VSOL 6c 4th Grade

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VSOL 6c 4th Grade
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2011-03-22 21:41:59
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Virginia Standards Learning GIS Graham Intermediate School Social Studies 4th grade VSOL
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Westward Migration
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  1. After the American Revolution, large numbers of Virginians began to head west because...

    A.) they wanted to find better farm land and new opportunities.
    B.) they had heard that there was gold in California
    C.) they wanted to live in the mountains of Southwest Virginia
    D.) they didn't want to live near the Eastern Woodland Indians.
    A.) they wanted to find better farm land and new opportunities.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Life after teh Revolutionary War changed in many ways for Virginians, especially in the area of....

    A.) blacksmithing.
    B.) farming.
    C.) fishing.
    D.) religion.
    B.) farming.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Why did the soil in Eastern Virginia wear out and not produce as many crops?

    A.) too many spring floods along the James River had made the ground too muddy to plant crops.
    B.) the government passed a law that prevented colonists from growing crops.
    C.) the Indians didn't know how to harvest properly.
    D.) the colonists had grown too much tobacco.
    D.) the colonists had grown too much tobacco.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. When Virginians moved westward, what did they NOT take with them?

    A.) traditions
    B.) roads
    C.) ideas
    D.) cultures
    B.) roads
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. When the Virginians moved westward, which of these was NOT one of the ways that they traveled?

    A.) horseback
    B.) railroad
    C.) foot
    D.) mules and oxen
    B.) railroad
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. TRUE or FALSE -Most of the Virginians that migrated westward had covered wagons.
    FALSE - most of them did not have covered wagons
  7. What did they call some of the first Virginians that began the westward migration?

    A.) Continental soldiers.
    B.) Indian Scouts
    C.) trailblazers and explorers.
    D.) British Red Coats
    C.) trailblazers and explorers.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The people that marked the trails so that others could follow were called...

    A.) pioneers
    B.) trailbazers
    C.) Indian scouts
    D.) patriots
    B.) trailblazers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Who was one of the most famous trailblazers?

    A.) George Washington
    B.) Daniel Boone
    C.) Davy Crockett
    D.) Paul Revere
    B.) Daniel Boone
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  10. Daniel Boone and his group of axmen cut a path through the _____________ so that settlers could travel westward.

    A.) Cumberland Gap
    B.) Appalachian Plateau
    C.) Big Walker Mountain
    D.) East River Mountain
    A.) Cumberland Plateau
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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