- New Jersey is one of the first thirteen ___ colonies which banded
together against the British government to become the United States of
- There is a famous picture of Washington crossing the Delaware
River, one of the borders of New Jersey, in 1776. Have you seen it?
Washington ___ in a small boat, with several men rowing across the
a. is standing
- New Jersey was the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution
___ 1787 and the first to ratify the Bill of Rights ___ 1789.
a. of; of
b. in; in
c. on; on
- Frances Hopkinson, a man from New Jersey, ___ the first American
flag with thirteen stars and stripes. He chose 13 because there were 13
colonies at first. His design was adopted by the Continental Congress on
June 14, 1777.
- Thomas Edison, who ___ the phonograph and the electric light,
lived and worked in Menlo Park and West Orange, New Jersey from 1876 to
- Many people think the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island "belong"
to New York. This is wrong. These ___ landmarks "belong" to New Jersey.
- Princeton University moved to its present location in Princeton
NJ in 1756. Princeton University enrolls only about 7,000 students. It
___ about $37,000 for tuition, fees, room, board, books, and incidentals
for the 2001-02 academic year.
- The first submarine ___ in 1878 by Paterson, NJ teacher John
Phillip Holland with money from private sources. Using Holland's plan,
the U.S. Navy constructed their own submarine, but it sank.
b. was built
- The world's first airplane passenger service ___ at Atlantic City
on May 3, 1919.
- Many famous artists ___ New Jersey, including Lauryn Hill
(rapper), Whitney Houston (singer), Jack Nicholson (actor), Kevin Spacey
(actor) and Bruce Springsteen (songwriter/singer).
b. are from
c. is from