7th Grade History Mid-Term

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Question 1

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Which of the following is the correct bodies of water surrounding the United States?
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  • Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean and Gulf Of Mexico
  • Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
  • Indian Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Southern Ocean

Question 2

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Which of the following sets of states are located in the MidWest?
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  • Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania
  • Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona
  • Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Ohio and Minnesota
  • Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky
  • California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado

Question 3

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[blank_start]Abraham Lincoln[blank_end] pushed for the 13th amendment and the 10% plan, which required [blank_start]10%[blank_end] of the voters to pledge an allegiance to the Union and the state had to adopt a no-slave constitution.
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  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Robert E. Lee
  • Frederick Douglass
  • 25%
  • 5%
  • 10%
  • 50%

Question 4

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What were the push factors leading to immigration to the early to mid-1800s?
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  • Population Growth
  • Agricultural Famine / Changes
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Religious and Political Changes
  • All of the Above

Question 5

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What was the name of the US Army Commander at the Battle of Little Big Horn?
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  • Crazy Horse
  • Chief Gall
  • George Custer
  • Sitting Bull

Question 6

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The [blank_start]Plains Indians[blank_end] used [blank_start]buffalo[blank_end] as a main resource for food, clothing and shelter and tools.
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  • Plains Indians
  • Cherokee
  • Lenai Lenape
  • Navajo
  • buffalo
  • prairie dogs
  • antelopes
  • monkeys

Question 7

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Which one is NOT a reason for westward expansion?
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  • Free land
  • Railroads
  • Religious persecution
  • Gold and silver
  • Adventure and opportunity
  • Cattle

Question 8

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Which one is not an industrialist or monopolist?
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  • Andrew Carnegie
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Jane Addams
  • Henry Ford

Question 9

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Alaska and Hawaii fall into the [blank_start]Non-Contiguous[blank_end] region.
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  • Non-Contiguous
  • Northwest
  • Southwest
  • Mid-West

Question 10

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A body of laws by Southern States, immediately after the Civil War to maintain SOCIAL control over the freed black slaves, restricting African Americans freedom and providing for low wage work, are called
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  • Red Codes
  • Black Codes
  • Racial Segregation
  • Jim Crow Laws

Question 11

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[blank_start]Racial segregation[blank_end] is the separation of people into racial or other ethnic groups.
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  • Racial segregation
  • Ethnic cleansing
  • People Separation
  • Racial Inequality

Question 12

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Which one of these is NOT a problem or policy of Reconstruction
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  • Southern military leaders could not hold public office
  • African Americans could hold public office
  • African Americans gained equal rights as a result of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Chinese were discriminated against in 1882 by the Chinese Exclusion Act
  • The South didn't like "carpetbaggers" who took advantage of the South
  • Southern States made Black Codes to limit the freedom of former slaves

Question 13

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What is the name of the region whose physical features included the lack of trees, semi-arid with little water, unpredictable weather, high wind, flat featureless areas, low hills and stream valleys?
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  • Great Plains
  • Rocky Mountains
  • Tundra
  • New England
  • Mid-Atlantic

Question 14

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This amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude.
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  • 13th amendment
  • 14th amendment
  • 15th amendment
  • 19th amendment

Question 15

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This amendment provided equal protection for men under the law.
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  • 13th amendment
  • 14th amendment
  • 15th amendment
  • 19th amendment

Question 16

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This amendment provided all men with the right to vote
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  • 13th amendment
  • 14th amendment
  • 15th amendment
  • 19th amendment

Question 17

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This amendment gave all women the right to vote
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  • 13th amendment
  • 14th amendment
  • 15th amendment
  • 19th amendment

Question 18

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Who was a frequent writer and speaker for the Black suffrage movement, who pushed for equal right and the right to vote for Blacks?
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  • Frederick Douglass
  • Robert E. Lee
  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Elizabeth Cody Stanton

Question 19

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This individual proposed a 50% plan for reconstruction but most Radical Republicans did not like it because it gave too much power to the South and didn't guarantee rights for freed slaves.
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  • Andrew Johnson
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Robert E. Lee
  • Frederick Douglass

