Every Decade in the USA

These are some of the most important events in the usa in every decade in us history, Have Fun! Note: Hard!
I do accept quiz suggestions, if your suggestions is chosen then you will receive credit in the description.
PLEASE DO NOT COMPLAIN ABOUT THIS QUIZ BEING TO U.S. CENTRIC! I will make another one of these if this quiz gets popular enough. (Feel free to suggest countries!)
If you think that this quiz deserves it, please nominate it, I would really like to have a featured quiz if possible.
Quiz by Geographystar
Rate:
Last updated: November 13, 2019
First submittedNovember 13, 2019
Times taken41
Report this quizReport
5:00
Enter answer here
0
 / 26 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Decade
Hint
Answer
1770's
What state was the battle of Yorktown in?
Virginia
1780's
What city was the treaty that ended the revolutionary war signed in?
Paris
1790's
What was the first state that was not part of the 13 colonies?
Vermont
1800's
What city was Thomas Jefferson looking to buy when he ended up buying all of Louisiana?
New Orleans
1810's
Who was president during the war of 1812?
James Madison
1820's
What state, other than Missouri, was added in the Missouri Compromise (which balanced power between slave and free state) was added in 1820
Maine
1830's
The US recognizes the independence of what new country to it's south?
Texas
1840's
Who sued for his freedom and set in motion events that would lead to the civil war? (The case was heard in 1857, but he sued in the 1840's in a state court)
Dred Scott
1850's
What major political party collapsed after electing 4 of its own as president?
Whig
1860's
Who was the first vice president of Abraham Lincoln?
Hannibal Hamlin
1870's
What became the first national park in the world?
Yellowstone
1880's
Who was assassinated in St Joseph Missouri in 1882?
Jesse James
1890's
What large island was captured by the United States in the Spanish-American War and is still held to this day?
Puerto Rico / Guam (Both are acceptable)
1900's
What new country gained independence from the United States after the Spanish-American War?
Cuba
1910's
What country is split in half by the United States by the completion of a new canal?
Panama
1920's
What liquid was temporarily banned in the United States?
Alcohol
1930's
What state did the Hindenburg explode over?
New Jersey
1940's
What state was the first nuclear bomb detonated in?
New Mexico
1950's
What president was the most recent president to let a state enter the union?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
1960's
What important person was riding in the presidential motorcade along with Kennedy and his wife?
Texas Governor
1970's
What president was without a vice president for 3 months, and then chose Nelson Rockefeller to become his vice president for just over 2 years?
Gerald Ford
1980's
What tiny insignificant Caribbean country was invaded by the U.S. to stop a communist coup?
Grenada
1990's
What organisation was set up on January 1, 1994, to help with trade between the United States, Canada, and Mexico?
NAFTA
2000's
What was the most damaging hurricane in U.S. history, causing 108 billion in damages? (For reference, that is about the gdp of Ecuador.)
Hurricane Katrina
2010's
Who became the first U.S. president to step foot inside North Korea?
Donald Trump
2020's
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
??????????
No comments yet