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Flashcards in Quiz 4,5 & 6 Deck (23):
1

 

True of False: A terrible sickness called whooping cough spread throughout London

 

 

False; It was bubonic plague

2

 

True of False: William Penn was put into jail many times becuase he was a Quaker.

 

 

True

3

 

True of False: William Penn's father owed the king some money.

 

 

False; his father loaned a large amount of money to the king. 

4

 

True of False: Pennsylvania means Penn's "land of many rivers".

 

 

False; it means Penn's "wooded land"

5

 

 

True of False: The Indians trusted William Penn and became his friend

 

 

True

6

 

 

True of False: The Quakers refused to help people who became sick.

 

False; the Quakers bravely visited the homes of the sick and dying, trying to bring them food and comfort.

7

 

 

True of False: If a person is in debt, that means he needs to pay something back

 

 

 

True

8

 

 

True of False: If a person is in debt, that means he needs to pay something back

 

 

 

True

9

 

 

A book that gives the days and months as well as helpful hints

 

 

 

Almanac

10

 

 

The city where Ben Franklin moved when he was sixteen.

 

 

 

Philadelphia

11

 

 

 

A plan of government.

 

 

 

Constitution

12

 

 

Ben Franklin helped plan

the first one

 

 

 

Fire Department

13

 

 

What Ben Franklin discovered lightning was

 

 

 

Electricity

14

 

 

This resulted from the colonies and England disagreeing

 

 

 

War for Independence

15

 

 

What was the toy that taught Ben an important lesson when he was a boy?

 

 

 

A whistle

16

 

 

The city where the Constitution was written?

 

 

 

Philadelphia

17

 

 

The first President of the United States

 

 

 

George Washington

18

 

 

 

George Washington's birthday

 

 

 

February 22

19

 

 

 

Our country's capital today

 

 

 

Washington D.C.

20

 

 

The day the Declaration of Independence was signed

 

 

 

July 4th, 1776

21

 

 

 

George Washington's home

 

 

 

Mount Vernon

22

 

 

What disease did George Washington have while on a trip to the British West Indies?

 

 

 

Smallpox

23

 

 

What was the name given to the British soldiers because of their uniforms?

 

 

 

Redcoats