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.

 Feb 06, 2021

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
California
South Carolina

3 of 16Pick your answer!

How many years did George Washington serve as President for?
Under 5
Nearly 8
Over 10

4 of 16Pick your answer!

In what city was the Declaration of Independence signed?
Dover
Philadelphia
Columbia

5 of 16Pick your answer!

Who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition of the West?
Susan B. Anthony
Pocahontas
Sacagawea

6 of 16Pick your answer!

Why did colonists throw boxes of tea into the Boston Harbour?
To protest tax on tea
To stop the Native Americans from taking their tea
Because they had too much

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!

The pilgrims on the Mayflower came from where?
Italy
Spain
England

9 of 16Pick your answer!

Was Abraham Lincoln assassinated before or after the Civil War?
After
Before

10 of 16Pick your answer!

What was Columbus looking for when he arrived in America?
Africa
India
Japan

11 of 16Pick your answer!

Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
Thomas Jefferson
Francis Scott Key
John Adams

12 of 16Pick your answer!

Where did the Gold Rush occur?
California
Alaska
New York

13 of 16Pick your answer!

The Battle of Gettysburg took place during which war?
War of Independence
Civil War
Vietnam War

14 of 16Pick your answer!

Roe V. Wade was a Supreme Court Case regarding...
Slavery
Abortion
Separation of Church and School

15 of 16Pick your answer!

What was the last state to join America?
Texas
Hawaii
Alaska

16 of 16Choose Your Answer:

What was the nation's capital before Washington D.C.?
Philadelphia
Atlanta
Buffalo
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