1. What trail did Daniel Boone help improve that became the main route for Americans heading west?   California Standard 5.3.4  Discuss the role of broken treaties and massacres and the factors that led to the Indians defeat, including the resistance of Indian nations to encroachments and assimilation (e.g., the story of the Trail of Tears).

a. El Camino Real
b. Route 66
c. the Northwest Passage
d. Wilderness Road

2. In what year did Congress approve the Articles of Confederation?   California Standard 5.7.1  List the shortcomings of the Articles of Confederation as set forth by their critics.

a. 1682
b. 1775
c. 1777
d. 1802

3. What group of laborers protested in Shay's Rebellion?   California Standard 5.7.1  List the shortcomings of the Articles of Confederation as set forth by their critics.

a. merchants
b. farmers
c. bankers
d. minutemen

4. Which state had the largest enslaved population in 1790?   California Standard 5.7.2  Explain the significance of the new Constitution of 1787, including the struggles over its ratification and the reasons for the addition of the Bill of Rights.

Population graph

a. North Carolina
b. Maryland
c. Delaware
d. Virginia

5. What is the name for a person chosen to speak or act for another person?   California Standard 5.7.2  Explain the significance of the new Constitution of 1787, including the struggles over its ratification and the reasons for the addition of the Bill of Rights.

a. separatist
b. loyalist
c. delegate
d. patriot

6. Who is known as the "Father of the Constitution"?   California Standard 5.7.2  Explain the significance of the new Constitution of 1787, including the struggles over its ratification and the reasons for the addition of the Bill of Rights.

a. James Madison
b. John Adams
c. George Washington
d. Thomas Jefferson

7. How many new states were admitted between 1791 and 1812?   California Standard 5.8  Students trace the colonization, immigration, and settlement patterns of the American people from 1789 to the mid-1800s, with emphasis on the role of economic incentives, effects of the physical and political geography, [MORE]

a. 1
b. 3
c. 5
d. 7

8. Which country did not make a claim for the Oregon Territory?   California Standard 5.8.3  Demonstrate knowledge of the explorations of the trans-Mississippi West following the Louisiana Purchase (e.g., Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Zebulon Pike, John Fremont).

Map of Louisiana Territory

a. Spain
b. Russia
c. France
d. United States

9. Where did Louis and Clark begin their expedition in 1804?   California Standard 5.8.3  Demonstrate knowledge of the explorations of the trans-Mississippi West following the Louisiana Purchase (e.g., Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Zebulon Pike, John Fremont).

Map of Louisiana Territory

a. St. Louis
b. Washington, D.C.
c. Boston
d. New Orleans

10. What river did Louis and Clark follow through the Great Plains?    California Standard 5.8.3  Demonstrate knowledge of the explorations of the trans-Mississippi West following the Louisiana Purchase (e.g., Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Zebulon Pike, John Fremont).

Map of Louisiana Territory

a. Colorado River
b. Red River
c. Columbia River
d. Missouri River