Can You Name These Famous Americans?

These famous Americans shaped and transformed history in a myriad of ways. Do you think you know your famous Americans well? It's time for you to put your knowledge to the test!
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Who is this icon of the Civil Rights movement?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Al Sharpton
Malcolm X
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Do you recognize this icon of cinema?
Howard Hughes
Walt Disney
Cary Grant
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Can you identify this literary icon?
Ernest Hemingway
J.D. Salinger
James Joyce
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What name did this actor go by?
Clark Gable
Humphrey Bogart
Paul Newman
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What's the name of this martial arts master?
Bruce Lee
Jackie Chan
Jet Li
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Can you name this revered politician?
Franklin Roosevelt
William Harding
Teddy Roosevelt
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Who is this history making female icon?
Amelia Earhart
Nancy Reagan
Katherine Hepburn
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This woman is known as the "the first lady of civil rights." What is her given name?
Ruby Dee
Coretta Scott King
Rosa Parks
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Can you identify this baseball legend?
Joe Dimaggio
Babe Ruth
Hank Aaron
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This icon was integral in the Lewis and Clark expedition. What is her name?
Little Bird
Pocahontas
Sacajawea
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Can you identify this cynical icon?
Mark Twain
Albert Einstein
Nikola Tesla
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Can you identify this famous poet and author?
Emily Dickinson
Sylvia Plath
Zelda Fitzgerald
Result
Uh-oh, based on the results of this quiz, you are American average! Unfortunately you don't your American icons as well as you should. Don't worry, we know it's not easy to know figures from the past and the present. There are so many other things to think about! Our advice? Read up on influential figures and try again soon!

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Well done, based on the results of this quiz, you are a true American ace! You know that keeping important figures in mind is well....important! Forgetting about history mean's forgetting much of what America was built upon. Lucky for us, people like you will always keep American giants fully alive!

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Congratulations! Based on the results of this quiz you are American awesome! You know your famous American's better than just about anyone. It's clear to us that you know and value American history. That's an amazing quality to have!

A+, American Awesome

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1
Who is this icon of the Civil Rights movement?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Al Sharpton
Malcolm X
2
Do you recognize this icon of cinema?
Howard Hughes
Walt Disney
Cary Grant
3
Can you identify this literary icon?
Ernest Hemingway
J.D. Salinger
James Joyce
4
What name did this actor go by?
Clark Gable
Humphrey Bogart
Paul Newman
5
What's the name of this martial arts master?
Bruce Lee
Jackie Chan
Jet Li
6
Can you name this revered politician?
Franklin Roosevelt
William Harding
Teddy Roosevelt
7
Who is this history making female icon?
Amelia Earhart
Nancy Reagan
Katherine Hepburn
8
This woman is known as the "the first lady of civil rights." What is her given name?
Ruby Dee
Coretta Scott King
Rosa Parks
9
Can you identify this baseball legend?
Joe Dimaggio
Babe Ruth
Hank Aaron
10
This icon was integral in the Lewis and Clark expedition. What is her name?
Little Bird
Pocahontas
Sacajawea
11
Can you identify this cynical icon?
Mark Twain
Albert Einstein
Nikola Tesla
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Can you identify this famous poet and author?
Emily Dickinson
Sylvia Plath
Zelda Fitzgerald