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