TCAP Success Grade 8 Social Studies Chapter 7

TCAP Success Grade 8 Social Studies Chapter 7 Sample

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The Great Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s led many Irish citizens to flee their homeland for the United States. The famine was an example of

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Why did the Lowell trade union efforts fail?

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Read the words of the song below to answer the next question.

Don’t have to call when I want my Sal Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal She trots from her stall like a good old gal Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal I eat my meals with Sal each day I eat beef and she eats hay And she ain’t so slow if you want to know She put the "Buff" in Buffalo

"Sal" is most likely a(n)

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If you were riding in a stagecoach from Pittsburgh to St. Louis, what type of transportation would you most likely take?

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Why was slavery most important to plantation owners?