US History Quiz - 2

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  • 1. 
    Who did George Washington once appoint Minister of France?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Aaron Burr

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 2. 
    Which U.S. President helped establish the Smithsonian Institution?
    • A. 

      James Polk

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 3. 
    What President was elected with a "log cabin and hard cider" slogan?
    • A. 

      James Monroe

    • B. 

      William Harrison

    • C. 

      Abe Lincoln

    • D. 

      Warren Harding

  • 4. 
    What college did President John Tyler attend?
    • A. 

      Richmond

    • B. 

      University Of Virginia

    • C. 

      William & Mary

    • D. 

      James Madison University

  • 5. 
    President Franklin Pierce was once governor of what state?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      New Jersey

    • D. 

      New Hampshire

  • 6. 
    What President had an estate called Wheatland?
    • A. 

      James Buchanan

    • B. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • C. 

      James Polk

    • D. 

      James Garfield

  • 7. 
    American President Andrew Johnson was born in what state?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Tennessee

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 8. 
    The 15th Amendment was an event under which President's term?
    • A. 

      Chester Arthur

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      Andrew Johnson

  • 9. 
    President Chester Arthur was born in what state?
    • A. 

      Tennessee

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Vermont

  • 10. 
    In 1886 Chester Arthur died from which of the following illnesses?
    • A. 

      Flu

    • B. 

      Strep Throat

    • C. 

      Kidney Disease

    • D. 

      Liver Failure

  • 11. 
    What college did President Benjamin Harrison attend?
    • A. 

      Miami University

    • B. 

      Cincinnati University

    • C. 

      Bowling Green

    • D. 

      Toledo

  • 12. 
    What college did President William Taft graduate from?
    • A. 

      Brown

    • B. 

      Yale

    • C. 

      Harvard

    • D. 

      Princeton

  • 13. 
    What American held the rank of Admiral and General at the same time?
    • A. 

      Samuel P. Carter

    • B. 

      Robert Lee

    • C. 

      Lee Carter Jr.

    • D. 

      James P. Carter

  • 14. 
    Who was the first U.S. airman taken prisoner in the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      Edward Lonsdale

    • B. 

      Jefferson Glenn

    • C. 

      Everett Alvarez

    • D. 

      Arthur Simons

  • 15. 
    Who was the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate by popular vote?
    • A. 

      Julian Bond

    • B. 

      Ralph Abernathy

    • C. 

      Adam Clayton Powell

    • D. 

      Edward Brooke