History Quiz / 'G' American History

Random History or Letter Quiz

Can you answer the American history questions whose answers all begin with 'G'?

 Plays Quiz Updated Jun 3, 2015

More Info
Support Sporcle.
Go Orange.
Score 0/20 Timer 07:00
What name was given to the nation's worst economic crisis, which lasted throughout the 1930s?
Which commander of Union forces during the Civil War later became president of the U.S.?
What speech, given by President Lincoln in 1863, began, 'Four score and seven years ago'?
Which economist served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 until 2006?
What was President Lyndon Johnson's agenda to wage war on poverty and advance civil rights?
Which president of the U.S. died in 1881 after being shot by an assassin?
What was Mark Twain's label for the post-Civil War decades?
Who was the first American to orbit the earth in a man-made satellite?
In which body of water did American and North Vietnamese ships supposedly clash in August 1964?
Which abolitionist published 'The Liberator'?
What was the name of the land acquisition from Mexico, of southern Arizona and New Mexico territory in 1853?
Which opponent of slavery and editor of the New York Tribune founded the Liberal Republican Party?
Which paper currency was issued by the Union government during the Civil War?
Which labor union leader founded the AFL and served as its president until 1924?
What was the widespread evangelical revival movement of the 1740s and 1750s known as?
Which Republican Arizona senator lost in a landslide to Lyndon Johnson in the 1964 election?
What town in Mexico was the site of the signing of a peace treaty in 1848 ending the Mexican-American War?
Which stalwart office seeker assassinated the president of the U.S. in 1881?
Which composer and pianist is well-known for his 1924 composition 'Rhapsody in Blue'?
Which provision created new restrictions on voting, but exempted those whose ancestors could vote pre-Civil War?

From the Vault

Click the Isosceles Triangles!

by AuroraIllumina

Science 5m
Architects should pay extra attention to this quiz.
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.