Can You Answer These 12 Hard United States Questions?

There are some pretty commonly-known facts about the United States - but can you do a deeper dive on these type of questions? Take our quiz to find out!
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During which of the following periods of time did Lincoln's presidency fall?
1810-1830
1850-1870
1830-1850
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Which of the following individuals was an author of the Federalist Papers?
Alexander Hamilton
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
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Who said “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"?
Calvin Coolidge
Nathan Hale
Thomas Jefferson
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Who was the third president of the U.S.?
Thomas Jefferson
John Quincy Adam
Millard Fillmore
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Which of the following civil rights activists was a co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Harriet Tubman
W.E.B. Du Bois
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The Battle of Gettysburg occurred during:
the American Civil War.
World War II.
the Revolutionary War.
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Which of the following presidents resigned from office (NOT impeached)?
Bill Clinton
Andrew Johnson
Richard Nixon
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What does the fifth amendment involve?
people being called as a witness against themselves in criminal cases
the proper procedures for electing presidents and vice presidents
equal rights and equal protection under United States law
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What was the name of the first governing document of Plymouth Colony?
Articles of Intent
Magna Carta
Mayflower Compact
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When was the "Reconstruction" era?
post-WWII
post-Civil War
post-American Revolution
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Who is the "Father of the Constitution?"
John Hancock
James Madison
George Washington
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Who said “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand"?
Ronald Reagan
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry Truman
Result
We'd say you should take some time to bone up on American history, but a lot of these questions are much harder than what you'd find on a normal U.S. history quiz. You'd have to be a real American expert to nail this quiz, so don't beat yourself up too much!

C+, American Amateur

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You may not have nailed every question on this quiz, but you sure proved you know your stuff as a whole. So many people wouldn't be able to get even a couple question on this quiz, and you clocked in at somewhere around half - great work!

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You're a real American expert! These were not easy questions compared to what you might find on other quizzes about the United States, so this is all the more impressive. You clearly know the history of the country like the back of your hand. Great job!

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1
During which of the following periods of time did Lincoln's presidency fall?
1810-1830
1850-1870
1830-1850
2
Which of the following individuals was an author of the Federalist Papers?
Alexander Hamilton
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
3
Who said “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"?
Calvin Coolidge
Nathan Hale
Thomas Jefferson
4
Who was the third president of the U.S.?
Thomas Jefferson
John Quincy Adam
Millard Fillmore
5
Which of the following civil rights activists was a co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Harriet Tubman
W.E.B. Du Bois
6
The Battle of Gettysburg occurred during:
the American Civil War.
World War II.
the Revolutionary War.
7
Which of the following presidents resigned from office (NOT impeached)?
Bill Clinton
Andrew Johnson
Richard Nixon
8
What does the fifth amendment involve?
people being called as a witness against themselves in criminal cases
the proper procedures for electing presidents and vice presidents
equal rights and equal protection under United States law
9
What was the name of the first governing document of Plymouth Colony?
Articles of Intent
Magna Carta
Mayflower Compact
10
When was the "Reconstruction" era?
post-WWII
post-Civil War
post-American Revolution
11
Who is the "Father of the Constitution?"
John Hancock
James Madison
George Washington
12
Who said “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand"?
Ronald Reagan
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry Truman