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

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