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Rediscovering America: A Quiz for Independence Day



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By Jeffrey Sikkenga

Many of the activities associated with Independence Day have been canceled this year, including parades, fireworks, and large community and neighborhood barbecues.

During this quieter holiday, the quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, provides the opportunity for you to reflect on our shared history as a nation and test your knowledge of our nation’s creation, which is marked by the approval of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

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Answers: 1-B, 2-A, 3-C, 4-B, 5-D, 6-A, 7-D, 8-B, 9-C, 10-D

About the Author 

Jeffrey Sikkenga is executive director of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio. He wrote this for