5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Dorothea Dix
- Henry David Thoreau
- William Henry Harrison
- William Travis
- Stephen F. Austin
- a American colonizer in Texas; after helping Texas win independence from Mexico he became secretary of State for the Texas Republic.
- b American philanthropist and social reformer; she helped change the prison system nationwide by advocating the development of state hospitals to treat the mentally ill instead of jails.
- c American lawyer and commander of Texas Forces at the Alamo.
- d American writer and transcendentalist philosopher; he studied nature and published a magazine article "Civil Disobedience," as well as his famous book, Walden Pond.
- e American politician; he served as the governor of Indian Territory and fought Tecumseh in the Battle of Tippecanoe. He was the ninth president of the United States.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Ottawa chief who united the Great Lakes' Indians to try to halt the advance of European settlements. He attacked British forts in a battle known as Pontiac's Rebellion and eventually surrendered.
- English and the first Lord Baltimore, he requested land to establish a colony for Catholics in America, but died before it was granted. His son, the second Lord Baltimore, later established a settlement in Maryland in 1632.
- American Army general put in charge of Union troops and later removed by Lincoln for failure to press Lee's Confederate troops in Richmond.
- American reformer; she planned the Seneca Falls Convention with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the first organized meeting for women's rights in the United States.
- Eleventh president of the United States; he negotiated the establishment or the Oregon Territory for the U.S. and acquired much land as a result of the Mexican American War.
5 True/False questions
Leif Eriksson → American lawyer, politician, and soldier; he led the U.S. settlers in a fight to secure Texas against Mexico and was instrumental in Texas' admission to the United States in 1845.
Robert E. Lee → American engineer and inventor; he built the first commercially successful full-sized steamboat, the Clermont which led to the development of commercial steamboat ferry services for goods and people
Abraham Lincoln → Puritan leader who angered other Puritans by claiming that people's relationship to God did not need guidance from ministers; she was tried and convicted of undermining church authorities and was banished from Massachusetts colony; she later establish the colony of Portsmouth in present-day Rhode Island.
Meriwhether Lewis → American philanthropist and social reformer; she helped change the prison system nationwide by advocating the development of state hospitals to treat the mentally ill instead of jails.
Charles G. Finney → American inventor whose cotton gin changed cotton harvesting procedures and enabled large increases in cotton production; he introduced the technology of mass production through the development of interchangeable part in gun-making.