88. Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States

Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States - Missouri River - Mississippi River

Missouri (River) Mississippi (River) The Mississippi River is one of America’s longest rivers. It runs through 10 U.S. states. The Mississippi River was used by American Indians for trade, food, and water before Europeans came to America. It is nicknamed the “Father of Waters.” Today, the Mississippi River is a major shipping route and a […]

72. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s

Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s - War of 1812

War of 1812 Mexican-American War Civil War Spanish-American War The United States fought four major wars in the 1800s—the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War. The War of 1812 lasted from 1812 through 1815. President James Madison asked Congress to declare war on Great Britain. The British were […]

59. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?

Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived - American Indians - Native Americans

American Indians Native Americans Great American Indian tribes such as the Navajo, Sioux, Cherokee, and Iroquois lived in America at the time the Pilgrims arrived. The Pilgrims settled in an area where a tribe called the Wampanoag lived. The Wampanoag taught the Pilgrims important skills, such as how to farm with different methods and how […]