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AMERICAN HISTORY. “ I won because I learned!”. AMERICAN HISTORY. Who was that? American History Final Jeopardy!. Colonization. Revolution. Government. New Nation. War of 1812. $100. $100. $100. $100. $100. $200. $200. $200. $200. $200. $300. $300. $300. $300. $300. $400.

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    1. AMERICAN HISTORY “ I won because I learned!”

    2. AMERICAN HISTORY Who was that? American History Final Jeopardy!

    3. Colonization Revolution Government New Nation War of 1812 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500

    4. Colonization $100 QUESTION: Who helped the Jamestown colony survive with his discovery of a sweeter tobacco? (This person also married a member of the Powhatan tribe.)

    5. Colonization $100 QUESTION: Who helped the Jamestown colony survive with his discovery of a sweeter tobacco? (This person also married a member of the Powhatan tribe.) ANSWER: John Rolfe

    6. Colonization $200 QUESTION: Who wrote the Crisis and Common Sense inspiring colonists to rebel against Britain?

    7. Colonization $200 QUESTION: Who wrote the Crisis and Common Sense inspiring colonists to rebel against Britain? ANSWER: Thomas Paine

    8. Colonization $300 QUESTION: Who rebelled against British government in Virginia when he was not given permission to fight for Native American land in the west?

    9. Colonization $300 QUESTION: Who rebelled against British government in Virginia when he was not given permission to fight for Native American land in the west? ANSWER: Nathaniel Bacon

    10. Colonization $400 QUESTION: Who asked King James for a plot of land in the Americas instead of a debt repayment owed to him? (The person used this piece of land to begin the Quaker religious experience. The land given was similar to the size of all of England. )

    11. Colonization $400 QUESTION: Who asked King James for a plot of land in the Americas instead of a debt repayment owed to him? (The person used this piece of land to begin the Quaker religious experience. The land given was similar to the size of all of England. ) ANSWER: William Penn

    12. Colonization $500 QUESTION: What person became a sort of peace keeper between the Powhatan tribe and the Jamestown colony? (As an offspring of Chief Powhatan, this person’s efforts helped the English adapt to the American climate and aid their survival)

    13. Colonization $500 QUESTION: What person became a sort of peace keeper between the Powhatan tribe and the Jamestown colony? (As an offspring of Chief Powhatan, this person’s efforts helped the English adapt to the American climate and aid their survival) ANSWER: Pocahontas

    14. Revolution $100 QUESTION: What African person overcame the hardships of slavery to become an accomplished poet in New England during revolutionary times?

    15. Revolution $100 QUESTION: What African person overcame the hardships of slavery to become an accomplished poet in New England during revolutionary times? ANSWER: Phillis Wheatly

    16. Revolution $200 QUESTION: What person was a member of the Continental Congress, involved in getting France to join the revolution on the rebel side, inventor of the lightning rod and aided the editing of the Declaration of Independence and helped negotiate the Great Compromise?

    17. Revolution $200 QUESTION: What person was a member of the Continental Congress, involved in getting France to join the revolution on the rebel side, inventor of the lightning rod and aided the editing of the Declaration of Independence and helped negotiate the Great Compromise? ANSWER: Ben Franklin

    18. Revolution $300 QUESTION: What person was one of the most prominent members of the Sons of Liberty and a member of the Continental Congress? (This person was very instrumental in the planning of the Boston Tea Party)

    19. Revolution $300 QUESTION: What person was one of the most prominent members of the Sons of Liberty and a member of the Continental Congress? (This person was very instrumental in the planning of the Boston Tea Party) ANSWER: Samuel Adams

    20. Revolution $800 Question: Who was a leader of the Sons of Liberty and was so well respected by those who met at the Second Continental Congress meeting that he was elected president of the Congress and was the first and only individual to sign the Declaration of Independence on the day of its approval?

    21. Revolution $800 Question: Who was a leader of the Sons of Liberty and was so well respected by those who met at the Second Continental Congress meeting that he was elected president of the Congress and was the first and only individual to sign the Declaration of Independence on the day of its approval? ANSWER: John Hancock

    22. Revolution $500 QUESTION: Who was a fiery speaker who made famous statements such as “I am not a Virginian, but an American” and “Give me liberty or give me death” that inspired the rebel cause during the American Revolution?

    23. Revolution $500 QUESTION: Who was a fiery speaker who made famous statements such as “I am not a Virginian, but an American” and “Give me liberty or give me death” that inspired the rebel cause during the American Revolution? ANSWER: Patrick Henry

    24. Government $100 Question: Who fought in the American Revolution, but feared being jailed or losing his land after the war when he couldn’t pay taxes on his land that he used to farm for food for the rebel troops? (This person started a revolt against Massachusetts government.)

    25. Government $100 Question: Who fought in the American Revolution, but feared being jailed or losing his land after the war when he couldn’t pay taxes on his land that he used to farm for food for the rebel troops? (This person started a revolt against Massachusetts government.) ANSWER: Daniel Shays

    26. Government $200 Question: Who was the leader of the Continental Armed forces. As President of the United States, this person created precedents that many presidents would follow?(This person managed to maintain neutrality and wanted to slow the American interest in political parties as well.)

