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From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse.


The Union Army Quiz

The Union Army Quiz

As the South seceded, the North formed forces to prevent the country from being ripped apart. Prove your Union Army knowledge at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ulysses S. Grant Quiz

The Ulysses S. Grant Quiz

Ulysses S. Grant was one of the most popular and respected men of the Civil War era. Prove your knowledge of this former president at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The John F. Kennedy Quiz

The John F. Kennedy Quiz

Take our John F. Kennedy quiz and discover how much you really know about one of America's most beloved presidents at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Nancy Reagan Quiz: From Actors Stage to Political Stage

Nancy Reagan Quiz: From Actors Stage to Political Stage

Nancy Reagan had a different first name and had been to the White House before her husband's presidency. Quiz yourself at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ronald Reagan Quiz

The Ronald Reagan Quiz

How much do you know about the 40th president of the United States? Test your knowledge of Ronald Reagan with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Military Tactics: The Stonewall Jackson Quiz

Military Tactics: The Stonewall Jackson Quiz

Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson was a renowned Confederate general. Test your knowledge of his military tactics with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

America's Beloved Frenchman: The Marquis de Lafayette Quiz

America's Beloved Frenchman: The Marquis de Lafayette Quiz

Marquis de Lafayette was a French aristocrat and military leader in 18th century America. Test your knowledge of him with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The U.S. Generals Quiz

The U.S. Generals Quiz

These soldiers take the helm in fighting foes of freedom. Prove just how much do you know about U.S. generals with this HowStuffWorks quiz. See more »

Military Tactics: The George Patton Quiz

Military Tactics: The George Patton Quiz

How much do you know about Gen. George Patton's military tactics? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Military Tactics: Alexander the Great Quiz

Military Tactics: Alexander the Great Quiz

Did you know that Alexander the Great was outnumbered at most of his battles? Test your knowledge of the leader's military tactics with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »