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Random U.S History General Knowledge

Can you answer these random questions about United States history?
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Last updated: November 2, 2020
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What was France‘s gift to the U.S in 1886?
Statue of Liberty
Which country did U.S troops enter in 2003?
Iraq
What was Franklin D. Roosevelt's middle name?
Delano
What did the 18th amendment outlaw?
Alcohol
Who was the first president of Texas?
Sam Houston
Which northwestern volcano erupted in 1980, killing fifty-seven people?
Mt. Saint Helens
Which region was the Seven Years War fought over?
Ohio Valley
What was the first national capital?
Philadelphia
What battle is usually associated with the Battle of Lexington?
Battle of Concord
Who commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the Civil War?
Robert E. Lee
During McCarthyism, what were many U.S senators accused of being?
Communist
What epidemic killed around 70,000 Americans in the 1920s?
Spanish Flu
Who shot Alexander Hamilton?
Aaron Burr
Which city suffered the most from flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina?
New Orleans
Which war began as a result of Texas's statehood?
Mexican-American War
Who is the only president to be elected twice non-consecutively?
Grover Cleveland
Which state almost went to war with Michigan over the Toledo strip?
Ohio
What war did Yellow Journalism have the largest role in causing?
Spanish-American War
What was the first national park?
Yellowstone
What was the name of the slave with whom Thomas Jefferson likely had an affair?
Sally Hemings
3 Comments
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Level 75
Feb 13, 2020
The Mexican-American War is also called the Mexican War and "Mexican" and "Mexican War" aren't accepted for the Texas statehood one
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Level 55
Nov 2, 2020
Since your quiz doesn't specify, Hannibal Hamlin should also be acceptable as a vice president of Lincoln.
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Level 66
Nov 2, 2020
Fixed!