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Quiz Updated Dec 6, 2014

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Hint Answer % Correct
Who was George Washington's vice president and 2nd president of the United States?John Adams
97.5%
Which heavyweight boxing champion was also known for his opposition to the Vietnam War?Muhammad Ali
95.5%
What mission in San Antonio, Texas, was the site of a siege by Mexican forces in 1836?Alamo
87.5%
What was the movement to end slavery prior to and during the Civil War?Abolitionism
75.1%
Which civil rights leader and feminist played a vital role in the women's suffrage movement of the 19th century?Susan B. Anthony
58.4%
What document, approved by the states in 1781, served as the United States' first constitution?Articles of Confederation
58.2%
Who was Richard Nixon's vice president who resigned in 1973?Spiro T. Agnew
57.3%
Which general defected to the British in 1780 during the Revolutionary War?Benedict Arnold
57.1%
What mass-production process is closely identified with Henry Ford's automobile industry?Assembly line
56.8%
What was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history?Antietam
52.4%
Hint Answer % Correct
What term is commonly used by historians to refer to the years preceding the Civil War?Antebellum
51.4%
What organization, formed in 1920, guards the constitutional rights of Americans against government infringement?American Civil Liberties Union
47.5%
In which Virginia town did Robert E. Lee surrender to Ulysses Grant on April 9, 1865?Appomattox Court House
46.5%
What national organization of labor unions was founded in 1886?American Federation of Labor
38.1%
What acts, passed in 1798, suppressed freedom of speech and the liberty of foreign residents?Alien and Sedition Acts
30.4%
Which entrepreneur helped to settle families in Mexican Texas in the 1820s?Stephen F. Austin
29.1%
What movement opposed ratification of the Constitution?Antifederalism
23.6%
Which third party, founded in 1828, was formed around the opposition to Freemasonry?Anti-Masonic Party
12.4%
What were the United States armed forces that were sent to Europe during World War I?American Expeditionary Forces
10.2%
What statement of common principles and war aims did FDR and Winston Churchill develop in August 1941?Atlantic Charter
6.5%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
2.6%
18-19
4.3%
16-17
9%
14-15
12.5%
12-13
13.2%
10-11
12.5%
8-9
11.1%
6-7
10.1%
4-5
9.6%
2-3
13.3%
1-1
2%

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