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History of Augusta Maine

Read about the history of Augusta the capital of the U.S. state of Maine and then answer the questions given in the quiz.

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  • Question of

    The first to explore the area was the ___________

    • Augusta Colony
    • Popham Colony
    • Maine Colony
  • Question of

    English settlers set up a trading post by the _______________.

    • Kennebec River
    • Maine River
    • Kenny River
  • Question of

    The settlement has an Indian name –Chushnoc, meaning “head of tide”

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    When trading stopped the settlement remained empty for ______ years.

    • 50
    • 100
    • 75
  • Question of

    In 1754 __________ was built on the eastern bank of the Kennebec River.

    • Fort Western
    • Fort Eastern
    • Fort Northern
  • Question of

    Augusta was named after Augusta Dearborn, daughter of Henry Dearborn.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    After the ______________________ was built, Augusta became a mill town.

    • Kennebec&Portland RR
    • Kennebec&;Maine RR
    • Maine Railroad

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