US Environment History Webquest for High School

US WebQuest

Country Facts

  1. What year was the Declaration of Independence issued? Who wrote it (for the most part)?
  2. The most populated city in the US is? What are the demographics of that city? (find as many categories as you can)
  3. What is the most recent state that is made up of entirely islands?
  4. The tallest mountain is located in what state?
  5. Find a primary source about the history of North Carolina (you pick the topic). Cite the source using APA Format.


Search on your own

  1. Who is our President? In your opinion, who as been the most influential President in US History? Why?
  2. Who is our Vice- President? How many Vice Presidents later became Presidents?
  3. What is our National bird? How did it become the National bird?
  4. What is the second oldest river in the world?
  5. Where does the legislative branch of the United States meet? What do they do there?


Explore the US

(use the side tabs to look for answers)

  1. What is the largest and smallest states?
  2. What Continent is the US located on?
  3. Pick 2 states (not NC) and tell me something you learned about the states.
  4. What color is our flag?
  5. What do the colors stand for?
  6. What do the 13 stripes stand for?
  7. What do the 50 stars stand for?
  8. Who made the first flag?

Find 3 places in the US that you would like to visit and tell me why. (Place, location and why)

Fun Facts

Tell me 4 fun facts that you find you like from this page.  What else would you like to learn?

**If you finish, check out this site Fact Monster and see what else you can learn about the US.

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