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Which Colony was established first?
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    New Hampshire

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    None of them


Question 1: Which Colony was established first?

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This 13 Colonies Quiz assesses your US history knowledge with 20 trivia questions. How well do you know the colonial history of the United States?

The goal of the 13 Colonies Quiz is to see how much you know about the history of the colonial US. It asks you 20 tricky questions revolving around historical events and figures, teaching you fun facts after wrong answers and encouraging you after the correct ones.

Here’s what you get:

  • A score for your colonial history knowledge.
  • Lesser-known facts about the formation of the 13 colonies.
  • Kid-friendly questions.
  • Instant answer reveals (so you don’t have to wait to see the correct options).

For those unfamiliar, the 13 colonies were the initial colonized parts of the US—back in the early 1600s. These settlements are considered the founding counties of what is known today as the United States of America.

Starting with Virginia, the other settled regions were New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Pennsylvania.

But hey, the story of US colonies, the Revolutionary War, and the Declaration of Independence has way more twists.

Take the colonial era quiz on this page to see how nerdy of a history enthusiast you are. The test also reveals how big of an American patriot you are—because who can call themselves a flag-waver without knowing their country’s past?

The first American colony was a British colony along Massachusetts Bay named Jamestown, Virginia. (Source: Wondrium Daily)

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