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trivia quiz  Jamestown: The Birthplace of the United States cool 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jan 26 03

In 1607 the English planted a colony near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, and the United States was born. This quiz will follow the early years of Jamestown, from infancy to toddlerhood...enjoy!
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jan 26 03
5235 plays
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
9954 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
969 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
4665 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
9006 plays
trivia quiz  The Voyage of the Mayflower cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jan 30 03

Have you ever been curious about the events revolving around the voyage of the Mayflower? This quiz not only will focus on this famed voyage, undertaken in the year 1620, but its preparations and aftermath. Enjoy!
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jan 30 03
2466 plays
trivia quiz  U.S. History 2: The Pilgrims cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kdizogg, Mar 23 08

This quiz is all about the Pilgrims and their journey to America.
Mar 23 08
3201 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
438 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
5625 plays
trivia quiz  The Thirteen Colonies cool 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
9711 plays
trivia quiz  Roanoke: An Unsolved Mystery 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lindybarr, Mar 06 18

There's nothing more tantalizing than a mystery: even better an unsolved mystery. What happened at Roanoke, we might never know. Maybe we have to come up with our own conclusions.
Mar 06 18
252 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
7344 plays
trivia quiz  Colonial Settlements That Weren't Big Hits 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
219 plays
trivia quiz  The Impossible Journey of the Mayflower 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, asm1, May 27 11

The 102 Separatists who sailed from England to New England in 1620 were a small band of adventurers. I hope you will enjoy some of the trivia of their journey and life.
May 27 11
1650 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
2925 plays
trivia quiz  Raleigh and Roanoke: 16th Century English America 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jan 21 03

This quiz will be concerned with the earliest stage of proto-American history as it pertains to the initial English attempts at colonization. Please indulge with me as we explore this period of great endeavor into the unknown!
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jan 21 03
2529 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
633 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
399 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
4179 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.
Oct 05 10
1113 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
789 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
6537 plays
trivia quiz  Mystery at Roanoke Colony 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, corinthos9, Nov 20 01

The story of Roanoke colony is one of the most mysterious in American History.
Nov 20 01
3336 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
759 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
4989 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
2775 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
2388 plays
trivia quiz  Roanoke Island, "The Lost Colony" 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, corn_king, Dec 31 05

This is a quiz about the first attempt of the English to create a settlement in North America. Have fun! :)
Dec 31 05
1944 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
459 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
441 plays
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