Flashcards in 4th Grade History Test 9 Deck (45):
a missionary to Oregon
the Texans' leader in their fight for independence
a pioneer in Kentucky
the author of our national anthem
Francis Scott Key
President of the Confederate States
man who murdered President Lincoln
John Wilkes Booth
inventor of the cotton gin
President who believed the Union must be preserved
George Washington and the Continental Army spent the winter of 1777-1778 at ?
The place where the Texan patriots suffered a tragic defeat by the Mexicans
the place where General Lee surrendered to General Grant at the end of the Civil War
Appomattox Court House
the first battle of the War for Independence happened where
The place where the British surrendered to the Americans at the end of the War for Independence
the English victory that marked sure defeat for France in the French and Indian War happened at ?
the general who led all Union forces during the Civil War
Ulysses S. Grant
the general who led the Confederate army during the Civil war
Robert E. Lee
the nickname given to Confederate soldiers
the name of the Union ironclad ship
the name of the Confederate ironclad ship
rode at night to warn of a British attack
secure the Northwest Territory for the U.S.
George Rogers Clark
commanded the Continental army during the War for independence
Puritan preacher who started the Great Awakening
was the main author of the Declaration of Independence
the document signed July 4, 1776, that clearly stated that America was fighting to free herself from England
Declaration of Independence
a government run by representatives of the people
doubled the size of the United States in 1803
the first shots of the Civil War were fired at
the first settlement in New France
added to the United States so that a railroad could be built
the battle that was the turning point of the Civil War
Battle of Gettysburg
Did either America or Great Britain win the War of 1812?
After the Southern states withdrew from the Union, they used the name
Confederate States of America
President Lincoln's announcement that the slaves had been freed
the Emancipation Proclamation
became a great hero to the people of all thirteen colonies during the French and Indian War
Colonists who supported the War for Independence were called
the first plan of government agreed upon by the United Sates
Articles of Confederation
the document that replaced the first plan of government
What important section of writing was added to the Constitution stating the rights and freedoms of the American people?
Bill of Rights
an inland body of water that is usually fresh
a part of a body of water smaller than a sea and reaching into land, generally with a wide opening
a deep, narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water
Why did many settlers move to California in 1849?
Gold was discovered in 1848, so many settlers moved to California in 1849 to find gold.
What were two important results of the Civil War?
No state could leave the Union.
There would be no more slavery in the U.S.