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Question 1: Since colonial times, there had been a successful iron making industry in ________.
New EnglandNortheastern United StatesSouthern United StatesMidwestern United States

Question 2: [12] The southern boundary of ________ was moved from Columbia Street to State Avenue, expanding its territory.
New Bedford, MassachusettsAttleboro, MassachusettsFall River, MassachusettsTaunton, Massachusetts

Question 3: It was connected to the Atlantic and major avenues of trade by the Connecticut River, which ran past Hartford and through the territory of the ________.
Delaware ColonyNew Haven, ConnecticutNew EnglandConnecticut Colony

Question 4: The Charles river starts near Boston (in the middle of the territory) but flows in a circuitous path southeast to near present-day ________, which is on the modern Rhode Island border.
Canton, MassachusettsBellingham, MassachusettsBraintree, MassachusettsQuincy, Massachusetts

Question 5: Their numbers swelled when the Puritans, suffering under harsh treatment by King Charles I, left England as part of the Great Migration and established the Massachusetts Bay Colony and the port of ________.
AtlantaBostonDenverPhoenix, Arizona

Question 6: By 1826, reported ________:
Uncle Tom's CabinHarriet Beecher StoweHarriet TubmanSojourner Truth

Question 7: Soon afterwards General ________ took charge, and when he acquired heavy cannon in March 1776, the British were forced to leave, marking the first great American victory of the war.
George WashingtonUlysses S. GrantDwight D. EisenhowerAlexander Hamilton

Question 8: Rhode Island claimed that its commissioners had made a mistake in basing the border on the 1642 stake, and in 1832 filed a case with the ________.
United States CongressSupreme Court of the United StatesUnited States ConstitutionUnited States courts of appeals

Question 9: The first woolen mill, and the second textile mill in the Blackstone Valley, was a "wool carding mill", established in 1810 by Daniel Day, near the West River (Massachusetts) and Blackstone River at ________.
Northbridge, MassachusettsUxbridge, MassachusettsWorcester, MassachusettsMendon, Massachusetts

Question 10: In 1812, after a court case involving the Massachusetts border, the western half of Old Rehoboth was set off as a separate township called Seekonk, Massachusetts, leaving the eastern part as ________.
Swansea, MassachusettsRehoboth, MassachusettsNorth Attleborough, MassachusettsSomerset, Massachusetts
















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