How Much Do You Know About American History?

Sadly, many Americans don't know anything about their history, and still consider themselves well-informed citizens. Well, in my humble opinion, you don't have a right to that title unless you can answer at least 80% of these questions.

So do you qualify? Do you really know your American history, or are you fooling yourself? Take this simple 10 question, multiple-choice quiz to find out!

Created by: Anonymous

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Which famous American document begins with "We the people"?
  2. What was the first war that the United States (as an official country) was involved in?
  3. Which president authored the doctrine stating that if the rest of the world didn't (specifically Europe) stay out of America's business and the Western Hemisphere, they'd have to pay?
  4. Who was the first president to die in office, and who was he replaced by?
  5. Where was President Lincoln assassinated?
  6. In the early 1900s, this president proclaimed Devil's Tower in Wyoming as the first national monument.
  7. The United States entered World War I after what big event?
  8. December 7th, 1941. What's the significance of this day?
  9. Who was Nixon's running mate in the election of 1960?
  10. In the 2009 election, which major contender won Pennsylvania?

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