A Quiz About American History

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

The War of 1812 resolved outstanding tensions between the United States and Great Britain. The two-year war ended British military posts on U. S. Soil and British interference with American trade. Most of the well-known America's Founding Fathers include George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and Alexander Hamilton. Do you know them all? See how much you know about American history below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first permanent English colony was St. Augustine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Early Virginia settlers has several years of failure before succeeding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Sugar was the largest cash crop of Virginia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Portugese supported Christopher Columbus in his attempt to open a new western route to Asia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Hernan Cortes Conquered the Aztec of modern day Mexico City.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Iroquois were resistant to European disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Pocahontas was buried in Virginia next to her father.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The French successfully settled first in Florida.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Queen Elizabeth invested the equivalent of one thousand dollars in the settlement of Roanoke.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Puritans in Massachusetts settled before the people of Virginia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False