Quiz: 22 Impossible Questions For Anyone Who Loves US History

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Are you a history buff?

This quiz will test your knowledge on U.S. history. How much do you remember about the country's biggest events? Find out with this quiz!

 Jun 28, 2018

1 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What state was a part of the New England Colonies?
Alabama
Massachusetts
Florida

2 of 22Pick the correct answer!

The original ______ colonies of Great Britain all lay along the East Coast.
100
2
13

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The Boston Tea Party was a protest against ______.
Taxation
Native Americans
Caffeinated goods

4 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Which classic American holiday started in New England with the pilgrims and Native Americans?
Tax Day
Thanksgiving
Halloween

5 of 22Pick the correct answer!

The settlers of the New England colonies were referred to as:
Traders
Slaves
Pilgrims

6 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Witch trials famously happened in which New England city?
Salem
Springfield
Worcester

7 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What ship brought over the pilgrims?
The Flagship
The Mayflower
The Titanic

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A beloved American President was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963. Who was he?
Richard Nixon
John. F Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson

9 of 22Pick the correct answer!

A deadly chemical was used heavily in the Vietnam War, causing lung cancer in veterans. What was it called?
Tear Gas
Agent Orange
Stink Bombs

10 of 22Pick the correct answer!

The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic mysteriously disappeared on a later flight near the Bermuda Triangle. Who was she?
Ingrid Bergman
Amelia Earhart
Maya Angelou

11 of 22Pick the correct answer!

The last US state to join the country joined in 1959. Which state was it?
Hawaii
New Mexico
California

12 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Abraham Lincoln's most famous speech was the Emancipation Proclamation that freed the slaves. Where did he give this speech?
Lincoln, Nebraska
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Washington, D.C.

13 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas. But what did he think he had discovered?
Japan
India
Australia

14 of 22Pick the correct answer!

An American was the first man to walk on the moon. What was his name?
Buzz Lightyear
Sam Smith
Neil Armstrong

15 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Who assassinated President Lincoln?
Stonewall Jackson
Robert E. Lee
John Wilkes Booth

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What was the Underground Railroad?
An underground tunnel used by slave owners
A railroad used only by Union soldiers
A network of secret routes used to help slaves in Southern states escape

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What was the executive order that freed millions of slaves?
The Liberation Declaration
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Order of Freedom

18 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Who was famous for refusing to give up her seat on the bus?
Harriett Tubman
Rosa Parks
Susan B. Anthony

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The "Red Scare" was the fear of _____________ spreading across the United States.
Socialism
Communism
The Plague

20 of 22Pick the correct answer!

The Wright Brothers were the very first people to build what vehicle?
Airplane
Ship
Car

21 of 22Pick the correct answer!

The Watergate scandal occurred during _______'s term as President.
Nixon
Grant
Jefferson

22 of 22Pick the correct answer!

In 1964, _______ won the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent resistance to racial prejudice in America.
Malcolm X
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King Jr
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