You've Got A Better Memory Than Most Americans If You Ace This History Quiz

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What do you remember about history?

If you think you know history, take this quiz to see what you can remember about the past and those who shaped it!

 Sep 15, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

_______________ became popular after the Civil War, and allowed poor farmers to make a profit despite not owning land
Sharecropping
Immigration
Co-ops

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What famous music festival took place in New York in 1969?
Ultra
Woodstock
Happy Ever After

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What invention significantly changed agriculture in the South?
Cotton gin
Gutenberg press
Siri

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following battles took place during the Texas Revolution?
Battle of Blackwater Bay
Siege of Yorktown
Battle of the Alamo

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was famous for refusing to give up her seat on the bus?
Harriett Tubman
Susan B. Anthony
Rosa Parks

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who resigned as president in 1974?
Bill Clinton
Richard Nixon
Ronald Reagan

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States?
Alexander Hamilton
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which state was first to ratify the Constitution?
Alaska
Delaware
Hawaii

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was John Wilkes Booth's profession?
Actor
President
Butcher

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

On what holiday did both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams die?
Independence Day
Labor Day
Christmas

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the only president to server over two terms?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Bill Clinton
Ronald Reagan

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first person to set foot on the Moon?
John Glenn
Neil Armstrong
Buzz Aldrin

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was Levi Strauss known for?
Coal
Tobacco
Jeans

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which state was once part of Mexico?
Texas
Maryland
Iowa

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which city was known as New Amsterdam?
New York
Los Angeles
Atlanta

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which founding father is known for his large signature on the United States Declaration of Independence?
John Hancock
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the name of the US mail service, started in 1860, that used horses and riders?
Equine Expressway
Pony Express
Horse Highway
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Do you love the American history? Are you a history buff who's obsessed with the battles, events, and people who shaped this country in its early days? Do you know who the Founding Fathers were and how early American government was formed? Do you know the about protests, marches and meetings that shaped this country over the years? Do you know the battles fought and waged in the name of Democracy? Do you know the countries that helped and those that were adversaries? Can you name the men and women who came together to invent, build and make America the country it is today? If you said "yes" to any of the above, you should be able to answer these eighteen difficult questions how the good old US of A came to be!

In almost 250 years, the United States of America has seen a lot of change—some for better, and some for worse. We don't know where America's headed, but one thing we do know for sure, judging by what the Founding Fathers left as a legacy, they probably could have predicted the America we live in today. If you think you know the early days of the United States, sit back, relax, put on your thinking cap and take this quiz to see if you have what it takes to be a proud American Revolutionary and give three cheers for the red, white and blue!

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