Quiz: Can You Beat This Infuriating A-Z American History Quiz?

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Are you a TRUE history buff?

How well do you know about​ past American events and people? Take this fun and challenging quiz to test your U.S. history skills!

 Dec 03, 2019

1 of 26A IS FOR...

Site where the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee occurred
Anglo-Saxon Battlegound
Appalachian Trail
Appomattox Court House

2 of 26B IS FOR...

Famous protest against King George's taxes
Baltimore Cocoa Party
Brooklyn Coffee Party
Boston Tea Party

3 of 26C IS FOR...

The government set up from 1861-1865 by eleven southern slave states
Chancellor
Colony
Confederacy

4 of 26D IS FOR...

Pseudonym of W. Mark Felt, the Watergate scandal's whistleblower
Deep Throat
Duke
Danelaw

5 of 26E IS FOR...

Executive orders issued by Abraham Lincoln that declared free slaves living in states not under Union control
Excommunication
Emancipation Proclamation
Ecclesiastical Court

6 of 26F IS FOR...

According to legend, Ponce de León discovered Florida while searching for this
Frontier Forrest
Fountain of Youth
Federation Lake

7 of 26G IS FOR...

Pacific island ceded to the US following the Spanish American War in 1898
Geneva
Guam
Georgia

8 of 26H IS FOR...

One of two Japanese cities targeted by American bombs in August, 1945
Homestead
Hiroshima
Helsinki

9 of 26I IS FOR...

A network of limited-access highways authorized by President Eisenhower in 1956
Imperialism
Interstate Highway System
Industrialisation

10 of 26J IS FOR...

Laws enacted from 1876-1965, mandating racial segregation and a 'separate but equal' status for African-Americans
Jim Crow Laws
Jurisdiction
Justice of the Peace

11 of 26K IS FOR...

The 'Bluegrass State', became the fifteenth state in 1792
Kentucky
Knoxville
Kansas

12 of 26L IS FOR...

Inter-governmental organization founded as a result of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919-1920
Lay Court
League of Nations
Legatine Court

13 of 26M IS FOR...

Policy stating that European countries cannot interfere with states in the Americas
Mercantilism
Militarism
Monroe Doctrine

14 of 26N IS FOR...

Series of economic programs passed by Franklin D. Roosevelt
New Deal
Nationalism
Nineteen Proposals

15 of 26O IS FOR...

19th century migration route leading from Missouri to the Willamette Valley
Open Range
Oregon Trail
Outpost Road

16 of 26P IS FOR...

Period from 1920-1933 during which alcohol sales were banned nationally
Protestantism
Prohibition
Purgatory

17 of 26Q IS FOR...

The undeclared sea war fought between the United States and France from 1798 to 1800
Quasi-War
Quarantine War
Queen's War

18 of 26R IS FOR...

Widespread fear of communism that began during World War I
Reformation
Restoration
Red Scare

19 of 26S IS FOR...

The bombardment and surrender of this fort that started the Civil War
Sumter
Schism
Saxon

20 of 26T IS FOR...

Peace agreement that ended the Mexican-American war in 1848
Trench Block
Test Acts
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

21 of 26U IS FOR...

National personification of the United States, originating in 1812
U Boat
Usurper
Uncle Sam

22 of 26V IS FOR...

Cold War military conflict that occurred in Southeast Asia from 1959 to 1975
Vietnam War
Viking War
Versailles War

23 of 26W IS FOR...

1790s resistance movement against an excise tax on a certain alcoholic beverage
Western Front
World War I
Whiskey Rebellion

24 of 26X IS FOR...

The first Catholic institution of higher learning in the Northwest Territory
Xenophon University
Xavier University
Xenia University

25 of 26Y IS FOR...

The location of the last major battle of the American Revolution
Yorktown
Yorkville
Yorkshire

26 of 26Z IS FOR...

The 12th President of the United States, known as 'Old Rough and Ready'
Zachary Taylor
Zacarias Roosevelt
Zachariah Wilson
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Are you historically minded? Were you paying attention in history class? We're calling all history lovers to put their knowledge to the ultimate test. Will you prove to be a history buff once and for all? Just how much do you really remember about the most important people, places, and things in our country's history? Only a certified historian will be able to answer all these history questions from the last several centuries! Are you smart enough to change the course of history yourself? Or will you stumble on to too many of these questions and be sent back to history class?

American history, in the realm of history, isn't even actually that long. This country hasn't even been around for 250 years yet! However, the United States has managed to become the most powerful country on the planet, for better or for worse. Do you know why 1776 is an important year in U.S. History? What about 1863? Do you know who Thurgood Marshall is? How about Robert E. Lee? From the signing of the Declaration of Independence to World War II, just how much do you really remember about American history? Answer these tough questions about history-making events that occurred over the past centuries! Not only will you have loads of fun, but you'll also probably learn something, too. With this quiz, find out if your American history skills are up to snuff! So what are you waiting for? Hit the play button now and take this quiz to prove you are the ultimate world history buff and a true history scholar! Best of luck to you!