How Well Do You Know America?

Can you distinguish the facts from the myths about America? Find out!
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usf.edu
Fact or Myth: The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
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americanrtl.org
Fact or Myth: The United States Constitution was written in 1787.
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timeinc.net
Fact or Myth: Pilgrims dressed like this.
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Fact or Myth: There were 13 original colonies.
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Fact or Myth: The Civil War began in 1861.
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ncsu.edu
Fact or Myth: Montana has three times as many cows as people.
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hubimg.com
Fact or Myth: Benjamin Franklin invented bifocals.
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Fact or Myth: Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag.
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wikimedia.org
Fact or Myth: Charles Lindbergh was the first pilot to fly over the Atlantic.
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Fact or Myth: Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492.
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pennlive.com
Fact or Myth: The first American Constitution was The Articles of Confederation.
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wikimedia.org
Fact or Myth: Thomas Jefferson doubled the size of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase.
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You know as much about America as an American kid who learned your information in school. Many myths are taught in school, and it can be hard to tell them apart from facts.

C+ American Kid

childrensdayton.org
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You know as much about America as someone who excels in history class. You have studied America, and you know quite a bit about it.

B+ American Scholar

obu.edu
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You know as much about America as a professor who can teach the information to others. You found it easy to tell fact from myth because you have learned almost everything there is to know about America.

A+ American Professor

globaltesol.com
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Fact or Myth: The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
Fact
Myth
2
Fact or Myth: The United States Constitution was written in 1787.
Fact
Myth
3
Fact or Myth: Pilgrims dressed like this.
Fact
Myth
4
Fact or Myth: There were 13 original colonies.
Fact
Myth
5
Fact or Myth: The Civil War began in 1861.
Fact
Myth
6
Fact or Myth: Montana has three times as many cows as people.
Fact
Myth
7
Fact or Myth: Benjamin Franklin invented bifocals.
Fact
Myth
8
Fact or Myth: Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag.
Fact
Myth
9
Fact or Myth: Charles Lindbergh was the first pilot to fly over the Atlantic.
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Myth
10
Fact or Myth: Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492.
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Myth
11
Fact or Myth: The first American Constitution was The Articles of Confederation.
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Myth
12
Fact or Myth: Thomas Jefferson doubled the size of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase.
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