US History

Do you know your American History?
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Last updated: December 11, 2014
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What year did the rebellion against Britain start?
George Washington crossed what river to attack the Hessians in Trenton?
Delaware River
Who won the 1800 Presidential Election?
Thomas Jefferson
In The War of ____, Washington DC was Nearly Completely Burnt Down by the British
He Wrote The National Anthem
Francis Scott Key
A Document by Elizabeth Stanton Demanding Women's Right to Vote
Declaration of Sentiments
What battle took place on November 30, 1864?
Battle of Franklin
What year was The Statue of Liberty dedicated to the USA from the French?
Who led the "Rough Riders" up San Juan hill in The Spanish-American War?
Theodore Roosevelt
What general led the Americans in WWI?
John Pershing
The __________ flu Pandemic killed about 675,000 Americans
What year did Prohibition start?
On October 29,1929 what event occured?
Stock Market Crashed
On D-day, what two beaches did the USA storm?
What year did the Cold War begin?
"The Forgotten War"
Korean War
On April 4,1968, who was assassinated?
Martin Luther King Jr.
In 1991, America entered what Conflict/War?
Gulf War
The World Trade Center suffered from terrorist attacks by what group?
Al qaeda
Won the 2012 Presidential Election
Barack Obama
Level 65
May 17, 2012
MLK was killed on April 4, 1968. Ray was arrested on June 10th.
Level 79
Jun 3, 2012
Fun quiz! Some additional accepted answers for "Stock Market Crashed" would be helpful. I put in "Black Tuesday" and "Stock Market Crash" (and, thus, didn't get it)--both of those would make good acceptable answers. There are some more listed here:
Level 34
Jun 4, 2012
Definitley, I tried puting in as many alternative answers as I could think of, but there are so many
Level 77
Jul 6, 2012
You should be able to type in "Omaha and Utah" instead of having to type in "Omaha/Utah".
Level 19
Oct 27, 2012
why did you not accept stock market crash?
Level 22
Nov 19, 2012
you should accept more spellings of al quada (however you spell it)
Level 34
Dec 15, 2012
Updated an Expanded!
Level 41
Dec 21, 2012
How about accecpting "Operation Desert Storm" for the Gulf War?
Level 75
Mar 10, 2013
Also, if you are used to Jet Punk "Gulf" by itself should work since its asking what War.
Level 37
Aug 20, 2018
Desert Storm preceded the Gulf War (or, if you will, developed into the Gulf War)..
Level 34
Dec 21, 2012
That's reasonable.
Level 33
Jan 25, 2013
Just a spell check thing... France for Franch.
Level 33
Jun 6, 2014
I'm sad. I'm an american and I didn't know any of them:(
Level 48
Jan 6, 2017
Not even who won the election in 2012?


Level 74
Nov 3, 2021
Easy 20/20
Level 64
Apr 21, 2022
Surprised that King was not accepted. So I tried Kennedy. Do we need the full Revered Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Level 64
Apr 21, 2022
And also, 1947 is usually considered the starting year of the "Cold War."
Level 88
Sep 28, 2022
The “Spanish Flu” actually originated in the midwest of the USA, possibly from a Kansas poultry farm. The name derives from most country’s media being under heavy war censorship at the time. Not being directly involved in the conflict left the Spanish press free to report the pandemic, leading to the misnomer.