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History of Springfield

Another quiz on the history of US capitals, this one is about Springfield, Illinois. The link to my article on Springfield is below and should be read before taking the quiz. Hope you enjoy the quiz.

https://virily.com/other/a-capital-originally-named-calhoun/

  • Question of

    The city was originally called Calhoun.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    The trappers and traders settled by the ____________.

    • Illinois River
    • Sangamon River
    • Springfield River
  • Question of

    Springfield is the third city in Illinois to become the capital.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    During the Civil War Illinois soldiers trained under __________

    • General Sherman
    • General Robert E, Lee
    • General Ulysses S. Grant
  • Question of

    The training camp for the soldiers was called ______________.

    • Camp Butler
    • Camp Illinois
    • Camp Springfield
  • Question of

    After the end of the Civil War Springfield’s major industry was _________.

    • gold mining
    • coal mining
    • diamond mining
  • Question of

    Today tourists enjoy seeing the _________ with its large dome, stained glass, and historical statues.

    • Illinois Courthouse
    • Illinois Museum
    • State Capitol
  • Question of

    Springfield celebrated the life of Abraham Lincoln and you’ll find one of the tourist attractions here is the Lincoln Tomb.________.

    • Yes
    • No

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