Quiz: Historical Political Movements of the US Quiz
Historical Political Movements of the US Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

The United States has a rich history of influential and infamous political movements. From the causes that made their mark to the ones that missed the mark completely, brush up on some of the movements that swept the country — or tried to.

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Let's start our political movement quiz with some political parties that didn't pass the test of time or, at least, changed with it. What is one real (now defunct) U.S. political party?
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What did the Know-Nothings change their name to?
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Who was nominated for president on the Bull Moose (or Progressive) Party ticket?
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What were the Progressives particularly interested in?
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What was the first American third party?
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When did the civil rights movement begin?
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What Supreme Court decision would lead to huge civil rights protests over 50 years later?
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The gay rights movement won support from the Democratic Party when?
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Who coined the phrase "black power" to define a movement?
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The tea party movement believes in curbing …
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Who was a leading figure in the tea party movement?
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"We are the 99 percent" was a rallying cry for what political movement?
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While Occupy Wall Street started in New York City, it spawned cities across the nation to adopt what?
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What organization spawned rioting in Seattle during its 1999 meeting?
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The labor movement spurred many reforms, but it started quite early. When was the first instance of a labor strike in the United States?
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What was one of the earliest influential labor organizations in the United States called?
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The Seneca Falls Convention launched what movement in the United States?
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The women's suffrage movement resulted in the …
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The anti-war movement that started in the '60s marched on Washington in what year?
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How many men were "draft dodgers" from 1965-73?
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While disability rights haven't yet had the huge moment in popular culture or politics that they deserve, when was the Americans with Disabilities Act signed?
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Let's go back to political parties. What was the political party and movement that Thomas Jefferson started?
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What was the first political movement that spawned a party in United States politics?
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What 2016 primary presidential candidate promoted a socialist movement?
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