Early American History

15 questions in 4 minutes about the early history of the USA
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Where was the first English settlement attempted in America?
Roanoke
And where was the first 'permanent' English settlement?
Jamestown
Where did the Pilgrims land in 1620?
Plymouth Rock
What war lead to America's independence?
Revolutionary War
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
What land acquisition from France doubled the size of the U.S.?
Louisiana
What war nearly made the U.S. part of the British Empire again?
The War of 1812
What state was formerly an independent republic?
Texas
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What policy urged America to stretch west towards the Pacific?
Manifest destiny
Who was president of the Union?
Abraham Lincoln
Who was president of the Confederacy?
Jefferson Davis
Who assasinated the President in 1865?
John Wilkes Boothe
Where did the first battle of the Civil War take place?
Fort Sumter
What term is used to describe the period following the Civil War?
Reconstruction
Whose assassination sparked World War 1?
Archduke Ferdinand
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Level 56
Nov 20, 2019
Please accept just 1812