Quiz: Can You Answer 20 Historical Questions EVERY American Should Know?

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 Dec 28, 2019

1 of 20Pick Your Answer!

____ was the belief that the U.S. had the right to occupy all of America?
Manifest Destiny
New Deal
Truman Doctrine

2 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What was the war between the American colonists and England called?
World War I
Civil War
American Revolution

3 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How many terms did George Washington serve?
1
3
2

4 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Who was a founder of the Federalist Party?
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton

5 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Who was a founder of the Anti-Federalist Party?
Andrew Jackson
Theodore Roosevelt
Thomas Jefferson

6 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Who did America fight in the War of 1812?
England
Spain
Germany

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What is the belief that the United States should stay out of foreign affairs?
Materialism
Patriotism
Isolationism

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

When did the U.S. declare war on Germany leading them into WWI?
1963
1917
1944

9 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which amendment enacted prohibition?
23rd
18th
13th

10 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What was the name of Franklin Roosevelt's federal programs that helped relief efforts during the Great Depression?
Monroe Doctrine
Civil Rights Act
New Deal

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What is the belief that the United States should intervene in foreign affairs?
Nationalism
Patriotism
Interventionalism

12 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Who led the Confederate Army?
Ulysses S. Grant
Robert E. Lee
George Washington

13 of 20Pick Your Answer!

When did the stock market crash leading to the Great Depression?
1929
1914
1936

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What attack led the United States into World War II?
Pentagon
Pearl Harbor
Twin Towers

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What is hostility towards immigrants called?
Nationalism
Materialism
Nativism

16 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What was America's war with Russia called?
The Communist Conflict
The Cold War
The Russian War

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which of these presidents was assassinated?
John F. Kennedy
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What was the anti-establishment movement of the 1960s called?
Counterculture
Prohibition
Communism

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Where was the first permanent English settlement?
Jamestown
Salem
New London

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Where was the Declaration of Independence written?
Independence Hall
Mount Vernon
Ellis Island
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