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1

This American patriot said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"

Nathan Hale

2

The document that is in the plan for government that the United States still follows today is the _____ .

Constitution

3

In a fiery speech, this young Virginian said, "Give me liberty, or give me death".

Patrick Henry

4

This Virginian had a reputation for being both brave and wise.

George Washington

5

The first written agreement of self-government in America was the _____ ______.

Mayflower Compact

6

He was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence

John Hancock

7

This American patriot said, "I have not yet begun to fight".

John Paul Jones

8

People who wanted America to be free from Britain's rule were called _____ .

Patriots

9

He was the first modern explorer to reach the mainland of North America

John Cabot

10

This Massachusetts patriot rode from Boston to warn the colonists at Lexington that the British were coming

Paul Revere

11

Washington's victory here led to the surrender of Cornwallis and the entire British Army.

Yorktown

12

Washington and his men spent a harsh winter battling hunger and cold temperatures at _____ _____.

Valley Forge

13

The agreement signed by England giving the colonies their freedom was the ________ .

Treaty of Paris

14

He was the first modern explorer to discover the New World.

Christopher Columbus

15

This famous Shoshone guided Lewis and Clark on their expedition.

Sacagawea

16

What were the two main weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation?

1. They could not collect taxes
2. No power to settle arguments

17

Who is given credit for doing the most work at the Constitutional Convention?

James Madison

18

Names two houses of Congress

1. Senate
2. The House of Representatives

19

Name the lady who is said to have stitched the first United States flag.

Betsy Ross

20

Washington thanked the American people and urged them to be responsible citizens in this speech when he finished his term as President.

Washington's Farewell Address

21

Name the act that passed in 1647 establishing the first public schools in America

Ole' Deluder Satan Act

22

The people who wanted to separate from the Church of England

Separatists

23

The Indians that were invited to the first Thanksgiving

Wampanoag

24

The most important animal to the Indians of the plains

The Bison

25

This tribe's name means "southerner"

Shawnee

26

This religious group's actual name was the Society of Friends

The Quakers

27

The Indians that were known for their burial mounds

Hopewell

28

The Indians that lived in longhouses

Iroquois

29

The Indians that kept a pictorial chronicle of the history and traditions of North America

Deleware

30

Count Von Zinzendorf was the leader of this group active in missionary work.

Moravians

31

The largest tribe in the United States today

Cherokee

32

Joseph Brant translated portions of Scripture into this language

Mohawk

33

True or False: The highest waterfall in North America is NIAGARA FALLS .

False; it's Yosemite Falls

34

True or False: The most prominent landform in eastern North America is the APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS.

True

35

True or False: Canada's highest peak is MT. RAINIER.

False; It's Mt Logan.

36

True or False: The world's largest inland seaway is the ST LAWRENCE SEAWAY.

True

37

True or False: The largest SALTWATER lake in the world is Lake Superior.

False; It's FRESHWATER.

38

True or False: The largest river in the United States is the MISSOURI RIVER.

False; It's the Mississippi River

39

True or False: The deepest lake in the United States is CRATER LAKE.

True

40

Explorers from both ______ and _____ claimed land in Canada for their countries.

England & France

41

_______ arose between the English and the French over who owned the land.

Conflicts

42

They fought the _____ and _____ war.

French & Indian

43

Who won the French and Indian War"

The English

44

True or False: Although England gained control of the land, it allowed the French to keep their own language and religion.

True

45

Branches of United States Government:
Executive - ______ the laws.

Enforces

46

Branches of United States Government:
Judicial - ______ the laws.

Interprets

47

Branches of United States Government:
Legislative - ______ the laws.

Makes