Quiz: Can You Name The 19 Biggest Events In American History By One Clue?

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How well do you know American history? Think you can name some of the most significant cultural events in our countries history?? Most people can't!

This quiz tests your knowledge on events in America's history to see how much you know, to see if you can get a perfect score.

 Jan 10, 2018
1 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
Thanks to this battle, we celebrate the 4th of July.
American Revolution
Boston Tea Party
Civil War
2 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
Texas says "adios" from Mexico.
The Battle of the Alamo
The signing of the Constitution
The Spanish-American War
3 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
In 1911, this factory fire changed women’s rights and workers rights.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
The Macy’s Factory Fire
The Lord & Taylor Factory Fire
4 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
This war pitted the 'Central Powers' against the 'Allied Powers'.
The Civil War
WWI
Desert Storm
5 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
This historic event let women choose when they wanted to become mothers.
Birth control
Influenza vaccine
Anti-anxiety pills
6 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
The threat of the A-Bomb taught kids to...
Stop, drop, & roll
Scream & run
Duck & cover
7 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
A Date Which Will Live in Infamy.
The signing of the Declaration of Independence
9/11
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
8 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
This war between the United States and the Soviet Union never actually sparked any violence.
The Soviet Missile Crisis
The Cold War
The War of 1812
9 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
She refused to give up her seat on a bus.
Harriet Tubman
Rosa Parks
Coretta Scott King
10 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
This Giant Leap For Mankind happened in 1969.
First manned spaceflight
First woman in space
First moon landing
11 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
Abraham Lincoln issued this executive order freeing millions of slaves.
State of the Union
Gettysburg Address
Emancipation Proclamation
12 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
Americans went crazy for gold during this event in 1848.
California Gold Rush
Arizona Gold Rush
Florida Gold Rush
13 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
This forced thousands of farming families to abandon their homes in Central U.S. and move elsewhere.
The Great Recession
The Dust Bowl
The Great Migration
14 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
The United States Air Force acquired this land, which has since been linked with extraterrestrial rumors.
Area 75
Area 51
Area 12
15 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
For this event, disaster and murder struck the Ford Theatre during the play “Our American Cousin.”
The assassination of John F. Kennedy
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln
The assassination of James A. Garfield
16 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
This group bravely went to school during integration.
The Red Army
Malcolm X
The Little Rock Nine
17 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
The World Trade Center collapsed on this date.
September 11, 2001
September 11, 2000
September 12, 2000
18 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
A land deal where the United States purchased an area of land from France.
Louisiana Purchase
The Spanish-American War
Georgetown Purchase
19 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!
This fiftieth state was admitted, completing all 50 stars on the American flag.
Alaska
Arizona
Hawaii
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