Question 20

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This Act was the first United States federal law to define citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law.
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  • The Civil Rights Act of 1866
  • 13th amendment
  • 19th amendment
  • 15th amendment

Question 21

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Which of the following are results of Reconstruction?
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  • Freedman's Bureau
  • First blacks elected to Congress
  • Increase in discrimination with Black Codes
  • Jim Crow Laws (literacy tests, poll tax and grandfather clauses)
  • Cuba's freedom from Spain

Question 22

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Plessy v. Ferguson was a court case in 1896 that stated that segregation is legal and created "separation but equal"
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  • True
  • False

Question 23

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Jim Crow Laws legalized the right to segregate men and women and restricted voting rights for women.
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  • True
  • False

Question 24

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Which of these individuals believed that equality for African Americans could be achieved through vocational education, industrial training, and business ownership?
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  • Booker T. Washington
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Frederick Douglass

Question 25

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Why were the Irish discriminated against in the mid to late 1800s?
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  • They looked different
  • They didn't have industrial experience
  • They were from China
  • They were not to be trusted.

Question 26

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Factory owners used children instead of adults because they cost them more money.
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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Who invented the assembly line?
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  • Henry Ford
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Andrew Carnegie

Question 28

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Check the statements that are correct
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  • The purpose of Reconstruction was to bring the Southern States back into the United States.
  • Southern military leaders were allowed to vote and hold office during Reconstruction.
  • The Freeman's Bureau helped former slaves find work and get an education
  • Northerners who went south during Reconstruction were called "Scalawags" by southern whites.
  • To be President, Rutherford B. Hayes told Northern troops to stay in the South to support Reconstruction.
  • Northern troops were sent to the South to support reconstruction and protect African-American rights.

Question 29

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What group did W.E.B. Du Bois help create to fight for the rights of African-Americans?
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  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • National American Women Suffrage Association
  • National Freed Black Men Association
  • Chicago's Hull House

Question 30

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LIst the five reasons that people went west
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  • New technologies made it easier to live in the West
  • The Homestead Act of 1862 gave free acres of land to anyone willing to work on it for 5 years.
  • Gold and silver gave the possibility of wealth for miners
  • It offered a new beginning for slaves (Exodusters)
  • Adventure and opportunity

Question 31

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The Homestead Act gave [blank_start]acres of land[blank_end] away free as long as the person agreed to work on it for [blank_start]5 years[blank_end].
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  • acres of land
  • homes
  • cars
  • railroads
  • 5 years
  • 10 years
  • 1 year
  • 3 years

Question 32

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[blank_start]Windmills[blank_end] pump up water from deep wells.
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  • Windmills
  • Steel Plows
  • Dry Farming
  • Barbed Wire

Question 33

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[blank_start]Steel plows[blank_end] break up the soil.
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  • Steel plows
  • Windmills
  • Dry Farming
  • Sod Houses
  • Railroads

Question 34

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The [blank_start]railroads[blank_end] helped people to move west faster and safer than wagons did.
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  • Railroads
  • Windmills
  • Sod Houses
  • Automobiles

Question 35

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When cattle were taken from Texas to railroad cities, these were called what?
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  • Long Drives
  • Windmills
  • Dry Farming

Question 36

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The Dawes Act, which tried to make Indians adopt farming and American culture, was successful because Native Americans wanted to give up their traditional way of life just to survive.
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  • True
  • False

Question 37

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Geronimo was the Chief of the Chiricahua Apaches. He led his tribe against white settlers in Arizona for more than ten years.
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  • True
  • False

Question 38

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The U.S. government forced Native Americans on to [blank_start]reservations[blank_end] in order to get land back for white Americans.
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  • reservations
  • the ocean
  • the Great Plains
  • mountains

Question 39

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Which of the following things about inventions did not help industry grow?
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  • Made industry more efficient
  • Broke all things and hurt men
  • Created new industries
  • Contributed to job growth

Question 40

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A boom is when industry has bad times and a bust is when industry has good times.
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  • True
  • False

Question 41

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This group used boycotts, strikes and protests to get better conditions for workers.
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  • Unions
  • NAACP
  • National American Women Suffrage Association
  • Freedman's Bureau

