Quiz: Can You Pass This American General Knowledge Quiz?
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Can You Pass This American General Knowledge Quiz?
By: Allison Lips
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About This Quiz

American history can be complex. The United States is a country that consists of 50 states and many territories. Each one has its own history along with a history that it shares with the rest of the country. However, there are some things every American is expected to know. Despite the fact that the average American goes through 12 years of history classes, we still only learn a fraction of the country's history.

There are some facts every class covers. Everyone knows the United States started as a collection of British colonies. We all know George Washington was a famous Revolutionary War general who became the first United States president. We also know that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, which forced the United States into World War II. But, do you know how many terms Franklin Delano Roosevelt served? Or who wrote the Constitution? Or who authored of the Declaration of Independence? These are all things covered in school that most of us forget over time. This quiz will give you a chance to prove you remember!


This quiz covers everything from the Revolutionary War to the Supreme Court to the moon landing. Do you have what it takes to ace this quiz?  If so, prove that you are an expect on these basic facts with this American General Knowledge Quiz!



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