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American History Trivia Questions


The oldest what in America is still working and opened in 1829?
A: Brewery.

What did J Edgar Hoover call the home of disease bribery and rape?
A:  Motels.

The first 90 minute TV series shown in 1962 was what?
A: The Virginian.

Who was the first woman to graduate from West Point?
A: Andrea Hollen.

In World War II,  what was unique about the U.S. 222 Infantry battalion?
A: They were all Japanese or Hawaiian immigrants.

Chuck McKinley was the only American to do what in the 60s?
A: Win Wimbledon.

Rudolf the red nosed reindeer was invented in a comic for who?
A: Montgomery Ward.

What is the oldest registered trade mark still used in the USA?
A: Red Devil Underwood devilled ham.

What was the most common name given to girls in, 1995, in the U.S.?
A: Ashley.

Who was the first woman to pose nude for sports illustrated?
A: Cathy Rigby

Who was the first U.S. president to be sworn in by a woman?
A: Lyndon B Johnson – when JFK was killed

What state were both Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull born in?
A: South Dakota.

In 1971, what U.S. space probe was the first to orbit another planet?
A:  Mariner 9

In 1856, John C Freeman was the first Republican candidate to run for what?
A:  U.S. president

Who won the Super bowl in 1987?
A:  New York Giants

The Crow Indian tribe was the tribe that the army used the most often use as what?
A: Scouts

The oldest written plan of government in effect is in which country?
A: The United States of America.

What was Americas first organized sport?
A: Horse Racing in 1664.

What was the name of Barbie's first horse?
A: Dancer

What was the name of the first woman to win an acting Emmy in a science fiction series?
A:  Lindsay Wagner for the Bionic Woman