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  There are 53 quizzes and 600 trivia questions in this category.
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A quiz every hour! Over 600 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
1850s: Tumultuous Decade

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!
Average (10 qns)
obiwan04
888 plays
2
It Happened One Night

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 (10 qns)
ponycargirl
666 plays
3
One Sweet Deal

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 (10 qns)
ponycargirl
1170 plays
4
The Civil War in the Making

Many events led up to the American Civil War. Let's see how much you know about them.
Tough (10 qns)
DanielWebster2
1086 plays
5
Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857: the first 9/11

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 (10 qns)
Lorvanwa
297 plays
6
Reconstruction: 1865-1877

This quiz covers the time period after the Civil War, Reconstruction.
Average (15 qns)
clende5
798 plays
7
US History Finals Review 2 (1800s)

A review for my class (and I guess the world) for our upcoming final in American History.
Average (25 qns)
kazanjianm
1371 plays
8
1825-1836

This quiz covers some of the key events on the time period.
Average (10 qns)
meek75
2355 plays
9
American History by Decade: The 1770s

How much do you know about what occurred in American history during the 1770s?
Average (10 qns)
LIBGOV
1410 plays
10
The Year: 1900. The Place: America.

In the year that Oscar Wilde dies in Paris and Max Planck formulates his quantum theory, what is going on in America?
Average (10 qns)
fringe
4533 plays
11
The U.S. - c. 1815-30

The U. S. thrived and grew following the War of 1812. This quiz is about those growth years.
Tough (10 qns)
meek75
2298 plays
12
Let There Be Light

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?
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
450 plays
13
United States in the 1850s

The 1850's, one of the most tumultuous but fascinating decades in US history.
Average (10 qns)
andymuenz
474 plays
14
Players in America's Imperialist Drama

The United States was as imperialistic as any European power in the 19th century. Do you recognize these players in America's Imperialist Drama?
Average (10 qns)
shvdotr
315 plays
15
Why Feud?

Who hasn't heard of the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud? Do you know, however, what caused it?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
363 plays
16
US History II

Interesting trivia about 19th century America.
Tough (25 qns)
Sprink1234
13284 plays
17
The Peshtigo Fire

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.
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
1089 plays
18
People of the 1850s USA

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?
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
555 plays
19
Antebellum Reforms, 1815-1860

Between the War of 1812 and the Civil War, Americans launched a variety of plans to improve society--nay, even perfect it!
Difficult (10 qns)
obiwan04
423 plays
20
Events Leading Up to the Civil War

In the years prior to the Civil War, many sectional conflicts arose. Can you identify them?
Average (10 qns)
NatalieJ_214
4809 plays
21
Chicago World's Fair, 1893

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 (10 qns)
monkman
1791 plays
22
Oh, no! We're Running Out!

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.
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
384 plays
23
The Decade of the 1800's in America

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 (10 qns)
chessart
738 plays
24
American History by Decade: The 1800s

How much do you know about American History from 1800-1809?
Average (10 qns)
LIBGOV
393 plays
25
It Was Too Late

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 (10 qns)
An_thro1
315 plays
26
Eastern State Penitentiary

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 (10 qns)
ubermom
684 plays
27
Men of the Seventh Cavalry

The 7th Cavalry contained many interesting characters. These are some of the men who served with Custer that fateful day in June.
Difficult (10 qns)
beterave
546 plays
28
History of the United States of America Part 2

This quiz covers U.S. History from the 1820's to the 1880's.
Easy (10 qns)
Computer100
1092 plays
29
Custer's 7th Cavalry

This quiz covers the years 1866-1876. The first letter of the correct answers for questions 1 through 21 give the answer to #22.
Tough (25 qns)
KIRKEPOO
1737 plays
30
The Midwest - State Connections

The Midwest has a long and colorful history. Here are some interesting questions by the USA Midwest Players Team. They connect the 12 states of the Midwest. How well do you know the region's history?
Difficult (10 qns)
JMElston
618 plays
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