Fill In The Blanks: American History Edition! Can You Get 100%?

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Are you well informed?

If you're a true history buff, you should know all of these important people, places, and things from America's past!

 May 13, 2020

1 of 20Pick Your Answer!

On ___, Allied Forces landed in Normandy in June of 1944.
C-Day
B-Day
D-Day

2 of 20Pick Your Answer!

American women were granted the right to ___ in 1920.
Drive
Work
Vote

3 of 20Pick Your Answer!

President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in ___.
Dallas
New York City
Washington, D.C.

4 of 20Pick Your Answer!

___ v. Board of Education was the Supreme Court case that ended segregation in schools.
Bronze
Brown
Blue

5 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The ___ Proclamation was the document issued by Abraham Lincoln that freed the slaves in the rebellious states.
Emancipation
Reoccupation
Anticipation

6 of 20Pick Your Answer!

On January 28, 1986, the space shuttle ___ exploded shortly after liftoff, taking the lives of all 7 people on board.
Explorer
Challenger
Sputnik

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Passed in 1933, the Twenty-First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution ended ___.
Prohibition
WWI
Slavery

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The Declaration of Independence was signed in ___.
1697
1776
1892

9 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The first successful permanent English settlement in North America was called ___.
Lauderhill
New Amsterdam
Jamestown

10 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The first ten amendments to the Constitution are called the ___.
The Bill of Rights
The Articles of Confederation
The Declaration of Independence

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

In 1773, to protest the taxes levied on tea by the British government, a group of colonists participated in the ___.
Boston Tea Party
Storming of the Bastille
Protestant Reformation

12 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Pearl Harbor was attacked by the ___ in 1941.
Soviets
Japanese
Germans

13 of 20Pick Your Answer!

___ was a prominent abolitionist and instrumental figure in establishing The Underground Railroad.
Harriet Tubman
Coretta Scott King
Rosa Parks

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

George Washington was the United States' ___ president.
third
second
first

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The Massachusetts town of ___ was known for its Witch Trials, which took place in the 1690s.
Cambridge
Salem
Plymouth

16 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The ___ famously sank in 1912.
Lusitania
Titanic
Mayflower

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The speech Lincoln gave at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in 1863 is known as ___.
The Gettysburg Address
The Watergate Speech
The I Have A Dream Speech

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

___ colonies signed the Declaration of Independence.
Thirteen
Ten
Twenty

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

___ designed the very first American flag in 1776.
Betty Ford
Sojourner Truth
Betsy Ross

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected President for ___ terms.
four
seven
twelve
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What did our Founding Fathers really mean when they wrote the Bill of Rights? We'll probably never know the true answer to that, but what we can do is remember all the important things that happened in our past. 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? Lots of Americans don't remember some of these facts - but it's important to think about who, what, when, where and WHY our history is the way it is. 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! Have fun, and good luck!