U.S. History 2nd Semester

How ready are you for the 8th grade FINAL exam? The pressure is on, These tests could very well make or break your future. Well, maybe not (if you are planning to work at McDonalds, JK) So my quiz will help you Ace your history test so you won't have to worry about such a future

Are YOU ready? Do you have what it takes to ace the History exam? Until now you could only wonder. But thanks to my totally sweet quiz, in just a few minutes you will find out!"

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1. What was the Emancipation Proclamation?
A peace treaty between American and France in 1811
Lincoln's 1863 delaration freeing slaves in the Confederacy
Lincoln's first speech as President
A movie about slavery in the 1800's
2. What was Habeas Corpus?
Latin for "dead bodies" used as headline for a newspaper during the Civil War
A disease many Civil War soldiers got
An area Grant and his men stayed at before invading the Confederates by the Mississippi River
The right not to be held in prison without first being charged with a specific crime
3. What is the correct definition of the word "draft" during this time in history.
an alcoholic beverage that's very much like beer
What the NFL does every year (NFL draft)
A little bit of wind
law that requires people of a certain age to enlist in the military
4. What is Income tax?
I yealy tax slaves had to give their master.
A tax immigrants paid when they came into America
What caused the Great Depression
a tax on people's earnings
5. Axis: blank blank blank military alliance of Germany, Italy, Japan, and 6 other nations. (fill in the blanks)
World War 1
World War 2
Seven Days' Battle
6. The AFL (American Federation of Labor)was the organization of trade unions that represented skilled workers
7. What is the Ku Klux Klan?
A secret society organized in the south after the Civil War to reassert white supemacy by means of violence
A secret society organized in the Norht before the Civil War to reassert black supemacy by means of violence
A secret society organized in the south after the Civil War to reassert white supemacy by means of protests
A rock band started after the Civil War for generations
8. NAACP (National Association for the Advancment of Colored People) is an organization founded in 1909 to work toward the equal rights for African Americans
9. Who or What is Lynch?
for a mob to illegally seize and execute someone
An online sourse for costumes
the last name of Evannah Lynch who playes Luna Lovegood in this summer's Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
all of the above
10. What's inflation?
a rise in prices and a decrease in the value of money
an invention by Edison what helps inflate things
an indirect involvement with the government
11. Black Tuesday is...
the last Tuesday of October when Mexican children go trick-or-treating
Oct 29, 1929 day of the stock market crash, signaling the start of the Great Depression
April 14 when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
The last Oct Tuesday when Gothic and Emo people come together and try to contact the spirits
The day the KKK rose again in the 1920's and murdered over 200 black people
12. Progressive is an insurance company started During the Great depression to help those in Hooverville
13. What's a Trustbuster?
a random weight loss program during the 1910s
an organization formed by people living in Hoverville
a person who wanted to destroy all trusts
a weapon used in World War 2 used my the Germans to "break the trust" of allies
14. D-Day is
Day the Japanesse blew up Pealr Harbor
The first day Hitler became dictator
Dayof the invastion of Western Europe by Allied forces
15. The sweatshop was
where they put children to work 5 cents a week
a workplace where people labor long hours in poor conditions for low pay
the most common place slaves did work in the South before the Civil War
16. What's a Pacifest?
Someone who take great importance in the making of pacifiers for babies in England during World war 2
a religion started by people in Hooverville who believed God would free the from hardship
a person who objects to SOME war; believes war is evil
a person who objects to ANY war; believes war is evil
17. Holocaust is
A celebration the Jews celebrate as a 'Thank You' to God for driving out them of the hands of the Nazis and mourning over the hardship during World war 2
a French dictator during Word War 2
the slaughter of Europe's Jews by the Nazis before and during WW II
18. Alliance is a/an
agreement between nations to aid and protect one another
a group of Germans who resisted Hitler to help the Jews by feeding them, hiding them and finding ways to secretly bring them to a safer area
the group of people who went looking for aliens when they heard the War of the Worlds
group of rebellious Jews who slaughtered Nazis while they were sleeping
19. What's a concentration camp?
The safe place where non-Nazis kept the Jews safe
A camp where civilians, political prisoners, and sometimes prisoners of war are detained and confined, typically under harsh conditions.
A camp parents sent their children during WW2 where they learned how to make juices with water sugar and fruit because of the rations
20. A Nazi is
a member of the Natioal Socialist German Workers' Party
another name for the KKK
a destructive bomb used by Germans in WW2
21. Impeach is an embargo on peaches and other fruits because they were imported from Mexico who rebelled in WW1
22. Transcontintinental railroad is a railroad that strtches across a contnet from coast to coast
23. the Dust Bowl is
a term used when athletes of the 1930s moved so fast around the track it formed a 'dust bowl'
a region in the central Great Plains that was hit by a severe drought during the 1930s
a region in the Mexico/ Texas area that was hit by a severe drought during the 1930s
all of the above
24. Flapper(s) is/ are
the name of a famous Dolphin
young women in the 1920s who rebelled against traditional ways of thinking and acting
a shiny dress worn by women of all ages during the 1920s
a yummy pancake mix by Jiffy made during WW2
25. a Patent is license for a new invention
26. The Bull Moose Party is
a famous movie of 1912
progressive democrats who supported Theodore Roosevelt during the election of 1912
progressive republcans who supported Theodore Roosevelt during the election of 1912
all of the above
27. Isolationist is
after WW1 an American who wanted the US to stay out of world affairs
countries who stayed out of WW2
Japanesse Samuri who madethe bomb used on Pearl Harbor
the name of a Children's radio show in the 1930s
28. Reservation
the tradition of saving people seats at resturants, church, etc
A musical that starred Louis Armstrong
reserving rations during WW2
all the above
none of the above
29. Gauge is the length of a train track
30. in the phrase "Stock Market" stock means
a place to re-stock food
a market where you can buy chickn, beef, or vegtable stock for making soups
a share of ownership in a corporation
31. Monoply is
a company or group having control of all or nearly all of the business of an industry
#1 as well as being a dictator
the game Corey, Daniel, Danny, and Evan play after lunch at school
#1 and #3
32. All is true EXCEPT
Isolationist- after WW1, American who wanted the US to stay out of world affairs
Imperialism- policy of powerful countries seeking power to control the economic and political affairs of weaker countries
Nationalism- excessive pride in one'snation
they are all true
33. Armistice is
The last name of the Guy who was assassinated at the beginning or WW1
a disagreement that lead to the Stock Market Crash
an agreement to stop trade in one country
an agreement to stop fighting
34. Blitzkrieg is
A German word meaning "power"
Hitler's nickname during WW2
the swift attacks launched by Germany in WW2
One of many distructive blimps created by Germans
35. All are true EXCEPT
Prohibition- ban on the manufacture, sale, and transportation of liquor anywhere in the US from 1920-1933
Repeal- secret destruction of property or interference with production in a factory or other workplace
Great Depression- worst period of economic deline in US history, beginning in 1929
New Deal- program of President FDR to end the Great Depression
all are true
all are false
36. How are you going to thank Katie for making this quiz?
Give her European chocolate
buy her a laptop computer (PC please)
Get her into an action movie staring her as well as Alex Pettyfer
Give her a copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Give her a BIG hug tomorrow at school

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