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Can you name the answers to these US History questions?

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Who conducted a famous experiment with a kite?
What telegram pulled the US into WWI?
What nickname did Thomas Jackson earn in the Civil War?
Which leader in women's suffrage later appeared on a dollar coin?
Who was 'Old Hickory'?
On which campus were 4 students killed, during a Vietnam War protest?
Who was the first Secretary of the Treasury?
Which US president helped thaw the Cold War by traveling to China in 1972?
What natural disaster hurt farmers in the Midwest during the 1930s?
What was Sherman's campaign from Atlanta to Savannah?
Seward's Folly referred to what land purchase?
What is the name given to the US naval tour of the world, ordered by Roosevelt?
Where in Hawaii did the Japanese make a surpise attack?
Who said, 'Give me liberty or give me death!'?
In what battle was Davy Crockett killed?
What was the name of the failed invasion of Cuba?
Who was the 'Moses' of the underground railroad?
Which Chief Justice established judicial review?
Which two men explored the Louisiana Territory?
Who gave the 'I Have a Dream' speech in 1963?
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Which of the 13 colonies was started to help debtors?
The Teller Amendment stated that the Spanish-American War was to help what nation gain independence?
What did the US hunt in order to weaken the Plains Indians?
What was the name of the government that the US overthrew in Afghanistan?
Which Indian chief said, 'From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.'?
What are the first 10 amendments called?
What was FDR's plan to end the Great Depression?
What technique did the US use against Japan in WWII?
What epidemic plagued the US in 1918?
Who founded the American Red Cross?
Who was the first female Secretary of State?
Which man effectively used the assembly line to mass produce the Model T?
John Brown led a failed slave revolt in what US city?
Which Indian chief led a rebellion after the French and Indian War?
Which US president made the agreement to release control of the Panama Canal?
In what city was JFK shot?
Which president issued an important doctrine establishing US isolation?
Who flew the Spirit of St Louis?
What is Francis Marion better known as?
What was the first constitution of the US?
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What predecessor to the UN did Wilson help create?
Who was nicknamed the 'Great Compromiser'?
What is considered to be the last battle of the Rev. War?
For what industry was John D Rockefeller most famous?
Which president was almost killed by someone trying to impress Jodie Foster?
Who is commonly credited with sewing the first US flag?
Richard Nixon resigned as a result of what scandal?
Who invented the cotton gin?
What did people fear during the 'Red Scare' of the 1920s?
Who was the 'Wizard of Menlo Park'?
On what ship did the Pilgrims arrive at Plymouth?
During whose presidency did the Trail of Tears occur?
What state had a land rush with 'boomers' and 'sooners'?
Which 'robber baron' controlled much of the steel industry?
What is abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe's best-known novel?
Who was the first president to die while in office?
What Civil War battle was the bloodiest day in US history?
Finish the slogan: 'Tippecanoe and __ __'
What was the first permanent English colony in the US?
What ship exploded and set off the Spanish-American War?

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