TCAP Success Grade 8 Social Studies Post Test

TCAP Success Grade 8 Social Studies Post Test Sample

1 pt

Look at the chart and answer the question.

• Believed all men should be able to vote

• Founded Connecticut

• Principles used to create the state constitution, the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

Whose name should be the title of the chart?

1 pt

Look at the list and answer the question.

• To start their own farms

• to make a fresh start at farming or business

• adventure

• religious freedom

• to find a fortune in gold in California

The best title for this list would be

1 pt

What effect did the Thirteenth Amendment have on the United States?

1 pt

Read the source and answer the question.

… we have only to shut off your supply of cotton for a few weeks and we can create a revolution in Great Britain. There are four millions of your people depending on us for their bread, not to speak of the many millions of dollars.

– Confederate Politician

This quote shows the South’s reliance on

1 pt

Read the source and answer the question.

…bills of rights, in the sense and in the extent in which they are contended for, are not only unnecessary in the proposed constitution, but would even be dangerous. They would contain various exceptions to powers which are not granted; and on this very account, would afford a… pretext to claim more than were granted.

– Alexander Hamilton

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