Quiz: NOBODY Has Scored 15/18 On This Difficult U.S. History Test. Can You?

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How well do you really know U.S. history?

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the history of the United States including more modern questions as well as those from the colonial era.

 Mar 08, 2018
1 of 18Pick the correct answer!
How many original British colonies united to form the United States?
13
25
6
2 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What did colonists dump into the harbor during a famous protest in 1773?
stamps
tea
guns
3 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which president was assassinated at a theater?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
John Quincy Adams
4 of 18Pick the correct answer!
In what year did the United States proclaim its independence?
1776
1935
1429
5 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Who accompanied Lewis & Clark on their expedition?
Thomas Jefferson
Pocahontas
Sacagawea
6 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which nation attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?
Japan
Canada
Brazil
7 of 18Pick the correct answer!
"Flappers" can be associated with which decade?
1960s
1930s
1920s
8 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which president forced Native Americans to move west?
Andrew Jackson
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton
9 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Who is known for his Midnight Ride to warn the colonial militia that the British were coming?
Francis Scott Key
Samuel Adams
Paul Revere
10 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What was the first British settlement in America?
St. Augustine
Myrtle Beach
Jamestown
11 of 18Pick the correct answer!
How long did George Washington serve as President?
2 years
8 years
12 years
12 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What does Manifest Destiny refer to?
the conclusion of the War of 1812
the belief that American settlers were destined to expand westward
the signing of the Constitution
13 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Who was the general of the Confederate Army in the Civil War?
George Washington
Robert E. Lee
Frederick Douglass
14 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Before New York was New York, it was New ________.
Amsterdam
Rome
Paris
15 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Where was the Constitution drafted?
Philadelphia
Richmond
Boston
16 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which was the last US state to join the country?
New Mexico
California
Hawaii
17 of 18Pick the correct answer!
____ was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Maya Angelou
Amelia Earhart
Ingrid Bergman
18 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Known as "Honest Abe," this man was the 16th President of the U.S.
William Pringle
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
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