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Saturday, June 19, 2010

HISTORY QUIZ


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Correctly answer all 20 test questions below.
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1. DURING WHICH WAR WAS THE WHITEHOUSE SACKED AND BURNED IN RETALIATION FOR AMERICAN MILITIA BURNING GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS IN MONTREAL?



2. PASSED IN 1865, WHAT DID THE 13TH AMENDMENT DO?




3. WHICH AMERICAN COLONY WAS FOUNDED AS A REFUGE FOR CATHOLICS?




4. Who wrote the Monroe Doctrine?





5. What American engineering effort was called "Clinton's Big Ditch?"





6. What was the name of the inspirational pamphlet that Thomas Paine wrote in favor of the American Revolution?




7. WHAT PRUSSIAN GENERAL IS CREDITED WITH TRAINING AND TEACHING DISCIPLINE TO THE CONTINENTAL ARMY DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION?






8. Who is this Man?























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9. What are the first five words of the United States Constitution?





10. What State, was the first state to enter the Union, that had already given women the right to vote?





11. What are the first 10 Amendments to the US Constitution called?





12. In Which state was Abraham Lincoln born?





13. In which state was George Washington born?





14. Who shot Alexander Hamilton? (first "Got Milk?" commercial).






15. Who planned the route of the Trans-Continental Rail Road Through The Sierra Nevada Mountains?






16. What person served as President of The United States, but was never elected as either President or Vice President?






17. WHO WAS THE FIST HUMAN TO SET FOOT ON THE MOON?





18. Founded in 1565 What is the oldest permanently occupied city in the USA?






19. What French invention, COMBINED WITH OUTDATED  BATTLEFIELD TACTICS, was the cause of the high level of carnage during the US Civil War?






20. What was the name of the first English Decendant born in America?


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5 comments:

Ophilia said...

1. 1812
2. abolish slavery
3. Maryland
4. John Q Adams
5. The Erie Canal
6.common sense
7. Von Steuben
8. Fredrick Douglas
9. Article 1???
10. Wyoming.
11. Bill of Rights
12. Kentucky.
13. Virginia
14. Aaron Burr
15. Theodore Judah
16. Gerald Ford
17. Niel Armstrong
18. St. Augustine, Florida
19. Mini-Ball
20. Virginia Dare

Karen said...

KW, I want you to think I'm the kinda person my dog thinks I am, so I am not going to attempt your quiz at this time :-)

BamaTrav said...

I failed math dude.

Christiejolu said...

I would have gotten some of these...# 5 my eyes saw at first "What was Clintons big bitch called" LOL! Umm...that would be Hilary....

Senorita said...

I got a few, and I used to know more, but MAN do I feel dumb right now !