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From the Age of Enlightenment to the Christmas Truce, learn about some of history's most pivotal events.


Historical Political Movements of the US Quiz

 Historical Political Movements of the US Quiz

The United States has a rich history of influential political movements. Test your knowledge of them with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Test Your Knowledge: Shipwrecks Quiz

 Test Your Knowledge: Shipwrecks Quiz

The sea can be a scary and dangerous place for even the most stout-hearted sailors. Learn more about famous ship disasters with our shipwrecks quiz? See more »

10 Things Done Completely Out of Spite

 10 Things Done Completely Out of Spite

Many people have gone to enormous lengths to pay back someone who did 'em wrong. Learn about 10 things done completely out of spite at HowStuffWork. See more »

Test Your Knowledge: Military Defeats Quiz

 Test Your Knowledge: Military Defeats Quiz

Military battles can be brutal and grueling sometimes. Test your knowledge of the worst military defeats with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The French History Quiz

 The French History Quiz

How much do you know about French history? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

From Caesar to Brexit: The English History Quiz

 From Caesar to Brexit: The English History Quiz

The history of England is one of monarchs, wars and conquest. Test your knowledge of English history with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Test Your Knowledge: German History Quiz

 Test Your Knowledge: German History Quiz

There's a lot more to Germany's history than the world wars. See how much you know in this German history quiz. See more »

The Mesopotamia Quiz

 The Mesopotamia Quiz

The 'Cradle of Civilization' gave us the wheel, writing, irrigation and concepts of time. Quiz yourself on ancient Mesopotamia at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Date That Will Live in Infamy: Pearl Harbor Quiz

 The Date That Will Live in Infamy: Pearl Harbor Quiz

The attack on Pearl Harbor led to the United States' entrance into World War II. Test your knowledge of Pearl Harbor with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Test Your Knowledge: CIA Scandals Quiz

 Test Your Knowledge: CIA Scandals Quiz

Scandals have struck the CIA throughout its history. Test your knowledge of CIA scandals in this quiz. See more »