US History Hodgepodge

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

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