American History Trivia

American history trivia questions and answers!

Do you love learning about American history, from the birth of the nation to modern-day events? With this American history trivia quiz, you can test your knowledge and learn even more fascinating facts about the United States. From important historical figures to pivotal moments in American history, this quiz covers a wide range of topics. So whether you’re a history buff or just looking to learn something new, grab your textbooks and let’s delve into the fascinating world of American history with some fun trivia!

If you have fun with this category you might like our US political trivia as well!

During which war did the United States gain independence from Great Britain?

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Who was the leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States?

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Who was the leader of the civil rights movement in the United States?

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Who invented the light bulb?

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What event is known as the "shot heard round the world"?

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Who was the leader of the civil rights movement in the United States?

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Which of the following cities served as the United States' first capital?

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When it was first constructed, what color was the Statue of Liberty?

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Who was the president during the Cuban Missile Crisis?

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Who was the president during World War II?

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Who was the first president of the United States?

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Who was the president during the Great Depression?

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Who was the leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War?

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The Statue of Liberty can be found in which of the following cities?

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Which of these was the initial state to be established in the United States?

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Who invented the telephone?

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When did the Declaration of Independence get its first signature?

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Who was the president during the Gulf War?

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When was the very first dollar note issued in the United States? 

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Who was the first person to fly an airplane?

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Who among the founding fathers is given credit for the invention of bifocals?

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What was the cause of the American Civil War?

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What event marked the end of the American Revolutionary War?

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Who was the first president to live in the White House during their tenure?

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Who was the first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States?

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Whose country originally gave the Statue of Liberty to the United States of America?

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When exactly did the well-known Boston Tea Party take place?

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Who was the first president of the United States?

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Who was the first African American to be elected president of the United States?

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Who was the president during the Vietnam War?

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Who wrote the Federalist Papers?

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