American History Trivia Facts And Questions! Quiz

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American History Trivia Facts And Questions! Quiz

The history of America is quite interesting if you look at it from the outside. This country has gone through a lot to be the superpower it is currently, from fighting for their freedom against the British, president assassinations to shocking wins in the presidency seat. Take a trip down memory lane by taking this very enlightening quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Between 1882 and 1892 how many African Americans were killed by getting lynched?
    • A. 

      1,100

    • B. 

      12,000

    • C. 

      1,200

    • D. 

      1,300

  • 2. 
    What percent of students attended school in 1910?
    • A. 

      53%

    • B. 

      64%

    • C. 

      72%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 3. 
    What was the process called in which people of one culture became part of another culture?
    • A. 

      Immigration

    • B. 

      Assimilation

    • C. 

      Assassination

    • D. 

      Emigration

  • 4. 
    Rural free delivery (RFD) was offered by the United States Postal Service to a group of farmers who petitioned their
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Congressman

    • D. 

      Black neighbors

  • 5. 
    What were two of the largest mail-order companies?
    • A. 

      Montgomery Ward and Sears/ Walmart

    • B. 

      Walmart/ Target

    • C. 

      Roebuck and Company/ Target

    • D. 

      Roebuck and Company/ Montgomery Ward and Sears

  • 6. 
    Who helped found the Niagara Movement?
    • A. 

      W.E.B. Du Bois

    • B. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • C. 

      John D. Rockefeller

    • D. 

      Jane Lathrop Stanford

  • 7. 
    By 1900 how many African Americans attended college?
    • A. 

      2,225

    • B. 

      1,200

    • C. 

      2,000

    • D. 

      1,500

  • 8. 
    What was the main reason adult immigrants attend American schools?
    • A. 

      To get citizenship

    • B. 

      To learn about America

    • C. 

      To teach their kids

    • D. 

      To get a higher education than their country offered

  • 9. 
    What was yellow journalism?
    • A. 

      When journalists wrote in yellow because they liked the color

    • B. 

      A reference to the yellow ink used in popular comic strips

    • C. 

      When newspaper citations soared because of yellow ink

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What began helping farmers form cooperatives through which they bought goods in larger quantities at lower prices?
    • A. 

      Populists

    • B. 

      The grange

    • C. 

      Interstate commerce act

    • D. 

      Walmart

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