U.S Government Final (4)

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  1. Why did the colonists fight the British?
    Independence, taxation without representation
  2. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
    Thomas Jefferson
  3. What did the Declaration of Independence do?
    Declared our Independence from Great Britain
  4. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?
    Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness
  5. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
    July 4, 1776
  6. There were 13 original states. Name three.
    GA, SC, NC, VA, MD, PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA, NH
  7. Name one of the writers of the Federalist Papers.
    James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay
  8. What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
    Founder and Framer of the constitution
  9. Who is the “Father of Our Country”?
    George Washington
  10. Who was the first President?
    George Washington
  11. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
  12. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
    War of 1812, Civil War
  13. Name the U.S. war between the North and South.
    Civil War
  14. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
    Slavery, state rights, secession
  15. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?
    Freed slaves, preserved the union
  16. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
    Freed the slaves
  17. What did Susan B. Anthony do?
    Fought for women's rights
  18. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s
    WW1, WW2, Vietnam, Gulf War
  19. Who was President during World War I?
    Woodrow Wilson
  20. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
    Franklin D Roosevelt
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U.S Government Final (4)
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