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United States History

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  • Q1
    Which event triggered the United States' entry into World War II?
    The bombing of Hiroshima
    The invasion of Normandy
    The sinking of the Lusitania
    The attack on Pearl Harbor
    30s
  • Q2
    Which year did the United States enter World War I?
    1941
    1903
    1920
    1917
    30s
  • Q3
    Who served as the President of the United States from 1981 to 1989?
    Jimmy Carter
    George H. W. Bush
    Gerald Ford
    Ronald Reagan
    30s
  • Q4
    Which event marked the end of the Cold War?
    The Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Vietnam War
    The fall of the Berlin Wall
    The Korean War
    30s
  • Q5
    Who was the President of the United States during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
    Richard Nixon
    Harry S. Truman
    John F. Kennedy
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    30s
  • Q6
    Who was the first African American President of the United States?
    George W. Bush
    Donald Trump
    Barack Obama
    Bill Clinton
    30s
  • Q7
    Which landmark Supreme Court case desegregated public schools in the United States?
    Marbury v. Madison
    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Brown v. Board of Education
    Roe v. Wade
    30s
  • Q8
    Which U.S. President authorized the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Richard Nixon
    Harry S. Truman
    John F. Kennedy
    30s
  • Q9
    Which Civil Rights leader is best known for his nonviolent approach to achieving equality?
    Jesse Jackson
    Thurgood Marshall
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    Malcolm X
    30s
  • Q10
    Who was the President of the United States during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
    Jimmy Carter
    John F. Kennedy
    Ronald Reagan
    Richard Nixon
    30s
  • Q11
    Who was the first woman to serve as a justice on the United States Supreme Court?
    Elena Kagan
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Sonia Sotomayor
    Sandra Day O'Connor
    30s
  • Q12
    Which U.S. President implemented the New Deal to combat the Great Depression?
    Calvin Coolidge
    Herbert Hoover
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    William Howard Taft
    30s
  • Q13
    Which event marked the end of World War II?
    The fall of Berlin
    The bombing of Hiroshima
    The D-Day invasion
    The signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender
    30s
  • Q14
    Who was the President of the United States during the Civil Rights Movement?
    Ronald Reagan
    Richard Nixon
    John F. Kennedy
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    30s
  • Q15
    Who was the President of the United States during the Korean War?
    John F. Kennedy
    Harry S. Truman
    Richard Nixon
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    30s

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