Quiz: Only Those With A PhD In History Can Get 100% On This Test. Can You?

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Do you know the most important historical facts that every American should know? I certainly hope so...

 Aug 17, 2018
1 of 22Choose your answer.
Ulysses S. Grant appears on which U.S. dollar-bill denomination?
2 of 22Choose your answer.
Which F-word is used for the delay of a Senate matter by debate or proceudral motions?
3 of 22Choose your answer.
What was the first capital city of the United States?
New York
4 of 22Choose your answer.
What famous actor became the governor of California in 2003?
Clint Eastwood
Richard Nixon
Arnold Schwarzenegger
5 of 22Choose your answer.
Joseph Smith was the founder of which religion?
6 of 22Choose your answer.
The official policy of racial segregation in South Africa until 1994 is called what?
Jim Crowe
7 of 22Choose your answer.
Which European country was the first to allow women to vote?
8 of 22Choose your answer.
Who was the president of the Southern Confederacy during the Civil War?
Ulysses S. Grant
Jefferson Davis
James Madison
9 of 22Choose your answer.
There were ____ colonies.
10 of 22Choose your answer.
Who was the second president of the United States of America?
George Washington
Andrew Jackson
John Adams
11 of 22Choose your answer.
In which US state was gold discovered at Sutter's Mill in 1848?
12 of 22Choose your answer.
Where were the first shots of the civil war fired?
South Carolina
13 of 22Choose your answer.
William Penn set up the land that would later come to be known as the state of Pennsylvania for which group?
The Native Americans
The Gypsies
The Quakers
14 of 22Choose your answer.
Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
William Penn
Fancis Scott Key
Thomas Paine
15 of 22Choose your answer.
Who was the leader of the colony of Jamestown?
John Smith
John Adams
Aaron Burr
16 of 22Choose your answer.
In 1773, parliament passed a tax on what item that caused uproar in Boston?
17 of 22Choose your answer.
These people were strict Christians who traveled to the U.S. to break away from the Church of England.
18 of 22Choose your answer.
The two houses of Congress, the Senate and the House of Representatives, make up _______.
19 of 22Choose your answer.
What was prohibition in the early 20th Century?
A tax on tea
A ban on alcohol
The abolishment of slavery
20 of 22Choose your answer.
This war started when Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait and was fought between the U.S. and Iraq.
The War of 1812
The War in Afghanistan
The Gulf War
21 of 22Choose your answer.
During World War II the United States fought against three nations which were called the 'Axis':
Japan, North Korea, and France
Germany, Austria, and China
Germany, Italy, and Japan
22 of 22Choose your answer.
California and several other states became part of the United States as the result of which war?
The Civil War
The Gulf War
The Mexican War
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