History of Michigan from 1776-1837: Major Events & Laws


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Which president approved Michigan statehood?

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1. Detroit was first settled by which nation?

2. In which war did the Spanish raid Fort St. Joseph?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Following the birth of the nation, the state of Michigan was the subject of fierce territorial battles. This quiz features questions about this history of the state from 1776 to 1837.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of the following:

  • British withdrawal from Detroit
  • The Spanish raid of Fort St. Joseph
  • Initial settling of Detroit
  • Michigan's statehood

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - utilize material from the lesson when answering questions about Michigan's history
  • Interpreting information - ensure that you can read and interpret information about Fort St. Joseph and the history of Detroit
  • Information recall - remember important dates and historical figures associated with Michigan

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson entitled History of Michigan from 1776-1837: Major Events & Laws contains more information on this topic. Lesson objectives include:

  • Examine Michigan during the Revolutionary War
  • Explore the impact of the War of 1812
  • Chart Michigan's growth into statehood