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Can you name the answers to these US History questions?

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

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