US History Hodgepodge II

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Can you name the answers to these US History questions?

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What frontiersman passed through the Cumberland Gap to explore Kentucky?
Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
What were opponents of slavery called?
Where did Lee surrender his army to Grant?
What did FDR declare to stop bank runs?
What was T. Roosevelt's political party in the 1912 election?
What nickname did Texas take as a reminder of their time as an independent republic?
Who was the Mexican general that faced the Texans at the Alamo?
What was the uprising of Massachusetts farmers in 1786 called?
During what three day battle did Pickett's Charge take place?
What gave women the right to vote in the US?
What nickname is given to the day the stockmarket crashed in 1929?
What scandal broke out during Reagan's presidency involving rebels in Nicaragua?
What did the colonies call the Coercive Acts?
Which general was killed in the Battle of Little Bighorn?
What nickname was given to the group that wanted war with Britain in 1812?
What nickname was given to Roosevelt's men in the Spanish-American War?
What name was given to FDR's radio addresses to the country?
Which president arrived in France after WWI with 14 Points?
What resolved the taxation and representation questions surrounding slaves?
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What nickname was given to Adams' controversial increase of federal judges?
What disaster was Reagan referring to when he talked about slipping the 'surly bonds of earth to touch the face of God'?
What woman helped begin the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
What two-word phrase describes the time when the US tried to take land and expand westward?
What did Lincoln issue to prevent European nations from joining the war?
In what city were nine black students denied entry to Central High School?
What uprising resulted from a tax created by Hamilton?
What unpopular president was in charge of the early Reconstruction Period?
Who guided Lewis and Clark?
Who was the major proponent of the 'American System' during the first half of the 1800s?
What party was formed in opposition to Jackson?
What event is frequently referred to as the closest the world came to a nuclear war?
What is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010, more commonly called?
What Indian leader did William Henry Harrison face prior to and during the War of 1812?
What nickname was given to the Scopes Trial of 1925?
What general led the campaign to take Mexico City?
What ship was torpedoed by Germany in 1915 and helped push the US toward joining WWI?
What WWII general vowed to return to the Philippines?
What derogatory term was used to describe industrialists during the Gilded Age?
What famous route went from Independence to the Willamette Valley?

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