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  There are 44 quizzes and 540 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Jamestown: The Birthplace of the United States

In 1607 the English planted a colony near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, and the United States was born. This quiz will follow the early years of Jamestown, from infancy to toddlerhood...enjoy!
Very Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Jan 26 03
4968 plays
2
US History - 1 - Exploration & Early Settlement

I have been a social studies teacher for the past twenty years in grades 7-12. This is the first of a set of quizzes covering the first thousand years of American History.
Average (20 qns)
ironsides 163
Nov 25 03
9159 plays
3
US History - 2

It is time to continue the journey down the historical time line of American History. If you took Test #1, welcome back for another quiz. Good luck!
Average (25 qns)
Ironsides 163
Nov 30 03
8466 plays
4
U.S. History 3: America's Colonization

How much do you know about the original colonies of America?
Tough (20 qns)
kdizogg
Mar 28 08
4407 plays
5
The Puritans Are Coming!

Let's check out the Massachusetts Bay colony founders and see what made them tick.
Tough (15 qns)
obiwan04
Jun 09 12
831 plays
6
U.S. History 2: The Pilgrims

This quiz is all about the Pilgrims and their journey to America.
Average (10 qns)
kdizogg
Mar 23 08
3021 plays
7
The Voyage of the Mayflower

Have you ever been curious about the events revolving around the voyage of the Mayflower? This quiz not only will focus on this famed voyage, undertaken in the year 1620, but its preparations and aftermath. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Jan 30 03
2346 plays
8
The Thirteen Colonies

This will test your knowledge of the original thirteen colonies. You may be asked why a certain colony was settled, who settled it, and other questions relating to the colonies.
Average (10 qns)
ladramakween
Apr 09 07
9282 plays
9
American Colonial Origins

Do you know about the origins of various American colonies? Here's a simple quiz regarding this subject.
Average (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Apr 08 01
5445 plays
10
American History (Origins-1776)

This is my first quiz ever! You world studies/history teachers should find this good for your class!
Easy (10 qns)
12986553
Mar 01 07
6390 plays
11
Colonial Higher Education, 1636-1769

Colleges were few, but they did exist in the British colonies. Let's see what they were up to!
Tough (10 qns)
obiwan04
Jun 14 12
369 plays
12
The Impossible Journey of the Mayflower

The 102 Separatists who sailed from England to New England in 1620 were a small band of adventurers. I hope you will enjoy some of the trivia of their journey and life.
Average (10 qns)
asm1
May 27 11
1392 plays
13
US History - 3

We continue the journey down the American History timeline. You should have very few problems if you took Tests 1 and 2. Good luck and have fun.
Tough (25 qns)
Ironsides 163
Dec 06 03
2766 plays
14
American Colonial History

This quiz focuses on life in the colonies, New England, the Middle Colonies, Chesapeake Bay Colonies and the Lower South. It touches on various aspects of living in colonial times; religious, political, and military.
Tough (10 qns)
CliftonClowers
Oct 05 10
1047 plays
15
The Europeans Are Coming!

Let's see what we can "discover" in the period from Columbus to c. 1680.
Tough (10 qns)
obiwan04
Jun 05 12
570 plays
16
The Dutch in the New World

In 1609 Henry Hudson discovered the Hudson River Valley for the Dutch East India Company. The Netherlands controlled the area until 1664 and in this time established New Netherland and laid the groundwork for towns that still exist today.
Tough (15 qns)
Shaffyre
Nov 11 08
738 plays
17
Early US Government

If you paid attention in high school this shouldn't be too tough. Let's hope you had a good teacher.
Average (10 qns)
sae254527
Jan 27 06
3894 plays
18
Raleigh and Roanoke: 16th Century English America

This quiz will be concerned with the earliest stage of proto-American history as it pertains to the initial English attempts at colonization. Please indulge with me as we explore this period of great endeavor into the unknown!
Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Jan 21 03
2469 plays
19
Roanoke Island, "The Lost Colony"

This is a quiz about the first attempt of the English to create a settlement in North America. Have fun! :)
Average (10 qns)
corn_king
Dec 31 05
1857 plays
20
Early U.S. History

I love history (specifically the 1700s - 1800s) and I am quizzing on matters that occurred before the Revolutionary War. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
KianaBooh
Sep 04 10
2481 plays
21
Early American History

Here's a test for anyone who really thinks that they know their stuff! A great way to get ready for an upcoming test or exam on Early American History! Have fun!
Tough (20 qns)
snnddrksn
Sep 08 00
6408 plays
22
Mystery at Roanoke Colony

The story of Roanoke colony is one of the most mysterious in American History.
Average (10 qns)
corinthos9
Nov 20 01
3147 plays
23
U.S. History 1: 1580-1680

This is a short quiz on the history of England and Early America from 1580-1680.
Average (10 qns)
kdizogg
Mar 20 08
2310 plays
24
Early American History

An applicant for naturalizatiion must demonstrate a knowledge of the fundamentals of US history and its principles of government.
Average (10 qns)
AlphaByte
May 29 04
4707 plays
25
American History by Decade: The 1760s

Tensions were starting to rise between the colonies and Great Britain during the 1760s. How much do you know about this decade?
Average (10 qns)
LIBGOV
Dec 17 11
678 plays
26
Early American History

This quiz has questions regarding the British influence on the American colonies, early American Indians, and exploration. Hope you have fun!
Average (15 qns)
sherrie1112
Feb 08 01
5799 plays
27
The 13 Colonies

A short quiz on the 13 colonies.
Tough (10 qns)
clende5
Nov 27 11
960 plays
28
The Mayflower, Its Occupants and Crew

How much do you know about the Mayflower, its passengers, and the voyage? Test your knowledge in this quiz.
Tough (10 qns)
Redlass
Nov 01 03
1161 plays
29
English Colonies in the Americas

During the 17th and 18th centuries, the English established thirteen colonies in North America. This quiz is about them.
Average (15 qns)
LordBehemoth
Dec 20 01
4110 plays
30
American History by Decade: The 1750s

See what you know about what happened in U.S. History during the 1750s.
Average (10 qns)
LIBGOV
Dec 15 11
483 plays
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