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Race and Means

This quiz attempts to take an unbiased look at the history of affirmative action in American society and politics, from the latter half of the twentieth century to 2000s. It shouldn't require any expert knowledge, though.
Average
10 Q
adams627
Oct 10 10
1464 plays
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Buggy Whips & Other Bygones : 1

To a "baby boomer" growing up in America, the buggy whip was the epitome of obsolescence. Anyone under the age of 45 may have trouble with this quiz about people, places and things of yesteryear.
Average
10 Q
rblayer
Jan 30 06
6267 plays
3
D B Cooper, Where Are You?

November 24, 2011 marked the fortieth anniversary of the unsolved plane hijacking by Mr D B Cooper. How much do you remember of his exploits?
Average
10 Q
tadpoles_uk
Dec 02 11
828 plays
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From the 1970s

Things that happened in the 1970s mostly in America. How many do you recall?
Average
10 Q
HeavensArrow
May 04 08
9657 plays
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Buggy Whips & Other Bygones : 2

Unless you are over 45 year old, you may have difficulties with these questions about common things of yesteryear.
Average
10 Q
rblayer
Feb 16 06
7113 plays
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1930s All American History

Thanks to my grandmother for her stories of survival during the Great Depression that piqued my interest in this decade in the American experience. This quiz requires general knowledge of the US from 1930-39.
Tough
10 Q
brewster76
Jan 22 08
3012 plays
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Scandals That Rocked the Nation

Everyone loves a scandal, or at least reading about it in the newspaper or watching it on the news. See how many of these scandals you can identify.
Average
10 Q
nmerr
Apr 05 12
2775 plays
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1960s: UC Berkeley

The University of California at Berkeley became a focal point of change in education, student activities, politics, civil rights, and entertainment. This quiz introduces you to some major figures and events. Which of them do you remember?
Tough
10 Q
windswept
Jul 26 09
813 plays
9
1940s All American History: 2

This is my second quiz on the decade that brought forth WWII, the atomic bomb and the birth of regular television broadcasts. Hope you enjoy it!
Average
10 Q
brewster76
Jun 14 08
5037 plays
10
1950s All American History

Calling all American Baby Boomers! How much do you remember the days of poodle skirts, cars with fins and the birth of rock 'n' roll?
Average
10 Q
brewster76
Aug 13 08
5598 plays
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Police Investigator II : Case Review

You'll start your training as a Police Investigator II by reviewing a few of the classic, high profile investigations of the late 20th century. Do you remember the facts of these page one newspaper cases?
Tough
10 Q
MaceoMack
Apr 01 09
1293 plays
12
20th Century U.S.

In which U.S. state or territory did this 20th century historical event take place?
Easy
10 Q
emmymom
Jul 02 11
3585 plays
13
1940s All-American History 1

My three quizzes on the 1930s received a good response so here is the follow-up quiz which requires general knowledge of the decade that changed the focus of world power.
Tough
10 Q
brewster76
May 01 08
2568 plays
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1950s All American History 2

Calling all Baby Boomers - again! Let's see how much you know about the decade of "Loving Lucy" and "Liking Ike"!
Average
10 Q
brewster76
Aug 20 08
3864 plays
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Symbionese Liberation Army

The Symbionese Liberation Army, or S.L.A., was an American group active in the 1970s that engaged in terrorism through guerrilla warfare for what they believed was a better society.
Tough
10 Q
star_gazer
Mar 26 08
870 plays
16
Scandals That Rocked the Nation Part 2

This is a follow-up to another quiz with the same title.
Easy
10 Q
nmerr
Aug 24 13
1236 plays
17
Incident at Oglala

The "Incident at Oglala" is based on the 1992 documentary and other public information regarding it.
Average
10 Q
Rehaberpro
Jul 13 11
225 plays
18
The Fifties

This quiz is based in large part on information in David Halberstam's fine book, called simply "The Fifties".
Tough
15 Q
chessart
Mar 12 10
882 plays
19
Violet Crimes

Before they became the whole rhythm section in Jailhouse Rock, the Purple Gang was one of the most notorious organized crime mobs of the Prohibition Era. Answering these ten questions will help you wow the tour guides next time you're at Graceland.
Tough
10 Q
dbb
Feb 12 13
441 plays
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20th Century USA

Interesting trivia about 20th century America.
Difficult
25 Q
Sprink1234
Jul 24 00
15543 plays
21
Bizarre 1970s U.S. History

Archibald Cox. Muskie and the "Canuck" letter. Ellsberg's shrink. Gemstone. The pardon. Executive privilege. Butterfield's testimony. Grits & Fritz. The good old days.
Average
10 Q
coolupway
Aug 16 02
8046 plays
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Famous American 20th Century Firsts

Do you know when certain historical events in U.S. History first occurred in the 20th century? This quiz will test that knowledge. Ready? Here we go.
Difficult
15 Q
AirBossJohnson
Jan 23 06
5610 plays
23
Tragedy at Kent State

Test your knowledge on REAL American History and the tragedy that often comes with it.
Tough
15 Q
twista
May 27 00
3336 plays
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Major 20th Century American Riots

American history has no lack of violence. The 20th century had its share of urban riots. In this quiz, I will stick to the 20th century, but if it is well received, I'll do others.
Tough
10 Q
sirfrank
Mar 15 10
615 plays
25
20th Century U.S. : One Question per Decade!

The 20th century had many major events. How many of them are you knowledgeable about?
Tough
10 Q
orangeglacier
Jun 02 08
3909 plays
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History of the United States of America Part 3

This quiz covers U.S. history from the early 1900's.
Average
10 Q
Computer100
Jun 19 14
699 plays
27
Important Dates in American History

This will be my second time travel quiz. These events may be a little more obscure than my easy history quiz, so this time you only need to know the year of the event.
Average
10 Q
Nightf10182003
Sep 18 09
1644 plays
28
America in the Roaring Twenties

This is about all the fun stuff that happened in America just before the Great Depression. Come along, as we learn about the "roaring" decade.
Average
10 Q
shahzy1022
Mar 03 10
1143 plays
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The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing

In 1963, The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabamba, was bombed by a KKK breakaway group.
Average
10 Q
mamallama128
Mar 30 08
609 plays
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OMG! It's Hells Angels (U.S)

The FBI calls the Hells Angels an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMG). An aspect of American culture often romanticized, they are mysterious and dangerous. If you see a group of them thundering down the highway, it will send chills down your spine!
Average
10 Q
Vanya98
Apr 06 10
540 plays
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