How Much Do You Actually Know About American History Quiz

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Think you are an expert on American history? It's time to prove your knowledge. Take the online quiz with questions revolving around American History in the 1800s, colonial period & independence, recent events, and other important historical information


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False: One of the reasons the colonists came to the United States was because they wanted religious freedom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Why did the colonists fight the British?
    • A. 

      Taxation without representation

    • B. 

      British army didn't help them in the French and Indian war

    • C. 

      They didn't have a government

    • D. 

      The colonists wants King George to come to the states

  • 3. 
    Who wrote the Declaration of Independence of 1776?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 4. 
    Benjamin Franklin is famous for what?  Select two of the answers.
    • A. 

      For being a U.S. diplomat

    • B. 

      For being the youngest member of the Constitutional Convention

    • C. 

      For starting the first free libraries

    • D. 

      For writing "Rich Richard Almanac"

  • 5. 
    Who is known as the "Father of Our Country"?    Spelling counts!
  • 6. 
    True or False: The Civil War between the states was a war between the North and South.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The United States bought what state from France?  Spelling counts!
  • 8. 
    What important things did President Abraham Lincoln do? 
    • A. 

      Freeing the slaves

    • B. 

      Saving the Union

    • C. 

      Leading the U.S. during the Civil War

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    True or False: The Emancipation Proclamation did not free the slaves in the Confederate/Southern States
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What was Susan B. Anthony famous for?
    • A. 

      Supporting slavery

    • B. 

      Coining her face on the dollar coin

    • C. 

      Fighting for civil/women's rights

    • D. 

      The first women to run for President

  • 11. 
    Name one of the wars the USA was involved in the 1900s?
  • 12. 
    What countries did the United States fight against?
    • A. 

      France, Britain, Korea

    • B. 

      Japan, Germany, and Italy

    • C. 

      Russia, Germany, Korea

    • D. 

      Japan, Italy, Russia

  • 13. 
    Who was president of the United States when the Great Depression and World War II began?
  • 14. 
    Which of these are part of the Native American indian tribes?
    • A. 

      Chippewa, Choco, Pueblo

    • B. 

      Cherokee, Native, Sioux

    • C. 

      Apache, Iroquois, BeerCreek

    • D. 

      Blackfeet, Seminole, Cheyenne

    • E. 

      Wacky, Shooshoo, Mohegan

  • 15. 
    List one person involved writing Federalists Papers. (Spelling counts!)
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