Political History Ultimate Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Political History Ultimate Quiz! Trivia Questions

Throughout history, the United States of America was made up of men and women fought for rights, blazed trails, and led citizens to a better future. Did you know that Benjamin Franklin has been called The First American due to his leadership during his country's quest for independence? This political history ultimate quiz trivia questions are perfect for increasing one's knowledge of politics in the past and how it has changed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first US colony was _________.
  • 2. 
    The first sucessful colony was _______.
  • 3. 
    People came to the new world because of ___________.
  • 4. 
    Jamestown was founded by ____.
  • 5. 
    Jamestown was founded in
    • A. 

      2012

    • B. 

      1608

    • C. 

      1609

    • D. 

      1607

  • 6. 
    Red-letter year?
    • A. 

      1618

    • B. 

      800

    • C. 

      1619

    • D. 

      1617

  • 7. 
    First thanksgiving?
    • A. 

      1619

    • B. 

      1621

    • C. 

      1625

    • D. 

      1723

  • 8. 
    Cash crop in colonial times?
  • 9. 
    Bejamin franklin wrote the book "_______________".
    • A. 

      Call of the wild

    • B. 

      Poor richard's almanak

    • C. 

      Uncle tom's cabin

    • D. 

      Webster's dictionary

  • 10. 
    Of the year declaration on independence?
  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    1st amendment?
    • A. 

      Freedom of speech and religion

    • B. 

      Freedom of the press, religion, assembly, suffrage

    • C. 

      Freedom of speech, assembly, petition

    • D. 

      Freedom of religion, assembly, speech, religion, press

  • 13. 
    The preamble is the introduction to the declaration on independence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    ______________ is the system so that no branch has more power than another.
  • 15. 
    The 'judicial review' was created in the conflcit of.....
    • A. 

      Marbury vs washington

    • B. 

      Madison vs lopez

    • C. 

      Marbury vs madison

    • D. 

      Lopez vs adams

  • 16. 
    There are ___ supreme court justices on the supreme court.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2,356,765,345,676,543

  • 17. 
    The number of votes needed to win the presidential election.
    • A. 

      654

    • B. 

      538

    • C. 

      270

    • D. 

      64

  • 18. 
  • 19. 
  • 20. 
  • 21. 
    Two ways to interpret the constitution.
  • 22. 
    Two political parties in the 1700-1800s.
    • A. 

      Democrats and federalists

    • B. 

      Republicans and democrats

    • C. 

      Federalists and republicans

    • D. 

      Federalists and demobficnasakd

  • 23. 
    Manifest destiny is the belief that.....
    • A. 

      An opinion that america should ban alchohol

    • B. 

      A belief that the US SHOULD MAKE MORE COMPANYS TO GET MORE MONEY

    • C. 

      A belief that australia should make unicorns legal

    • D. 

      Belief that the US should spread the country from coast to coast

  • 24. 
    The Louisiana purchase was bought in.....
    • A. 

      1785

    • B. 

      1804

    • C. 

      1803

    • D. 

      2002

  • 25. 
    Mr. Madison's war began in....
    • A. 

      Its not a war

    • B. 

      1775

    • C. 

      1812

    • D. 

      1619

  • 26. 
    The battle that put Andrew Jackson "on the map" .....
    • A. 

      Battle of fort mchenry

    • B. 

      Battle of new orleans

    • C. 

      Battle of lexington and concord

    • D. 

      Battle of Saratoga

  • 27. 
    _________ was the turning point in the revolutionary war.
    • A. 

      Battle of saratoga

    • B. 

      Shot heard round the world

    • C. 

      Boston tea party

    • D. 

      Treaty of paris

  • 28. 
    The corrupt bargain was in the year 1832 when Jackson was elected president.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The corrupt bargain was in the year
    • A. 

      1832

    • B. 

      1820

    • C. 

      1826

    • D. 

      1824

  • 30. 
    Andrew Jackson's house was called.....
    • A. 

      Hermatige

    • B. 

      Sagamore hill

    • C. 

      Hickory estate

    • D. 

      The quarry

  • 31. 
    Andrew Jackson's nickname was
    • A. 

      Baby andy

    • B. 

      Young oak

    • C. 

      Old hickory

    • D. 

      Dead jackson

  • 32. 
    In the tarrif of abominations; the south liked it but the north didnt
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    The alamo was in the year?
    • A. 

      1846

    • B. 

      1836

    • C. 

      1848

    • D. 

      1843

  • 34. 
    Slavery ended in..
    • A. 

      1865

    • B. 

      1776

    • C. 

      1619

    • D. 

      1860

  • 35. 
    I led the mexican forces in the texan revolution.
  • 36. 
    I was a famous congressman who died at the Alamo.
    • A. 

      Jim bowe

    • B. 

      William b travis

    • C. 

      James bowe

    • D. 

      Davie crockett

  • 37. 
    The constitution was signed in.....
    • A. 

      1787

    • B. 

      1776

    • C. 

      1786

    • D. 

      1789