How Much Do You Know About America?
During which President's term were adhesive postage stamps used for the first time?
How much did the United States pay Denmark to purchase the Virgin Islands?
Which U.S. President was the first to travel abroad in his official capacity, when he went to inspect the Panama Canal?
Which amendment to the Constitution permits an Income Tax?
So, you think you know a lot about The United States of America? Now you can challenge yourself with 101 quizzes on everything Americanfrom the food we eat to the books we read, our presidents and our parks, the space program, our military, and a whole lot more. You'll find a treasury of fascinating and informative multiple-choice and matching puzzles, as well as word searches, fun tests on U.S. geography, and brain-teasing timelines of notable events during the Presidents' terms in office. There are more than 1,000 questions in all, touching such red, white, and blue topics as holidays, American pop culture, African-American and Native American contributions to U.S. history. Match presidents with their final words, learn where each was born and where he died, show off your knowledge about the pivotal battles of the Civil War, and explore the principles that have shaped the nation's destiny, including those expressed in the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the Monroe Doctrine. Perfect for history buffs or anyone who simply wants to know more about the U.S., this is truly the ultimate American quiz book.
Stephen Spignesi is the author of numerous books on entertainment, popular culture, and historical biography, including The Beatles Book of Lists, The Lost Work of Stephen King, The Complete Titanic, The Robin Williams Scrapbook, J.F.K. Jr., The ER Companion, The Italian 100, The UFO Book of Lists, The Hollywood Book of Lists, and The 100 Greatest Disasters. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.