US History Overview

This quiz will checks for an overview of various facts about U.S. history. It has a mix of questions: some really important events, and other slightly trivial questions.

Do you have a good overview of U.S. history? Do you know the basic facts about it's discovery by Europeans, its colonization, and its founding? Take this quiz and find out.

Created by: Darius

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Which country sponsored Columbus's voyage, in search of a route to Asia?
  2. Almost 100 years after Columbus, the British tried to set up small settlements in America. Which of these were the early ones?
  3. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison were all from the same colony. Which one?
  4. Samuel Adams and John Adams were from which colony?
  5. The early battles of the revolutionary war started in what colony?
  6. After the U.S.A. became an independent country, did France still control parts of the North American Continent?
  7. Which of the following is true about Abraham Lincoln:
  8. Name a famous World War-II general who later became President of the U.S.A.
  9. Which of the following U.S. Presidents was not assassinated
  10. Who was the last U.S. President to be elected to more than two terms?
  11. Which of the following U.S. presidents previous had a career as a movie actor?

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