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

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

Ready to be tested on everything from the Roman Empire to America’s fight for independence? Take this quiz now to prove you know your history!

 Mar 21, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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Where is the birthplace of democracy?

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

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The War of 1812 was between America and...

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When did Lincoln sign the Emancipation Proclamation?

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

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In 1848, ___ struck gold.

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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

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

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Germany was an Allied Power in World War II.

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Abraham Lincoln was the second American president.

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Which state was the fiftieth state added to the Union?

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

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

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Ancient Egyptians wrote in ___ characters.

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