Quiz: Can You Answer 16 Hard History Questions Every American Should Know?


Are you really a history buff?

See how good you really are at American History by answering these questions about the early days of the USA, including the Civil War.

 Dec 14, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
Who wrote the Declaration of the Independence?
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Franklin
2 of 16Pick your answer!
What did George Washington famously have teeth made out of?
Cow's teeth
3 of 16Pick your answer!
George Washington advised America to stay neutral in relations with other nations.
4 of 16Pick your answer!
What famous female pilot went missing on a trip over the Pacific Ocean?
Sally Ride
Katherine Hepburn
Amelia Earhart
5 of 16Pick your answer!
Where did the infamous "tea party" take place to protest the tax on tea?
Washington D.C.
6 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following was NOT a location of the Confederate Capital during the Civil War?
Richmond, Virginia
Portland, Maine
Montgomery, Alabama
7 of 16Pick your answer!
Ben Franklin is famous for flying ______, among many other things.
with handmade wings
the first airplane
a kite
8 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following famous presidents was shot?
Richard Nixon
Franklin D. Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy
9 of 16Pick your answer!
Which amendment to the constitution gave women the right to vote?
The 19th amendment
The 13th amendment
The 7th amendment
10 of 16Pick your answer!
Which man is considered to be the “Father of the Constitution”?
Frederick Douglass
James Madison
Patrick Henry
11 of 16Pick your answer!
What date was the Declaration of Independence signed on?
July 4, 1876
July 4, 1776
November 26, 1776
12 of 16Pick your answer!
Which country was responsible for the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941?
13 of 16Pick your answer!
Who gave the Gettysburg Address?
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
14 of 16Pick your answer!
What is Sacagawea famous for?
Leading Lewis & Clark across the United States
The first ever American First Lady
Protesting in support of women's suffrage
15 of 16Pick your answer!
In what year did Columbus "sail the ocean blue" on his way to the United States?
16 of 16Pick your answer!
"We the People" are the first three words to the ________.
The Gettysburg Address
The National Anthem
The Preamble to the United States Constitution
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