Stuff You Missed In History Class - Can You Answer These 18 Questions?

Calling all history buffs! Time to prove your high school history knowledge!

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 Apr 11, 2019
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


The Pilgrims migrated to America in search of...
Gold
Religious freedom
Land

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


Where is the birthplace of democracy?
Athens
China
Australia

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


Which Founding Father was NOT president?
John Adams
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


The War of 1812 was between America and...
Japan
Germany
Britain

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


When did Lincoln sign the Emancipation Proclamation?
1763
1863
1963

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


Whose assassination instigated WWI?
John F. Kennedy
Thomas Jefferson
Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


In 1848, ___ struck gold.
California
Louisana
Texas

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


Who famously warned Americans that "The British are coming"?
Malcolm X
Patrick Henry
Paul Revere

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


The Magna Carta is a charter of rights that grants liberties to citizens.
True
False

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


___ was the first state to secede.
South Carolina
South Dakota
Nevada

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


Who was the ruthless founder of the Mongol Empire?
Genghis Khan
Chairman Mao
Dalai Lama

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


Germany was an Allied Power in World War II.
True
False

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


Abraham Lincoln was the second American president.
False
True

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


Which state was the fiftieth state added to the Union?
Delaware
Florida
Hawaii

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


The phrase "four score and seven years ago" comes from this famous speech...
I Have a Dream
The Gettysburg Address
First State of the Union

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


The "Red Scare" refers to a fear of...
Nuclear weapons
Climate change
Communism

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


Ancient Egyptians wrote in ___ characters.
Hieroglyphics
Latin
Cursive

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


_________ was shot in 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Robert F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
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