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1.
  The Second Great Awakening - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is my first history quiz and deals with aspects of the second Great Awakening, including the effects culture, reform, and slavery.
Average, 10 Qns, frenchhorn, Dec 03 08
Average
frenchhorn
663 plays
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  One Sweet Deal One Sweet Deal top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
There have been many land deals in American history, but the purchase of Alaska stands out as one of the sweetest. What do you know about this event?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, May 18 13
Easier
ponycargirl editor
1665 plays
3.
  US History II great trivia quiz - 25 questions - 8 mins
Interesting trivia about 19th century America.
Tough, 25 Qns, Sprink1234, Jun 21 13
Tough
Sprink1234
13569 plays
4.
  The Redeemers: Reconstruction or Ruin? top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
After the end of the American Civil War in 1865, the Redeemers, a group of Southern Democrats, controlled politics in the South until the turn of the century. Match the terms with the definitions that best relate.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 15 18
Average
ponycargirl editor
Apr 15 18
356 plays
5.
  US History Finals Review 2 (1800s) great trivia quiz - 25 questions - 7 mins
A review for my class (and I guess the world) for our upcoming final in American History.
Average, 25 Qns, kazanjianm, May 11 11
Average
kazanjianm
1890 plays
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  The Year: 1900. The Place: America. great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In the year that Oscar Wilde dies in Paris and Max Planck formulates his quantum theory, what is going on in America?
Average, 10 Qns, fringe, Apr 04 10
Average
fringe gold member
4840 plays
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  American History by Decade: The 1770s great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about what occurred in American history during the 1770s?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Mar 06 12
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Average
LIBGOV gold member
1688 plays
8.
  1850s: Tumultuous Decade best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The decade before the Civil War saw one crisis after another, creating situations that made war almost inevitable. Let's take a look at the turmoil!
Average, 10 Qns, obiwan04, Oct 05 12
Average
obiwan04 gold member
1222 plays
9.
  United States in the 1850s great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The 1850's, one of the most tumultuous but fascinating decades in US history.
Average, 10 Qns, andymuenz, Jan 03 15
Average
andymuenz gold member
696 plays
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  1825-1836 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz covers some of the key events on the time period.
Average, 10 Qns, meek75, Feb 20 10
Average
meek75
2661 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who was the Republican president whose election sparked the Civil War?

From Quiz "Events Leading Up to the Civil War"




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  American History by Decade: The 1880s - 10 questions - 4 mins
Assassinations, riots, and gun fights, oh my! How much do you know about the 1880s in U.S. History?
Easier, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 15 20
Easier
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 15 20
413 plays
12.
  It Happened One Night best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The inspiration for the writing of the Star- Spangled Banner was provided one night in 1814. What do you know about the American national anthem?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 09 21
Average
ponycargirl editor
Apr 09 21
837 plays
13.
  Old Glory: III great trivia quiz - 25 questions - 5 mins
With the revolution won, the former colonials, now Americans, seek a stable government and a common national identity.
Tough, 25 Qns, Avalice, Nov 13 13
Tough
Avalice
1247 plays
14.
  People of the 1850s USA great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Your new time machine works... sort of. It keeps dropping you off at random dates and places in the USA during the 1850s. Can you figure out some things about the people you unexpectedly meet?
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Sep 16 14
Average
littlepup
671 plays
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  American History by Decade: The 1860s - 10 questions - 4 mins
The slavery question that dominated the 1850s is about to explode. How much do you know about America in the 1860s?
Easier, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 09 20
Easier
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 09 20
355 plays
16.
  The U.S. - c. 1815-30 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The U. S. thrived and grew following the War of 1812. This quiz is about those growth years.
Tough, 10 Qns, meek75, Feb 10 20
Tough
meek75
Feb 10 20
2372 plays
17.
  American History Dates - 10 questions - 3 mins
I will give you the date and you tell me what happened then. It's that easy.
Average, 10 Qns, jennifer_yellow, Feb 25 10
Average
jennifer_yellow
4880 plays
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  Events Leading Up to the Civil War popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In the years prior to the Civil War, many sectional conflicts arose. Can you identify them?
