How Well Do You Know United States History?

If you live in the United States, you are probably very proud to be an American. But do you know enough about key events that happened in this country’s history? Take this quiz now to find out!
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What year did terrorist airplane hijackers destroy the World Trade Center in New York City?
2009
2011
2001
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When was the Declaration of Independence adopted by the Continental Congress?
1775
1778
1776
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What year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?
1865
1856
1879
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When were US forces attacked by Japanese armada at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii?
1942
1941
1945
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When was the first US president, George Washington, elected?
1778
1756
1789
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Question 6/12

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What year did the famous US Supreme Court case, Plessy v. Ferguson, occur in, making ‘separate but equal’ facilities for people of different skin colors legal?
1896
1886
1876
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When did Colonel Custer face defeat at Little Bighorn?
1874
1865
1876
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Question 8/12

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When did the New York Stock exchange collapse, creating the day known as ‘Black Thursday?’
1992
1929
1919
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Question 9/12

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When was the United States’ first African American president elected?
2004
2008
2012
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Question 10/12

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When was President John F. Kennedy assassinated?
1963
1969
1975
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Question 11/12

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What year did US forces first attack Iraq?
1995
2001
1991
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Question 12/12

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When did the Wright Brothers complete the first successful flights at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina?
1900
1876
1903
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Either you never paid attention in history class, or you skipped it all together. Don't worry though, there's still plenty of time to learn about the Home of the Brave and Land of the Free!

History Class Skipper

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1
What year did terrorist airplane hijackers destroy the World Trade Center in New York City?
2009
2011
2001
2
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted by the Continental Congress?
1775
1778
1776
3
What year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?
1865
1856
1879
4
When were US forces attacked by Japanese armada at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii?
1942
1941
1945
5
When was the first US president, George Washington, elected?
1778
1756
1789
6
What year did the famous US Supreme Court case, Plessy v. Ferguson, occur in, making ‘separate but equal’ facilities for people of different skin colors legal?
1896
1886
1876
7
When did Colonel Custer face defeat at Little Bighorn?
1874
1865
1876
8
When did the New York Stock exchange collapse, creating the day known as ‘Black Thursday?’
1992
1929
1919
9
When was the United States’ first African American president elected?
2004
2008
2012
10
When was President John F. Kennedy assassinated?
1963
1969
1975
11
What year did US forces first attack Iraq?
1995
2001
1991
12
When did the Wright Brothers complete the first successful flights at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina?
1900
1876
1903