American History 101, Part III

From John Adams to the Panama Canal, find out how much you know about American history with this quiz.

Quiz

From John Adams to the Panama Canal, find out how much you know about American history with this quiz.

1. Who was the Father of the Constitution?

  • George Washington
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • James Madison

2. Who said, "I regret that I have only one life to give for my country?"

  • John F. Kennedy
  • Benedict Arnold
  • John Brown
  • Nathan Hale

3. What was the source of the following phrase: "Government of the people, by the people, for the people"?

  • The speech "I have a Dream"
  • Declaration of Independence
  • U.S. Constitution
  • Gettysburg Address

4. Who was the second president of the United States?

  • Thomas Jefferson
  • James Madison
  • John Adams
  • Benjamin Franklin

5. Who was president when the U.S. purchased the Panama Canal?

  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Woodrow Wilson

6. Who was the leading advocate for the U.S. entry into the League of Nations?

  • Henry Cabot Lodge
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • George C. Marshall
  • Woodrow Wilson

7. Who said, "Speak softly but carry a big stick"?

  • William T. Sherman
  • Sitting Bull
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Theodore Roosevelt

8. The Battle of the Bulge occurred during:

  • The Vietnam War
  • World War II
  • World War I
  • The Civil War

9. Which of the following was a prominent leader of the Abolitionist Movement?

  • Malcolm X
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • W.E.B. DuBois
  • Frederick Douglass

10. Who was the president of the United States at the beginning of the Korean War?

  • John F. Kennedy
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Dwight Eisenhower
  • Harry Truman

11. When the United States entered World War II, which two major nations were allied with Germany?

  • Italy and Japan
  • Italy and Poland
  • Italy and Russia
  • Russia and Japan

12. Social legislation passed under President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Program included:

  • The Sherman Antitrust Act
  • The Voting Rights Act
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority
  • The Civilian Conservation Corps

Your Results:

1. Who was the Father of the Constitution?
James Madison

2. Who said, "I regret that I have only one life to give for my country?"
Nathan Hale

3. What was the source of the following phrase: "Government of the people, by the people, for the people"?
Gettysburg Address

4. Who was the second president of the United States?
John Adams

5. Who was president when the U.S. purchased the Panama Canal?
Theodore Roosevelt

6. Who was the leading advocate for the U.S. entry into the League of Nations?
Woodrow Wilson

7. Who said, "Speak softly but carry a big stick"?
Theodore Roosevelt

8. The Battle of the Bulge occurred during:
World War II

9. Which of the following was a prominent leader of the Abolitionist Movement?
Frederick Douglass

10. Who was the president of the United States at the beginning of the Korean War?
Harry Truman

11. When the United States entered World War II, which two major nations were allied with Germany?
Italy and Japan

12. Social legislation passed under President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Program included:
The Voting Rights Act

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