Quiz: Can You Score 15/18 On This Difficult U.S. History Test?

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Are you a true history buff?

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!

 Nov 24, 2018
1 of 18Pick the correct answer!
How many original British colonies united to form the United States?
25
6
13
2 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What did colonists dump into the harbor during a famous protest in 1773?
tea
stamps
guns
3 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which president was assassinated at a theater?
George Washington
John Quincy Adams
Abraham Lincoln
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?
Pocahontas
Sacagawea
Thomas Jefferson
6 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which nation attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?
Japan
Brazil
Canada
7 of 18Pick the correct answer!
"Flappers" can be associated with which decade?
1930s
1920s
1960s
8 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which president forced Native Americans to move west?
Ronald Reagan
Andrew Jackson
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
Jamestown
Myrtle Beach
11 of 18Pick the correct answer!
How long did George Washington serve as President?
8 years
15 years
20 years
12 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What does Manifest Destiny refer to?
the conclusion of the War of 1812
the signing of the Constitution
the belief that American settlers were destined to expand westward
13 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Who was the general of the Confederate Army in the Civil War?
Frederick Douglass
George Washington
Robert E. Lee
14 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Before New York was New York, it was New ________.
Rome
Paris
Amsterdam
15 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Where was the Constitution drafted?
Richmond
Boston
Philadelphia
16 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Which was the last US state to join the country?
Hawaii
California
New Mexico
17 of 18Pick the correct answer!
____ was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Ingrid Bergman
Maya Angelou
Amelia Earhart
18 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Known as "Honest Abe," this man was the 16th President of the U.S.
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
William Pringle
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