US History Questions

US History Questions General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions with Answers. US History Questions with Answers.

(1) James Town was founded in: Answer: 1607

(2) Who wrote “The White House Years”? Answer: Henry Kissinger

(3) “I have a dream.” Who delivered this oration? Answer: Rev. Martin Luther King

(4) The Capital of New York State is: Answer: Albany

(5) Abolitionism was to: Answer: Ban Slavery

(6) Before the Civil War, the Principal Crop of the South was: Answer: Cotton

(7) Henry Clay was a: Answer: Statesman/Politician (Select “None of these” seems incorrect)

(8) US entered the Second World War in: Answer: 1941

(9) Gold Rush in California took place in: Answer: 1849

(10) The Civil Right Act was passed in: Answer: 1964

(11) Louis Armstrong was a: Answer: Trumpeter/Musician

(12) ‘Four Freedoms’ were announced by: Answer: FDR (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

(13) Affirmative Action policy is to help: Answer: Promote equal opportunity for disadvantaged groups

(14) Rockefellers made their fortune in: Answer: Oil

(15) The Liberty Bell is located in: Answer: Pennsylvania

(16) Which state was known as the Lone Star Republic? Answer: Texas

(17) MORMONS are settled in: Answer: Utah

(18) BABE RUTH was a: Answer: Baseball Player

(19) The total number of British colonies in North America was: Answer: 13

(20) The Declaration of Independence was written by: Answer: Thomas Jefferson

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