Easy American History

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There are many American people, but few know American history. Why bother knowing anything when the internet and twitter are just an iPhone away! So let's see if you know about the origin of The Man.

It's an easy quiz, so even if you don't know the answer look at all the possible answers and you should be able to figure it out. But don't worry, your dreaded high school history teacher isn't watching!

Created by: JJ
  1. What is the date of the Declaration of Independence?
  2. Which of these men is NOT one of the Founding Fathers?
  3. Who was the American Revolution fought against?
  4. Which country has the United States never fought against in a war?
  5. Which State was not part of the Confederacy in the Civil War?
  6. What was the primary cause of the Civil War?
  7. Who was the first President to be assassinated?
  8. Who are the four Presidents on Mount Rushmore?
  9. How many stars were on the first American flag?
  10. Who was the first African American President of the United States?
  11. Which of these Presidents was confined to a wheelchair for his entire time in office?
  12. What Eli Whitney invention revolutionized Southern agriculture?
  13. Which of these people was NOT a leader of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s?
  14. Who were the Allied Powers in World War II?
  15. What was the Great Depression?
  16. Who assassinated President John F Kennedy on November 22, 1963?
  17. On which country did the US drop two atomic bombs to end World War II in 1945.
  18. What did the United States do in the Korean War?
  19. How many Americans died in the Vietnam War?
  20. When did the United States land a man on the moon for the first time?
  21. On January 28, 1986 which Space Shuttle exploded 73 seconds after liftoff, killing all 7 astronauts aboard.
  22. Which President resigned from office in disgrace as a result of the Watergate Scandal?
  23. What common household item made its first public appearance at the 1939 World's Fair in New York City?
  24. Which American famously crossed the Atlantic ocean in a non-stop flight to France in 1927?
  25. What tragic event killed 343 firefighters?
  26. President Woodrow Wilson sent American troops to fight in what war.
  27. From 1920 to 1933 what did Prohibition ban.
  28. When did women finally win the right to vote?
  29. What document is the supreme law of the United States?
  30. From which European explorer did America get its name.
  31. The 26th Amendment to the Constitution gives 18-year-old citizens the right to do what.
  32. Which President freed the slaves?
  33. Which country has had more natural disasters than any other on the planet?

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