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Six days after the Civil War ended President Lincoln was assassinated. What year was this?1865
90.7%
Who invented the telephone in 1876?Alexander Graham Bell
84.4%
In 1836 Texas became independent a month after 187 Texans were killed at what famous landmark?The Alamo
81.8%
In 1803 the US purchased the Louisiana Territory (the Louisiana Purchase) from whom?Napoleon
81.1%
In 1879 the light bulb was invented by which person?Thomas Edison
79.5%
In 1859 who published the Origin of Species which explains the Theory of Evolution?Charles Darwin
76.5%
On October 8, 1871 a fire that lasted 2 days, killing 300 people, broke out in which city?Chicago
75.2%
In what year was gold discovered in California which set off the Gold Rush?1849
73.2%
In 1872 which park became our first National Park?Yellowstone National Park
72.8%
The first subway system was built in the US in 1897 in which city?Boston
71.5%
Who was defeated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876?Custer
71.5%
Uncle Tom's Cabin was published in 1852 by which author?Harriet Beecher Stowe
68.9%
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World's first skyscraper was built in 1885 in which city?Chicago
64.6%
In 1847 Mormons arrived at Salt Lake City and settled on Great Salt Lake under whose leadership?Brigham Young
64.2%
On September 9,1850 which state was admitted to the Union?California
60.6%
President Harry S Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in which state?Lamar, Missouri
59.3%
In 1804 the Lewis and Clark expedition set off from which city on their way to the Pacific Ocean?St. Louis
57.9%
On June 6, 1892 which president was first to attend a major league baseball game?Benjamin Harrison
51.3%
In 1844 the first inner-city telegraph was demonstrated and invented by who?Samuel Morse
51.3%
The Philadelphia Phillies had their first major league baseball season in what year?1883
40.1%
The Brooklyn Bridge was the first steel suspension bridge erected in the US. Which year did it open?1883
30.1%
Pride and Prejudice was Authored by Jane Austen in what year?1814
27.8%
The first free Public Library in the US was established in 1833 in which state?Peterborough, New Hampshire
23.5%

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