Average, 10 Qns, NatalieJ_214, Nov 13 13
Average
NatalieJ_214
5038 plays
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This quiz covers U.S. History from the 1820's to the 1880's.
Easier, 10 Qns, Computer100, Apr 22 13
Easier
Computer100
1411 plays
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  Reconstruction: 1865-1877 great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
This quiz covers the time period after the Civil War, Reconstruction.
Average, 15 Qns, clende5, Oct 11 16
Average
clende5
Oct 11 16
940 plays
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  American History by Decade: The 1850s great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
America was coming apart at the seams over the slavery issue in the 1850s. What do you know about this decade in American history?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 04 20
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 04 20
331 plays
22.
  Players in America's Imperialist Drama popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The United States was as imperialistic as any European power in the 19th century. Do you recognize these players in America's Imperialist Drama?
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Nov 08 15
Average
shvdotr gold member
404 plays
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  American History by Decade: The 1890s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The 19th century was coming to a close. What do you know about the Gay Nineties?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 17 20
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 17 20
279 plays
24.
  America 1800-1850 - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz on traditional American history from 1800 to 1850. It shouldn't be too hard.
Average, 10 Qns, shawnskywalker, Sep 04 03
Average
shawnskywalker
5490 plays
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  My Vote Cancels Your Vote - 10 questions - 3 mins
In the late 1800s and early 1900s there was a lot of corruption in business. Big Business pretty much controlled the government. How much do you know about the big names of this time?
Easier, 10 Qns, ccollins2, Apr 12 14
Easier
ccollins2
1150 plays
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  The Decade of the 1800's in America popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
In this pivotal decade the American people showed that the Constitution could work as intended. There was a peaceful transition of Presidential power, a Constitutional glitch was corrected, and the judiciary successfully asserted its independence.
Tough, 10 Qns, chessart, Jun 09 09
Tough
chessart gold member
1148 plays
27.
  The Peshtigo Fire popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Peshtigo Fire was one of the most devastating in history but facts about the fire are not generally known as it happened at the same time of the Great Chicago Fire.
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jul 07 11
Average
Rehaberpro
1366 plays
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  The Civil War in the Making top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Many events led up to the American Civil War. Let's see how much you know about them.
Tough, 10 Qns, DanielWebster2, Dec 17 14
Tough
DanielWebster2
1268 plays
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  Why Feud? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Who hasn't heard of the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud? Do you know, however, what caused it?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 30 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
444 plays
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  The Louisiana Purchase and 15 U.S. States - 15 questions - 4 mins
I'll give you the name of a US state and you tell me if its land came entirely from the land purchased from France in 1803 by US President Thomas Jefferson. Overlapping, disputed land claims with Spain were settled by the Adams-Onís Treaty of 1819.
Average, 15 Qns, root17, Jul 20 14
Average
root17 gold member
787 plays
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  American History by Decade: The 1800s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about American History from 1800-1809?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Nov 08 15
Average
LIBGOV gold member
503 plays
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  American History c. 1800-1900 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Many changes took places in the 19th century that shaped future America. This is a short quiz covering a broad range of topics. Have Fun!
Average, 10 Qns, liszkaj, Jul 03 05
Average
liszkaj
4853 plays
33.
  Chicago World's Fair, 1893 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Most of the questions came from the book "The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson: A history of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893". Hope you enjoy it.
Average, 10 Qns, monkman, Sep 05 18
Average
monkman gold member
Sep 05 18
1940 plays
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  American History by Decade: The 1840s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Americans were pushing westward in the 1840s and conflict with Mexico loomed. What do you know about this decade in American History?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 03 20
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 03 20
287 plays
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  American History by Decade: The 1870s - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Civil War was over and Reconstruction continued in the 1870s. How much do you know about this decade in American History?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 13 20
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 13 20
255 plays
36.
  Let There Be Light great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Americans had many choices to illuminate their lives before the electric light bulb changed everything. What do you know about the various kinds of candles, lamps and lamp oils available in the early and mid Nineteenth Century USA?