    27. Government $200 Question: Who was the leader of the Continental Armed forces. As President of the United States, this person created precedents that many presidents would follow? (This person managed to maintain neutrality and wanted to slow the American interest in political parties as well.) ANSWER: George Washington

    28. Government $300 QUESTION: Who, as president, created the Alien and Sedition Acts and brought neutrality with France, which eventually split the Federalist political party? This individual also represented the British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial in 1770.

    29. Government $300 QUESTION: Who, as president, created the Alien and Sedition Acts and brought neutrality with France, which eventually split the Federalist political party? This individual also represented the British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial in 1770. ANSWER: John Adams

    30. Government $400 Question: Who was the leader of the Federalist Party who helped our nation climb out of debt as our first Secretary of Treasury? Sadly this individual’s life was ended abruptly at the hands of a duel with Aaron Burr.

    31. Government $400 Question: Who was the leader of the Federalist Party who helped our nation climb out of debt as our first Secretary of Treasury? Sadly this individual’s life was ended abruptly at the hands of a duel with Aaron Burr. ANSWER: Alexander Hamilton

    32. Government $500 QUESTION: Who came up with a combination of the Virginia and New Jersey Plans at the Constitutional Convention and created the Connecticut Compromise that would later be known as the “Great Compromise”, which determined the shape of Congress?

    33. Government $500 QUESTION: Who came up with a combination of the Virginia and New Jersey Plans at the Constitutional Convention and created the Connecticut Compromise that would later be known as the “Great Compromise”, which determined the shape of Congress? ANSWER: Roger Sherman

    34. New Nation $100 QUESTION: Who aided the exploration of the Louisiana Territory by aiding the communication of the expedition with local Native American tribes? Knowledge of the western land also made this individual a valuable member of the expedition.

    35. New Nation $100 QUESTION: Who aided the exploration of the Louisiana Territory by aiding the communication of the expedition with local Native American tribes? Knowledge of the western land also made this individual a valuable member of the expedition. ANSWER: Sacajawea

    36. New Nation $200 QUESTION: Whose invention of the cotton gin changed the face of the economy in the southern United States? The push for the growth of cotton and the need for slaves was a result of this person’s invention, the cotton gin, which made the cleaning of cotton fifty times easier than before it’s invention.

    37. New Nation $200 QUESTION: Whose invention of the cotton gin changed the face of the economy in the southern United States? The push for the growth of cotton and the need for slaves was a result of this person’s invention, the cotton gin, which made the cleaning of cotton fifty times easier than before it’s invention. ANSWER: Eli Whitney

    38. New Nation $300 QUESTION: Who was chosen to help aid an expedition to find a northwest passage and to explore the Louisiana Territory? (Throughout the journey, this person took extensive notes on plant and animal species, giving the United States a much better understanding of their newly acquired territory.)

    39. New Nation $300 QUESTION: Who was chosen to help aid an expedition to find a northwest passage and to explore the Louisiana Territory? (Throughout the journey, this person took extensive notes on plant and animal species, giving the United States a much better understanding of their newly acquired territory.) ANSWER: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

    40. New Nation $400 QUESTION: What president struggled with impressments of ships, but the purchase of the Louisiana Territory helped double the size of our country?

    41. New Nation $400 QUESTION: What president struggled with impressments of ships, but the purchase of the Louisiana Territory helped double the size of our country? ANSWERS: Thomas Jefferson

    42. New Nation $500 QUESTION: Who explored the Louisiana Territory and after following the Mississippi to find its endpoint, went south to explore, discovered a mountain which its peak is named in this person’s honor and was captured and released by the Spanish who presumed he was a spy?

    43. New Nation $500 QUESTION: Who explored the Louisiana Territory and after following the Mississippi to find its endpoint, went south to explore, discovered a mountain which its peak is named in this person’s honor and was captured and released by the Spanish who presumed he was a spy? ANSWER: Zebulon Pike

    44. War of 1812 $100 QUESTION: Who attempted to form a confederacy of all Native American tribes in hopes to prevent further expansion of the United States? When this failed after this person’s brother lost the Battle of Tippecanoe, this individual joined British forces during the War of 1812 and lost his life at the battle of the Thames.

    45. War of 1812 $100 QUESTION: Who attempted to form a confederacy of all Native American tribes in hopes to prevent further expansion of the United States? When this failed after this person’s brother lost the Battle of Tippecanoe, this individual joined British forces during the War of 1812 and lost his life at the battle of the Thames. ANSWER: Tecumseh

    46. War of 1812 $400 QUESTION: Who created the Virginia Plan that became a substantial part of our countries new Constitution and, as president, was pressured into the War of 1812 by war- hawks?

    47. War of 1812 $400 QUESTION: Who created the Virginia Plan that became a substantial part of our countries new Cand, as president, was pressured into the War of 1812 by war- hawks? ANSWER: James Madison

    48. War of 1812 $300 QUESTION: Who was president during the Era of Good Feelings when our country acquired Florida from Spain, made our northern boundary the 48th parallel, and showed our disinterest in any new settlements in the Americas by foreign nations in a doctrine that was passed?

    49. War of 1812 $300 QUESTION: Who was president during the Era of Good Feelings when our country acquired Florida from Spain, made our northern boundary the 48th parallel, and showed our disinterest in any new settlements in the Americas by foreign nations in a doctrine that was passed? ANSWER: James Monroe

    50. War of 1812 $400 QUESTION: Who was detained on a British ship during the battle at Ft. McHenry during the War of 1812, was moved by this experience and wrote a poem that was eventually put to music and was later adopted as our national anthem?