Statistics for History of Virginia

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  • This quiz has been taken 3,691 times
  • The average score is 14 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
Fill the blank in this Patrick Henry quote: Give me liberty, or give me ____!Death
96%
Who founded the University of Virginia in 1819?Thomas Jefferson
91%
What state seceded from Virginia in 1862?West Virginia
90%
What was, historically, Virginia's most important cash crop?Tobacco
88%
What Native American woman saved John Smith from execution? (according to legend)Pocahontas
87%
What city was capital of the Confederate States of America?Richmond
84%
Who is Virginia named for?Queen Elizabeth
80%
Who led the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War?Robert E. Lee
80%
What was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas?Jamestown
76%
Who wrote the United States Bill of Rights?James Madison
68%
What military cemetery was built in 1864 on the former estate of that general?Arlington National
Cemetery
67%
What nickname did Confederate general Thomas Jackson acquire
at the First Battle of Bull Run?
Stonewall
64%
What is the name of George Washington's estate?Mount Vernon
61%
Where did that General surrender in 1865?{Appomattox} Courthouse
59%
What English colony was established in 1585 but vanished shortly thereafter?Roanoke
58%
What college, founded in 1693, is the second oldest in the United States?William & Mary
55%
What President led the U.S. during the "Era of Good Feelings"?James Monroe
45%
Who established that colony?Sir Walter Raleigh
44%
Where did Cornwallis surrender to Washington in 1781?Yorktown
41%
Who led a slave rebellion in Southampton County in 1831?Nat Turner
30%

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