History Of The United States! Toughest Trivia Quiz

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History Of The United States! Toughest Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Was the first permanent English settlement founded in 1607
  • 2. 
    True or false: The Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact in 1620.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
  • 4. 
    True or False: The Constitution of the United States was written in 1789.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When did President Thomas Jefferson purchase the Louisiana Territory from France?
  • 6. 
    When was the Civil War fought?
  • 7. 
    True or False: The first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired at Lexington, Massachusetts in April 1775.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Where was the site of the first battle of the American Revolution?
  • 9. 
    What was the earliest rebellion of colonists against English colonial control?
    • A. 

      Farmer's Rebellion

    • B. 

      Bacon's Rebellion

    • C. 

      Francisco's Rebellion

    • D. 

      Adam's Rebellion

  • 10. 
    Where did George Washington take the American troops in the winter of 1777-1778 during the Revolutionary War?
  • 11. 
    Who trained Washington's troops at Valley Forge?
  • 12. 
    The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the American Revolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Where did Washington defeat the British and signal the end of the Revolutionary War?
  • 14. 
    What rebellion allows the National government to prove that it has the power to enforce the law?
  • 15. 
    How did the War of 1812 begin?
  • 16. 
    When did Britain and the United States fight the War of 1812?
  • 17. 
    In which battle did Andrew Jackson and his troops defeat the British two weeks after a peace treaty had been signed to end the war?
    • A. 

      Battle of New Orleans

    • B. 

      Battle of Lundy's Lane

    • C. 

      Battle of Fort Sumter

    • D. 

      Battle of the Thames

  • 18. 
    What states did the U.S. - Mexican War result in the cession of by Mexico to the U.S.?
  • 19. 
    When was the US-Mexican War fought?
  • 20. 
    The first shots of the Civil War were fought at Fort Sumter, in South Carolina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What was the bloodiest day in the Civil War and the first battle in Union Territory?
    • A. 

      Battle of Gettysburg

    • B. 

      Battle of Vicksburg

    • C. 

      Battle of Antietam

    • D. 

      Battle of Lake Erie

  • 22. 
    What was the turning point of the Civil War where the Confederates were forced to retreat and never invade the North again?
  • 23. 
    What city did the North capture in 1863 that split the Confederacy in two?
  • 24. 
    The capture of Vicksburg, Mississippi gave control of what river to the Union?
  • 25. 
    Where did Robert E. Lee surrender the Confederate Army to Ulysses S. Grant and end the Civil War?
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