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Old 03-15-2020, 06:51 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Things every American Should Know

Sunday Special - Things every American Should Know

1. On what date did the Revolutionary War officially end?
a. - September 3, 1783
b. - August 14 ,1781
c. - July 11, 1779
d. - May 23, 1779
2. Who was the fourth President of the United States of America ?
3. The first Continental Congress was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
...Where was the Second Continental Congress held?
4. Which of the following was not included in the original U.S.
Constitution?
a. - the Cabinet
b. - Secretary of State
c. - Attorney General
d. - Supreme Court
5. What is the official language of the United States?
6. What month and year saw Black Thursday, the the first sign of the Great Depression to come ?
7. Who was POTUS at the end of the Vietnam War?
a. - Lyndon B Johnson
b. - Gerald Ford
c. - Jimmy Carter
d. - Richard Nixon
8. Which NASA mission landed the last men on the moon?
a. - Apollo 16
b. - Apollo 17
c. - Apollo 18
d. - Apollo 19
9. In what year was the Cuban Missile Crisis?
10. What state was the first to enter the union, i.e. was the first to
ratify the United States Constitution?
11. Which of these Patriots did NOT sign the Declaration of Independence?
a. - Benjamin Rush
b. - Benjamin Franklin
c. - George Ross
d. - George Taylor
12. Who did Abraham Lincoln defeat in the 1860 presidential election?
13. The Spanish-American War resulted in the United States gaining three
territories from Spain. Which of these did the United States NOT acquire?
a. - Cuba
b. - Puerto Rico
c. - Guam
d. - The Philippines
14. What is widely regarded as Henry ford's biggest contribution to
manufacturing industry.
15. On what date did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?
16. Who was the first female Supreme Court Justice?
17. the place where Christopher Columbus made landfall in the 'New World'
was in what is now what country ?
18. Which State was first to elect a woman to Congress?
a. - Montana
b. - California
c. - Illinois
d. - Nebraska
19. What was the name of Benjamin Franklin's magazine?
20. Where was the first successful settlement in what is now the Continental
United States?
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1. – a
2. James Madison
3. – Philadelphia
4. – a
5. There is none
6. October, 1929
7. – b
8. - b
9. 1962
10. Delaware
11. – b
12. Stephen A . Douglas
13. – a
14. The first moving assembly line
15. December 7, 1941
16. Sandra Day O'Connor
17. the Bahamas
18. – a
19. ‘Poor Richard’s Almanac’
20. St. Augustine, Florida

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Old 03-15-2020, 12:49 PM   #2
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Seven incorrect out of Twenty,
not terrible, considering how long its been
since either DH or I have been in school
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