History Glossary Terms

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  • 1. 
    Which of these years/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1954: Lost Inca City Machu Picchu Found

    • B. 

      1962: The Cuban Missile Crisis

    • C. 

      1973: Roe V. Wade Rules On Abortion Rights

    • D. 

      1988: Iran-Iraq War Ends After 8 Yearsushdie Publishes 'The Satanic Verses'

  • 2. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1991: Dow Jones Tops 3000 For The First Time

    • B. 

      1969: First Woodstock Music Festival

    • C. 

      1984: New Mexico & Arizona Become States

    • D. 

      1964: Cassius Clay Defeats Sonny Liston

  • 3. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1979: Egypt And Israel Sign Peace Treaty

    • B. 

      1776: Declaration Of Independence Is Signed

    • C. 

      1987: Woodrow Wilson Wins Presidency

    • D. 

      1985: Mikhail Gorbachev Leads USSR

  • 4. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1991: Warsaw Pact Is Officially Dissolved

    • B. 

      1971: Congress Sets Federal 8-Hr Workday

    • C. 

      1812: James Madison Is Elected President

    • D. 

      1976: U.S. Celebrates Bicentennial

  • 5. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1801: Thomas Jefferson Becomes President Of US

    • B. 

      1784: Benjamin Franklin Invents Bifocals

    • C. 

      1845: F.F. Woolworth Company Is Incorporated

    • D. 

      1837: The Morse Code Of Dots And Dashes Created

  • 6. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1967: World's First Heart Transplant Is Performed

    • B. 

      1961: The Titanic Sinks

    • C. 

      1969: Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) Begin

    • D. 

      1991: Dow Jones Tops 3000 For The First Time

  • 7. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1851: Herman Melville's Moby Dick Is Completed

    • B. 

      1814: Treaty Of Ghent Ends The War Of 1812

    • C. 

      1849: California Gold Rush Starts

    • D. 

      1857: Jim Thorpe Wins Olympic Medals

  • 8. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1967: Six-Day Arab-Israeli War

    • B. 

      1823: President Monroe Presents Monroe Doctrine

    • C. 

      1832: Mexican President Madero Killed

    • D. 

      1963: John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated In Dallas

  • 9. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1979: Egypt And Israel Sign Peace Treaty

    • B. 

      1860: Abraham Lincoln Is Elected President

    • C. 

      1971: 16th Amendment Permits Income Tax

    • D. 

      1974: Richard Nixon Resigns As U.S. President

  • 10. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1963: "I Have A Dream" Speech Given In Washington

    • B. 

      1826: Thomas Jefferson And John Adams Both Die

    • C. 

      1959: Coco Chanel Opens French Boutique

    • D. 

      1990: Operation Desert Shield Begins

  • 11. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1973: Camel Cigarettes Introduced

    • B. 

      1965: Martin Luther King, Jr. Marches In Selma

    • C. 

      1821: Sailors In New Orleans Invent Poker

    • D. 

      1990: Nelson Mandela Is Released From Prison

  • 12. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      2001: U.S. Spy Plane Collides With Chinese Plane

    • B. 

      1801: U.S. Declares War On Germany

    • C. 

      1789: Washington Sworn In As First U.S. President

    • D. 

      1492: Christoph Columbus Lands In The West

  • 13. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1983: Reagan Sends American Troops To Grenada

    • B. 

      1968: Tet Offensive Started In Veitnam

    • C. 

      1775: American War Of Independence Begins

    • D. 

      1781: Russia Signs Brest-Litovsk Treaty

  • 14. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1972: Czar Nicholas II Executed In Russia

    • B. 

      1998: Explicit Starr Report Is Released On Clinton

    • C. 

      1970: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Created

    • D. 

      1845: Republic Of Texas Becomes The 28th State

  • 15. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1999: Russian President Boris Yeltsin Resigns

    • B. 

      1979: Iranian Shah Flees Iran

    • C. 

      1810: Napoleon Marries Archduchess Of Austria

    • D. 

      1978: Influenza Epidemic Kills 20 Million