Quiz Yourself

Just for fun, here is a basic U.S. history quiz you can take on your own.

  1. Show the sequence of the following events by placing a 1 by the earliest event, 2 by the next event and so on up to 11.

    1. ____ The Civil War
    2. ____ War of 1812
    3. ____ Establishment of the 13th colony
    4. ____ The Alamo
    5. ____ The French and Indian War
    6. ____ Declaration of Independence
    7. ____ The Monroe Doctrine
    8. ____ The Louisiana Purchase
    9. ____ Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad
    10. ____ The acquisition of Hawaii
    11. ____ Battle of Concord

  2. What famous battle ended the American War for Independence?

  3. What activity saved the Jamestown settlement?

  4. Tell why each of the following years is significant: 1492, 1607, 1620, 1775, 1776, 1787

  5. Match the principles listed below with an event which illustrates them:

    Principle Event
    Industry Valley Forge
    A voice in government Stamp act
    Power of prayer Jamestown
    Importance of remembering Civil War
    Consequences Alamo

    Now how about a couple of Bible questions?

    1. How long did Cain hate his brother?

    2. What kind of man was Boaz before he married Ruth?

    Answers: 1. A-9, B-6, C-1, D-8, E-2, F-4, G-7, H-5, I-10, J-11, K-3    2. Yorktown   3. Farming, especially tobacco  4. Discovery of America, Jamestown, Pilgrims, Concord & Lexington, Declaration of Independence, Constitution for the USA  5 . You may come up with other combinations which work but this is one way to match them: Industry & Jamestown, Voice in Government, Prayer & Valley Forge, Remembering & Alamo, Consequences & Civil War

    Bible Answers: 1. As long as he was Able   2.Ruthless

Something to think about: Could your children...
  • List dozens historical events that occurred in ancient times?
  • Explain how the defeat of the Spanish Armada effected the colonization of America?
  • Identify a principle associated with a given historical event and tell how it relates to them personally?

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