How Red-Blooded American Are You Really??

In honor of the 4th of July, we created a quiz about U.S. history that every American should know. You will surprise yourself with the results and will have better barbeque banter for this 4th of July weekend!

  • The famous 4th of July event, Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, started back in 1916. How did it start?

    hot dog eating contest
    • As a promotion for Nathan’s that began with two employees friendly wager.
    • As a way to settle a dispute among four immigrants as to who was the most patriotic.
    • To get rid of an excess amount of hot dogs made that year.
  • The Democratic Party’s donkey symbol was derived from who/what?

    • During an election, Andrew Jackson’s opponents called him a jackass
    • A donkey was let loose at an early democratic party
  • Was Rosa Parks ejected by the bus driver only once?

    • Yes
    • No
  • The First Amendment guarantees freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly and…

    • solicitation
    • petition
  • The first person to walk on the moon was…

    • Buzz Aldrin
    • Neil Armstrong
    • John Glenn
  • Former President Richard Nixon was nicknamed “Tricky Dick” because

    • His shifty, calculating political style
    • His great bowling ability
    • On and off sex drive with the ladies
  • Christopher Columbus landed where in 1492?

    • Florida
    • Bahamas
    • Cuba
    • Massachusetts
  • The term America is derived from who/what?

    • The indigenous American Indian tribe
    • Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci
    • Early Spanish settlers named it because “Rica” means rich and bountiful.

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