History of America Multiple Choice Questions | MCQ Part-3

History of America. 50 Multiple-Choice Questions about American History and related things. Check History Of The United States Part 2 for previous MCQs.

 

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Which State refused to participate in the drafting of the Constitution ??

a. Massachusetts
b. Connecticut
c. Rhode Island
d. New Hampshire

 

Congress of US consists of ??

a. Senate, House of Lords
b Senate and President
c. House of Representatives & President
d. None of these

 

Dred Scott Vs Sandford ??

a. denied black people the right to citizenship
b. made it possible for the Missouri Compromise to be enacted
c. made it possible for Missouri to be a slave state
d. allowed homesteaders to settle in the west

 

Article 1 of the US Constitution says, “No person can be a Representative who shall not have attained to the age of ____ years and ____ years a citizen of the US” ??

a. Twenty Five and 10 years
b. Thirteen and 07 years
c. Twenty Five and 07 years
d. Twenty Five and 11 years

The Homestead Act was ??

a. a law declaring that all slaves were free
b. a law permitting any American to obtain a piece of land
c. a law that forbade any foreign country to colonize the New World
d. an agreement with Spain concerning Florida

 

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First what amendments were passed by the congress on September 25, 1789 ??

a. Ten
b. Fourteen
c. Four
d. Eleven

 

The Supremacy clause deals with ??

a. the necessity to include a Bill of Rights in the Constitution
b. the protection of private property
c. the Constitution as first law of the land
d. the possibility of impeaching the President

 

KKK stands for ??

a. Kind-Keen Knowledgeable
b. King-Kyle Kong
c. Ku-Klux Klan
d. Kites-Kimberly Katy

 

Impeachment is the legal possibility of ??

a. suing a President in court
b. preventing any person from being a US official
c. forcing a President to resign
d. breaking up Congress

 

Delaware State is nicknamed what state ??

a. Donkey
b. Dog
c. Dust
d. Diamond

 

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56. The Bill of Rights is ??

a. the political organization of American society
b. a series of ten amendments enacted to protect the individual
c. laws enacted for the general good of the colonies
d. the organization of American society as a theocracy

 

The era of Good Feeling was during the presidency of ??

a. George Washington
b. Franklin D. Roosevelt
c. James Monroe
d. Harry S. Truman

The 1787 American Constitution ??

a. set up a society grounded on four independent powers
b. is subject to state law
c. is said to be the supreme law of the country
d. declared that America should break all ties with Europe

 

Puerto Rico ceded by Spain in ??

a. 1832
b 1898
c. 1733
d. 1831

In 1787 the Constitution ??

a. just separated the legislative power from the executive power
b. gave the judicial power final control
c. enabled the three powers to check on one another
d. gave the President the supreme power

 

The slogan of ‘Fair Deal’ was given by ??

a. President Truman
b. President Nixon
c. President Andrew Jackson
d. President Ford

 

A National Convention decides of ??

a. the states where primary elections will take place
b. the places where caucuses will take place
c. the official nomination of the party’s candidates
d. the number of candidates

 

What is known as father of the constitution ??

a. George Washington
b. Samuel Adams
c. James Madison
d. Gerald Ford

 

President Nixon is especially known for ??

a. his 1960 political debate against John F. Kennedy
b. his decisions to overthrow some South American régimes
c. the political crisis of the Watergate affair
d. his 1972 reelection

 

The first permanent and successful English Colony in America, Jamestown Virginia, was founded in the year ??

a. 1495
b. 1592
c. 1683
d. 1607

 

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The Connecticut Compromise ??

a. allowed slavery in the Southern States
b. gave birth to a bicameral congress
c. decided on the way the President would be chosen
d. was the agreement which gave birth to the Electoral college

 

The Pilgrims from England reached Plymouth (New England) in a ship called ??

a. Nina
b. Pinta
c. Mayflower
d. Leopard

The Missouri Compromise refers to ??

a. the organization of the northwest territories
b. the right to organize parts of the western territories as slave territories
c. the expansion of the railroad westward
d. abolition of slavery

 

Which one of the following leaders of the American Revolution was also a scientist, a printer, a satirist, and a political philosopher ??

a. Samuel Adams
b. John Adams
c. Benjamin Franklin
d. Thomas Jefferson

The Monroe Doctrine refers to ??

