Fort Niagara: History & Battle - Quiz & Worksheet


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The first European post at the site now known as Fort Niagara was built in what year?

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1. Fort Niagara lies on the shores of which Great Lake?

2. Which of the following nations has never held control of Fort Niagara?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set make it easy to find out what you know about Fort Niagara. You must explain the history of the fort and how it has been occupied and used over the centuries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to see if you remember:

  • The location of Fort Niagara
  • Nations that have controlled fort Niagara
  • The earliest European structure built at this site

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as which countries have controlled Fort Niagara over the centuries
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what branch of the U.S. military currently uses the fort
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when the earliest structure was built on this site and when the British first captured it

Additional Learning

Read or watch the lesson titled Fort Niagara: History & Battle to find out more about this famous North American fortress. You will be exposed to new information, such as:

  • The fort during the War of 1812
  • Who gave special permission for the first permanent fortification on the site
  • The design of the French Castle of the fort