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Title: 5th Grade Social Studies Core Skills and History


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5th Grade Social Studies Core Skills and History
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1. In the 1950s and 1960s, Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr. and others led nonviolent protests, like
marches to gain civil rights for African
Americans. How did protesting help African
Americans gain their civil rights?
  • A. Army soldiers protected civil rights
    protestors from violence.
  • B. Civil rights protestors collected money to
    help fight discrimination.
  • C. Protesters sought to bring people together to
    solve differences.
  • D. Congress passed a law forbidding civil rights
    protestors to use violence.

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2. Historians have compared the South, before the
Civil Rights Movement, to South Africa during
apartheid. Which would be true about the South
and South Africa?
  • A. Segregation and apartheid would both become
    illegal.
  • B. The South and South Africa segregated people
    based on religion.
  • C. Apartheid would be the first to be made
    illegal.
  • D. The South and South Africa segregated people
    based on income.

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3. Monroe Elementary School, in Topeka, Kansas,
played an important role in the landmark Supreme
Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education. How did
the Brown vs. Board of Education decision affect
the Civil Rights movement?
  • A. It led to more limits on the rights of African
    Americans.
  • B. It led to the integration of public schools.
  • C. It led to the removal of African Americans
    from public schools.
  • D. It led to the continuation of segregated
    public schools.

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4. Charles Richard Drew was an African American
physician and surgeon. By 1940, he helped develop
"blood banks" to process and store blood plasma
for transfusions. What impact did his discovery
have during and after World War II?
  • A. Blood plasma helped save the lives of injured
    servicemen and accident victims.
  • B. Blood plasma became a important source of
    revenue for the United States.
  • C. Blood plasma helped stop the spread of disease
    through the military during the war.
  • D. Blood plasma research helped develop new drugs
    to protect children from diseases.

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  • 5. These are important periods in United States
    history. What is the correct order of these
    periods?
  •                 1. New Deal
  •                 2. Great Depression
  •       3. Roaring Twenties
  • A. 3, 2, 1
  • B. 2, 3, 1
  • C. 2, 1, 3
  • D. 1, 2, 3

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6. Harry Truman became president of the United
States after Franklin Roosevelt died. Truman had
to make a decision on how to end the war with
Japan. He chose to
  • A. wait until Japanese political and military
    leaders asked to surrender.
  • B. use atomic bombs to force the Japanese to
    surrender.
  • C. prepare for an invasion that would have cost
    many American lives.
  • D. form a blockade to prevent Japan from getting
    aid.

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7. In 1861, the United States was almost to the
point of a civil war. The firing on Ft. Sumter by
Confederate troops would force President Abraham
Lincoln to take action. He had several options,
but he chose to
  • A. ask people in the South to overthrow their
    leaders.
  • B. surrender Ft. Sumter and raise an army for
    battle.
  • C. meet with Confederate leaders to find a
    settlement.
  • D. surrender Ft. Sumter and hope that would be
    the end.

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8. In the late 1800s there was a large increase
in the number of people living in cities. The
main reason for this was that people
  • A. moved to cities to collect welfare.
  • B. moved to the cities to find jobs in the
    factories.
  • C. moved to the cities to find relatives.
  • D. moved to the suburbs to find places to live.

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9. During World War II, many women in the United
States assisted in the war effort. For most
women, this was the first time that they found
work in
  • A. schools.
  • B. hospitals.
  • C. factories.
  • D. offices.

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10. The Civil War began with the attack on Ft.
Sumter by Confederate troops in 1861. North
President Abraham Lincoln stated that the main
goal of the was to
  • A. end slavery.
  • B. start a new nation.
  • C. save the Union.
  • D. expand to the West.

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11. After the Civil War, there was an increase in
the number of these people heading
west.                   Farmers raising
wheat                   Workers on the
railroads                   Miners looking for
gold                   Ranchers herding
cattle Which group was MOST affected by the
Homestead Act of 1862?
  • A. the farmers
  • B. the workers
  • C. the miners
  • D. the ranchers

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12. One of the MOST important reasons why people
often move to other areas is the climate. Which
area of the United States is growing rapidly
because of the climate?
  • A. Ohio and Michigan
  • B. New York and New Jersey
  • C. Arizona and California
  • D. Montana and Wyoming

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13. During the Civil War, both the South and the
North had certain strengths. Which of the
following would have been a strength for the
South at the beginning of the war?
  • A. Great Britain and France gave troops and
    supplies to the South.
  • B. Most of the fighting took place in the South,
    so they knew the land.
  • C. Southern factories produced large numbers of
    weapons and war materials.
  • D. The South had more miles of railroad track to
    move troops.

