Notable Americans of the 20th Century Quiz
After the highs and lows of the 19th Century, American history flipped to fresh pages ready to be written. It was wide open for enterprising and ambitious individuals to come in and leave their own interpretations of what the nation would become.
Chaos was what the world found in the 20th Century. An increasingly developed world continuously found itself strapped with unique problems. As much as mankind advanced, they found themselves facing new and grisly tragedies.
The hostility and hate that filled the minds of many twisted individuals set the world to war twice in only decades. Entire generations were torn asunder by these nightmarish conflicts. Yet, time marched forward in spite of that bloodshed. Radical new political factions rose to power across the world leading to even further ideological clashes.
In America, these global shifts were represented by a number of serious debates on the course the nation should take going forward. Quite a few leaps forward came about in American society.
At the same time, a number of unsavory people were able to commit horrendous atrocities upon the world because of the development of human civilization.
As science provided the answer to numerous problems, it also introduced a number of dangerous new capabilities to mankind.
In this quiz, we will look back on the years from 1900 to 1999 to compile information on some of the most influential Americans of the era whether that be for good reasons or bad ones.
As much as to test, this quiz is meant to inform. So, we hope you come out of it knowing something new.
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Writer / Quiz Creator
Andrew Nicholas is a passionate reader and writer on the subjects of history and mankind. He is a published author, critic, and poet who grew up in the friendly scenery of rural Ohio. He is a graduate of Wright State University and a regular student of historical curiosities.