In Honor Of Memorial Day, Make Your Country Proud By Acing This USA Quiz

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Freedom isn't free!

In honor of Memorial Day, answer these questions about the United States and its fascinating history in this quiz to see if you're a true American!

 May 25, 2018
1 of 18Pick your answer!
Ulysses S. Grant appears on the front of which denomination of U.S. currency?
$50
$10
$20
2 of 18Pick your answer!
Who was the first African American woman to be crowned Miss America?
Whitney Houston
Vanessa Williams
Vivica Fox
3 of 18Pick your answer!
In the 1984 vice-presidential debates, what woman was George H.W. Bush's opponent?
Michelle Obama
Hillary Clinton
Geraldine Ferraro
4 of 18Pick your answer!
What is Marine One?
The president's plane
The president's helicopter
The president's yacht
5 of 18Pick your answer!
What president was nicknamed "The Great Communicator"?
Bill Clinton
Ronald Reagan
George H.W. Bush
6 of 18Pick your answer!
What president purchased the Louisiana Territory from France?
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
7 of 18Pick your answer!
Uncle Sam was a real person named Samuel Wilson.
False
True
8 of 18Pick your answer!
What president who served more than two terms?
Herbert Hoover
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry Truman
9 of 18Pick your answer!
What are the starting words of the U.S. Constitution?
Four score and seven years ago
When in the course of human
We the people
10 of 18Pick your answer!
What was the first capital city of the U.S.?
Providence
New York
Philadelphia
11 of 18Pick your answer!
What astronaut first walked on the moon?
John Glenn
Buzz Aldrin
Neil Armstrong
12 of 18Pick your answer!
Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death"?
Benjamin Franklin
Patrick Henry
Paul Revere
13 of 18Pick your answer!
What U.S. state was once part of Mexico?
Texas
California
Arizona
14 of 18Pick your answer!
Who was the second president of the U.S.?
Andrew Jackson
James Madison
John Adams
15 of 18Pick your answer!
Who invented the cotton gin?
Frederick Douglass
Eli Whitney
Jonas Salk
16 of 18Pick your answer!
In which city did President John F. Kennedy die?
Dallas
Los Angeles
San Francisco
17 of 18Pick your answer!
From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was what?
A prison
An internment camp
An entry point for immigrants into the U.S.
18 of 18Pick your answer!
In what year were U.S. women granted the right to vote?
1980
1950
1920
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Memorial Day comes around every May, but it's more than just a three day weekend. It celebrates the members of the military who fought and died for the United States. To honor them, show them just how much you know about America by taking this quiz.