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US History Quiz Questions


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US History questions for the best quiz night!

US History Quiz Questions


  1. Which battle became known as the Greasy Grass and Custer's Last Stand?

  2. What was the nickname of American scout William Frederick Cody who supplied buffalo meat to workers on the Kansas Pacific Railroad?

  3. During WWII, a research and development project that produced the 1st nuclear weapons became known as what?

  4. Which war was brought to an end with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on September 3, 1783?

  5. Which astronaut performed the first successful docking of two vehicles in space?

  6. The Bay of Pigs Invasion was a failed military invasion to overthrow the powers of which controversial leader?

  7. What is inscribed on the tablet held in the left hand of the Statue of Liberty?

  8. What year did the attack on Pearl Harbor take place?

  9. Which American President established NASA?

  10. True or false: Buzz Aldrin served as a fighter pilot for the US Air Force during the Korean War?

  1. Can you name two of the American aircraft carriers present at the Battle of Midway?

  2. Which famous nurse was founder of the American Red Cross?

  3. Who assassinated President John Kennedy?

  4. The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 was a confrontation between which two nations?

  5. On July 2, 1776, 13 colonies became legally separated from where?