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Clue Answer % Correct
In what country were 52 Americans taken as hostages from 1979-80?Iran
90.1%
What famous aviatrix disappeared over the Pacific in 1937?Amelia Earhart
88.3%
Roe v. Wade invalidated restrictive state laws which had made what act illegal?Abortion
87.7%
Finish Eisenhower's campaign slogan: 'I like __'Ike
87%
What Yankee great was known as the Bambino?Babe Ruth
86.9%
Who did the US assassinate in May of 2011?Osama bin Laden
81.5%
Who was criticized for pardoning Nixon?Gerald R. Ford
81.2%
Who was the famous daughter of Chief Powhatan?Pocahontas
79%
Which amendment protects citizens against unreasonable searches and seizures?4th Amendment
77.1%
Who was the famous female sharpshooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show?Annie Oakley
68.7%
Which First Lady also worked to create the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for the U.N.?Eleanor Roosevelt
65.9%
Who pardoned draft dodgers of the Vietnam War?Jimmy Carter
62.3%
Who was the only president to serve non-consecutive terms in office?Grover Cleveland
58.7%
What decisive battle catapulted Andrew Jackson to fame at the tail end of the War of 1812?Battle of New Orleans
58.4%
Who is the 'Father of the Constitution'?James Madison
56.6%
Which abolitionist is famous for his 1845 slave narrative and his powerful speaking?Frederick Douglass
56.5%
Which silversmith etched the famous image of the Boston Massacre?Paul Revere
54.8%
Which 'robber baron' controlled much of the railroad industry and founded a university in Tennessee?Cornelius Vanderbilt
50.3%
Who was the first American woman in space?Sally Ride
46.6%
Who beat T. Roosevelt and Taft to become president?Woodrow Wilson
45.5%
Clue Answer % Correct
What was 'Mr Madison's War'?War of 1812
43.8%
Which man challenged his slave status in the Supreme Court in 1857?Dred Scott
43.7%
Which war is known as the 'Forgotten War'?Korean War
42.3%
Who was the British general in charge at Yorktown?Charles Cornwallis
37.9%
To which nation was the Zimmermann Telegram intended?Mexico
35.5%
What New Deal gov't agency was created to build confidence in US banks?FDIC
35%
With what action did the US respond when East Germany closed access to West Berlin?Berlin Airlift
33.6%
What were US soldiers called during WWI?Dough Boys
33.5%
What Southern city on the Mississippi lay under siege for 48 days during the Civil War? Vicksburg, MS
31.3%
What nickname was given to the fighting that took place in Kansas during the 1850s?Bleeding Kansas
28%
With what geographic feature did the Proclamation Line of 1763 roughly coincide?Appalachian Mountains
27.8%
Who led a deadly slave revolt in Virginia in 1831?Nat Turner
25.7%
What craze during the Roaring Twenties displayed people's endurance?Marathon Dancing
25.5%
Who was promoted to “General of the Armies of the United States” for his service during WWI?John J. Pershing
23.9%
Which abolitionist and suffragist from the 1800s wrote 'Ain't I a Woman?'Sojourner Truth
23.3%
What did Mark Twain call the time period that produced great wealth at the expense of factory workers?Gilded Age
22.6%
What Congressional resolution allowed President Johnson to use force in Vietnam?Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
20.9%
Which battle victory in the US Revolution convinced France to enter the war?Battle of Saratoga
20.5%
With what drink is First Lady Lucy Hayes often associated?Lemonade
17.8%
Which advocate for women's rights helped organize the Seneca Falls Convention along with Lucretia Mott?Elizabeth Cady Stanton
17.4%

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