Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About The History of Juneteenth?

Only a true American History fanatic can pass!

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 Jun 19, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


What does Juneteenth honor?
Women's suffrage in the U.S.
The freeing of the last slaves in the U.S.
The first man to land on the moon.

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


Which U.S. president finally brought an end to slavery?
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
Theodore Roosevelt

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


What was the name of the executive order that freed slaves in the U.S.?
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Emancipator's Gudelines
The Freedom Order

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


Congress passed the ______ Amendment, which ended slavery in the U.S.
9th
18th
13th

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


What state was Juneteenth first celebrated in?
Texas
Florida
Virginia

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


The Emancipation Proclamation was issued in ______.
1845
1877
1863

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


What was the name of the man who read the Emancipation Proclamation aloud to the slaves in Texas?
Maxwell Smith
Gerald Eisenberg
Gordon Granger

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


Which war prompted the end of slavery in the U.S.?
The Civil War
The Spanish-American War
The Revolutionary War

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


Who was the commander of the Union Army?
Abraham Lincoln
Ulysses S. Grant
Robert E. Lee

Question: 10/18True Or False:


Juneteenth is recognized as a national holiday.
True
False

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


What is another name for Juneteenth?
Summer Day
Jubilee Day
Union Day

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


In what year did the Texas slaves learn of their freedom?
1890
1865
1900

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


What was the announcement made by Gordon Granger referred to as?
The 5th General Proclamation of Slavery
World Order 6
General Order Number 3

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


In what year did Juneteenth officially become a Texas state holiday?
1980
1912
1950

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


In which Texas city did Gordon Granger announce the end of slavery?
El Paso
Galveston
Fort Worth

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


How many U.S. states (including Washington D.C.) observe Juneteenth?
12
30
47

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


In what year did Texas begin to celebrate Juneteenth?
1812
1800
1866

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


What was the name of the Texas state representative who put forth the bill to make Juneteenth an official state holiday?
Arnold Whittaker
Al Edwards
Joseph Hooker
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