Trivia Quiz: Can You Answer These Questions On U.S. History?

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Can You Answer These Questions On U. S. History? America is a country that has had its share of hardships as a country in its journey to becoming one of the most powerful countries on earth, and in this quiz, you will get to test out just how much you know about it so far. Do give it a try and get to see just how well you know your country`s history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was involved in the corrupt bargain?
    • A. 

      John Q. Adams and Crawford

    • B. 

      John Adams and and Jackson

    • C. 

      John Q. Adams and Henry Clay

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay

  • 2. 
    Who invented the Cotton gin?
    • A. 

      James Monroe

    • B. 

      William B. Travis

    • C. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • D. 

      Eli Whitney

  • 3. 
    What did the Missouri Compromise accomplish?
    • A. 

      Maine as a free state

    • B. 

      Missouri as a slave state

    • C. 

      36 degree 30 line drawn and everything above a free state and everything below a slave state

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is the spoils system?
    • A. 

      A system of government that allows all parties to express their opinions

    • B. 

      A system where people are rewarded for their loyalty to a political party

    • C. 

      A system that spoils elections by mudslinging

    • D. 

      A system that is put into place to overthrow conflicting nations

  • 5. 
    Who became famous for using the spoils system?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 6. 
    The Monroe Doctrine stopped Spain from developing where?
    • A. 

      Latin America

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 7. 
    Which secretary of state became famous for negotiating the Monroe Doctrine?
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      John Q. Adams

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 8. 
    Who shut down the second national bank?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      James Monroe

    • D. 

      John Q. Adams

  • 9. 
    What was the outcome of Worcester v. Georgia?
    • A. 

      Geogia wins and Native Americans can stay

    • B. 

      Georgia loses and Native Americans have to leave

    • C. 

      Worcester wins and Native Americans get land rights acknowledged

    • D. 

      Georgia wins and Native Americans get land rights acknowledged

  • 10. 
    Why was the verdict of Worcester v. Georgia irrelevant?
    • A. 

      Could not be enforced

    • B. 

      Didn't happen in the U.S.

    • C. 

      Georgia was trying to secede

    • D. 

      Worcester never paid the court costs

  • 11. 
    What state wanted to secede from the Tariff of Abominations?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 12. 
    Who declared themselves winners from the Tariff of Abominations?
    • A. 

      The south

    • B. 

      The north

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 13. 
    What was being taxed in the Tariff of Abominations?
    • A. 

      Manufactored goods

    • B. 

      Slaves

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Land

  • 14. 
    Who helped negotiate the Tariff of Abominations?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Henry Clay

    • C. 

      James Monroe

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 15. 
    What Act gave Jackson the right to persuade Native Americans into leaving their homelands?
    • A. 

      The embargo act

    • B. 

      The Native American act

    • C. 

      The Pursuasive Act

    • D. 

      The Indian Removal act

  • 16. 
    Samuel F.B. Morse invented technological advancement?
    • A. 

      Cotton Gin

    • B. 

      Telegraph

    • C. 

      Train

    • D. 

      Telephone

  • 17. 
    What agriculture product made the south rich?
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Tobacco

    • C. 

      Corn

    • D. 

      Wheat

  • 18. 
    The three parts of the American System were
    • A. 

      A second national bank, building roads and canals, and Farming

    • B. 

      Building roads and canals, Farming, and protective tariffs

    • C. 

      Farming, protective tariffs, and a second national bank

    • D. 

      Protective tariffs, a second national bank, and building roads and canals

  • 19. 
    New immigrants came from which two major countries?
    • A. 

      Germany and France

    • B. 

      France and Ireland

    • C. 

      Italy and France

    • D. 

      Germany and Ireland

  • 20. 
    The Second Great Awakening mainly dealt with
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Politics

    • C. 

      Taxes

    • D. 

      War

  • 21. 
    The Temperance Movement was a reform that dealt with  
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Prison

    • D. 

      Health Care

  • 22. 
    What were the 3 main types of reforms going on in the Mid 1800's
    • A. 

      Education, Prison, Temperance

    • B. 

      Temperance, Prison, Health Care

    • C. 

      Health Care, Education, Temperance

    • D. 

      Education, Prison, Health Care

  • 23. 
    What was "True Womanhood"?
    • A. 

      Idea that women should be in the workforce

    • B. 

      Idea that women should not be allowed responsibility

    • C. 

      Idea that women should be homemakers and take care of the children

    • D. 

      Idea that women should only read romanticism novels

  • 24. 
    Pet Banks was made famous by?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • D. 

      Henry Clay

  • 25. 
    Pet Banks got big deposits from where?
    • A. 

      Cotton farms

    • B. 

      2nd National Banks closing

    • C. 

      Northern Industry

    • D. 

      Foreign Countries

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