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The Clay Street Hill Railroad begins operating the first cable car in this city’s famous cable car system.
1873
San Francisco
92.9%
Los Angeles
2.3%
Portland
1.6%
Seattle
2.2%
Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt urging him to start a US nuclear program, eventually resulting in the ______ Project.
1939
Manhattan
92.2%
Queens
1.2%
Brooklyn
2.2%
Bronx
1.4%
Iraq invades this country, eventually leading to the Gulf War.
1990
Kuwait
86.5%
Syria
6.5%
Jordan
2.1%
Turkey
1.4%
Known as the Gulf of ______ Incident, North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the US destroyer USS Maddox.
1964
Tonkin
73.6%
Thailand
8.7%
Andaman
7.5%
South China
6.9%
This man becomes US President following the death of Warren G. Harding.
1923
Calvin Coolidge
61.3%
Herbert Hoover
17.9%
Woodrow Wilson
12.9%
Franklin D. Roosevelt
6.3%
Japan's ______ society class system is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms.
1869
Edo
57.7%
Asuka
25.6%
Nara
9.1%
Yayoi
7.4%
This American novelist and critic, who wrote the semi-autobiographical novel ‘Go Tell It on the Mountain’, is born.
1924
James Baldwin
41.8%
Toni Morrison
17.6%
Ralph Ellison
24.5%
Zora Neale Hurston
13.8%

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