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ritory; to make the Louisiana Purchase, and to purchase Alaska?
7. Name some of the first great inventions that were made in the United States.
8. What made the cities and the factories of the United States grow so rapidly?
9. What was the difference in occupations between the people of the North and the South?
IO. What was the real cause of the Civil War?
II. What did the Civil War decide in regard to the Union?
12. What do you consider the most important problem in our country to-day?
Note to the teacher: The above test aims to measure the students' knowledge of the panorama of American history.
Observe that the questions cover the entire range of the important movements which have been vital in shaping national development.
TEST FOR ENTRANCE TO JUNIOR HIGH DEPARTMENTAL WORK
1. Why is government necessary?
2. How does this government differ from the one under which you lived in Europe?
3. What is the Constitution of the United States? 4. What are four great powers given to the national government?
5. What are the three great branches of the national government?
6. What are the functions of the legislative, execu
tive, and judicial branches of government in the United States?
7. Why is our government called a federal government?
8. What kind of laws can a State pass? Give an example.
9. What kind of laws can the national government pass? Give an example.
10. What services does the State government perform?
II. What are the services performed by the national government?
12. How is the government supported?
Note to students: Answer any ten of the above questions.
TEST FOR ENTRANCE TO JUNIOR HIGH DEPARTMENTAL
1. What three necessities do people get from the soil?
2. Name four of the leading occupations in the United States.
3. What is the shape and size of the earth?
4. Name the zones of the earth and describe briefly the climate of each.
5. What causes the seasons?
6. Name and locate three large river systems of the United States.
7. What are some of the greatest natural resources of the United States?
8. Name and locate the Great Lakes.
9. Why have cities been built along their shores? 10. Name as many means of transportation in the United States as you can.
II. Name and locate the two most important mountain ranges in the United States.
12. Where are the chief farming-lands of the United States, and what are the chief products of them?