a. westward expansion
b. a form of isolationism from Europe
c. an agreement between Russia and the USA regarding Alaska
d. the recognition of the presence of colonial Spain in America

 

How many political parties are mentioned by name in the U.S. Constitution ??

a. One
b. Two
c. Three
d. Four

Besides Jamestown, where else did the English try to settle in 1607 ??

a. Roanoke Island
b. Pistolet Bay
c. Sagadahoc
d. Manhattan

 

The Bill of Rights was incorporated in the U.S. Constitution in the year ??

a. 1787
b. 1789
c. 1790
d. 1791

 

Who was the first explorer who supposedly entered the bay of Manhattan ??

a. Henry Hudson
b. Giovanni da Verrazano
c. John Cabot
d. Walter Raleigh

 

Who was elected as President of the Confederacy when the seceding Southern Slave State announced their secession from the United States of America and founded the Confederate States of America in 1861 ??

a. Thomas Jefferson
b. Jefferson Davis
c. James Madison
d. Aaron Burr

 

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Who rebelled against the Governor of Jamestown and burned down the place?

a. Nathaniel Bacon
b. William Berkeley
c. Indian Chief Powhatan
d. John Smith

 

In which capacity did Alexander Hamilton work with George Washington, the first President of the United States of America ??

a. Secretary of Defense
b. Secretary of State
c. Secretary of Treasury
d. Attorney General

67. Who married Pocahontas ??

a. John Rolfe
b. John Smith
c. William Berkeley
d. Nathaniel Bacon

 

One of the first two political factions in the United States, the Democratic-Republicans, was led by ??

a. Jefferson Davis
b. Alexander Hamilton
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. George Washington

 

68. What saved the Jamestown colony from economic ruin ??

a. the cultivation of tobacco
b. the cultivation of cotton
c. the cultivation of corn
d. the discovery of gold

 

The Treaty of Paris in 1783 fixed the Western boundary of the United States at the River ??

a. Missouri
b. Kentucky
c. Mississippi
d. Potomac

69. When did the Gold Rush take place ??

a. 1820
b. 1849
c. 1884
d. 1912

 

During Jefferson’s Presidency, Robert R. Livingstone was the U.S. Minister to ??

a. England
b. Spain
c. France
d. Russia

70. The political decision is known as the Great Compromise is ??

a. the Connecticut Compromise
b. The Missouri Compromise
c. the Manifest Destiny
d. the Kansas-Nebraska Act

 

Under which treaty United States acquired Florida from Spain ??

a. Treaty of Paris
b. Adams-Onis Treaty
c. Pinckney’s Treaty
d. Jay’s Treaty

 

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Where can you find the following phrase: “Men … are endowed with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”?

a. The Declaration of Independence
b. The articles of Confederation
c. The Bill of Rights
d. The Declaration of Emancipation

 

Which of the American Presidents won four consecutive presidential elections and remained president for the longest period of time ??

a. Theodore Roosevelt
b. Woodrow Wilson
c. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
d. Harry S. Truman

Where can you find the concept of a Civil Body Politic that will enact “just and equal laws… for the general good” ??

a. The Mayflower Compact
b. The Declaration of Independence
c. The articles of Confederation
d. The Constitution

 

Alaska was acquired by the United States from ??

a. Spain
b. England
c. Canada
d. Russia

 

The Pilgrim Fathers’ colony was called ??

a. Jamestown Plantation
b. Plymouth Plantation
c. Massachusetts Bay Plantation
d. Virginia Plantation

 

Which of the American presidents was responsible for the Apollo Project that resulted in the man’s landing on the surface of the moon ??

a. Dwight David Eisenhower
b. John F. Kennedy
c. Lyndon Baines Johnson
d. Richard Nixon

 

Who was the owner of Maryland ??

a. Cecil Calvert
b. William Penn
c. John Winthrop
d. John Smith

 

Spain financed the Westward voyage of Columbus in ??

a. 1492
b. 1482
c. 1472
d. 1432

One dissenter that fled from Massachusetts and finally took part in the foundation of Rhode Island was ??

a. John Mason
b. Roger Williams
c. John Winthrop
d. Thomas Hooker

 

Which of the American Presidents was present at the time of the signing of the Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel ??

a. John F. Kennedy
b. Richard Nixon
c. Jimmy Carter
d. Ronald Reagan

 

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