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Were you paying attention in history class?

Just how much do you really remember about the most important people, places and things in our country's history?

 Apr 26, 2020

1 of 20Pick Your Answer!

In which city did President John F. Kennedy die?
Washington, D.C.

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What is the name commonly used to refer to the operation in which Allied Forces landed in Normandy in June of 1944?

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In what year were American women granted the right to vote?

4 of 20Pick Your Answer!

In 1787, The Constitutional Convention was held in which city?
New York City

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Thurgood Marshall was the first African-American ___.
Supreme Court Justice

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Loving v. Virginia was a landmark Supreme Court case that invalidated laws prohibiting _____.
Interracial marriage

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Issued by Abraham Lincoln, what document freed the slaves in the rebellious states?
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Articles of Liberty
The Freedom Files

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Robert E. Lee was a famous _____.
Presidential candidate
Russian spy
General in the Confederate Army

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The first permanent English settlement in North America was called ___.
New York

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Alexander Hamilton, who appears on the $10 bill and developed the U.S. banking system, was the nation's first _____.
Secretary of State
Secretary of the Treasury
Secretary of Defense

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

___ was president for the majority of the '50s.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Calvin Coolidge
John F. Kennedy

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During WWII, thousands of Americans were locked away in internment camps simply because they were _____.

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Rosa Parks became a famous figure for inspiring what incident in the Civil Rights Movement?
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Ruby Bridges School Protests
The I Have A Dream Speech

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Dred Scott was a slave who _____.
shot Abraham Lincoln
unsuccessfully sued for his freedom
started the Underground Railroad

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Who was the first U.S. President to appear on television?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Teddy Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy

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The Statue of Liberty was given to the United States by which country in 1886?

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which of these cities was NEVER the capital of the United States?
Washington, D.C.

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Harriet Tubman was a prominent abolitionist and instrumental figure in establishing _____.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Underground Railroad

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

For how many terms was Franklin D. Roosevelt elected as President?

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island housed _____.
an internment camp
an immigration inspection station
a correctional facility
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Calling all history buffs! Are you really as smart as you think you are when it comes to our nation's history? American history, in the realm of history, isn't even actually that long. This country hasn't even been around for 250 years! There are literally universities IN this country that are OLDER than our country. But in that time, the United States has managed to become the most powerful country on the planet, for better or for worse. They say that those who don't know their history are doomed to repeat it, and some days it really feels like we've forgotten where we came from. So it's important, from time to time, to check back in with the figures in our past and ask: What are we doing? Is this right? 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 and take this quiz to prove you are the ultimate world history buff and a true history scholar! Best of luck to you!