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What was the point of the "Boston Tea Party"?
Because they had too much
To protest tax on tea
To stop the Native Americans from taking their tea
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What U.S. president held "fireside chats"?
George W. Bush
Franklin D. Roosevelt
James K. Polk
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Where did "D-Day" take place?
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Who was the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad?
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"WWI" was also known as the _________.
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Where did the "Industrial Revolution" begin?
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Who was the founder of the "Ford Motor Company"?
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"Renaissance" literally means:
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Which amendment deals with "abolition"?
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"Winston Churchill" was Prime Minister of what country?
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"Mayflower pilgrims" came from where?
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Who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner"?
Francis Scott Key
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Where did the "Gold Rush" occur?
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The "Battle of Gettysburg" took place during which war?
War of Independence
15 of 50Pick your answer!
"Roe V. Wade" was a Supreme Court Case regarding...
Separation of Church and School
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This war pitted the "Central Powers vs. Allied Powers".
The Civil War
17 of 50Pick your answer!
The threat of the "A-Bomb" taught kids to...
Stop, drop, & roll
Scream & run
Duck & cover
18 of 50Pick your answer!
What was known as "a Date Which Will Live in Infamy"?
The signing of the Declaration of Independence
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
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What "Giant Leap for Mankind" happened in 1969?
First moon landing
First woman in space
First manned spaceflight
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Who was the infamous "Nazi" German dictator?
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"Joan of Arc" was burnt at the stake after fighting which nation?
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The warrior "Genghis Khan" came from what country?
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"Constantine" the Roman Emperor converted the empire to what religion?
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Which of these countries did "Vikings" NOT come from?
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Which famous historical figure was "Anne Boleyn" married to?
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What were the underground bars called during the "Prohibition"?
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The "Red Scare" during the 40s and 50s was the fear of the spread of ______.
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What was the main reason for the spread of the "Black Plague"?
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During which war was "Pearl Harbor" bombed?
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Which U.S President issued the "Emancipation Proclamation"?
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Which U.S President was involved in the "Watergate" scandal?
John F. Kennedy
Donald J. Trump
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During which war was the chemical "Agent Orange" prominently used?
World War II
33 of 50Pick your answer!
Who gave the iconic "I Have A Dream" speech?
Martin Luther King Jr.
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What ancient civilization were ruled by "Pharaohs"?
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The World War II bombings of "Hiroshima and Nagasaki" took place in what country?
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What country was "Joseph Stalin" the General Secretary of?
The Soviet Union
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Which empire was ruled by "Julius Caesar"?
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"Marie Antoinette" was an Archduchess of what country?
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"Anne Frank" kept a diary during the ____.
American Civil War
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What country was "Ivan the Terrible" from?
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What state was the first to "secede" during the Civil War?
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The great "Potato Famine" occurred in which country?
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"Charles Darwin" is still celebrated today for developing the theory of _____.
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The "Wright Brothers" were the very first people to build what vehicle?
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"Sir Isaac Newton" discovered what after he was hit in the head with an apple?
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The "Sphinx" in Egypt has the body of a lion and the head of a _____.
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The "Colosseum" famously used to host who kind of events?
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Who is known for his "Midnight Ride" to warn the colonial militia that the British were coming?
Francis Scott Key
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Who was the general of the "Confederate Army" in the Civil War?
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