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Quizzes make learning fun! There is no quicker way to learn about U.S. History in Middle School - Grades 6, 7 and 8

How much do you know about the United States? Quite a bit you might think. After all, you are taught plenty of historical stuff at middle school about the wonderful and interesting country that we call home.

At Education Quizzes, we’ve taken the best bits from US history (specifically those you need to know about for any tests or exams), and jazzed them up into fun-to-play quizzes.

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No longer do you have to wade through long, boring textbooks while your eyes slowly drop. No longer do you have to memorize dates by rote. Change the way you learn today and play some fun quizzes instead. You won’t even realize you’re actually learning facts about history because you’ll be enjoying yourself. Who knew review could be exciting?!

US History is full of surprising and devilishly good stories. We’ve even managed to find out a few facts that you probably won’t learn in your classes. Read on…

  • Uncle Sam was a real person called Samuel Wilson who, due to his friendly nature, became known as Uncle Sam.
  • American Independence Day is actually on July 2nd.
  • The Statue of Liberty has ‘Morton’s Toe’. Morton’s Toe is when your second toe is longer than your big toe.
  • On the subject of statues, there is a statue of George Washington in Trafalgar Square, London in the UK. After the American Revolution, the president vowed never to stand on English soil again, so the United States sent some real American soil for the statue to stand on.
  • On the floor of the US Senate there is a desk which is always full of candy.
  • The 33rd President of the United States was Harry S. Truman. His middle name doesn’t begin with S, it is S. His parents couldn’t quite decide what to call him and so left it as it was.

Now you’ve had a taste of the more unusual historical facts about the U.S., it’s time for you young historians to play some quizzes.

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