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Sep 30 14
Average
littlepup
540 plays
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  American History by Decade: The 1830s popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
America was moving westward in the 1830s. How much do you know about this decade in American history?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Apr 28 17
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Apr 28 17
348 plays
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  Custer's 7th Cavalry popular trivia quiz - 25 questions - 7 mins
This quiz covers the years 1866-1876. The first letter of the correct answers for questions 1 through 21 give the answer to #22.
Tough, 25 Qns, KIRKEPOO, Dec 23 18
Tough
KIRKEPOO
Dec 23 18
1803 plays
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  Oh, no! We're Running Out! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Americans faced a variety of shortages in the nineteenth century, some brief, some long-term. Don't panic, but hoard a little just in case, while in this quiz we explore some things that were running out.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 05 14
Average
littlepup
445 plays
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  USA in the Roaring Eighteen Twenties popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
There are many exciting decades in U.S. history but here is a quiz on one of the most intriguing: the 1820s.
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Aug 28 17
Average
Joepetz gold member
Aug 28 17
372 plays
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  The Gilded Age - 10 questions - 3 mins
All of these questions have to do with the Gilded Age, from about 1877 to 1901. There are ten questions. Nine are multiple choice and one is fill in the blank. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, laurkwit, May 08 06
Average
laurkwit
3699 plays
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This quiz will cover the events of September 11th, 1857. Known today as the Mountain Meadows Massacre, it was America's first 9/11. Innocent civilians, seeking a better life, were attacked and killed, over ideological differences.
Tough, 10 Qns, Lorvanwa, Aug 17 20
Tough
Lorvanwa
Aug 17 20
369 plays
43.
  The Midwest - State Connections - 10 questions - 6 mins
The Midwest has a long and colorful history. Here are some interesting questions by the USA Midwest Players Team. They connect the 12 states of the Midwest. How well do you know the region's history?
Difficult, 10 Qns, JMElston, Jul 18 09
Difficult
JMElston
663 plays
44.
  The Hatfields and McCoys: An American Feud - 10 questions - 4 mins
This American feud between two families and their friends spanned thirty years (1863-1891). Here are some interesting facts and questions about the feud.
Average, 10 Qns, beterave, Jul 10 22
Average
beterave
Jul 10 22
406 plays
45.
  American History : 1800-1850 - 10 questions - 9 mins
This history quiz will be focused on the events and people prominent in the period 1800-1850. It will cover a variety of topics and the questions are not in chronological order. Have fun and learn!
Tough, 10 Qns, trypanosome, May 04 10
Tough
trypanosome
2935 plays
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  US History: The Gilded Age to World War One - 10 questions - 4 mins
In the period from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the the First World War lots of changes occurred in the United States. What do you know about this time period?
Average, 10 Qns, historydork13, Aug 18 05
Average
historydork13
3643 plays
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  Antebellum Transportation Revolution - 10 questions - 4 mins
As the new century began, the nation's transportation network underwent major changes, linking the states together like they never had been before. What was this Transportation Revolution?
Average, 10 Qns, obiwan04, Feb 08 21
Average
obiwan04 gold member
Feb 08 21
421 plays
48.
  Antebellum Reforms, 1815-1860 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Between the War of 1812 and the Civil War, Americans launched a variety of plans to improve society--nay, even perfect it!
Difficult, 10 Qns, obiwan04, Jul 03 12
Difficult
obiwan04 gold member
494 plays
49.
  The Crises of the 1850s - 20 questions - 5 mins
This quiz tests you on your knowledge of 1850s American history.
Average, 20 Qns, bosmina, Nov 30 12
Average
bosmina
2478 plays
50.
  "Hell on Wheels" Series and History - 10 questions - 5 mins
The AMC cable series "Hell on Wheels" - building the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s. Popular, exciting, entertaining, but how much is historically accurate?
Tough, 10 Qns, ignotus999, Oct 21 14
Tough
ignotus999
178 plays
51.
  The Era of Reconstruction - 15 questions - 7 mins
When the Union and Confederacy were remerged in the period known as 'reconstruction', the nation tried to bind its wounds.
Difficult, 15 Qns, Shanoyu, Oct 05 14
Difficult
Shanoyu
1532 plays
52.
