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trivia quiz  US History - 1 - Exploration & Early Settlement cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, ironsides 163, Nov 25 03

I have been a social studies teacher for the past twenty years in grades 7-12. This is the first of a set of quizzes covering the first thousand years of American History.
ironsides 163
Nov 25 03
10077 plays
trivia quiz  US History - 2 cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, Ironsides 163, Nov 30 03

It is time to continue the journey down the historical time line of American History. If you took Test #1, welcome back for another quiz. Good luck!
Ironsides 163
Nov 30 03
9030 plays
trivia quiz  U.S. History 3: America's Colonization cool 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, kdizogg, Mar 28 08

How much do you know about the original colonies of America?
Mar 28 08
4683 plays
trivia quiz  The Puritans Are Coming! cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, obiwan04, Jun 09 12

Let's check out the Massachusetts Bay colony founders and see what made them tick.
obiwan04 gold member
Jun 09 12
978 plays
trivia quiz  American Colonial Origins cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 08 01

Do you know about the origins of various American colonies? Here's a simple quiz regarding this subject.
thejazzkickazz gold member
Apr 08 01
5631 plays
trivia quiz  Colonial Higher Education, 1636-1769 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, obiwan04, Jun 14 12

Colleges were few, but they did exist in the British colonies. Let's see what they were up to!
obiwan04 gold member
Jun 14 12
444 plays
trivia quiz  Colonial Settlements That Weren't Big Hits cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bernie73, Aug 26 19

Some settlements in what is now the United States established by European colonists are thriving cities such as New York, Boston, Philadelphia, or Charleston. Others were not so successful.
bernie73 gold member
Aug 26 19
225 plays
trivia quiz  The Thirteen Colonies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ladramakween, Apr 09 07

This will test your knowledge of the original thirteen colonies. You may be asked why a certain colony was settled, who settled it, and other questions relating to the colonies.
Apr 09 07
9726 plays
trivia quiz  American History (Origins-1776) 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, 12986553, Mar 01 07

This is my first quiz ever! You world studies/history teachers should find this good for your class!
Mar 01 07
7398 plays
trivia quiz  US History - 3 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Ironsides 163, Dec 06 03

We continue the journey down the American History timeline. You should have very few problems if you took Tests 1 and 2. Good luck and have fun.
Ironsides 163
Dec 06 03
2943 plays
trivia quiz  The Europeans Are Coming! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, obiwan04, Jun 05 12

Let's see what we can "discover" in the period from Columbus to c. 1680.
obiwan04 gold member
Jun 05 12
642 plays
trivia quiz  New York Prior to 1783 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Sep 21 16

These questions are some odds and ends about events occurring in the present-day State of New York prior to 1783.
AlexT781 gold member
Sep 21 16
411 plays
trivia quiz  Early US Government 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, sae254527, Jan 27 06

If you paid attention in high school this shouldn't be too tough. Let's hope you had a good teacher.
Jan 27 06
4182 plays
trivia quiz  American Colonial History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, CliftonClowers, Oct 05 10

This quiz focuses on life in the colonies, New England, the Middle Colonies, Chesapeake Bay Colonies and the Lower South. It touches on various aspects of living in colonial times; religious, political, and military.
CliftonClowers gold member
Oct 05 10
1116 plays
trivia quiz  The Dutch in the New World 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Shaffyre, Nov 11 08

In 1609 Henry Hudson discovered the Hudson River Valley for the Dutch East India Company. The Netherlands controlled the area until 1664 and in this time established New Netherland and laid the groundwork for towns that still exist today.
Nov 11 08
792 plays
trivia quiz  Early American History 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, snnddrksn, Sep 08 00

Here's a test for anyone who really thinks that they know their stuff! A great way to get ready for an upcoming test or exam on Early American History! Have fun!
Sep 08 00
6549 plays
trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1760s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Dec 17 11

Tensions were starting to rise between the colonies and Great Britain during the 1760s. How much do you know about this decade?
LIBGOV gold member
Dec 17 11
762 plays
trivia quiz  Early U.S. History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, KianaBooh, Sep 04 10

I love history (specifically the 1700s - 1800s) and I am quizzing on matters that occurred before the Revolutionary War. Enjoy!
Sep 04 10
2781 plays
trivia quiz  Early American History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AlphaByte, May 29 04

An applicant for naturalizatiion must demonstrate a knowledge of the fundamentals of US history and its principles of government.
May 29 04
4998 plays
trivia quiz  U.S. History 1: 1580-1680 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kdizogg, Mar 20 08

This is a short quiz on the history of England and Early America from 1580-1680.
Mar 20 08
2394 plays
trivia quiz  Women in Puritan America 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Windswept, Sep 21 09

This quiz looks at the position of women in Puritan America - mothers, political figures, writers, opposition leaders and mystics. I hope you get a deeper view of the complex roles of women in the times of Puritanism in the United States.
Windswept gold member
Sep 21 09
462 plays
trivia quiz  Early American History 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, sherrie1112, Feb 08 01

This quiz has questions regarding the British influence on the American colonies, early American Indians, and exploration. Hope you have fun!
Feb 08 01
5976 plays
trivia quiz  Back to Basics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, omar7812, Jan 23 17

This quiz goes back to colonial times - i.e. when the U.S. was at its most basic.
omar7812 gold member
Jan 23 17
450 plays
trivia quiz  The 13 Colonies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, clende5, Nov 27 11

A short quiz on the 13 colonies.
Nov 27 11
1056 plays
trivia quiz  English Colonies in the Americas 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, LordBehemoth, Dec 20 01

During the 17th and 18th centuries, the English established thirteen colonies in North America. This quiz is about them.
Dec 20 01
4191 plays
trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1750s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Dec 15 11

See what you know about what happened in U.S. History during the 1750s.
LIBGOV gold member
Dec 15 11
552 plays
trivia quiz  Early American History Figures: 2 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, jen26marie, Aug 12 04

How much do you know about Colonial America? Find out. I think this quiz is a breeze, but I'm a history enthusiast! Sing the National Anthem while taking this quiz and maybe it will bring you good luck. Hey, it can't hurt!
Aug 12 04
1881 plays
trivia quiz  American History, 1700s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mcfan321, Nov 18 00

This is a quiz that touches on the French-Indian War, and also the colonists' fight for independence.
Nov 18 00
4230 plays
trivia quiz  Exploration of the New World 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Skippygirl, Jan 11 01

A quiz about pre-colonial America.
Jan 11 01
4320 plays
trivia quiz  The Planting of English America, Bailey Ch. 2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 3kittyluver3, Jul 22 12

The questions are based on information available in the second chapter of The American Pageant, Advanced Placement Edition.
Jul 22 12
408 plays
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