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What did Benjamin Franklin do?
He wrote a book called an Almanac. The book gave information to the colonists.
He opened a public library.
He started a company to fight fires.
He helped to write the Declaration of Independence and the United States constitution.
All of the above.
In the 1500, _______________ knew American land well.
In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson hired _____________________ to explore the land west of the Mississippi River.
Warning: there are two correct answers to this question. Make sure you fond them both.
-------------------------- was a Native American who helped the explorers understand the language of the Native Americans they met.
Which was a consequence of the Lewis and Clark expedition?
Native Americans learned to read and write.
Many people heard about the huge open spaces to farm and decided to stay in the East.
Many people heard about the huge open spaces to farm and moved West, setting up new communities.
In 1825, the _______________ connected the Great Lakes to the Hudson River.
New York City Port
the Erie Canal
the Transcontinental Railroad
The Lewis and Clark Expedition.
New York City became an important port because...
there was a big airport
goods were shipped from the Great Lakes through the Erie Canal and the Hudson River. Once they reached New York they were shipped to Europe.
the National Road helped wagon trains reach the Rocky Mountains.
many people came to New York to admire the Statue of Liberty.
A wagon train was a group of ____________ that traveled together.
Why did settlers in covered wagons prefer traveling together?
What was the National Road?
It was a paved road that started in Maryland and ended in Illinois and made traveling West easier.
It was a paved road that started in Canada and ended in Mexico.
It was a paved road that started in Maryland and ended in Illinois and made traveling West harder.
It was an unpaved road that started in Maryland and ended in Illinois and made traveling West easier.
The Oregon Trail was an unpaved road that covered wagon followed _______ ________________
from Missouri to California.
from New York to Mexico.
from New York to Canada.
from Missouri to Oregon.
Look at the Map. Which color is the Oregon Trail?
Look at the Map. Which color is the National Road?
Circle the places on the Oregon Trail where travelers could take a rest.
What was the Transcontinental Railroad?
Why were railroads a big improvement over canal boats, muddy roads and narrow trails?
What did Orville and Wilbur Wright invented?
An immigrant is someone...
who goes to a new country for a vacation.
who goes to a new country to study,
who goes to a new country to work and live.
who stays in his/her own country.
Immigrants to the United States
have made their new country poorer.
have worked and improved their new country.
have brought in many diseases that killed hundreds people.
Name two reasons why someone might want to become an immigrant in a new country,.
The 1862 Homestead Act passed by the U.S. Government...
made it possible for many Americans to get 160 acres of land for a huge amount of money.
made it possible for many Americans to get a small house in a big city for very little money.
made it possible for many Americans to get 160 acres of land for very little money.
granted home owners the possibility of renting their homes for a huge amount of money.
What did homesteaders agree to?
They agreed to build a house and live on the land for five years.
They agreed to build a house and give it back to the U.S. Government after five years.
They agreed to build a house and live on the land for a hundred years.
They agreed to build a house and give it back to the U.S. Government after a hundred years.
What was a consequence of the Homestead Act?
Many people stayed on the East Coast.
600,000 people settled west and started new communities and new States.
They had to carry water in buckets.
Write numbers 1 though 6 to show the order in which communication tools were invented.
Until 1954 many States had schools for white children and schools for African American children. African American children could not attend white schools. What was the name for this system?
On 1903 Henry Ford opened a business that built and sold
Henry Ford wanted to build a car
that everyone could afford.
that costed a lot of money so that only a few people could buy it.
that had all types of comfort.
that broke as soon as possible so people would buy another one,
Henry Ford invented the assembly line. An assembly line
is a way of working in which each worker does all the jobs needed to build an object.
is a way of working in which each worker does only one part of a job.
is a line where you can hang your clothes to dry.
is a wire used to connect telegraph machines.
are weak or dead viruses.
help people's body recognize and fight off strong viruses.
save people's lives.
All of the above.
Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King jr., and President Lyndon B. Johnson made changes so that all the people could have
different human right.
equal civil duties.
equal human right.