U.S History Multiple Choice #3

Can you answer these multiple choice general knowledge questions relating to the history of the United States?
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1. Who was the first president to live in the White House?
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
George Washington
John Adams
2. What city was heavily flooded by Hurricane Katrina?
Houston
Atlanta
Miami
New Orleans
3. What was the first state added to the Union after the thirteen colonies?
Florida
Ohio
Vermont
Maine
4. Which of these states was NOT part of the confederacy?
Kentucky
North Carolina
Virginia
Texas
5. Who famously lived in Menlo Park?
Albert Einstein
Nikola Tesla
Thomas Edison
Robert Oppenheimer
6. How many presidents have been assassinated?
1
4
3
2
7. When were African Americans given the right to vote?
1920s
1850s
1960s
1870s
8. The Treaty of Portsmouth signed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire was the only treaty to end a foreign war ever signed in the U.S. What war did it end?
Seven Years War
Russo-Japanese War
Vietnam War
Crimean War
9. What instrument is Louis Armstrong most known for playing?
Piano
Trombone
Trumpet
Saxophone
10. What company was owned by John. D. Rockefeller?
Standard Oil
General Motors
General Electric
U.S Steel
11. Which of these territories was NOT given to the U.S after the Spanish-American War?
Puerto Rico
Philippines
Guam
U.S Virgin Islands
12. Where did the Battle of Yorktown occur?
New York
Virginia
Maryland
Massachusetts
13. Did Japan ever capture any land in what is now the fifty states?
No
Yes
The Aleutian Islands in Alaska were captured
14. What did the 18th amendment outlaw?
Alcohol
Slavery
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Discrimination based on Gender
15. What was the first place in the U.S where women could vote?
Puerto Rico
Hawaii
Wyoming
Washington D.C
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