How Much Do You Actually Know About American History Quiz

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How Much Do You Actually Know About American History Quiz

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. 
    List one person involved writing Federalists Papers. (Spelling counts!)
  • 6. 
    Who is known as the "Father of Our Country"?    Spelling counts!
  • 7. 
    True or False: The Civil War between the states was a war between the North and South.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The United States bought what state from France?  Spelling counts!
  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    True or False: The Emancipation Proclamation did not free the slaves in the Confederate/Southern States
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    Name one of the wars the USA was involved in the 1900s?
  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    Who was president of the United States when the Great Depression and World War II began?
  • 15. 
    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

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