American History Questions
- Which American abolitionist leader was executed in 1859 for leading a failed slave rebellion at Harpers Ferry?
- What word, originally referring to the controversial practices and policies of a U.S. Senator, is often used for the practice of making accusations of subversion and treason?
- Who was president at the time of the Wall Street Crash in 1929?
- Who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776?
- In 1895, which American icon was instrumental in the founding of the town of Cody, in Northwest Wyoming?
- What term was coined in 1850 to desribe a 1823 United States policy that opposed European colonialism in the Americas?
- In which city was Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in 1968?
- The White House was first occupied by which president?
- In which year did the Vietnam War end?
- Who led the military expedition with William Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Northwest in 1804 to 1806?
- Which war inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star-Spangled Banner, the United States National Anthem?
- Before the Battle of the Little Bighorn who had a vision seeing many soldiers, "as thick as grasshoppers," falling upside down into the Lakota camp?
- John Brown
- Herbert Hoover
- John Hancock
- Buffalo Bill (real name: William Frederick Cody)
- Monroe Doctrine
- President John Adams (in 1800)
- Lewis (Captain Meriwether Lewis)
- The War of 1812
- Sitting Bull
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