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Do you think you are an American history whiz? See if you can pass this quiz!

Quiz

Do you think you are an American history whiz? See if you can pass this quiz!

1. The Monroe Doctrine:

  • gave President Monroe the power of veto.
  • warns European countries not to meddle in North America.
  • is a collection of movies starring the late actress, Marilyn Monroe.

2. The Louisiana Purchase took place in:

  • 1776
  • 1849
  • 1803

3. The Indian Chief who greeted the Pilgrims in Plymouth, Massachusetts, was named:

  • Samoset.
  • Geronimo.
  • Chicatawbut.

4. Which patriot gave the impassioned speech that set off the Boston Tea Party?

  • James Otis
  • Samuel Adams
  • John Winthrop

5. Veterans' Day (November 11) used to be called:

  • Decoration Day.
  • Boxing Day.
  • Armistice Day.

1. The Monroe Doctrine:
warns European countries not to meddle in North America.

2. The Louisiana Purchase took place in:
1803

3. The Indian Chief who greeted the Pilgrims in Plymouth, Massachusetts, was named:
Samoset.

4. Which patriot gave the impassioned speech that set off the Boston Tea Party?
Samuel Adams

5. Veterans' Day (November 11) used to be called:
Armistice Day.

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