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History of Wisconsin: Quiz


Question 1: These three regiments fought in the Northern Virginia Campaign, the Maryland Campaign, the Battle of Fredericksburg, the Battle of Chancellorsville, the Gettysburg Campaign, the Battle of Mine Run, the Overland Campaign, the Siege of Petersburg, and the ________.
Appomattox CampaignRobert E. LeeUnion ArmyJames Longstreet

Question 2: Shortly afterward, in 1787, the Americans made Wisconsin part of the new ________.
Laurentian Mixed Forest ProvinceChicago metropolitan areaDriftless AreaNorthwest Territory

Question 3: By the time of the early ________ that began around 500 BC, farming began to replace hunting and gathering as a means of supplying food.
Hopewell traditionMarksville cultureMound builder (people)Woodland period

Question 4: The Native Americans were defeated at the ________ on July 21, 1832, with forty to seventy killed and only one killed on the United States' side.
Battle of Wisconsin HeightsBad Axe MassacreExecution of Lucy and James SampleBlack Hawk War

Question 5: A fort and a Jesuit mission were also built on the shores of ________ at La Pointe, in present day Wisconsin, in 1693 and operated until 1698.
Lake MichiganLake HuronLake SuperiorGreat Lakes

Question 6: ________ claimed the territory north of La Crosse to Lake Superior and all of present-day Minnesota east of the Mississippi River.
New JerseyVirginiaNorth CarolinaWest Virginia

Question 7: In 1814, the Americans built Fort Shelby at ________.
Prairie du Chien, WisconsinWauzeka, WisconsinSoldiers Grove, WisconsinPrairie du Chien (town), Wisconsin

Question 8: Marquette and Joliet reached the Mississippi near what is now ________ in June, 1673.
Prairie du Chien (town), WisconsinWauzeka, WisconsinSoldiers Grove, WisconsinPrairie du Chien, Wisconsin

Question 9: The war band also attacked settlers on the lower Wisconsin River and the lead mines at ________.
Galena, IllinoisPecatonica RiverHanover, IllinoisElizabeth, Illinois

Question 10: In 1733, Kiala was captured and sold into slavery in the ________ along with other captured Fox.
CaribbeanNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAmericas

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