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History of Harrisburg Pennsylvania

Another US capital and another quiz about its history. This is about Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The link is below so you can read about the history first and then take the quiz. 

https://virily.com/other/capital-by-the-susquehanna-river/ 

  • Question of

    The first European to arrive in the area was Captain John Smith.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    He arrived to visit the ___________ tribe.

    • Mohawk
    • Susquehanna
    • Iroquois
  • Question of

    Harrisburg became an important stopping point along the ___________

    • Underground Railroad
    • Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Harrisburg Railroad
  • Question of

    The first national convention of the ___________ was held in the city.

    • Labor Party
    • Democratic Party
    • Whig Party
  • Question of

    The first steel plant to open in the U.S. was The Pennsylvania Steel Company.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Harrisburg became a significant training center for the ________ during the Civil War.

    • Confederate Army
    • Union Army
    • American Army
  • Question of

    The city became a target during the Civil War for General ______________ who wanted to capture the city.

    • Stonewall Jackson
    • George Pickett
    • Robert E, Lee
  • Question of

    The ____________________________ nuclear plant suffered a partial meltdown in 1979

    • Susquehanna
    • Pennsylvania
    • Three Mile Island
  • Question of

    Today people enjoy visiting the chocolate-themed park Hersheypark.

    • Yes
    • No

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  1. Hershy park rocks! i love their gift store! They actually sell the 1 pound Hershey bars that my kids think are beyond life-affirming!

    Harrisburg is where a really good friend of mine lives. It is a great place to visit!

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