The Ultimate U.S. History Quiz

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Do you know anything about the history of the United States? It has been said that the first settlers of North America migrated from Siberia by way of the Bering land bridge. These people arrived at least 12,000 years ago. The Spanish and the French established their settlements in America. If you need to learn more about the history of the United States, complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following helped to write the Federalist Papers prior to the ratification of the Constitution?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      James Wilson

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 2. 
    The Agricultural Adjustment Act was created under the administration of which U.S. President?
    • A. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      William McKinley

    • C. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

  • 3. 
    What Constitutional Amendment prohibits congressman from receiving a pay raise while in office?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      26

  • 4. 
    "Sergeant York" was a film about which U.S. military conflict?
    • A. 

      Vietnam War

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      Spanish-American War

    • D. 

      World War I

  • 5. 
    Who was the general who surrendered the Confederate troops at Vicksburg, MS?
    • A. 

      John S. Bowen

    • B. 

      John Pemberton

    • C. 

      Sam D. French

    • D. 

      Joe Johnston

  • 6. 
    Whose Presidential campaign slogan was the New Freedom?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      John Kennedy

  • 7. 
    Who was a founding member of the N.A.A.C.P.?
    • A. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • B. 

      W.E.B. Dubois

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Marcus Garvey

  • 8. 
    Who ran against Rutherford Hayes for the presidency?
    • A. 

      Arthur Schlesinger

    • B. 

      Cornelius Vanderbilt

    • C. 

      Samuel Tilden

    • D. 

      George Burns

  • 9. 
    Noah Webster was born on October 16th of what year?
    • A. 

      1859

    • B. 

      1899

    • C. 

      1652

    • D. 

      1758

  • 10. 
    Which of the following events of the War of 1812 occurred last?
    • A. 

      Invasion Of Canada By The United States

    • B. 

      Signing Of The Treaty Of Ghent

    • C. 

      Battle Of New Orleans

    • D. 

      Burning Of Washington, DC By The British

  • 11. 
    What does the 26th Amendment guarantee?
    • A. 

      Right To Eat Pizza Crust First

    • B. 

      Right To Vote, Regardless Of Race

    • C. 

      Right Of 18-Year Olds To Vote

    • D. 

      That The Vice President Will Succeed The President

  • 12. 
    Who was the first American President to die in office?
    • A. 

      James Polk

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      William Henry Harrison

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 13. 
    What year was the first Presidential election held?
    • A. 

      1802

    • B. 

      1780

    • C. 

      1776

    • D. 

      1789

  • 14. 
    Who was George Washington's Vice President?
    • A. 

      John Hancock

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 15. 
    Name the U.S. warship which sunk the Confederate raider Alabama?
    • A. 

      The Enterprise

    • B. 

      The Michigan

    • C. 

      The Kearsarge

    • D. 

      The Congress

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