An American History Quiz
All the interesting bits about America and its short history 20 Questions.
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Where did the new settlers land in the now USA?
What was the majority religion called worshipped by the settlers of the USA?
What was the main purpose for traveling to the new world?
Why did the colonists want independence?
Wanted their own government
To escape paying taxes
Hated the English
What happened in Salem to have produced mass hysteria, murder and corruption?
Theft of a child
The accusation of witchcraft
Murder of a wealthy landowner
What nation originally colonized the place now know as New York?
What was New York originally called?
Where was the U.S first capital city?
What document does the whole of the U.S live by?
What happened at the battle of Wounded Knee in the USA?
Genocide of the natives
First railway was built there
Why were the natives so devastated at the building of Mount Rushmore in the USA?
Thought it was not life like
They didn't like the view
It was built on sacred land which was promised to them
They wanted the minerals found within it
What was the reason for the civil war?
Both sides unliked each other
Money and power
To end slavery
To get the South to re-join the union
Who was the U.S first president?
Who's backs was the country built off?
What was Abraham Lincoln famous for?
First man on the moon
President at the ens of WWII
Who aided Lewis and Clarke in the USA?
Why was Alcatraz taken over by the red power party?
It was a terrorist attack
To make a stand, provoke the U.S government after all the broken treaties
Meeded somewhere to live
Wanted to grow crops
What was Jim Grow?
A tv character
A slave poem
What percentage was a black slave listed as being worth compared to a white person when the USA practiced slavery?
Why is thanksgiving celebrated?
To commemorate the native and pilgrims meal
Just an excuse for a day off work
Celebrate white supremacy
Because the U.S are exemplary
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