Statistics for History of the United States (extended)

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  • The average score is 64 of 99

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Hint Answer % Correct
Former name of Native AmericansIndians
91%
North vs. South, 1861-1865{American} {Civil} War
87%
16th president and today a national heroAbraham Lincoln
85%
Car tycoon from MichiganHenry Ford
84%
"A date which will live in infamy"Attack on {Pearl} {Harbor}
84%
From whom?Great Britain
84%
49th stateAlaska
83%
Severe worldwide economic depression, started on Black Tuesday 1929Great Depression
83%
Japanese cities struck by atomic bombsHiroshima
83%
Famous for his "New Deal", also the only president to be in office for 12 yearsFranklin D. Roosevelt
83%
Year in which the colonies declared themselves independent1776
82%
Highest federal court{Supreme} Court
82%
Site of the 1692 witch trialsSalem
82%
The U.S. bought this territory from France in 1803{Louisiana} Territory
81%
Second U.S. presidentJohn Adams
81%
This canal in Central America opened in 1914{Panama} Canal
81%
Japanese cities struck by atomic bombsNagasaki
80%
"I have a dream"Martin Luther King Jr.
80%
The first two people on the moonNeil Armstrong
80%
Home of the U.S. film industryHollywood
80%
In 1845, this state joins the union following a war between the US and MexicoTexas
79%
Forced removals of Native American tribesTrail of {Tears}
79%
Commander of the southern Army, statues of him were destroyed in 2017Robert E. Lee
78%
He was assassinated in November 1963John F. Kennedy
78%
The only war America ever lost{Vietnam} War
77%
Political scandal which caused R. Nixon to resign the presidencyWatergate
77%
The 21st Amendment repealed thisProhibition
77%
"King of Rock and Roll"Elvis Presley
77%
This proclamation freed more than 3 million enslaved people{Emancipation} Proclamation
77%
Supreme lawthe Constitution
77%
Common term for Tuesday, 6 June 1944D-Day
76%
New York island, once gateway for over 12 million immigrants{Ellis} Island
76%
Buildings attacked during 9/11World Trade Center
76%
First Hawaiian and Afro-American presidentBarack Obama
76%
French region where U.S. troops landed in 1944Normandy
75%
The Residence Act made this city the new capitalWashington, D.C.
74%
Very controversial businessman elected in 2016 as 45th PresidentDonald Trump
73%
Year the ^ landed on the moon1969
73%
2005 hurricane which caused severe damages around New OrleansHurricane {Katrina}
73%
Despite having nothing to do with 9/11, the U.S. invaded this countryIraq
73%
In 1814, this became the national anthem of the U.S.Star-Spangled Banner
73%
Protest slogan against the colonist's Sugar and Stamp Act"No taxation
{without} {representation}"
72%
This superpower collapsed in 1991Soviet Union
71%
War consisting of proxy wars, 1947-1991{Cold} War
71%
First state to ratify the ConstitutionDelaware
71%
It starts with which three words?We the People
71%
Gangster who made business during ^Al Capone
70%
Buildings attacked during 9/11the Pentagon
70%
First ten amendments to the ^the Bill of Rights
70%
In 1520, Umi-a-Liloa ruled this islandHawaii
70%
Bloodiest battle and the war's turning pointBattle of Gettysburg
70%
In 1973, a crisis began because of a lack of this liquidOil
69%
Who founded the city of Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania?William Penn
69%
Explorers who discovered the Pacific coastWilliam Clark
69%
He invented Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry FinnMark Twain
68%
Explorers who discovered the Pacific coastMeriwether Lewis
67%
Wealthiest American of all time, made a fortune in oilJohn Rockefeller
66%
Mission in San Antonio besieged in 1836Alamo
66%
Bush's response to ^War on {Terror}
66%
Brigham Young was a leader of this religious groupMormons
66%
Four-letter party active in the middle of the 19th centuryWhig
65%
Revolting southern states which formed an unrecognized countryConfederate States
of America
65%
Party formed in Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854{Republican} Party
65%
This was discovered near Sutter's Mill in 1848Gold
65%
Policy of opposing European colonialism in the Americas{Monroe} Doctrine
63%
This canal, opened in 1825, connects New York with the Great Lakes{Erie} Canal
63%
War of the 50ies between a communist north and a capitalist south{Korean} War
63%
Music festival in Bethel, New YorkWoodstock
62%
The first two people on the moonBuzz Aldrin
61%
He lost the 2000 presidential election very closeAl Gore
60%
Large poles built by ^Totem
59%
Traditional border between northern and southern states{Mason}-{Dixon} Line
59%
In this war, the U.S. became a superpower, USS Maine{Spanish}-{American} War
59%
Place where the pilgrims of the Mayflower landedPlymouth Rock
58%
^ restored relations with this country, after 54 yearsCuba
57%
State which broke away to support the NorthWest Virginia
55%
It used to have almost 2 million people, now this city only has 670,000 peopleDetroit
55%
His most successful car, colloquially known as Tin LizzieModel T
53%
War led by the US to bring down Iraq{Gulf} War
50%
Highway system formed in 1956Interstate
48%
Railroad connecting Omaha with Oakland{Transcontinental} Railroad
48%
Capitalist counterpart to the Warsaw PactNATO
45%
Quintessential symbol of ^, animal herderCowboys
43%
Historically powerful northeast Native American confederacyIroquois
43%
The first people coming to America used this landbridge{Bering} Passage
41%
Longest-running American sitcomThe Simpsons
40%
Group of colonies who declared their independence and formed the U.S.Thirteen Colonies
40%
Group of English Reformed Protestant who fled to the New WorldPuritans
38%
Also known as the Mother RoadRoute 66
38%
Popular name for the western part in the 19th centuryWild West
38%
Whistleblower who leaked NSA documentsEdward Snowden
38%
Year the Mayflower arrived1620
37%
War in which the French lost their territories in North America{Seven} {Years'} War
34%
"ism" describing the period of anti-communist suspicion{McCarthy}ism
34%
Custer's Last StandBattle of the {Little} {Bighorn}
34%
Oldest continuously occupied European-established settlementSt. Augustine
33%
Statement of principles for peace to end WWI, initiated by W. WilsonFourteen Points
30%
First European who led expeditions deep into the modern U.S.Hernando de Soto
15%
Peace solution for Bosnia & Herzegovina{Dayton} Accords
13%

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