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trivia quiz  1850s: Tumultuous Decade cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, obiwan04, Oct 04 12

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!
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obiwan04 gold member
Oct 04 12
1188 plays
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trivia quiz  It Happened One Night cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 15 12

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?
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ponycargirl editor
Nov 15 12
819 plays
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photo quiz  One Sweet Deal cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, May 16 13

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?
Easy
ponycargirl editor
May 16 13
1512 plays
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trivia quiz  The Civil War in the Making cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, DanielWebster2, Feb 10 11

Many events led up to the American Civil War. Let's see how much you know about them.
Tough
DanielWebster2
Feb 10 11
1242 plays
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trivia quiz  US History Finals Review 2 (1800s) cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, kazanjianm, May 09 11

A review for my class (and I guess the world) for our upcoming final in American History.
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kazanjianm
May 09 11
1758 plays
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trivia quiz  Reconstruction: 1865-1877 cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, clende5, Jan 26 12

This quiz covers the time period after the Civil War, Reconstruction.
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clende5
Jan 26 12
900 plays
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trivia quiz  The Year: 1900. The Place: America. cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, fringe, Sep 20 02

In the year that Oscar Wilde dies in Paris and Max Planck formulates his quantum theory, what is going on in America?
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fringe gold member
Sep 20 02
4752 plays
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trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1770s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Dec 19 11

How much do you know about what occurred in American history during the 1770s?
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Dec 19 11
1563 plays
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trivia quiz  1825-1836 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, meek75, Jul 18 07

This quiz covers some of the key events on the time period.
Average
meek75
Jul 18 07
2511 plays
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trivia quiz  The U.S. - c. 1815-30 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, meek75, Jun 13 07

The U. S. thrived and grew following the War of 1812. This quiz is about those growth years.
Tough
meek75
Jun 13 07
2349 plays
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trivia quiz  Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857: the first 9/11 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Lorvanwa, Nov 05 11

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
Lorvanwa
Nov 05 11
348 plays
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match quiz  The Redeemers: Reconstruction or Ruin? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 15 18

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
ponycargirl editor
Apr 15 18
282 plays
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trivia quiz  People of the 1850s USA cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Sep 16 14

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
littlepup
Sep 16 14
633 plays
14.
trivia quiz  US History II cool 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Sprink1234, Aug 10 00

Interesting trivia about 19th century America.
Tough
Sprink1234
Aug 10 00
13437 plays
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trivia quiz  Let There Be Light cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Sep 30 14

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
littlepup
Sep 30 14
522 plays
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trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1850s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 04 20

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
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 04 20
300 plays
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trivia quiz  USA in the Roaring Eighteen Twenties cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Aug 28 17

There are many exciting decades in U.S. history but here is a quiz on one of the most intriguing: the 1820s.
Average
Joepetz gold member
Aug 28 17
342 plays
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trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1830s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Apr 28 17

America was moving westward in the 1830s. How much do you know about this decade in American history?
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Apr 28 17
318 plays
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trivia quiz  Events Leading Up to the Civil War 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, NatalieJ_214, Feb 21 04

In the years prior to the Civil War, many sectional conflicts arose. Can you identify them?
Average
NatalieJ_214
Feb 21 04
4944 plays
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trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1890s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 17 20

The 19th century was coming to a close. What do you know about the Gay Nineties?
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 17 20
249 plays
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trivia quiz  Chicago World's Fair, 1893 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, monkman, Apr 10 03

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
monkman gold member
Apr 10 03
1866 plays
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trivia quiz  Why Feud? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 26 12

Who hasn't heard of the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud? Do you know, however, what caused it?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Nov 26 12
420 plays
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trivia quiz  United States in the 1850s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, andymuenz, Jan 03 15

The 1850's, one of the most tumultuous but fascinating decades in US history.
Average
andymuenz gold member
Jan 03 15
609 plays
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trivia quiz  Players in America's Imperialist Drama 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Nov 08 15

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
shvdotr gold member
Nov 08 15
378 plays
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trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1800s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Nov 08 15

How much do you know about American History from 1800-1809?
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Nov 08 15
471 plays
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trivia quiz  The Decade of the 1800's in America 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, chessart, Jun 08 09

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
chessart gold member
Jun 08 09
1062 plays
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trivia quiz  The Peshtigo Fire 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jan 01 09

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
Rehaberpro gold member
Jan 01 09
1182 plays
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trivia quiz  Antebellum Reforms, 1815-1860 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, obiwan04, Jul 03 12

Between the War of 1812 and the Civil War, Americans launched a variety of plans to improve society--nay, even perfect it!
Difficult
obiwan04 gold member
Jul 03 12
474 plays
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trivia quiz  Oh, no! We're Running Out! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 05 14

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
littlepup
Oct 05 14
429 plays
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trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1860s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Feb 09 20

The slavery question that dominated the 1850s is about to explode. How much do you know about America in the 1860s?
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Feb 09 20
291 plays
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