US History Hodgepodge Quiz Stats

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Hint Answer % Correct
Where in Hawaii did the Japanese make a surprise attack?Pearl Harbor
98.1%
Which man effectively used the assembly line to mass produce the Model T?Henry Ford
95.2%
Richard Nixon resigned as a result of what scandal?Watergate
94.3%
Who gave the 'I Have a Dream' speech in 1963?Martin Luther King, Jr.
93.8%
What are the first 10 amendments called?Bill of Rights
91%
In what city was JFK shot?Dallas, Texas
88.6%
Who conducted a famous kite experiment?Benjamin Franklin
87.4%
What did the US hunt in order to weaken the Plains Indians?American Bison
85.9%
On what ship did the Pilgrims arrive at Plymouth?Mayflower
85.8%
Which US president helped thaw the Cold War by traveling to China in 1972?Richard Nixon
85.8%
What was the name of the failed invasion of Cuba?Bay of Pigs Invasion
85.4%
What socioeconomic system did people fear during the 'Red Scare' of the 1950s?Communism
85.1%
Which president was almost killed by someone trying to impress Jodie Foster?Ronald Reagan
84.6%
Which two men explored the Louisiana Territory?Lewis and Clark
83.1%
What natural disaster hurt farmers in the Midwest during the 1930s?Dust Bowl
82.4%
What woman was nicknamed the 'Moses' of the underground railroad?Harriet Tubman
79%
What state had a land rush with 'boomers' and 'sooners'?Oklahoma
78.1%
In what battle was Davy Crockett killed?Alamo
77.7%
What was FDR's plan to end the Great Depression?New Deal
76.1%
Who was 'Old Hickory'?Andrew Jackson
75.6%
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What is abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe's best-known novel?Uncle Tom's Cabin
75.4%
Which leader in women's suffrage later appeared on a dollar coin?Susan B. Anthony
74.5%
Who is commonly credited with sewing the first US flag?Betsy Ross
73.4%
For what industry was John D. Rockefeller most famous?Oil
73.2%
Seward's Folly referred to what land purchase?Alaska
73.2%
Who patented, and is commonly credited with the invention of, the cotton gin?Eli Whitney
72.9%
What was the first permanent English colony in the US?Jamestown
71.5%
What predecessor to the UN did Woodrow Wilson help create?League of Nations
71.2%
On which campus were 4 students killed during a Vietnam War protest?Kent State
68.3%
Which president issued an important doctrine establishing US isolation?James Monroe
67.6%
Who flew The Spirit of St. Louis?Charles Lindbergh
66.9%
What Scottish-American controlled much of the steel industry in the late 19th century?Andrew Carnegie
66.9%
What nickname did Thomas Jackson earn in the Civil War?'Stonewall'
65.9%
Who was the first Secretary of the Treasury?Alexander Hamilton
65.1%
Which of the 13 colonies was originally envisioned as a haven for debtors?Georgia
64%
Who said, 'Give me liberty or give me death!'?Patrick Henry
61.8%
Who was the first president to die while in office?William Henry Harrison
60.8%
Who was the 'Wizard of Menlo Park'?Thomas Edison
59.4%
The Teller Amendment stated that the Spanish-American War was to help what nation gain independence?Cuba
58.9%
What was the first constitution of the US?Articles of Confederation
54.8%

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