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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 1,107 U.S. History quizzes and 11,070 U.S. History trivia questions in this category. Free to play!
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trivia quiz  United States History cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Frieswithsalt, Mar 05 07

Yes, you may live in the United States, but how much do you really know about the history?
Difficult
Frieswithsalt
Mar 05 07
12003 plays
32.
trivia quiz  Good Times Rolling: Conestoga Wagons cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, May 20 09

It could very well be called the 'wagon that won the West.' Conestoga wagons carried pioneers from the East to the wide-open West. Come along on a bouncy but enjoyable journey.
Average
lompocjoe
May 20 09
1152 plays
33.
trivia quiz  Sorrowful Sound of Freedom 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jun 13 14

Few Americans can resist a wave of emotion when "Taps" is played. There's an interesting history behind the military's most recognized tune.
Difficult
lompocjoe
Jun 13 14
432 plays
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trivia quiz  American History by Decade: The 1780s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Oct 02 15

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
LIBGOV gold member
Oct 02 15
645 plays
35.
trivia quiz  From New York Newspapers! 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Feb 22 07

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
lompocjoe
Feb 22 07
1509 plays
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trivia quiz  The Donner Party: Journey of Sorrow. 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, lindybarr, May 29 18

The Donner Party remains one of the most poignant episodes in the history of the American West. The disaster they faced and the desperate steps they took to survive.
Tough
lindybarr
May 29 18
219 plays
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trivia quiz  Old Glory: II 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Avalice, Nov 11 13

The war has already begun, but it shall be a test of courage and endurance for the young, "not-quite" nation. This is the first test, but definitely not last, of the United States' right to exist as a nation.
Tough
Avalice
Nov 11 13
780 plays
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trivia quiz  Historical U.S. Forts 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, OldManJack, Feb 10 20

Following are ten forts that were important in the history of the United States. See if you can identify them from the clues given.
Very Easy
OldManJack gold member
Feb 10 20
531 plays
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trivia quiz  A People's History 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, triathlonrules, Jan 02 07

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
triathlonrules
Jan 02 07
4191 plays
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trivia quiz  More Seventh Grade U.S. History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mrbell, Nov 25 07

This is the sequel to my often played quiz, Seventh Grade U.S. History. Enjoy!
Recommended for grades: 7,8
Average
mrbell
Nov 25 07
4455 plays
41.
trivia quiz  What Year Was It? 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, draculanut31, Aug 16 02

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
draculanut31
Aug 16 02
2919 plays
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match quiz  History in the Making 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jun 20 20

Match the event in American History to the scandal or crisis it caused.
Easy
Joepetz gold member
Jun 20 20
420 plays
43.
trivia quiz  Hello, My Name is Resolute 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, Nov 05 11

I overheard the President on the phone chatting with a reporter who is planning a story about the Presidential desk. That's me! This is so exciting! I'm trying to remember some of the important bits, can you help?
Average
mlcmlc gold member
Nov 05 11
522 plays
44.
trivia quiz  Truly Patriotic? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, sidevine, Jul 10 08

Do you know the origins of some of the most patriotic songs? Some may surprise you. Good luck!
Average
sidevine
Jul 10 08
2277 plays
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trivia quiz  American History by Decade: the 1790s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LIBGOV, Oct 06 15

How much do you know about what happened in America during the 1790s?
Average
LIBGOV gold member
Oct 06 15
513 plays
46.
trivia quiz  An "A" in U.S. History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Feb 25 17

A quiz on American History in which all of the answers begin with an "A".
Average
Joepetz gold member
Feb 25 17
1581 plays
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trivia quiz  Historical People III: American Figures 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, RockBou, Dec 12 10

Continuing the Historical People series, this quiz focuses on the most famous and infamous people in American History.
Average
RockBou
Dec 12 10
2100 plays
48.
trivia quiz  American Firsts 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, davidsietsma, Feb 22 04

A quiz concering some firsts in U.S. history. Best of luck.
Average
davidsietsma
Feb 22 04
5589 plays
49.
trivia quiz  Women's History Month 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stardust587, Mar 15 00

In honor of National Women's History Month - a quiz about American women's history.
Average
stardust587
Mar 15 00
4977 plays
50.
trivia quiz  Elementary American History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, James76255, Aug 05 05

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
James76255
Aug 05 05
8733 plays
51.
trivia quiz  Old Glory: I 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Avalice, Jul 08 12

Named after the classic Warner Bros. animation, this series of quizzes explores America's history from the very beginnings to the contemporary era.
Tough
Avalice
Jul 08 12
1065 plays
52.
trivia quiz  United States History 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, bailamos, Apr 30 02

See if you know your history of the United States. Questions will start out easy and gradually increase in difficulty.
Tough
bailamos
Apr 30 02
7917 plays
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trivia quiz  Ten Tidbits of American History 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, keithkomodo, Feb 10 09

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
keithkomodo
Feb 10 09
3066 plays
54.
trivia quiz  History -Then and Now 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, highst950, Mar 31 08

Remember all those history books you didn't want to read in high school? Well they could have helped you now.
Average
highst950
Mar 31 08
3429 plays
55.
trivia quiz  High School U.S. History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jinni, Sep 13 08

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!
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Average
jinni
Sep 13 08
3579 plays
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trivia quiz  American History Hodge Podge 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, RaceGirl24, Dec 18 01

This is a wide range of questions about the 20th Century.
Easy
RaceGirl24
Dec 18 01
7812 plays
57.
trivia quiz  Forgotten Already 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, stevie969, Oct 10 01

Just a little quiz to show you how much you've forgotten from school.
Average
stevie969
Oct 10 01
9069 plays
58.
trivia quiz  A Date with History 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, pennie1478, Dec 07 13

Ten dates that affected the United States.
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easy
pennie1478
Dec 07 13
1689 plays
59.
trivia quiz  American History 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, boblarry, Dec 20 04

This is my second US History quiz, as with the first one, it is based on The American Pageant. Chapters 7-12.
Average
boblarry
Dec 20 04
4650 plays
60.
trivia quiz  Basic U.S.A. History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Jan 23 04

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
flem-ish
Jan 23 04
5292 plays
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