This activity was developed by a student or students at Mainland High School which is located in Daytona Beach, FL.   It is still a "work in progress" with editing and improvements yet to come.

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The following are important events from history. Do you know in which year each took place?

Boston Tea Party Pilgrims came to America
U.S. entered World War I Columbus discovered America
John Brown raided Harper's Ferry Edward VIII became king, then abdicated
Revolutionary War began Magna Carta signed
U.S. Declaration of Independence Battle of Alamo
Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation Only time in U.S. history that a president
   was elected to a fourth term

You can compute each of the 12 dates in the table below. In each row you are given 2 numbers Add, subtract, multiply, and divide the numbers and write the answers in the appropriate columns. The first one has been done for you.

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
a b a+b a-b a*b a/b Sum of answers
333 3 336 330 999 111 1776
373 1
394 2
426 2
284 4
255 5
270 5
120 8
184 8
160 10
132 12
85 17


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