avilos is called? 

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40. Jamestown was the capital of which English colony? 

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41. What was free enterprise?

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42. What was the 300 mile march known as?

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43. How did the Bessemer Process help the production of steel?

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44. To encourage settlements and to protect its colonies in border regions in the present-day Southwestern states and Florida, Spain established which of the following? 

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45. Who believed that natural rights came from God?

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46. Which colony is one of the middle colonies? 

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47. Which colony created model moral communities; a very strict religion with punishments for not following a strict religious and moral life? 

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48. Which document prevented raising taxes and building an army without parliament’s consent?

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49.  The first governing document of Plymouth Colony is called? 

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50. __________ were people who build and manage businesses or enterprises in order to make a profit.

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51. The first person to sign the declaration of independence was

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52. What document was signed by King John in 1215 that limited the power of the English Monarch and protected the rights of people to own property?

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53. Where did Columbus think he was when he landed in America? 

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54. What was the belief of Social Darwinism?

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55. Virginia’s primary source of wealth came from? 

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56. What does it mean that the “Native Americans” were “diverse”?

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