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?
Happy Ever After
Ultra
Woodstock

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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?
Iowa
Texas
Maryland

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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