Quiz: 90% Of Americans Will Fail This U.S. History Test. Will You?

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If you're a history buff, step right up!

Prove that you know your American history by taking this quiz and answering questions every patriot should know.

 Nov 26, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
The original 13 colonies (prior to independence) were ruled by which country?
Holland
France
Britain
2 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of these was NOT part of the original 13 colonies?
Delaware
South Carolina
California
3 of 16Pick your answer!
How many years did George Washington serve as President for?
Over 10
Under 5
Nearly 8
4 of 16Pick your answer!
In what city was the Declaration of Independence signed?
Philadelphia
Dover
Columbia
5 of 16Pick your answer!
The First Battle of Bull Run took place in what war?
War of Independence
WW1
Civil War
6 of 16Pick your answer!
Why did colonists throw boxes of tea into the Boston Harbour?
To stop the Native Americans from taking their tea
To protest tax on tea
Because they had too much
7 of 16Pick your answer!
Which American President bought the Louisiana Territory from France?
Theodore Roosevelt
Thomas Jefferson
Andrew Jackson
8 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of these countries did NOT send explorers to America?
Romania
Spain
France
9 of 16Pick your answer!
The pilgrims on the Mayflower came from where?
Italy
England
Spain
10 of 16Pick your answer!
Was Abraham Lincoln assassinated before or after the Civil War?
Before
After
11 of 16Pick your answer!
What was Columbus looking for when he arrived in America?
India
Japan
Africa
12 of 16Pick your answer!
Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
Francis Scott Key
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
13 of 16Pick your answer!
Where in the country did Billy the Kid roam?
Arizona
New York
New Mexico
14 of 16Pick your answer!
The Battle of Gettysburg took place during which war?
Civil War
Vietnam War
War of Independence
15 of 16Pick your answer!
Why did Thomas Paine write "The American Crisis"?
To convince people to stay in the army
To convince the confederate states to abolish slavery
To convince the British to leave the land
16 of 16Pick your answer!
What two nations was the War of 1812 between?
Spain and America
France and America
Britain and America
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