Can You Pass The American History Test Most American’s Fail?

We know you like to think of yourself as anything but average, so why not prove yourself. Do you think you can pass the American history test most American's fail? Let's find out!
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In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson bought a large amount of land from the French. What was this event called?
Louisiana Purchase
Jefferson's Deal
The Pacific Pact
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During the War of 1812 who was the United States fighting against?
Italy
France
Great Britain
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he Constitution was written in 1787 by some of our greatest leaders. In what city did they gather to write the Constitution?
Washington D.C.
Philadelphia, PA
Richmond, VA
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The Battle of New Orleans happened in 1815. What was so odd about the battle?
The British surrendered after one hour
The Americans were aided by Chief Crazy Horse
The Battle was fought two weeks after the War of 1812 had ended
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What American woman aided wounded soldiers on the battlefield during the Civil War?
Betsy Ross
Dolly Madison
Clara Barton
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Where was the first hostile action of the Civil War?
Fort James
Fort Lincoln
Fort Sumter
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When Columbus sailed from Spain on his epic journey what did he expect to find?
America
India
Africa
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What was the reason that the Pilgrims left England and sailed for America?
Religious freedom
Freedom from taxation
They were seeking gold
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What was the Stamp Act?
A tax on stamp collections
A tax on anything made of paper
A tax on mail
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In what year did a Supreme Court decision order the end of segregation in public schools?
1061
1954
1957
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What was the Underground Railroad?
A part of the New York subway system
A system of roads and swamps for slaves to escape to the North
A railroad to give supplies to the union army
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During World War I the United States was a member of which group?
The Allied Powers
The Axis Powers
The Alliance For the Defeat of Germany
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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a history hit! While you didn’t quite pass this tricky quiz that most American’s can’t get a handle on, you still gave it your all. Trying is what matters most in the end. Especially if you learned a thing or two!

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Based on the results of this quiz you are a history hero! Well done! You passed this tricky history quiz with flying colors. The average American quiz taker’s got nothing on you. You’ve always been a history buff, especially when it comes to early American history.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are history hip! There’s nothing average about you. While most Americans struggle with the early history of this country, you’re a history know it all. We have a feeling this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to your history knowledge!

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1
In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson bought a large amount of land from the French. What was this event called?
Louisiana Purchase
Jefferson's Deal
The Pacific Pact
2
During the War of 1812 who was the United States fighting against?
Italy
France
Great Britain
3
he Constitution was written in 1787 by some of our greatest leaders. In what city did they gather to write the Constitution?
Washington D.C.
Philadelphia, PA
Richmond, VA
4
The Battle of New Orleans happened in 1815. What was so odd about the battle?
The British surrendered after one hour
The Americans were aided by Chief Crazy Horse
The Battle was fought two weeks after the War of 1812 had ended
5
What American woman aided wounded soldiers on the battlefield during the Civil War?
Betsy Ross
Dolly Madison
Clara Barton
6
Where was the first hostile action of the Civil War?
Fort James
Fort Lincoln
Fort Sumter
7
When Columbus sailed from Spain on his epic journey what did he expect to find?
America
India
Africa
8
What was the reason that the Pilgrims left England and sailed for America?
Religious freedom
Freedom from taxation
They were seeking gold
9
What was the Stamp Act?
A tax on stamp collections
A tax on anything made of paper
A tax on mail
10
In what year did a Supreme Court decision order the end of segregation in public schools?
1061
1954
1957
11
What was the Underground Railroad?
A part of the New York subway system
A system of roads and swamps for slaves to escape to the North
A railroad to give supplies to the union army
12
During World War I the United States was a member of which group?
The Allied Powers
The Axis Powers
The Alliance For the Defeat of Germany