Questions

Although there may be other correct answers, you have to choose one of the given.

71. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?

  • the Louisiana Territory
  • Louisiana

72. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.

  • War of 1812
  • Mexican-American War
  • Civil War
  • Spanish-American War

73. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.

  • the Civil War
  • the War between the States

74. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.

  • slavery
  • economic reasons
  • states’ rights

75. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?

  • freed the slaves (Emancipation Proclamation)
  • saved (or preserved) the Union
  • led the United States during the Civil War

76. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

  • freed the slaves
  • freed slaves in the Confederacy
  • freed slaves in the Confederate states
  • freed slaves in most Southern states

77. What did Susan B. Anthony do?

  • fought for women’s rights
  • fought for civil rights

78. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War
  • Persian Gulf War

79. Who was President during World War I?

  • Woodrow Wilson

80. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?

  • Franklin Roosevelt