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14. During the Civil War, each side had certain
strategies, or plans, to win the war. Part of the
strategy of the North was to
  • A. use troops from other countries to invade the
    South.
  • B. place a naval blockade along the coast to cut
    down on shipping.
  • C. ask Southerners who were against the war to
    revolt.
  • D. position soldiers around the South and not let
    the people leave.

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15. One of the causes of the Civil War was the
question of states' rights. The people from the
South who supported states' rights would MOST
LIKELY support
  • A. recession, the slowing of the economy.
  • B. the prohibition of alcohol.
  • C. secession, or leaving the Union.
  • D. the abolition of slavery.

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16. In 1865, the Thirteenth Amendment was the
first amendment added to the United States
Constitution after the Civil War. As a result of
this amendment
  • A. slavery was abolished.
  • B. alcohol was not to be made or sold.
  • C. free speech was protected.
  • D. women obtained the right to vote.

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17. Uncle Tom's Cabin was published in 1852. What
was the impact of this book on the American
public?
  • A. It marked the beginning of the Civil War.
  • B. It reduced the threat of violence against
    slaves.
  • C. It led Congress to pass the Missouri
    Compromise.
  • D. It convinced many people that slavery was
    morally wrong.

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18. During the Civil War, both the North and the
South had certain strengths. Which of the
following would have been a strength for the
North at the beginning of the war?
  • A. Northern factories were able to make weapons
    and materials needed for war.
  • B. Since most of the fighting took place in the
    North, they knew the land.
  • C. Northern soldiers had better training, and
    their leaders were better prepared.
  • D. Since the South was suffering through a
    drought, the crops were ruined.

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19. Theodore Roosevelt became president of the
United States in 1901. He has been called a
reform president. A reform president wants to
  • A. keep things as they are and not make changes.
  • B. improve conditions in the country.
  • C. limit the power and influence of political
    parties.
  • D. expand the size of the country.

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20. There were many causes of World War I. One of
the major causes was a strong feeling of
nationalism that was shared by many people. Which
is an example of nationalism?
  • A. The people of Germany believed that their
    country and way of life were better than other
    countries.
  • B. The government of Great Britain wanted to
    increase trade with Asia.
  • C. The people of the United States believed that
    they should be able to trade with any country.
  • D. The government of France wanted to build up
    its army and navy.

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21. By the 1920s the steel industry in the United
States was changing the way Americans lived.
Which of the following was TRUE?
  • A. The owners of the steel plants permitted the
    formation of labor unions.
  • B. Steel factories were totally operated by
    machines.
  • C. The workers in the steel plants bought the
    factories.
  • D. Steel appliances made life easier for people.

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Answer Key
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  • 1. C) Protesters sought to bring people together
    to solve differences. 2. A) Segregation and
    apartheid would both become illegal. 3. B) It
    led to the integration of public schools. 4. A)
    Blood plasma helped save the lives of injured
    servicemen and accident victims. 5. A) 3, 2, 1
    6. B) use atomic bombs to force the Japanese to
    surrender. 7. B) surrender Ft. Sumter and raise
    an army for battle. 8. B) moved to the cities
    to find jobs in the factories. 9. C) factories.
    10. C) save the Union.
  • 11. A) the farmers 12. C) Arizona and
    California 13. B) Most of the fighting took
    place in the South, so they knew the land. 14.
    B) place a naval blockade along the coast to cut
    down on shipping. 15. C) secession, or leaving
    the Union. 16. A) slavery was abolished. 17.
    D) It convinced many people that slavery was
    morally wrong. 18. A) Northern factories were
    able to make weapons and materials needed for
    war. 19. B) improve conditions in the country.
    20. A) The people of Germany believed that
    their country and way of life were better than
    other countries. 21. D) Steel appliances made
    life easier for people.
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