Final History Test is on Friday

Your child is bringing home a review sheet today. Here is the information in case it was misplaced:

  • What are two ways we learn about the past? maps, diaries, artifacts, old papers, old pictures, internet
  • Who were the earliest people to live in Michigan? Native Americans, Three Fires, Hopewell
  • The first American Indians left artifacts. What is an artifact? Give an example of an artifact they left. An artifact is an item from the past. An arrowhead is an example.
  • Why did the French come to Michigan? They were looking for a route to China and stayed for beaver fur.
  • The French built forts because: to protect the fur trade from the British.
  • Who won the war? Then what happened? The British won and then took over the fur, forts and Michigan.
  • What were some challenges that early pioneers faced? The pioneers needed to cross the mountains, avoid dangerous animals, travel without roads and would get lost easily.
  • Michigan was part of the North West Territory before it became a state.
  • Michigan became a state on January 26, 1837.
  • It was the 26th state of the United States.
  • What did Michigan need to do to become a state?
  1. 60,000 people
  2. laws
  3. solve the Toledo Conflict
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4 thoughts on “Final History Test is on Friday

  1. learning about MI history was so much fun. It was my favorite unit in social studies.

  2. Thanks Mrs.McDonald for the Icy treat today at second recess it was super duper tasty I can’t wait for the next activity or treat in the envelopes!

  3. I think I’m ready for the MI history test today. I’ve been studying it.

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