US History Hodgepodge

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Can you name the answers to these US history questions?

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Where in Hawaii did the Japanese make a surprise attack?
Who was 'Old Hickory'?
What are the first 10 amendments called?
Who was the first president to die while in office?
Who flew The Spirit of St. Louis?
Which man effectively used the assembly line to mass produce the Model T?
What Scottish-American controlled much of the steel industry in the late 19th century?
What woman was nicknamed the 'Moses' of the underground railroad?
What was the first constitution of the US?
On which campus were 4 students killed during a Vietnam War protest?
Richard Nixon resigned as a result of what scandal?
What was FDR's plan to end the Great Depression?
In what battle was Davy Crockett killed?
What was the first permanent English colony in the US?
Which president issued an important doctrine establishing US isolation?
For what industry was John D. Rockefeller most famous?
What nickname did Thomas Jackson earn in the Civil War?
Which two men explored the Louisiana Territory?
What is abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe's best-known novel?
What state had a land rush with 'boomers' and 'sooners'?
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Which of the 13 colonies was originally envisioned as a haven for debtors?
What was the name of the failed invasion of Cuba?
Who was the first Secretary of the Treasury?
Who gave the 'I Have a Dream' speech in 1963?
Which US president helped thaw the Cold War by traveling to China in 1972?
In what city was JFK shot?
Who was the 'Wizard of Menlo Park'?
Who said, 'Give me liberty or give me death!'?
Which leader in women's suffrage later appeared on a dollar coin?
On what ship did the Pilgrims arrive at Plymouth?
Who is commonly credited with sewing the first US flag?
Which president was almost killed by someone trying to impress Jodie Foster?
The Teller Amendment stated that the Spanish-American War was to help what nation gain independence?
Seward's Folly referred to what land purchase?
Who patented, and is commonly credited with the invention of, the cotton gin?
What natural disaster hurt farmers in the Midwest during the 1930s?
What did the US hunt in order to weaken the Plains Indians?
What predecessor to the UN did Woodrow Wilson help create?
What socioeconomic system did people fear during the 'Red Scare' of the 1920s?
Who conducted a famous kite experiment?

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