  It Was Too Late popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Before the South seceded from the Union, there were many hints that the American Civil War was inevitable. Can you figure out what they were?
Tough, 10 Qns, An_thro1, Jul 11 15
Tough
An_thro1
388 plays
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  American History - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is mostly history from before WWI.
Tough, 10 Qns, JJJ212, Jun 21 13
Tough
JJJ212
4445 plays
54.
  New York in the Gilded Age - 1865-1901 - 10 questions - 6 mins
There are 8 Million Stories in the Naked City, etc.
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 02 09
Tough
Englizzie
556 plays
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  Pre and Post Civil War - 10 questions - 5 mins
Well, it's that time again ... Have you heard of David Letterman's top 10 list? Well, this my top 10 hardest AP US questions ranging from Pre-Civil War to Post-Civil War.
Tough, 10 Qns, spiderman450, Jul 11 12
Tough
spiderman450
2501 plays
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  The Telegraph - 10 questions - 6 mins
The telegraph was crucial to the growth of business and the settlement of the west in North America.
Tough, 10 Qns, howdyitsme, May 25 09
Tough
howdyitsme
472 plays
57.
  American History by Decade: The 1820s - 10 questions - 4 mins
The conflict with Britain was over, but the conflict over slavery was about to begin. How much do you know about U.S. History of the 1820s?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Apr 24 17
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Apr 24 17
314 plays
58.
  American History by Decade: The 1810s - 10 questions - 4 mins
Tensions with Great Britain were rising again. How much do you know about America in the 1810s?
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, May 03 17
Average
LIBGOV gold member
May 03 17
320 plays
59.
  Eastern State Penitentiary - 10 questions - 9 mins
Eastern State Penitentiary was groundbreaking in many ways. I'll try to give you clues so that if you have a good general knowledge, you should be able to guess most answers.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ubermom, Oct 19 08
Difficult
ubermom
712 plays
60.
  American History, c.1810-1820 - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is on the time period of 1809-1824. It has a lot of information from AP US History, so you might want to take it to help you study.
Difficult, 10 Qns, britney, Nov 02 12
Difficult
britney
2003 plays
61.
  The Antebellum Years - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz ranges from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to before the Civil War.
Average, 10 Qns, Nihilst, Apr 18 21
Average
Nihilst
Apr 18 21
2444 plays
62.
  Pullman Strike (1894) - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz on the Pullman strike of 1894 should appeal to Chicago history buffs.
Average, 10 Qns, kgurl12, Nov 26 12
Average
kgurl12
768 plays
63.
  The Antebellum decade: 1850-1860 - 10 questions - 5 mins
Just some fun trivia about the decade before the American Civil War
Average, 10 Qns, AvadaLindaran, Mar 06 10
Average
AvadaLindaran
1768 plays
64.
  Men of the Seventh Cavalry - 10 questions - 5 mins
The 7th Cavalry contained many interesting characters. These are some of the men who served with Custer that fateful day in June.
Difficult, 10 Qns, beterave, Sep 22 10
Difficult
beterave
580 plays
65.
  The Liberty Bell - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Liberty Bell is one of the most popular US symbols. The actual bell can still be seen today in Philadelphia. How much do you know about this important part of US history?
Tough, 10 Qns, mementoflash, Aug 13 11
Tough
mementoflash
1008 plays
66.
  The Fetterman Massacre - 10 questions - 5 mins
This tragedy was part of Red Cloud's War against white encroachment on Sioux lands.
Tough, 10 Qns, beterave, Aug 10 09
Tough
beterave
406 plays
67.
  I Dreamed a Dream - 10 questions - 5 mins
Wild West End. In the 19th century some British aristocrats created English 'replica' settlements in Iowa, Kansas and Wyoming on the Western prairies.
Tough, 10 Qns, riodice, Oct 28 12
Tough
riodice
294 plays
68.
  The Great West: Mid 1800s - Early 1900s - 10 questions - 6 mins
It's amazing what you can learn from Social Studies class, isn't it? Here's a quiz on the good ol' days back in the great west.
Difficult, 10 Qns, SethMegadefan, Aug 18 05
Difficult
SethMegadefan
1598 plays
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