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 Spanish-American War
The signing of the Constitution
The Battle of the Alamo

3 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

In 1911, this factory fire changed women’s rights and workers rights.
The Lord & Taylor Factory Fire
The Macy’s Factory Fire
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

4 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

This war pitted the 'Central Powers' against the 'Allied Powers'.
WWI
The Civil War
Desert Storm

5 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

This historic event let women choose when they wanted to become mothers.
Influenza vaccine
Anti-anxiety pills
Birth control

6 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

The threat of the A-Bomb taught kids to...
Duck & cover
Stop, drop, & roll
Scream & run

7 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

A Date Which Will Live in Infamy.
The signing of the Declaration of Independence
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
9/11

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 Cold War
The War of 1812
The Soviet Missile Crisis

9 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

She refused to give up her seat on a bus.
Coretta Scott King
Harriet Tubman
Rosa Parks

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.
Emancipation Proclamation
State of the Union
Gettysburg Address

12 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

Americans went crazy for gold during this event in 1848.
Arizona Gold Rush
Florida Gold Rush
California 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 Dust Bowl
The Great Migration
The Great Recession

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 12
Area 75
Area 51

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 Abraham Lincoln
The assassination of James A. Garfield
The assassination of John F. Kennedy

16 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

This group bravely went to school during integration.
The Little Rock Nine
The Red Army
Malcolm X

17 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

The World Trade Center collapsed on this date.
September 11, 2001
September 12, 2000
September 11, 2000

18 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

A land deal where the United States purchased an area of land from France.
The Spanish-American War
Georgetown Purchase
Louisiana Purchase

19 of 19Use the clue to pick your answer!

This fiftieth state was admitted, completing all 50 stars on the American flag.
Hawaii
Alaska
Arizona
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