US History Hodgepodge

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Can you name the answers to these US History questions?

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

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