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The United States -- a young country that can already fill entire history books. From Native American history through the American Revolution and Civil War to more recent events, you will find a wide range of fascinating quizzes on U.S. historical topics here.

See how much you remember about the growth and development of the United States!   

There are 1,061 quizzes and 10,610 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Early US History cool 20 questions
Easy, 20 Qns, Terry, Jan 20 01

How much do you know about the origins of the United States? Start from Columbus's historic voyage and travel through to the end of the civil war, all in 20 questions!
Easy
Terry editor
Jan 20 01
41241 plays
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trivia quiz  The American Jewish Community cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, janetgool, Jul 11 08

Here's a chance to learn something about the history of the Jewish community in the United States.
Difficult
janetgool
Jul 11 08
2676 plays
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trivia quiz  History Homicide Investigator II cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Nov 01 08

Congratulations! You have just been promoted to the position of History Homicide Investigator II. Your assignment will be to identify the alleged or actual "shooter" in these cases. Remembering your high school U.S. History lessons will be a plus.
Average
MaceoMack
Nov 01 08
8724 plays
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trivia quiz  Lesser-Known Facts in US History, Part 2 cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, root17, May 06 18

If you enjoy learning about US history, try these ten multiple-choice questions about some little-known parts of our history. The Interesting Information (especially the historical notes) is pretty interesting.
Difficult
root17 gold member
May 06 18
372 plays
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trivia quiz  Quotations from Famous American Speeches 2 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, seeker77, Sep 14 11

The purpose of this quiz is to identify who said these excerpts from famous speeches in American history.
Tough
seeker77
Sep 14 11
2292 plays
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trivia quiz  Ninth Grade U.S. History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 01 06

This is a quiz about various aspects of United States History. If you are a history buff you will find this easy. If you didn't pay attention in your high school history class you might have trouble with this one.
Average
Jack212
Dec 01 06
35403 plays
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trivia quiz  American Tragedies cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, RAgamer51, Jul 03 07

America has had its share of human tragedies over the years. This quiz is about some of those famous tragic events. See how many you remember. Good luck!
Average
RAgamer51
Jul 03 07
17910 plays
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trivia quiz  Advanced Placement U.S. History cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 18 06

When some of us went to high school everyone took the same level of courses. Now high schools have Advanced Placement courses which can give students college credit if they do well. Here is your first Advanced Placement quiz!
Average
Jack212
Dec 18 06
18234 plays
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trivia quiz  Quotations from Famous American Speeches 1 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, seeker77, Sep 08 11

The purpose of this quiz is to identify these excerpts from famous speeches in American history.
Tough
seeker77
Sep 08 11
1620 plays
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trivia quiz  Lesser-Known Facts in US History, Part 1 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, root17, Feb 27 18

If you enjoy learning about U.S. history, try these ten multiple-choice questions about some little-known parts of U.S. history. The Interesting Information (especially the historical notes) is pretty interesting.
Average
root17 gold member
Feb 27 18
468 plays
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trivia quiz  Eighth Grade U.S. History Test cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 06 06

These are topics that a typical eighth grader might be expected to study today. Let's see how much you remember from your school days!
Easy
Jack212
Dec 06 06
32616 plays
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trivia quiz  Old Glory: III cool 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Avalice, Nov 13 13

With the revolution won, the former colonials, now Americans, seek a stable government and a common national identity.
Tough
Avalice
Nov 13 13
1110 plays
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trivia quiz  Ninth grade U.S. History: Part 2 cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 22 06

Here are some more questions that a typical ninth grade student might see in United States History class. Let's see how much you remember from those days!
Easy
Jack212
Dec 22 06
23325 plays
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trivia quiz  Questionable Historic Sites cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Dec 16 04

This quiz is inspired by James Loewen's book "Lies Across America", which questions the way monuments present American history. In other words, historic sites do not always tell the whole truth.
Difficult
stuthehistoryguy gold member
Dec 16 04
5667 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Taverns in U.S. History cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, chessart, Aug 22 08

Taverns have played a surprisingly central role in the history of the United States. Here are questions on 10 such taverns.
Tough
chessart gold member
Aug 22 08
1896 plays
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trivia quiz  Notorious Historical American Firsts cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, airbossjohnson, Nov 29 06

Not all historical firsts in American history were stellar events. This quiz will explore some of history's notorious and infamous firsts.
Tough
airbossjohnson
Nov 29 06
5508 plays
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trivia quiz  Average Middle School U.S History cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jack212, Dec 14 06

If you were in middle school today you might be expected to know the answers to most of these questions. Let's see how much you remember.
Easy
Jack212
Dec 14 06
22776 plays
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trivia quiz  I'll Second That! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jaknginger, May 22 09

There are many important seconds in United States history that aren't thought about often. Here's a few! I hope you enjoy this quiz!
Average
jaknginger gold member
May 22 09
3396 plays
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trivia quiz   American History - Mixed Bag 2 cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, dwoody81, Feb 15 09

Let's see what you know about the history of the good old US of A.
Tough
dwoody81
Feb 15 09
6063 plays
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trivia quiz  Things Every American Should Know cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, susanlyn, Nov 29 06

Here are some questions about American history. These are facts that every American should know.
Average
susanlyn
Nov 29 06
11283 plays
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trivia quiz  American Historical Associations cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, unterkircher, Jun 26 12

Remember that eighth or ninth grade American History class? Let's see if you recall who was associated with what.
Tough
unterkircher
Jun 26 12
1164 plays
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trivia quiz  Good Times Rolling: Conestoga Wagons cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, May 20 09

It could very well be called the 'wagon that won the West.' Conestoga wagons carried pioneers from the East to the wide-open West. Come along on a bouncy but enjoyable journey.
Average
lompocjoe
May 20 09
1002 plays
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trivia quiz  The Donner Party: Journey of Sorrow. cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, lindybarr, May 29 18

The Donner Party remains one of the most poignant episodes in the history of the American West. The disaster they faced and the desperate steps they took to survive.
Tough
lindybarr
May 29 18
174 plays
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trivia quiz  American History Classroom Review cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kazanjianm, May 07 11

This quiz was created for my students as a review for their final in American History.
Average
kazanjianm
May 07 11
3654 plays
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trivia quiz  Trifling Tidbits of American History cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, sportcon, Nov 29 00

Some historical minutia for you to ponder. Have fun!
Tough
sportcon
Nov 29 00
5892 plays
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photo quiz  US Historical Sites cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Oct 26 14

This is a trip around the United States to historical sites and symbols.
Easy
Rehaberpro gold member
Oct 26 14
2442 plays
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trivia quiz  History of the United States of America Part 1 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Computer100, Apr 02 13

This quiz covers U.S. history from its formation to 1820.
Average
Computer100
Apr 02 13
2874 plays
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trivia quiz  Early History of the US Pacific Northwest cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mpkitty, Jan 04 10

The Pacific Northwest has had a rich and varied history in a comparatively short time. Let's find out more about it.
Average
mpkitty gold member
Jan 04 10
1032 plays
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trivia quiz  Innocent Bystanders of History cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Bob9491, Apr 15 18

This quiz is about people who were a part of American history without planning it that way.
Easy
Bob9491
Apr 15 18
468 plays
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trivia quiz  Old Glory: II cool 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Avalice, Nov 11 13

The war has already begun, but it shall be a test of courage and endurance for the young, "not-quite" nation. This is the first test, but definitely not last, of the United States' right to exist as a nation.
Tough
Avalice
Nov 11 13
708 plays
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