History Quiz

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Headline Year % Correct
Adolf Hitler named Chancellor of Germany:
Nazi Party begins to seize power
1933
97.8%
Civil rights march converges on Washington, D.C.: Martin Luther King gives 'I Have A Dream' speech1963
89.6%
John F. Kennedy assassinated in Dallas1963
89.3%
Alan Shepard becomes first American in space1961
88.6%
Neil Armstrong becomes the first human
to walk on the moon
1969
86.3%
President Richard M. Nixon resigns after Watergate scandal1974
82.2%
United States drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima, Nagasaki: Japan surrenders to end World War II1945
80.8%
FDR launches 'New Deal:' sweeping federal economic, public works legislation to combat depression1933
80.3%
Communists build wall to divide East and West Berlin1961
76.6%
U.S. stock market crashes: The Great Depression sets in1929
76.5%
Chernobyl nuclear plant explosion
results in deaths of an estimated 7,000
1986
76.4%
Congress passes landmark Civil Rights Act
outlawing segregation
1964
74.9%
Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic in first solo flight1927
71.3%
Headline Year % Correct
U.S. combat troops arrive in South Vietnam:
U.S. planes bomb North Vietnam
1965
70.3%
The Beatles takes the United States by storm
after debut on the Ed Sullivan show
1964
67%
Winston Churchill designated
Prime Minister of Great Britain
1940
63.7%
Sec. of State George Marshall proposes European recovery program (The Marshall Plan)1947
62.7%
North Atlantic Treaty Organization established1949
54.7%
Roe vs. Wade decision legalizes abortion1973
54.2%
Joseph Stalin begins forced modernization of the Soviet Union: resulting famines claim 25 million1928
51.3%
Betty Friedan's 'The Feminine Mystique' inaugurates modern women's rights movement1963
45.1%
'ENIAC' becomes world's first computer1946
37%
Sigmund Freud publishes 'The Interpretation of Dreams.'1900
22.1%
Max Planck proposes quantum theory of energy1900
17.4%
Plastic invented: revolutionizes products, packaging1909
12.2%

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