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Who Did These 12 Historical Things?

They say history has a way of repeating itself, but do you know who did these 12 historical things? Answer these trivia quiz questions and put your knowledge of history to the ultimate test!
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This person is credited with inventing the light bulb.
Nikola Tesla
Albert Einstein
Thomas Edison

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This person was the general who led the Union Army to victory in the American Civil War.
Zachary Tyler
Ulysses S. Grant
Abraham Lincoln

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He was shot by James Earl Ray in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
John Lennon
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr.

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In 1901, he became the youngest man to ever become president, taking office after McKinley was shot.
Woodrow Wilson
Teddy Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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What is the name of the Lakota holy man whose prophetic vision inspired the victory of Native Americans over Custer?
Sitting Bull
Squanto
Black Hawk

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This person is the only American president to ever resign from office.
Bill Clinton
Harry Truman
Richard Nixon

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This president served two terms, but not back-to-back.
Grover Cleveland
Ralph Nadar
George Washington

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This person wrote The Scarlet Letter.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Mark Twain
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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In the 60s, this Civil Rights Movement leader advocated equality "by any means necessary.
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr.
Al Sharpton

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This was the first person in outer space.
Yuri Gagarin
Alan Shepherd
Buzz Aldrin

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This person was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Amelia Earhart
John Glenn
Martin Freeman

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This person was the first son of a President to become President themselves.
Andrew Jackson
John Quincy Adams
William Howard Taft

C+, History Harrowing

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When it comes to these iconic moments and inventions, you could certainly stand to brush up on your history! You weren't quite prepared to pass this quiz, but don't get too down and out about it, there's always next time!

B+, History Heroics

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Want to know what makes you a hero? Your knowledge of history! While many have forgotten these historical moments and inventions, they're still as fresh on your mind as the day you learned them. After all, history is often doomed to repeat itself, at least you'll be ready!

A+, History Ace

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You're a total history buff with a great mind for trivia! You're well read and very curious about the world at large. You love to read about the past and the people who influenced the way we live today. To you, this quiz was a total breeze!
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1
This person is credited with inventing the light bulb.
Nikola Tesla
Albert Einstein
Thomas Edison
2
This person was the general who led the Union Army to victory in the American Civil War.
Zachary Tyler
Ulysses S. Grant
Abraham Lincoln
3
He was shot by James Earl Ray in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
John Lennon
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr.
4
In 1901, he became the youngest man to ever become president, taking office after McKinley was shot.
Woodrow Wilson
Teddy Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
5
What is the name of the Lakota holy man whose prophetic vision inspired the victory of Native Americans over Custer?
Sitting Bull
Squanto
Black Hawk
6
This person is the only American president to ever resign from office.
Bill Clinton
Harry Truman
Richard Nixon
7
This president served two terms, but not back-to-back.
Grover Cleveland
Ralph Nadar
George Washington
8
This person wrote The Scarlet Letter.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Mark Twain
Nathaniel Hawthorne
9
In the 60s, this Civil Rights Movement leader advocated equality "by any means necessary.
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr.
Al Sharpton
10
This was the first person in outer space.
Yuri Gagarin
Alan Shepherd
Buzz Aldrin
11
This person was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Amelia Earhart
John Glenn
Martin Freeman
12
This person was the first son of a President to become President themselves.
Andrew Jackson
John Quincy Adams
William Howard Taft

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