History Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

Can you speak the language of the past?

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 Feb 25, 2019
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Question: 1/25What did Lincoln issue to free the slaves?


Lincolns
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Emancipation Proclamation
Gettysburg Address
Magna Carta

Question: 2/25The transition from the middle ages to modernity


leonardo
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Renaissance
Copper Age
Dark Ages

Question: 3/25A traditional story serving to explain a world view


neptune
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Mesolithic
Mythology
Literacy

Question: 4/25The study of old handwriting.


handwriting
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Paleography
Botany
Archaeology

Question: 5/25The study of families and the their lineages.


geneology
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Hierarchy
Heresy
Geneology

Question: 6/25The domain ruled by a single authoritative sovereign.


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Monarchy
Empire
Neutrality

Question: 7/25The practice of cultivating the land or raising stock.


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Archaeology
Artisan
Agriculture

Question: 8/25Exchange of goods without involving money.


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Export
Import
Barter

Question: 9/25A periodic count of the population.


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Curator
Census
Data drive

Question: 10/25The Holy See is one of these.


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Province
City State
Village

Question: 11/25The custodian of a collection.


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Curator
Collector
Orator

Question: 12/25Government by the people.


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Anarchy
Democracy
Socialism

Question: 13/25A ruler who is unconstrained by law.


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Diplomat
Dictator
Monarch

Question: 14/25An adherent of the Southern States in the Civil War.


Confederates
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Confederate
Whig
Yankee

Question: 15/25A person expelled from their native land.


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Migrant
Exile
Immigrant

Question: 16/25The remains of a plant or animal.


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Cadaver
Skeleton
Fossil

Question: 17/25Movement of a person into a non native country.


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Exile
Immigrant
Refugee

Question: 18/25No government.


anarchy
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Socialism
Anarchy
Dictatorship

Question: 19/25A line of hereditary rulers of a country.


Dynasty
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Monarchy
Dynasty
Imperialists

Question: 20/25A charge of misconduct.


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Treason
Impeachment
Resignation

Question: 21/25Resources owned by the public or the state.


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Democracy
Republican
Communism

Question: 22/25A forcible overthrow.


revolution
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Ratification
Revolution
Migration

Question: 23/25An era of religious drive for higher moral standards.


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Victorian
Iron Age
Belle Epoque

Question: 24/25The right to vote in political elections.


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Pathe
Socialism
Sectionalism
Suffrage

Question: 25/25The period of time before written records.


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The Gilded Age
Bronze Age
Prehistory
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Generations upon generations of people have come and gone and have left their mark; they've won and lost battles, survived diseases and wars, and created art and inventions that have molded the world in which we live. It wasn't always easy, nor was it always certain, but humanity has defied the odds and kept going. History is proof that we're not only still here, but that there is more to come in an ever-evolving future and the people and events, on our quiz solidified their place in history in one way or another.

How can you not love history? It offers us a window into the past and you have to admit—it not only informs the current state of the world, but it's pretty impressive too! Are you a big history buff? Do you know how certain people made their mark? Do you know all about the events that made history, from the birth of America to the fall of the Berlin Wall and everything in between? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about the people and events who shaped the world over the past several thousand years, we challenge you to take this challenging but fun quiz!

If your grand passion is people and the events that shaped the world, sit back, relax and put on your thinking cap! Answer these tough questions about the study of history and the lingo that usually accompanies it. Not only will you have loads of fun, but you'll also probably learn something, too. Good luck on your fun and exciting journey into the past!