Quiz: Only Historical Geniuses Can Recall These Influential Events Can You?

movies, jackie, natalie portman
Fox Searchlight Pictures

Think you remember these influential events?

We are able to enjoy our lives the way we do today because of the fact that history went down the way it did. Do you remember all of these historical events?

 Aug 29, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When did The American Revolution take place?
1775 to 1783
1812 to 1820
1870 to 1878

2 of 18This wall was torn down in the late 80s.

Berlin Wall
Hentai Wall
Mormont Wall
Berlin Wall

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the president during World War I?
Harry S. Truman
John Quincy Adams
Woodrow Wilson

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these countries was an American ally during World War II?

5 of 18This man was assassinated on April 4, 1968 for his Civil Rights beliefs.

Martin Luther King Jr.
Mohammad Ali
Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcolm X

6 of 18This ship sank in 1912 after hitting an iceberg.

The Nightingale
The Eagle
The Titanic

7 of 18Leonardo Da Vinci painted this painting in Florence, Italy.

mona lisa
Mona Lisa
Maya Lana
Mary Leah

8 of 18This Son of God is believed to have been born between 4 B.C. and 6 B.C.

Jesus Christ
Joseph Christ
Jesus Christ
John Christ

9 of 18This writer published the extremely famous play "Romeo & Juliet" in 1597.

via pixabay
Ernest Hemingway
William Shakespeare
Mark Twain

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What year was the telephone invented?

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When did the French Revolution take place?
1689 – 1699
1889 – 1899
1789 – 1799

12 of 18When did the Industrial Revolution take place?

19th to 20th centuries
17th to 18th centuries
18th to 19th centuries

13 of 18This president was in office during The Great Depression.

via public domain
James Monroe
Herbert Hoover
Lyndon B. Johnson

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When did The American Civil War take place?
1861 – 1865
1761 – 1765
1661 – 1665

15 of 18This man was the first man to walk on the moon in 1969.

Neil Armstrong, space
Borris Terrence
Neil Armstrong
Jamie Calwell

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When did the Vietnam War take place?
1945 - 1965
1965 - 1985
1955 - 1975

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When did the Cold war take place?
1847 – 1891
1947 – 1991
1747 – 1791

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which document was signed on July 4, 1776 by Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and other important historical figures?
Louisiana Purchase Treaty
Emancipation Proclamation
The Declaration of Independence
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

The biggest historical events in history include The American Revolution, the building & tearing down of the Berlin Wall, and the birth of Jesus Christ. Abraham Lincoln was one of the most amazing presidents we ever had and he was take away before his time by someone who disagreed with his views. He spoke about history when he said, "Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation." It is so interesting to see that he spoke about history while he was still alive and has still made such a huge impact on history since passing away. John Henrik Clarke is a well-known American author who has written some very profound and insightful tidbits. He spoke about history when he said, "History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are but, more importantly, what they must be." He is right that history isn't everything but that it is a great starting point. We must start somewhere when it comes to reflecting on the past and learning about how to better prepare ourselves for a brighter and more promising future. Let's see how many influential moments in history you know about!