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1912 eighth grade exam: Could you make it to high school in 1912?

A 1912 eighth-grade exam was donated to a museum in Bullitt County, Ky.

Have a look at the questions and answers and ask yourself: Would you have made it into high school in 1912?

18. Who discovered the Gulf of Saint Lawrence?

Cartier named the shores of the Saint Lawrence River "The Country of Canadas," after an indigenous word meaning "village" or "settlement," thus naming the world's second largest country.

Cartier named the shores of the Saint Lawrence River "The Country of Canadas," after an indigenous word meaning "village" or "settlement," thus naming the world's second largest country.

Cartier named the shores of the Saint Lawrence River "The Country of Canadas," after an indigenous word meaning "village" or "settlement," thus naming the world's second largest country.

Cartier named the shores of the Saint Lawrence River "The Country of Canadas," after an indigenous word meaning "village" or "settlement," thus naming the world's second largest country.

Snapshot via bullittcountyhistory.com
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Hernando de Soto

 

Jacques Cartier

 

Peter Stuyvesant

 

Leif Ericson

 
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