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TN History Test 3rd grade FRA

TN History Test Dec 3rd FRA
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Indians
The first people to settle in Tennessee.
Cherokee
One of the 2 main tribes in Tennessee.
Chickasaw
One of the 2 main tribes in Tennessee.
Hernando DeSoto
The first Spanish Explorer known to have visited Tennessee.
LaSalle
The French explorer who explored the Mississippi valley and claimed it for France in 1682.
Furs
What Europeans traded with the Indians.
The French and Indian War
What happened because the French and the Indians were in competition with each other in the fur business.
William Bean
The first European settler in Tennessee.
1768
The year William Bean settled in Tennessee.
North Carolina
The state that Tennessee was part of for a while.
June 1, 1796
The date that Tennessee became a state.
16th
Tennessee became the ___________state.
66,000
Tennessee needed this many people to become a state.
Tanasie
The name Tennessee comes from this Indian word.
Cherokee
Tanasie is the name of a __________village by the Little Tennessee River.
Cherokee Indians
Who did the US government order to leave Tennessee in 1838?
Trail of Tears
What was the journey of the Cherokee Indians out of Tennessee when many of the Indians died called?
Hunters and farmers
Cherokee Indians did what 2 jobs?
Sequoya
Who was the Cherokee Indian chief?
Language
Sequoya invented written _________ for the Cherokee.
12
How many years did it take Sequoya to finish the written language of the Cherokee?
85
How many letters does the Cherokee language have?
A tree
What living thing is named for Sequoya?
James Robertson and John Donelson
The 1st settlers who can to Nashville were led by who?
By land
How did James Robertson come to Nashville?
By water
How did John Donelson come to Nashville?
General Francis Nash
Who was the fort along the Cumberland River named for?
Indians
Who was the fort built to protect settlers from?
Covered Wagon
How kind of vehicle carried the settlers here?
axe lantern
Name 2 tools used by settlers.
Andrew Jackson
The 1st President of the US from Tennessee.
1788
When did Jackson come to Tennessee?
Rachel Donelson
Who did Andrew Jackson marry?
Old Hickory
What was Andrew Jackson's nickname?
The Hermitage
What was the name of Andrew Jackson's home?
7th
Which number president was Andrew Jackson? 3? 7? 12?
James K Polk
The 2nd President of the US from Tennessee.
Mexican War
What war did James K Polk lead American during?
Texas
Where did the Mexican War take place?
Alamo
What is the most famous building from the Mexican War?
Davey Crockett
What famous pioneer from Tennessee died at the Alamo?
Volunteer State
What is Tennessee called because so many of its people volunteered to fight in the Mexican War?
11th
What number President was James K Polk? 7th? 11th? 15th?
Andrew Johnson
Who was the 17th President of the US?
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson became President when someone died. Who?