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Old 09-22-2013, 10:55 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - History 101

Sunday Special - History 101

Fill in the Blanks ;

1. In 1558, ________________ became the ruler of England, making ________________ the dominant religion of England.
2. England's naval dominance in the North Atlantic was secured in 1588 by the defeat of ___ _______ ______.
3. England's first successful colony in North America was located at ___________________.
4. The First Anglo-Powhatan War was ended in 1614 when ____ _____ married __________.
5. _______ ______ arrived in Jamestown in a Dutch ship in 1619; It was the first time these were brought to America.
6. ________________ ruled England when Jamestown was founded.
a. – James I
b. – Elizabeth I
c. – Charles I
d. – Henry VI
7. In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson bought a large amount of land from the French. This event was called
___ _________ ________.
8. From 1812 to 1814 , the United States was fighting a war against _____ _______.
9. The U.S. Constitution was written in Philadelphia in the year ____ .
10. _____ ______ , an American nurse, achieved fame for her actions in aiding wounded soldiers on the battlefield during the Civil War?
11. The first hostile action of the Civil War took place in the State of ________ _________.
12. The Transcontinental Railroad was built to connect both coasts of the United States. One railroad worked from west to east while other workers labored from east to west. The tracks joined to form the Transcontinental Railroad in the State of _________ .
13. The West-to-East portion of the Railroad was mostly built by laborers from _____ ; the East-to-West portion was mostly built by laborers from _______ .
14. The document that Abraham Lincoln wrote and later executed that freed the slaves in Confederate states is known as ___ ___________ ____________ .
15. FDR was President of the USA from ____ to ____.
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1. – Elizabeth – Anglicanism (Acceptable ; Protestantism)
2. The Spanish Armada
3. Jamestown
4. John Rolfe – Pocahontas
5. African Slaves
6. – a
7. The Louisiana Purchase
8. Great Britain
9. 1787
10. Clara Barton
11. South Carolina
12. Utah
13. China – Ireland
14. The Emancipation Proclamation
15. 1933 - 1945


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Old 09-22-2013, 11:49 AM   #2
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1. – Elizabeth – Anglicanism (Acceptable ; Protestantism)
2. The Spanish Armada
3. Jamestown
4. John Rolfe – Pocahontas
5. African Slaves
6. – a
7. The Louisiana Purchase
8. Great Britain
9. 1787
10. Clara Barton
11. South Carolina
12. Utah
13. China – Ireland
14. The Emancipation Proclamation
15. 1933 - 1945
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Old 09-22-2013, 11:51 AM   #3
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I reckon I get half credit for #13....I neglected the Irish
Otherwise, got 'em all, but then I love history.
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Old 09-22-2013, 12:03 PM   #4
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Me too, but I have a problem with dates...
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Old 09-22-2013, 06:00 PM   #5
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Sunday Special - History 101
Oops! 6 Wrong (but I got all the Brit ones right thank goodness, me being an ex-history teacher and a lot of the American ones.)
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