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1
1850s: Tumultuous Decade 10 questions

The decade before the Civil War saw one crisis after another, creating situations that made war almost inevitable. Let's take a look at the turmoil!
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obiwan04
930 plays
2
It Happened One Night 10 questions

The inspiration for the writing of the Star- Spangled Banner was provided one night in 1814. What do you know about the American national anthem?
Average
ponycargirl
690 plays
3
Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857: the first 9/11 10 questions

This quiz will cover the events of September 11th, 1857. Known today as the Mountain Meadows Massacre, it was America's first 9/11. Innocent civilians, seeking a better life, were attacked and killed, over ideological differences.
Tough
Lorvanwa
300 plays
4
One Sweet Deal 10 questions

There have been many land deals in American history, but the purchase of Alaska stands out as one of the sweetest. What do you know about this event?
Easy
ponycargirl
1215 plays
5
The Civil War in the Making 10 questions

Many events led up to the American Civil War. Let's see how much you know about them.
Tough
DanielWebster2
1089 plays
6
US History Finals Review 2 (1800s) 25 questions

A review for my class (and I guess the world) for our upcoming final in American History.
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kazanjianm
1389 plays
7
Reconstruction: 1865-1877 15 questions

This quiz covers the time period after the Civil War, Reconstruction.
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clende5
819 plays
8
1825-1836 10 questions

This quiz covers some of the key events on the time period.
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meek75
2367 plays
9
American History by Decade: The 1770s 10 questions

How much do you know about what occurred in American history during the 1770s?
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LIBGOV
1425 plays
10
American History by Decade: The 1830s 10 questions

America was moving westward in the 1830s. How much do you know about this decade in American history?
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LIBGOV
Apr 28 17
216 plays
11
The Year: 1900. The Place: America. 10 questions

In the year that Oscar Wilde dies in Paris and Max Planck formulates his quantum theory, what is going on in America?
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fringe
4554 plays
12
United States in the 1850s 10 questions

The 1850's, one of the most tumultuous but fascinating decades in US history.
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andymuenz
483 plays
13
The U.S. - c. 1815-30 10 questions

The U. S. thrived and grew following the War of 1812. This quiz is about those growth years.
Tough
meek75
2301 plays
14
Let There Be Light 10 questions

Americans had many choices to illuminate their lives before the electric light bulb changed everything. What do you know about the various kinds of candles, lamps and lamp oils available in the early and mid Nineteenth Century USA?
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littlepup
459 plays
15
Players in America's Imperialist Drama 10 questions

The United States was as imperialistic as any European power in the 19th century. Do you recognize these players in America's Imperialist Drama?
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shvdotr
330 plays
16
Why Feud? 10 questions

Who hasn't heard of the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud? Do you know, however, what caused it?
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ponycargirl
366 plays
17
US History II 25 questions

Interesting trivia about 19th century America.
Tough
Sprink1234
13317 plays
18
People of the 1850s USA 10 questions

Your new time machine works... sort of. It keeps dropping you off at random dates and places in the USA during the 1850s. Can you figure out some things about the people you unexpectedly meet?
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littlepup
570 plays
19
The Peshtigo Fire 10 questions

The Peshtigo Fire was one of the most devastating in history but facts about the fire are not generally known as it happened at the same time of the Great Chicago Fire.
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Rehaberpro
1092 plays
20
Events Leading Up to the Civil War 10 questions

In the years prior to the Civil War, many sectional conflicts arose. Can you identify them?
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NatalieJ_214
4818 plays
21
Chicago World's Fair, 1893 10 questions

Most of the questions came from the book "The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson: A history of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893". Hope you enjoy it.
Average
monkman
1794 plays
22
Oh, no! We're Running Out! 10 questions

Americans faced a variety of shortages in the nineteenth century, some brief, some long-term. Don't panic, but hoard a little just in case, while in this quiz we explore some things that were running out.
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littlepup
390 plays
23
Antebellum Reforms, 1815-1860 10 questions

Between the War of 1812 and the Civil War, Americans launched a variety of plans to improve society--nay, even perfect it!
Difficult
obiwan04
429 plays
24
The Decade of the 1800's in America 10 questions

In this pivotal decade the American people showed that the Constitution could work as intended. There was a peaceful transition of Presidential power, a Constitutional glitch was corrected, and the judiciary successfully asserted its independence.
Difficult
chessart
744 plays
25
American History by Decade: The 1800s 10 questions

How much do you know about American History from 1800-1809?
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LIBGOV
408 plays
26
It Was Too Late 10 questions

Before the South seceded from the Union, there were many hints that the American Civil War was inevitable. Can you figure out what they were?
Tough
An_thro1
318 plays
27
American History by Decade: The 1820s 10 questions

The conflict with Britain was over, but the conflict over slavery was about to begin. How much do you know about U.S. History of the 1820s?
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LIBGOV
Apr 24 17
225 plays
28
Eastern State Penitentiary 10 questions

Eastern State Penitentiary was groundbreaking in many ways. I'll try to give you clues so that if you have a good general knowledge, you should be able to guess most answers.
Difficult
ubermom
687 plays
29
History of the United States of America Part 2 10 questions

This quiz covers U.S. History from the 1820's to the 1880's.
Easy
Computer100
1110 plays
30
Men of the Seventh Cavalry 10 questions

The 7th Cavalry contained many interesting characters. These are some of the men who served with Custer that fateful day in June.
Difficult
beterave
552 plays
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