Only Those With A 160+ IQ Will Pass This U.S. History Quiz... Will You?

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Flex your American History muscles!

How smart are you when it comes to American history? Take this quiz to see how well you remember the events and people that shaped the USA!

 Jul 09, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In 1620 who came to the United States from England and later celebrated the first Thanksgiving?
Pilgrims
Mormons
Amish

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who is on the $1 bill?
George Washington
Andrew Jackson
Abraham Lincoln

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In which state was gold discovered at Sutter's Mill in 1848?
California
New York
Texas

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the author of the Declaration of Independence?
Benjamin Franklin
Andrew Jackson
Thomas Jefferson

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these states was not one of the original 13 colonies?
Texas
New York
Pennsylvania

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who invented the light bulb?
Alexander Graham Bell
Eli Whitney
Thomas Edison

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What president bought the Louisiana Territory from France?
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what city did the famous "Tea Party" happen?
New York
Boston
Philadelphia

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
Francis Scott Key
Betsy Ross
Patrick Henry

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was called the "Father of the Constitution"?
James Madison
John Adams
Benjamin Franklin

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what century was slavery abolished in America?
18th
19th
20th

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is not a branch of the government?
Clerical
Executive
Judicial

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the commander of the Union Army at the end of the Civil War?
Ulysses S. Grant
Jefferson Davis
Robert E. Lee

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What city was known as the "Motor City"?
Chicago
Boston
Detroit

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What did Prohibition ban?
Cigarettes
Alcohol
Marijuana

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color did the North wear during the Civil War?
Blue
Red
Green

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who invented the phonograph?
George Eastman
Thomas Edison
Paul Revere

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Where was Christopher Columbus born?
The United States
Italy
Spain
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Are you American as apple pie? Do you love the history of this amazing country? If so, you'll be able to answer these difficult questions regarding the events and people that shaped the good old USA from day one!

A lot has happened to shape the United States of America as we know it today. The US is relatively young country — less than 250 years old— but its packed a whole lot in that time. From world wars to civil wars to 45 presidents, to moon landings, to wars, to unheard of inventions, from the Industrial Revolution to the tech boom, America has left an indelible mark the world, and continues to shape popular culture, science, and events around the globe!

But do you know how we came to be? Do you know who the Founding Father's were and how early American government was formed? Do know the battles fought and waged in the name of Democracy? Can you name every president that has served country since its humble beginnings? Do you know the names of the great presidents from those who faded into obscurity? Do you know the good times from the bad, from the prosperous times to the Great Depression? Do you know what happened during the Cold War and who finally won the space race?

If you know the answers to all those questions, you may just be a US history fanatic, and you might have the know-how to ace this super fun quiz! So sit back, relax, put on your thinking cap and take a trip back in time through America's colorful, vibrant and rewarding history!