Quiz: You'll Only Pass This US History Test If You're From The Mid-Atlantic

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Only someone from the Mid-Atlantic will be able to pass this test!

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the history of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, including its settlement and growth.

 Aug 24, 2017
1 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The King named Pennsylvania in honor of _________ Penn.
Russel
William
Thomas
2 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which city became a worldwide symbol of industrialized modernity in the 19th century?
Harrisburg
Richmond
New York City
3 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Where was the first permanent English colony in North America?
Newark
Philadelphia
Jamestown
4 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which industry has been important to the Mid-Atlantic since the colonial era?
sugar cultivation
cattle ranching
trade
5 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The Hudson River was named after ________ Hudson.
Howard
Henry
Herbert
6 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which city was the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence, The United States Constitution, and the United States Bill of Rights?
Philadelphia
Baltimore
Buffalo
7 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which best describes the European settlers who originally settled Pennsylvania?
the Dutch
the Swedes
the Quakers
8 of 15Pick the correct answer!
_________ is home to the Continental Congress.
Pittsburgh
Philadelphia
Annapolis
9 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What was the first group of Europeans to establish settlements in New York?
the Germans
the Dutch
the Spanish
10 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which Mid-Atlantic state did not abolish slavery until after the Civil War ended?
New Jersey
Maryland
Pennsylvania
11 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The colony of Maryland was founded as a haven for ___________ who were escaping persecution in England.
Quakers
Puritans
Catholics
12 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The lyrics to 'The Star-Spangled Banner' describe a British attack on __________.
Baltimore
Philadelphia
Washington, D.C.
13 of 15Pick the correct answer!
____________ was the first state to ratify the Constitution.
Pennsylvania
Delaware
Maryland
14 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Peter Minuit founded the colony of ___________.
New Jersey
Maryland
Delaware
15 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which major Civil War battle took place in Pennsylvania?
Bull Run
Gettysburg
Antietam
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