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TN History Test Dec 3rd FRA


The first people to settle in Tennessee.


One of the 2 main tribes in Tennessee.


One of the 2 main tribes in Tennessee.

Hernando DeSoto

The first Spanish Explorer known to have visited Tennessee.


The French explorer who explored the Mississippi valley and claimed it for France in 1682.


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.


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.


Tennessee became the ___________state.


Tennessee needed this many people to become a state.


The name Tennessee comes from this Indian word.


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?


Who was the Cherokee Indian chief?


Sequoya invented written _________ for the Cherokee.


How many years did it take Sequoya to finish the written language of the Cherokee?


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?


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.


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?


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?


Where did the Mexican War take place?


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?


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?

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