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a missionary to Oregon

Marcus Whitman

2

the Texans' leader in their fight for independence

Sam Houston

3

a pioneer in Kentucky

Daniel Boone

4

the author of our national anthem

Francis Scott Key

5

President of the Confederate States

Jefferson Davis

6

man who murdered President Lincoln

John Wilkes Booth

7

inventor of the cotton gin

Eli Whitney

8

President who believed the Union must be preserved

Abraham Lincoln

9

George Washington and the Continental Army spent the winter of 1777-1778 at ?

Valley Forge

10

The place where the Texan patriots suffered a tragic defeat by the Mexicans

the Alamo

11

the place where General Lee surrendered to General Grant at the end of the Civil War

Appomattox Court House

12

the first battle of the War for Independence happened where

Lexington/Concord

13

The place where the British surrendered to the Americans at the end of the War for Independence

Yorktown

14

the English victory that marked sure defeat for France in the French and Indian War happened at ?

Quebec

15

the general who led all Union forces during the Civil War

Ulysses S. Grant

16

the general who led the Confederate army during the Civil war

Robert E. Lee

17

the nickname given to Confederate soldiers

REbels

18

the name of the Union ironclad ship

Monitor

19

the name of the Confederate ironclad ship

Merrimac

20

rode at night to warn of a British attack

Paul Revere

21

secure the Northwest Territory for the U.S.

George Rogers Clark

22

commanded the Continental army during the War for independence

George WAshington

23

Puritan preacher who started the Great Awakening

Jonathan Edwards

24

was the main author of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

25

the document signed July 4, 1776, that clearly stated that America was fighting to free herself from England

Declaration of Independence

26

a government run by representatives of the people

republic

27

doubled the size of the United States in 1803

Lousiana Purchase

28

the first shots of the Civil War were fired at

Fort Sumter

29

the first settlement in New France

Quebec

30

added to the United States so that a railroad could be built

Gadsden purchase

31

the battle that was the turning point of the Civil War

Battle of Gettysburg

32

Did either America or Great Britain win the War of 1812?

NO

33

After the Southern states withdrew from the Union, they used the name

Confederate States of America

34

President Lincoln's announcement that the slaves had been freed

the Emancipation Proclamation

35

became a great hero to the people of all thirteen colonies during the French and Indian War

George Washington

36

Colonists who supported the War for Independence were called

patriots

37

the first plan of government agreed upon by the United Sates

Articles of Confederation

38

the document that replaced the first plan of government

Constitution

39

What important section of writing was added to the Constitution stating the rights and freedoms of the American people?

Bill of Rights

40

an inland body of water that is usually fresh

lake

41

a part of a body of water smaller than a sea and reaching into land, generally with a wide opening

bay

42

a deep, narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water

channel

43

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.

44

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.

45

Know these locations on a map.

Mexican Cession
Oregon Country
Original Colonies