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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 1,025 quizzes and 10,250 trivia questions in this category.
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HS History: Foreign Policy and the States

Here are 10 questions from my semester exam on how US Foreign Policy related to individual states.
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 18 17
285 plays
Old Glory: IV

It's 1812 and war is on the horizon. The United States, with impressment on the high seas and the rise of Tecumseh in the west, considers the possibility of waging war on the British Empire once again.
Average (25 qns)
588 plays
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)
543 plays
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)
4080 plays
Truly Patriotic?

Do you know the origins of some of the most patriotic songs? Some may surprise you. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
2196 plays
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)
2844 plays
More Seventh Grade U.S. History

This is the sequel to my often played quiz, Seventh Grade U.S. History. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
4215 plays
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)
1926 plays
American History by Decade: the 1790s

How much do you know about what happened in America during the 1790s?
Average (10 qns)
420 plays
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)
5202 plays
Out Dating... (USA)

Match the events with the correct dates.
Easy (10 qns)
Mar 31 16
840 plays
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)
1449 plays
American Firsts

A quiz concering some firsts in U.S. history. Best of luck.
Average (10 qns)
5304 plays
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)
3159 plays
American Wars

Here's a little quiz about some of the battles and major occurances in U.S. war history.
Average (10 qns)
3759 plays
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)
906 plays
A Mixed USA Bag

A general mixed bag of questions about the USA. How many can you answer?
Average (10 qns)
732 plays
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)
8484 plays
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)
3333 plays
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)
7830 plays
Forgotten Already

Just a little quiz to show you how much you've forgotten from school.
Average (20 qns)
8856 plays
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)
1524 plays
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)
2787 plays
American History Hodge Podge

This is a wide range of questions about the 20th Century.
Easy (10 qns)
7503 plays
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)
618 plays
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)
4545 plays
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)
5301 plays
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)
5184 plays
American History Dates

I will give you the date and you tell me what happened then. It's that easy.
Average (10 qns)
4614 plays
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)
918 plays
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