American History Quizzes & Trivia

Do you believe that the past is the key to the future? Are you interested in knowing how we came to where we are? Are you curious about your ancestors? Or never heard of the Pilgrim Fathers? Think the Mayflower is a plant? See no relation with a queen and Virginia state? Can’t exactly date the Civil War? Get the US Presidents all mixed up?

Take these quizzes on American history and find out the most outstanding information. Whether you want to test your knowledge or to fill in the blanks on your history data, there is surely something here for you. You will marvel with these questions and answers about building a nation and defining its role in the world. Gain perspective and enjoy yourself!

Native Americans lived in the Americas for thousands of years until the arrival of Christopher Columbus which started the European colonization of the Americas. Did you know that the United States were formed in the year 1776...

Questions: 40  |  Attempts: 5377   |  Last updated: Nov 18, 2019
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    Why were the League of Nations and the United Nations created? A.  To end world hunger. B.  To prevent future wars. C.  To unify the world economy. D.  To spread democracy in the world.

American History tells many great sagas, including great battles ever fought, brutal wars, economic up-downs, invasions, revolutions, inventions, etc. Well, this quiz covers a few of those events since it's an essential...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 5043   |  Last updated: Dec 2, 2019
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    Who was the first President of the United States?

How well do you know the Constitution, and the founding fathers? 

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 2922   |  Last updated: Jun 25, 2019
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    Who is known as the 'Father of the Constitution'?

This is an end of the course quiz for American History. All the questions included in this quiz are both, basic and advanced. So, let's get started!

Questions: 40  |  Attempts: 2026   |  Last updated: Apr 15, 2019
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    Why did Congress pass laws protecting civil rights during Reconstruction?

Take this quiz as many times as you like o help you study for the upcoming test!

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 1245   |  Last updated: Jun 25, 2019
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    Who was responsible for the first English settlemt in the new world?

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American History Questions & Answers

Who was the first African American president?
Excuse me sir.this is inncorrect. i am a history pofessor and i know that this is wrong
What was one consequence of World War II?
America had been dealing with the Great Depression and World War II increased the economy due to the goods that needed to be produced. Factories increased production of some items and created many new products, as well. This event lowered the unemplo