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101. What group of essays supported passage of the U.S. Constitution?

• The Federalist Papers

102. Name one of the major American Indian tribes in the United States.

• Cherokee, Seminoles, Creek, Choctaw, Arawak, Iroquois, Shawnee, Mohegan, Chippewa, Huron, Oneida, Sioux, Cheyenne, Lakotas, Crows, Blackfeet, Teton, Navajo, Apaches, Pueblo, Hopi, Inuit

[Adjudicators will be supplied with a complete list.]

103. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.

• War of 1812, Mexican American War, Civil War, or Spanish-American War.

104. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?

• The Louisiana Territory
• Louisiana

105. What country sold the Louisiana Territory to the United States?

• France

106. In 1803, the United States bought a large amount of land from France. Where was that land?

• West of the Mississippi
• The Western U.S.
• The Louisiana Territory

107. Name one of the things that Abraham Lincoln did.

• Saved (or preserved) the Union.
• Freed the slaves
• Led the U.S. during the Civil War.

108. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.

• The Civil War

109. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.

• Slavery
• Economic reasons
• States' rights

110. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

• Freed slaves in the Confederacy
• Freed slaves in the Confederate states
• Freed slaves in most Southern states


111. What did the abolitionists try to end before the Civil War?

• Slavery

112. What did Susan B. Anthony do?

• She fought for women's rights.

113. Name one war fought in the United States in the 1900s.

• World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, or Gulf (or Persian Gulf) War

114. Who was President during World War I?

• Woodrow Wilson

115. The United States fought Japan, Germany, and Italy during which war?

• World War II

116. What was the main concern of the United States during the Cold War?

• The spread of communism

• The Soviet Union [USSR and Russia are also acceptable.]

117. What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?

• Terrorists attacked The United States.

118. What international organization was established after World War II (WWII) to keep the world at peace?

• The United Nations

119. What alliance of North America and European countries was created during the Cold War?

• NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

120. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?

• Franklin Roosevelt

121. Which U.S. World War II general later became President?

• Dwight Eisenhower

122. What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?

• He fought for civil rights.
• He strove for (worked for, fought for) equality for all Americans.

123. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream for America. What was his dream?

• Equality for all Americans
• Civil rights for all

124. What movement tried to end racial discrimination?

• The civil rights movement

125. What is the longest river in the United States?

• The Mississippi River