American History Facts! Trivia Quiz

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American History Facts! Trivia Quiz

The United States of America is known as being one of the most powerful countries on earth, and it has one of the briefest histories when compared to other countries. The country has had many leaders and statesmen who have helped shaped the nation into what it has become. Did you know Thomas Edison once electrocuted a circus elephant to death on Coney Island? Take this trivia quiz and get to learn some more American history facts!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees what right?
    • A. 

      Right To Bear Arms

    • B. 

      Right To A Speedy Trial

    • C. 

      No Taxation Without Representation

    • D. 

      Freedom Of Speech

  • 2. 
    The recitation of what is accompanied by placing your right hand over your heart?
    • A. 

      Pledge Of Allegiance

    • B. 

      National Anthem

    • C. 

      Bill Of Rights

    • D. 

      Alma Mater

  • 3. 
    What was the goal of Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation?
    • A. 

      Fourth Presidential Term

    • B. 

      End Of Slavery

    • C. 

      Women Getting The Vote

    • D. 

      Westward Expansion

  • 4. 
    Which famous residence is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.?
    • A. 

      The White House

    • B. 

      Neverland

    • C. 

      Graceland

    • D. 

      Blair House

  • 5. 
    From which room does the U.S. President conduct his official business?
    • A. 

      Lincoln Bedroom

    • B. 

      Situation Room

    • C. 

      The Oval Office

    • D. 

      Treaty Room

  • 6. 
    Which Washington, D.C. building features the engraved motto "Equal Justice Under Law"?
    • A. 

      The Pentagon

    • B. 

      Supreme Court Building

    • C. 

      Bureau Of Engraving And Printing

    • D. 

      Library Of Congress

  • 7. 
    Disguised as Indians, citizens of Boston threw what into Boston Harbor on December 16, 1773?
    • A. 

      Coffee

    • B. 

      Kool-Aid

    • C. 

      Salt

    • D. 

      Tea

  • 8. 
    Which event is known as "Black Tuesday" signaled the start of The Great Depression?
    • A. 

      Presidential Election

    • B. 

      End Of The Millennium

    • C. 

      Stock Market Crash

    • D. 

      Day After Thanksgiving Sales

  • 9. 
    What were the 49th and 50th states admitted into the United States?
    • A. 

      Alaska And Hawaii

    • B. 

      Louisiana And Texas

    • C. 

      Alaska And Oregon

    • D. 

      Hawaii And Kansas

  • 10. 
    Who were the first husband and wife to both run for the U.S. President in their party's primaries?
    • A. 

      Bob And Elizabeth Dole

    • B. 

      Bill And Hillary Clinton

    • C. 

      Abraham And Mary Todd Lincoln

    • D. 

      George And Martha Washington

  • 11. 
    Who was the last two-time U.S. President of the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • B. 

      George W. Bush

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagan

  • 12. 
    What speech is given to the American people by the President every January?
    • A. 

      Annual Apology

    • B. 

      Inaugural

    • C. 

      What's Going On

    • D. 

      State Of The Union

  • 13. 
    Which New York borough gave its name to the world's first steel-wire suspension bridge?
    • A. 

      The Bronx

    • B. 

      Queens

    • C. 

      Brooklyn

    • D. 

      Manhattan

  • 14. 
    The Chrysler Building was built for a famous member of which industry?
    • A. 

      Film

    • B. 

      Soft Drink

    • C. 

      Animation

    • D. 

      Automotive

  • 15. 
    Which former head of the U.S. Treasury appears on a ten-dollar bill?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson