MCQ USA History: United States History Part 4

MCQ USA History. United States History Multiple-Choice questions on History Of America. Visit History Of United States Part 3 for the previous MCQ. 


MCQ USA History


Which of the American presidents called the former Soviet Union “An Evil Empire” ??

a. Richard Nixon
b. Jimmy Carter
c. Ronald Reagan
d. George Herbert Walker Bush


What tribes composed the Iroquois confederation ??

a. the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onogondas, Cayugas, and Senecas
b. the Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, Cherokees, and Seminoles
c. the Delewares, Ottowas, Potawatomis, and Miamis
d. the Abenakis, Micmacs, Montagnais and Crees


Which one of the American presidents remained the head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) before becoming the president ??

a. Richard Nixon
b. Jimmy Carter
c. George Herbert Walker Bush
d. Gerald Rudolph Ford


What Indian confederation did the Iroquois almost completely eliminated ??

a. the Hurons
b. the Abenakis
c. the Wahunsonacoks
d. the Micmacs


The Louisiana Purchase completed in 1803 was negotiated by ??

a. George Washington
b. James Madison
c. Robert Livingston
d. Martin Van Buren


What British decision about the Indians was taken in 1763 and brought anger among the American settlers?

a. the Fall Line
b. the Mason-Dixon Line
c. the Proclamation Line
d. the Timberline


The 1783 treaty of Paris that defined the original border of the United States was with ??

a. France
b. Portugal
c. Spain
d. Great Britain


How is the removal of the south-eastern Indian tribes known ??

a. the Longest Walk
b. the Trail of Tears
c. the Long March
d. the Last Trail


The Virgin Islands were bought for US $ ??
a. 250
b. 2500
c. 25000
d. None of these


What first great battle between the Americans and an Indian confederation took place in 1794 ??

a. Little Big Horn
b. Fallen Timbers
c. Wounded Knee
d. Thames


History United States


Which American president was elected for two nonconsecutive terms ??
a. Chester A. Arthur
b. Benjamin Harrison
c. Grover Cleveland
d. Woodrow Wilson


The American National Anthem was composed by ??

a. Francis Scott Key
b. Thomas Jefferson
c. Patrick Henry
d. Eli Whitney


In the spring of _____, black students in Virginia protested their unequal status in the state’s segregated educational system ??
a. 1963
b. 1951
c. 1977
d. 1941


Who invented the cotton gin ??

a. Eli Whitney
b. Samuel Colt
c. Samuel Slater
d. Elias Howe


Civil rights leaders focused on what, highlight extreme forms of segregation there ??
a. Gulf Shores Alabama
b. Huntsville Alabama
c. Dothan Alabama
d. Montgomery Alabama


Who invented the reaper ??

a. John Deere
b. Cyrus H. McCormick
c. Eli Whitney
d. Samuel Slater


When the western allies, in concert against Hitler’s Germany, started calling themselves “The United Nations” ??
a. 1941
b. 1961
c. 1971
d. 1931


Who presided over and was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence ??

a. Thomas Jefferson
b. John Hancock
c. Benjamin Franklin
d. Gouverneur Morris


Strict separation of powers does not operate in ??

a. The United Kingdom
b. Germany
c. France
d. Italy


Where did George Washington swear to defend the United States as a free and sovereign States ??

a. Trenton
b. Valley Forge
c. Saratoga
d. Germantown


MCQ USA History


Do courts check both the executive branch and the ____ through judicial review ??
a. Criminal Branch
b.  Legislative Branch
c. Trade Branch
d. Commercial Branch


When did the Duke of York capture New Amsterdam ??

a. 1620
b. 1645
c. 1664
d. 1681


The term “British North America” was first used informally in ??

a. 1775
b. 1799
c. 1783
d. 1761


When did William Penn obtain an American piece of land from the King ??

a. 1680
b. 1681
c. 1685
d. 1687


Separation of Powers is what in which each branch of government has its own powers ??

a. Rule
b. Law
c. System
d. Legislation


What religious obedience did William Penn belong to ??

a. he was a Baptist
b. he was an Anglican
c. he was a Quaker
d. he was a Catholic


The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point in the Civil War for the ??
a. North
b. East
c. West
d. South


Who obtained a huge piece of land in the New World in reimbursement of a royal debt ??

a. Cecil Calvert
b. the duke of York
c. Sir Walter Raleigh
d. William Penn


The Birth of a Nation movie was directed by ??

a. David Lynch
b. D.W. Griffith
c. Nicholas Ray
d. Robert Altman


What was the name of the Indian chief who rebelled against the British after the French and Indian war ??

a. Metacom
b. Pontiac
c. Squanto
d. Powhatan


MCQ USA History


On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President _______, time proclaimed that his death was “the moment that changed America” ??

a. James Madison
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Andrew Johnson
d. John F. Kennedy


Apart from Thomas Jefferson which one of the following characters participated in the drafting of the Declaration of Independence ??

a. Thomas Paine
b. Patrick Henry
c. Alexander Hamilton
d. Benjamin Franklin


World War II covers the war against ______, ______ and _____ starting with the 7 December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor ??

a. Japan, Russia, and Italy
b Japan, Germany, and Italy
c. Japan, Britain, and Italy
d. Japan, France, and Italy


Where did the North Carolina convention for the ratification of the Constitution take place ??

a. Hillsborough
b. Williamsburg
c. Raleigh
d. Chapel Hill


The text of the “Declaration by United Nations” was drafted by President _____, British Prime Minister ______, and _______ ??

a. Ronald Reagan, Stanley Baldwin, Roosevelt aide Harry Hopkins
b. Gerald Ford, Anthony Eden, Roosevelt aide Harry Hopkins
c. Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Roosevelt aide Harry Hopkins
d. Grover Cleveland, Edward Heath, Roosevelt aide Harry Hopkins


The American presidential election takes place in ??

a. September
b. October
c. November
d. December


Where did the North Carolina convention for the ratification of the Constitution take place ??

a. Hillsborough
b. Williamsburg
c. Raleigh
d. Chapel Hill


The headquarters of the United Nations is in _____, New York City ??

(A) Manhattan
(B) the Bronx
(C) Queens
(D) Brooklyn


Which one of the Founding Fathers was also known as an inventor ??

a. Benjamin Franklin
b. Thomas Paine
c. Alexander Hamilton
d. Patrick Henry


For several decades prior to the _______, the North was forced to delay or compromise several of its national economic policy objectives ??

a. World War II
b. Civil War
c. World War I
d. American Revolutionary War


MCQ USA History


Which State refused to ratify the Constitution until a bill of rights had been guaranteed ??

a. Virginia
b. Connecticut
c. Rhode Island
d. North Carolina


American Civil War took place in ??

a. (1871-75)
b. (1851-55)
c. (1861-65)
d. (1841-45)


The Constitution was written in ??

a. 1776
b. 1781
c. 1787
d. 1789


Between 1606 and 1670, a number of ______ colonies were established in North America ??

a. Arab
b. Indian
c. Spanish
d. English


The Constitution was ratified in ??

a. 1776
b. 1788
c. 1791
d. 1800


September 1901, _______, at age 42, became the youngest United States President in history ??

a. Roosevelt
b. Wilson
c. Coolidge
d. Truman


The Constitution was written to replace ??

a. the Bill of Rights
b. the Declaration of Independence
c. the articles of Confederation
d. the Mayflower Compact


 Theodore Roosevelt served as the 26th US President from _____ to _____ ??

a. 1907-19015
b. 1901-1909
c. 1922-1930
d. 1911-1919


The original Constitution of the USA is made up of ??

a. 7 articles
b. 10 articles
c. 17 articles
d. 27 articles


Woodrow Wilson was the ________ President of the United States ??
a. 24th
b. 22nd
c. 28th
d. 21st


The American Constitution was implemented in ??

a. September 1788
b. January 1789
c. March 1789
d. July 1789


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