US History Online Test

What was the capital of the Confederate States of America for most of the Civil War?
Austin, Texas
St. Louis, Missouri
Richmond, Virginia
Tallahassee, Florida
Who was the King or Queen of England at the time of the American Revolution?
King Robert the Red
King George III
Queen Mary
King Leo the Lionheart
What was the objective of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938?
Establish a minimum wage for all workers
Establish benefits for workers
Establish minimum standards of living
Establish collective bargaining rights for workers
The Marquis de LaFayette came from what country?
Greece
France
Spain
Belgium
Who said, " Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
Ethan Allen
George Washington
Patrick Henry
Booker T. Washington
The U.S.S. Constitution was also known as:
"The Trusty Frigate"
"Old Ironsides"
The ship on which the Constitution of the United States was signed with Great Britain
"Old Nine-Sail"
Who first discovered America?
Asiatics, via the Alaskan land bridge.
Henry the Navigator
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Christopher Columbus
Audie Murphy first gained fame for what?
Inventing deodorant
Acting in Hollywood movies
Being the first to hit Omaha Beach duirng World War II
Extreme bravery during World War II
Who assisted in organizing the Industrial Workers of the World union?
Terence V. Powderly
Booker T. Washington
Jimmy Hoffa
Mother Mary Jones
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 provided all the following rules for American lands west of the Appalachians except which one?
The right of women to vote.
Public support for education
No slavery north of the Ohio River
A surveying system based on 36-square-mile townships and one-square-mile sections.
The first accusations against "witches" in Salem were made by ...
Girls
Boys
Indians
Old Men
Constitutional Amendment 21 called for the repeal of Prohibition making it once again legal for the manufacture, sale, and transportation of intoxicating beverages. When did a sufficient number of states ratify or approve the amendment?
1933
1928
1966
1929
Where did the Emancipation Proclamation declare slaves to be free?
Just in those states that had joined the Confederacy.
Just in the states but not in the territories.
Anywhere in the United States and its territories.
Just in those states that had remained in the Union.
Which President set the precedent for presidential sucession?
John Tyler
Lyndon B. Johnson
Andrew Johnson
Harry S. Truman
Who was the only Southerner to help draft the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
John Hancock
Robert Livingston
Thomas McKean
Noah Webster produced the first dictionary with what feature?
Word origins
American usage.
Pronunciation.
Geographical names
Where did the Haymarket Square riot take place?
Cleveland, Ohio
Paint Creek, West Virginia
Boston, Massachussetts
Chicago, Illinois
The growth of American manufacturing was helped when Samuel Slater brought his knowledge of textile mills from England and set up similar mills in what state?
Massachusetts
Vermont
Maine
Rhode Island
The Declaration of Independence was signed in...
1783
1776
1775
1789
Which of these Presidents won election to the presidency after having served as Vice-President?
George W. Bush
Andrew Johnson
Harry S. Truman
Andrew Jackson
The Iron Curtain was a symbol of:
Spanish intervention in France
The Cold War
Germany's Ruhr River valley secretive steel production
The United States policy of neutrality
During the decade of the 1980's, in which foreign country did the greatest number of deaths occur among active duty U.S. military personnel?
Grenada
Panama
Canada
Falkland Islands
Who invented the World Wide Web?
Thomas Edison
Tim Berners-Lee
Al Gore
Nikola Tesla
Which one of the following presidents was a former 5-star general?
Eisenhower
Grant
Hollister
Washington
The policies of Theodore Roosevelt and FDR that varied most were those concerning
the power of the presidency.
the protection of the consumer.
conservation of natural resources.
Latin America.
Which of the following states-to-be were NOT visited by the Lewis and Clark Expedition?
Montana
Idaho
Nebraska
California
The policies of Theodore Roosevelt and FDR that varied most were those concerning
the power of the presidency.
the protection of the consumer.
conservation of natural resources.
Latin America.
When General Douglas MacArthur declared, "I shall return," he intended to return to what place?
Japan
Korea
Hawaii
Philippines
Who invented the Reaper?
Booker T. Washington
Benjamin Holt
John Deere
Cyrus McCormick
Who is best known for mass production of automobiles using the assembly line?
Thomas Edison
Henry Ford
Lee Iacocca
Cal Worthington
What invention did Cyrus McCormick introduce that greatly increased the productivity of agriculture on the plains?
Diesel Tractor
Barbed wire
Windmills
Mechanical harvester
Who invented the Cotton Gin?
Elias Howe
Charles Goodyear
Elisha Otis
Eli Whitney
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