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!

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: 1127   |  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?

Facts you should know before taking U.S. History

Questions: 34  |  Attempts: 546   |  Last updated: Jan 25, 2016
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     What year did Christopher Columbus discover America?

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

Questions: 56  |  Attempts: 428   |  Last updated: Jan 25, 2013
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    From what area of the African continent were most African slaves captured?

Running from the 1890s to the 1920s, the Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States of America. What do you know about this particular era? Let’s take a look.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 413   |  Last updated: Nov 13, 2017
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    Which of the following acts created a federal civil service in which federal workers would be hired based on competitive exams rather than political influence.

You may have taken some of our individual U.S. History quizzes before, but this is the big one! Put all of your knowledge to the test at once, and prove yourself as a true history aficionado.

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 370   |  Last updated: Aug 18, 2017
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    Who believed in the Constitution?

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US History Questions & Answers

How did Native American migration differ from that of Europeans?
Option A - most Native Americans migrated after being forced from their land. The Native Americans were enslaved by the Europeans that viewed them as uncivilized. European colonization of the Americas led to the rise of new cultures, civilizations a
Why was the rectangular land survey system developed under the Articles of Confederation?
This system was implemented on May 20, 1785. It was a standardized system that allowed settlers to purchase farmland in the wide areas in the undeveloped west. It was the land policy, until another act was approved, the Homestead Act in 1862. The sys
Why did Congress bring impeachment proceedings against Andrew Johnson primarily?
Correct answer is option A The Congress brought impeachment proceedings against Andrew Johnson primarily because he sought to block the punitive aspects of Congressional Reconstruction. Before Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, he had formulated a pl
What was a major weakness of the Articles of Confederation?
Made it too difficult for the government to raise money through taxes and dues