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Christopher Columbus sailed in the service of
Spain
What was the first permanent English colony in America?
Jamestown
Puritans who founded Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 were
ENGLISHMEN WHO WANTED TO REFORM THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND
Which of the following colonies was established as a haven for Roman Catholics?
Maryland
Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
The first shots of the American Revolutioun were fired at
LEXINGTON AND CONCORD
The final surrender of the British in the American Revolution came at
YORKTOWN
We the people is in the preamble of what document?
CONSTITUTION
Who is often called the Father of the Constitution?
James Madison
The Louisiana Purchase occurred under whose administration?
Thomas Jefferson
In the war of 1812 the US fought
GREAT BRITAIN
The Missouri Compromise of 1820 involved a debate over
THE EXTENTION OF SLAVERY
Who was the first president to be celebrated as the hero of the common man?
ANDREW JACKSON
The leading black spokesman for the emancipation of slaves prior to the civil war was
FREDRICK DOUGLASS
Who wrote Uncle Toms Cabin?
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Who was president of the Confederacy?
JEFFERSON DAVIS
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War was
GETTYSBURG
In april, 1865, Confederate forces surrendered to Union forces at
APPOMATTOX
The 13th Amendment
ABOLISHED THE INSTITUTION OF SLAVERY
What President was impeached during the Reconstruction era?
ANDREW JOHNSON