American History (A-Z)

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Can you name the facts about American history from A-Z?

Featured Jun 15, 2010

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ASite where the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee occurred
BFamous protest against King George's taxes
CThe government set up from 1861-1865 by eleven southern slave states
DPseudonym of W. Mark Felt, the Watergate scandal's whistleblower
EExecutive orders issued by Abraham Lincoln that declared free slaves living in states not under Union control
FAccording to legend, Ponce de León discovered Florida while searching for this
GPacific island ceded to the US following the Spanish American War in 1898
HOne of two Japanese cities targeted by American bombs in August, 1945
IA network of limited-access highways authorized by President Eisenhower in 1956
JLaws enacted from 1876-1965, mandating racial segregation and a 'separate but equal' status for African-Americans
KThe 'Bluegrass State', became the fifteenth state in 1792
LInter-governmental organization founded as a result of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919-1920
MPolicy stating that European countries cannot interfere with states in the Americas
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NSeries of economic programs passed by Franklin D. Roosevelt
O19th century migration route leading from Missouri to the Willamette Valley
PPeriod from 1920-1933 during which alcohol sales were banned nationally
QThe undeclared sea war fought between the United States and France from 1798 to 1800
RWidespread fear of communism that began during World War I
SThe bombardment and surrender of this fort started the Civil War
TPeace agreement that ended the Mexican-American war in 1848
UNational personification of the United States, originating in 1812
VCold War military conflict that occured in Southeast Asia from 1959 to 1975
W1790s resistance movement against an excise tax on a certain alcoholic beverage
XThe first Catholic institution of higher learning in the Northwest Territory
YThe location of the last major battle of the American Revolution
ZFirst name of the 12th President of the United States, known as 'Old Rough and Ready'

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