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Indiana Territory: Quiz

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Question 1: It was the first new territory created from lands of the Northwest Territory, which had been organized in 1787 by the ________.
OhioAmerican Civil WarNorthwest OrdinanceUnited States

Question 2: In the 1805 election, ________ of Clark County was the only anti-slavery representative elected to the council.
Dennis PenningtonDavis FloydIndiana TerritoryWilliam Hendricks

Question 3: The claim to the land was disputed by Virginia, and the company's claim was extinguished in a 1798 ________ case.
United States courts of appealsSupreme Court of the United StatesUnited States CongressUnited States Constitution

Question 4: On July 4, 1800, the Indiana Territory was established out of Northwest Territory in preparation for ________'s statehood.
OhioNew JerseyMichiganKentucky

Question 5: The territory was first governed by ________ who oversaw the negotiation of treaties opening up the territory to settlement, the establishment of a popularly elected government, and the basic development of infrastructure.
Warren G. HardingAndrew JacksonThomas R. MarshallWilliam Henry Harrison

Question 6: The Northwest Territory was formed by the Congress of the Confederation on July 13, 1787, and included all land between the ________ and the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and the Ohio River.
Appalachian MountainsTennesseeVirginiaAppalachia

Question 7: After Harrison was replaced in June 1812, Gibson continued as acting-governor until incoming governor ________ arrived in May 1813.
William HendricksThomas R. MarshallJonathan JenningsThomas Posey

Question 8: Numerous other battles that occurred in the modern state of Indiana include the ________, the Pigeon Roost Massacre and the Battle of the Mississinewa.
Battle of TippecanoeSiege of Fort WayneTecumsehTecumseh's War

Question 9: In 1803 President ________ granted Harrison authority to negotiate and conclude treaties with the Native American tribes in the territory.
James MonroeThomas JeffersonBenjamin FranklinJohn Adams

Question 10: Harrison County would be named in his honor; he was a hero of the War of 1812 and was briefly the ninth ________.
President of the United StatesUnited States Marine CorpsMilitary history of the United StatesUnited States Navy







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