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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