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Observed on February 1, National Freedom Day honors U.S. citizens' liberties. Play this informative quiz on National Freedom Day to learn more about the history, events, movements, and organizations that made this day possible. The USA is the land of the brave and free; this is the day when we celebrate being born in a free country with equal opportunities, which should never be taken for granted. Do you know the reason behind this day's celebration? What does this day signify? Get answers to all this and much more in this quiz.


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  • 1. 

    National Freedom Day marks the day when President Lincoln signed a joint resolution that resulted in____ amendment of the constitution.

    • A.

      10th

    • B.

      13th

    • C.

      8th

    • D.

      5th

    Correct Answer
    B. 13th
    Explanation
    National Freedom Day marks the day when President Lincoln signed a joint resolution that resulted in the 13th amendment of the constitution. The 13th amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, making it a significant milestone in the fight for freedom and equality in the United States. This amendment was a crucial step towards ensuring the rights and liberties of all individuals, regardless of their race or color.

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  • 2. 

    The 13th constitutional amendment is related to

    • A.

      Free speech

    • B.

      Abolition of Slavery

    • C.

      Gun ownership

    • D.

      Prison Reforms

    Correct Answer
    B. Abolition of Slavery
    Explanation
    The 13th constitutional amendment is related to the abolition of slavery. This amendment, ratified in 1865, abolished slavery and involuntary servitude in the United States, except as punishment for a crime. It was a significant milestone in American history, marking the end of legal slavery and the beginning of a new era of civil rights for African Americans. The amendment played a crucial role in the reconstruction of the United States after the Civil War and laid the foundation for subsequent civil rights legislation.

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  • 3. 

    National Freedom Day was an idea of

    • A.

      Rachel Carson

    • B.

      Major Richard Robert Wright Sr

    • C.

      Louis Brandeis

    • D.

       Fannie Lou Hamer

    Correct Answer
    B. Major Richard Robert Wright Sr
    Explanation
    National Freedom Day was an idea of Major Richard Robert Wright Sr.

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  • 4. 

    When did Wright form National Freedom Day Association?

    • A.

      1925

    • B.

      1939

    • C.

      1941

    • D.

      1947

    Correct Answer
    C. 1941
    Explanation
    Wright formed the National Freedom Day Association in 1941.

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  • 5. 

    Who signed the bill proclaiming February 1st as the first official National Freedom Day in the United States?

    • A.

      President Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B.

      President John F. Kennedy

    • C.

      Herbert Hoover

    • D.

      President Harry Truman

    Correct Answer
    D. President Harry Truman
    Explanation
    President Harry Truman signed the bill proclaiming February 1st as the first official National Freedom Day in the United States.

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  • 6. 

    When did National Freedom Day begin?

    • A.

      1950

    • B.

      1939

    • C.

      1948

    • D.

      1946

    Correct Answer
    C. 1948
    Explanation
    National Freedom Day began in 1948.

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  • 7. 

    When was Black History month officially recognized?

    • A.

      1972

    • B.

      1976

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    B. 1976
    Explanation
    Black History Month was officially recognized in 1976. This recognition was made by the United States government, specifically by President Gerald Ford. The purpose of Black History Month is to celebrate and honor the contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout history. By officially recognizing and dedicating a month to black history, it helps to raise awareness and promote understanding of the important role that African Americans have played in shaping the nation's history and culture.

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  • 8. 

    National freedom day was first celebrated in

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      San Francisco

    • C.

      Philadelphia

    • D.

      Boston

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    National Freedom Day is celebrated on February 1st in the United States to commemorate the signing of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery. Philadelphia is historically significant as it played a major role in the American Revolution and the drafting of the United States Constitution. Additionally, Philadelphia was home to many influential abolitionists and was a hub for the anti-slavery movement. Therefore, it is likely that Philadelphia was chosen as the location for the first celebration of National Freedom Day.

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  • 9. 

    Who signed the Civil Rights Act?

    • A.

      President Calvin Coolidge

    • B.

      President Woodrow Wilson

    • C.

       President Lyndon B. Johnson

    • D.

      President Jimmy Carter

    Correct Answer
    C.  President Lyndon B. Johnson
    Explanation
    President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. This act was a landmark piece of legislation that aimed to end racial segregation and discrimination in the United States. It was passed in 1964 and prohibited discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. President Johnson played a crucial role in advocating for and pushing through this legislation, which had a significant impact on the civil rights movement in America.

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  • 10. 

    When did the Liberty Bell ring for the first time?

    • A.

      March 9, 1786

    • B.

      May 8, 1780

    • C.

      July 8, 1776

    • D.

      July 8, 1770

    Correct Answer
    C. July 8, 1776
    Explanation
    The Liberty Bell rang for the first time on July 8, 1776. This date is significant because it is the same day that the Declaration of Independence was publicly read for the first time in Philadelphia. The ringing of the Liberty Bell symbolized the beginning of a new era of American independence and freedom.

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