Quiz: America Since The 1950s Quiz
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America Since The 1950s Quiz
By: Torrance Grey
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About This Quiz

Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping ... into the future! It's hard to believe the 2010s -- or 20-teens, or whatever you like to call them -- are nearly over! Once, we were lining up for tickets to that rock festival on an upstate New York dairy farm (Woodstock, we think they called it), then we were queueing up for gas during the OPEC oil crisis, and then for a newfangled DVD player to replace our VHS machine. Now, we ... what do we line up for nowadays? Nothing. Let's just stay home and watch a cat on a Roomba via YouTube!

Changes in culture have come thick and fast. In politics, it has been a little slower. In 2008, America finally elected its first nonwhite president; however, it took until 2016 to get a woman at the top of a major party ticket (and she didn't win). Still, attitudes are changing. Gay marriage is legal now in all 50 states, and marijuana looks to be headed for decriminalization across America in the next decade or so. 

How far back do you remember into America's history? And what, specifically, do you remember? We've got a quiz that'll answer that question. It'll test you on entertainment, politics, sports, technology, and more. Are you ready? Let's go!

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