Question 42

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A [blank_start]philanthropist[blank_end] is a rich person who gives back to society.
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  • philanthropist
  • monopolist
  • union worker
  • urbanist

Question 43

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A [blank_start]monopoly[blank_end] is a business with no competition. [blank_start]John D. Rockefeller[blank_end] owned the Standard Oil Company, which was one of these first businesses without competition. [blank_start]Andrew Carnegie[blank_end] owned a steel company that was also one of these.
Answer
  • monopoly
  • settlement house
  • tenement
  • political machine
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Thomas Edison
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Henry Ford
  • J.P. Morgan

Question 44

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[blank_start]Thomas Edison[blank_end] invented the electric light bulb. [blank_start]Alexander Graham Bell[blank_end] invented the telephone. [blank_start]Cornelius Vanderbilt[blank_end] was successful in railroads and shipping. [blank_start]J.P. Morgan[blank_end] was a wealthy banker.
Answer
  • Thomas Edison
  • Henry Ford
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • Jane Addams
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • J.P. Morgan
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Thomas Edison
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt

Question 45

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What was the name of Jane Addams' settlement house?
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  • Hull House
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • House of Cards
  • Ghetto House

Question 46

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What does urbanization mean?
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  • Growth of cities
  • Growth of rural areas
  • Movement of people into a country

Question 47

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Which of these items is not a PULL factor for immigration?
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  • Freedom of religion
  • Hope for better opportunities
  • Adventure
  • Escape from bad governments

Question 48

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Immigrants from Europe came to America through [blank_start]Ellis Island[blank_end] in New York. Immigrants from Asia came to America through [blank_start]Angel Island[blank_end] in California.
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  • Ellis Island
  • Angel Island
  • The Statue of Liberty
  • Gilligan's Island
  • Jamieson's Island
  • Angel Island
  • Ellis Island
  • Gilligan's Island
  • Cooper's Island
  • Tom Sawyer's Island

Question 49

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A [blank_start]tenement[blank_end] is a run-down building in a [blank_start]slum[blank_end].
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  • tenement
  • slum

Question 50

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What is a progressive?
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  • A person who wanted to solve society's problems
  • A person who wanted to be president
  • A person who wanted to live on a reservation
  • A person who wins the lottery

Question 51

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A [blank_start]muckraker[blank_end] is a writer who exposes society's problems. [blank_start]Ida Tarbell[blank_end] wrote "The History of Standard Oil Company" and the negatives of monopolies. [blank_start]Upton Sinclair[blank_end] wrote "The Jungle" about Chicago's meatpacking industry. [blank_start]Jacob Riis[blank_end], while not a writer, did expose society's problems through photography.
Answer
  • muckraker
  • separatist
  • freedman
  • monopolist
  • Ida Tarbell
  • Upton Sinclair
  • Jacob Riis
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Upton Sinclair
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Henry Ford
  • Ida Tarbell
  • Jacob Riis
  • Upton Sinclair
  • Ida Tarbell
  • Andrew Carnegie

Question 52

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A trust is a small group that controls a whole industry.
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  • True
  • False

Question 53

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The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was a labor union, led by Samuel Gompers. Which of these things were they able to to accomplish?
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  • Increase worker's pay
  • Decrease worker's pay
  • Improve safety conditions
  • Create bad accidents in workplaces
  • Lower work hours
  • Increase work hours

Question 54

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What is yellow journalism?
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  • Journalism that is based on sensationalism and crude exaggeration
  • Journalism that is accurate, fact-based and honest
  • Journalist that is only about one topic

Question 55

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Which of the following is NOT a cause of the Spanish-American War?
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  • Support of Cuba' independence
  • U.S. Interests in Cuba, such as businesses
  • Yellow Journalism
  • Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine
  • Free blacks in Cuba

Question 56

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The causes of World War I can be described using the acronym M.A.I.N. Which of the following describe why World War I happened?
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  • Militarism
  • Monkeys
  • Alliances
  • Apples
  • Imperialism
  • Imperfection
  • Nationalism
  • Nutcrackers