US History Quizzes & Trivia

Are you a history buff? Do you remember your school history lessons like it was yesterday? Do you think you can answer a variety of questions on US History? How well do you know the Revolutionary War, the American Civil War, the Roaring Twenties, The Great Depression and Presidents of the United States? Show your patriotism and pledge allegiance to the flag by taking our US History quizzes now.

Can you answer questions such as, “What country was the Statue of Liberty a gift from and why?”, “What day did President Franklin Roosevelt call ‘the day that will live in infamy’?” and, “Who was President during the Louisiana Purchase?” We’ll test you better than your school history exam!
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Questions: 34  |  Attempts: 4273   |  Last updated: Apr 16, 2020
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     What year did Christopher Columbus discover America?

This is a quiz to see how much you ALREADY know about US History before we get started with 8th grade Social Studies!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 388   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    Who was the President BEFORE Barack Obama?

As we move further into our U.S. History quiz series, we crank things up a notch with Native Americans, the invention of interchangeable parts and women’s roles in early 1800s all being addressed in this one.

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 603   |  Last updated: Jun 25, 2020
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    How did Native American migration differ from that of white Americans?

This quiz has been developed for students to test their knowledge and make them understand about the history of US and modern events occurring in the world. These questions are related to US historical and...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1528   |  Last updated: Feb 12, 2019
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    Why did President Theodore Roosevelt establish the national forest and park systems in the early 20th century?

Answer the questions from U.S. History Lessons 19-21.

Questions: 56  |  Attempts: 596   |  Last updated: Jun 25, 2020
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    From what area of the African continent were most African slaves captured?

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US History Questions & Answers

What is not true of Ulysses S. Grant?
Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier and the commanding general of an army. He was born on April 27 1822 and died on July 23 1885. He was serving in the reign of the 18th president of America. During most battles, he was assigned as the union gen
Which statement best describes this political cartoon?
It illustrates the Roosevelt Corollary, in which the United States will use force to keep European nations from colonizing Latin America. For many years, the Monroe Doctrine was practically a dead letter. The bold proclamation of 1823 that declared
Who was responsible for the most disastrous plan in US history "Bay of Pigs"?
After the overthrow of the Democratic Government in Cuba in 1959 by the communist forces led by Fidel Castro, the small island country was instantly put in the middle of the cold war chaos. The island nation of Cuba is just miles away from the US mai
What are three of the steps taken by Grenville to reform the customs service?
1. writs of assistance-2. the sugar act-3. vice admirality court-the writs of assistance allowed customs officers to search shipd and warehouses for smuggled goods. the sugar act was intended to make goods cheaper to pay the import duties, than to fi