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TAKS 10th Grade World History

Subjects : taks, history
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Wrote the Declaration of Independence; colonial leader - 3rd President.






2. Surge in scientific discovery in Europe






3. Power of the President to reject a bill passed by Congress.






4. Gave voting rights to all males over 21 regardless of race.






5. He wrote the Declaration of Independence - was the 3rd president of the U.S.A. and made the Louisiana purchase






6. Wrote the Declaration of Independence.






7. Pride in ones country






8. Issue of the Civil War. South believed the States had more power than the Federal Government






9. People who settle and live in a colony






10. Growing crops for the commercial sale and distribution to domestic and international buyers.






11. Guaranteed/protected basic rights of the English citizens and foundation for US Bill of Rights






12. Commander of the Continental Army and 1st President.






13. A historic period identified by some prominent figure or characteristic






14. Greek reformer who wrote a harch law code






15. 1607 first colony in America. Established representative government based on the British system of government






16. Actions or laws contrary to the Constitution as determined by the courts.






17. King/queen who has unlimited power






18. Goods sold to buyers outside the country.






19. First representative assembly in American






20. Having just enough food to survive with very little left over






21. Each branch of government has a way to restrict/check the actions of the other 2 branches






22. The rights guaranteed to individual citizens by the Bill of Rights.






23. Set up system for settling Northwest Territory






24. Year that the first 10 amendments to the Constitution were made which protected the rights of individuals from abuses of the national government






25. Average number of years people live






26. 1st 10 Amendments which guarantee individual rights






27. King of England during the American Revolution.






28. Proposed the ideas of natural rights - life liberty - property






29. Mountains - deserts and oceans






30. Chinese invention that helped make sea travel across the Atlantic Ocean possible






31. Growing crops just to support a family and not have any extra for sale.






32. Transfer of plants - animals - disease - and cultures between Europe - Asia and Africa (Old World) and North and South America (New World). It started with Christopher Columbus to the Americas in 1492






33. Government ruled by a few powerful people






34. Modern Constitution






35. Type of government where - through law - some control is placed on leadership's power such as a democracy.






36. He created the first assembly line used for manufacturing of automobiles






37. Emporer of the Byzantine Empire who wrote a law code






38. Officially ended the American Revolution






39. U.S. Constitution written by delegates to the Constitutional Convention to revise the Articles of Confederation and decided to draft a new plan of government for the U.S.






40. Government that votes for representatives who serve in the government to make and enforce law and in the best interest of the people






41. A narrow body of water linking the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman causing a choke point.






42. Gothic Architecture used to show religious spirit during the Middle Ages






43. A document outlining principles of self - government for colonists. (1620)






44. Routes of human movement from one area into another.






45. Economic thinker that supported capitalism






46. Belief in one god






47. Rebirth of ideas - art - and architecture of the Greeks and Romans






48. Gave citizenship to all people born or naturalized in the U.S.






49. Battle of Hastings - centralized government






50. Organization of government whichinto three branches - legislative - executive and judicial; proposed by Montesquieu