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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 1,019 quizzes and 10,190 trivia questions in this category.
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American History by Decade: The 1780s

The American Revolution ended in this decade, and America embarked on her journey as an independent nation. How much do you know about American History of the 1780s?
Average (10 qns)
LIBGOV
540 plays
32
A People's History

This quiz is based on Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" (2003 edition). This quiz covers over 500 years of American History that is often overlooked in textbooks.
Tough (20 qns)
triathlonrules
4080 plays
33
Truly Patriotic?

Do you know the origins of some of the most patriotic songs? Some may surprise you. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
sidevine
2196 plays
34
What Year Was It?

This will be a simple quiz. I give you the event, you give me the year. Let's see how well you paid attention in your American History class! All questions will be fill in the blank.
Tough (15 qns)
draculanut31
2841 plays
35
More Seventh Grade U.S. History

This is the sequel to my often played quiz, Seventh Grade U.S. History. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
mrbell
4212 plays
36
Historical People III: American Figures

Continuing the Historical People series, this quiz focuses on the most famous and infamous people in American History.
Average (10 qns)
RockBou
1917 plays
37
Out Dating... (USA)

Match the events with the correct dates.
Easy (10 qns)
nyirene330
Mar 31 16
816 plays
38
American History by Decade: the 1790s

How much do you know about what happened in America during the 1790s?
Average (10 qns)
LIBGOV
417 plays
39
Basic U.S.A. History

This quiz is about some essential events in U.S.A. history, the sort of stuff that non-Americans, too, may learn about at school.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
5202 plays
40
From New York Newspapers!

Being the center of news journalism in the United States, articles which appear first in New York's newspapers --past and present-- contain some interesting tidbits of information.
Difficult (10 qns)
lompocjoe
1449 plays
41
American Firsts

A quiz concering some firsts in U.S. history. Best of luck.
Average (10 qns)
davidsietsma
5295 plays
42
History -Then and Now

Remember all those history books you didn't want to read in high school? Well they could have helped you now.
Average (10 qns)
highst950
3156 plays
43
American Wars

Here's a little quiz about some of the battles and major occurances in U.S. war history.
Average (10 qns)
beantownboy
3753 plays
44
Old Glory: I

Named after the classic Warner Bros. animation, this series of quizzes explores America's history from the very beginnings to the contemporary era.
Tough (25 qns)
Avalice
903 plays
45
A Mixed USA Bag

A general mixed bag of questions about the USA. How many can you answer?
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
723 plays
46
Elementary American History

This quiz consists of questions I knew the answer to by the time I was eight years old. After seeing a disturbing lack of knowledge on a recent TV show, I was curious to see how people would do on this quiz. This *should* be easy ...
Average (10 qns)
James76255
8478 plays
47
United States History

See if you know your history of the United States. Questions will start out easy and gradually increase in difficulty.
Tough (25 qns)
bailamos
7827 plays
48
High School U.S. History

Hello, class! Pop Quiz today! This is a quiz about all that U.S. History we have learned so far in High School U.S. History. Attendance shall be taken ... and afterwards, please do your best on this test!
Average (10 qns)
jinni
3237 plays
49
Forgotten Already

Just a little quiz to show you how much you've forgotten from school.
Average (20 qns)
stevie969
8850 plays
50
Ten New Tidbits of American History

This is my second quiz on Ten Tidbits of American History, culled from the fine book writen by John Garraty. I hope that, like me, some of these questions will entice you to read further up on these lesser known historical events or people.
Tough (10 qns)
keithkomodo
1515 plays
51
American History Hodge Podge

This is a wide range of questions about the 20th Century.
Easy (10 qns)
RaceGirl24
7491 plays
52
Ten Tidbits of American History

These questions were based on information from the book, "1,001 Things Everyone Should Know About American History", compiled by John Garraty in 1989, and supplemented by internet research.
Difficult (10 qns)
keithkomodo
2775 plays
53
The British Invasion

Those of a certain age think of The Sixties and The Beatles and such. Ah, but there's more - and some of it not so harmonious. Ten questions about prior Anglo-American exchanges, cultural and otherwise.
Difficult (10 qns)
ignotus999
618 plays
54
American History

This is my second US History quiz, as with the first one, it is based on The American Pageant. Chapters 7-12.
Average (20 qns)
boblarry
4545 plays
55
US History And Commemorations

Some things are so basic to a nation, that even a mere tourist would have heard of them. So anyone who hopes to qualify for a Green Card, might first test themselves on this ABC of U.S. history and days of Commemoration.
Average (10 qns)
flem-ish
5301 plays
56
American History Dates

I will give you the date and you tell me what happened then. It's that easy.
Average (10 qns)
jennifer_yellow
4605 plays
57
Obscure U. S. History #1

Some you have heard of and others you will be interested in learning. Have fun. All questions have their sources listed in the more information sections.
Tough (10 qns)
blakey
5166 plays
58
American Tragedies Pt.II

Since I received so may compliments on the first quiz, I decided to do a sequel. See how many of these U.S. tragedies you remember. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
RAgamer51
918 plays
59
People to Meet, Places to Be

People and places in US History, didn't we sleep through that class? Don't sleep here! Try and remember all those facts you were supposed to memorize for class ...
Tough (10 qns)
highst950
1287 plays
60
Famous Dates in US History

Selected dates and events that helped shaped history in the United States.
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
561 plays
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