History Book

Which Greek historian has often been called the 'father of history'?

The First World War officially came to an end on November 11th, 1918, at 11 a.m. What do we call this day?
Armistice Day.

What was the name of the sea battle that took place from June 3-6, 1942, when the U.S. fleet decisively beat the Japanese?
The Battle of Midway, which is known as one of the decisive naval victories of World War II.

In Kampuchea there are magnificent ruins of a vast city with temples that date back to before the 9th century. What is the name of the city?

On which Pacific Island did the mutineers of the ship Bounty finally found a colony?
Pitcairn Island.

Who were the carpetbaggers?

Who is famous for his statement of the Four Freedoms that should be right of every person?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, president of the United States.

What was New York called when it was a Dutch Colony?
New Amsterdam.

From which country was Florida purchased by the U.S.A?

In the history of U.S.A what event is known as 'Seward's Folly'?
The purchase of Alaska in 1867 is known as 'Seward's Folly'.

How did Louisiana come to be incorporated as one of the United States of America?
It was purchased from the French in 1803 for 80 million francs, becoming the 18th State of the Union in 1812.

Name the ship in which William Brewster, member of a religious group known as the Separatists, made an historic voyage in 1620?
The Mayflower.

How was Nancy Hanks related to Abraham Lincoln?
Nancy Hanks was mother to Abraham Lincoln.

Peru, in the 15th Century, was the centre of which famous empire?
The Inca Empire, which reached great power in South America.

Who was the first English king to bestow the title of Prince of Wales on his son?
Edward I in 1301 when he gave the title to Edward II.

Name the first overseas colony established by the English in 1583?
New Foundland.

Had Napoleon been born in 1768 what nationality would be have been?