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Turning Points 3

How well do you know the turning points of the United States?


Quiz ID:#22025
Fun:*** (2.65)
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Category:History > United States
Created By:Carlos16*mx***!!




#1   Did early settlers on the prairies of the Great Plains use mainly sod or logs to build their homes?

#2   Which country was the U.S. at war with from 1846-1848?

#3   Did England finally recognize America's independence by signing the Treaty of Paris or the Treaty of Versailles?

#4   Did the First Continental Congress meet in Boston, New York, or Philadelphia?

#5   Which simple device did Ernest Holmes need to invent the tow truck: a pulley or a lever?

#6   In 1865, the government imported 60 large desert animals for use in the Southwest. What were they?

#7   In 1859, did John Brown and a small band of followers attack Harpers Ferry or Fort Knox?

#8   From 1785 to 1790, New York City served as the new nation's capital. What president was inaugurated there?

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#9   During the Revolution, were the 13 colonies governed by the Continental Congress or the U.S. Congress?

#10   In the Civil War, did black soldiers and sailors fight for the North or the South?





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