On This Day: December 19th Quiz Stats

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The Sino-British Joint Declaration, stating that China would resume the exercise of sovereignty over ______ on July 1, 1997, is signed in Beijing, China by Deng Xiaoping and Margaret Thatcher.
1984
Hong Kong
78.9%
Taiwan
13.4%
Shanghai
3.6%
Macau
1.9%
This man publishes one of a series of pamphlets in The Pennsylvania Journal entitled ‘The American Crisis’.
1776
Thomas Paine
70.9%
Patrick Henry
10%
Samuel Adams
10.8%
James Madison
8.3%
Park Geun-hye is elected the first female president of this nation.
2012
South Korea
70.6%
Laos
9.7%
Cambodia
14%
Japan
3.2%
This singer-songwriter and actress, one of France’s greatest international stars who was known for songs like ‘La Vie en rose’, is born.
1915
Édith Piaf
70.5%
Marion Cotillard
10.3%
Marlene Dietrich
13.6%
Juliette Gréco
5.1%
Under the provisions of the 25th Amendment, Nelson Rockefeller is sworn in as Vice President of the United States under President ______.
1974
Gerald Ford
59.7%
Richard Nixon
22.4%
Jimmy Carter
6%
Lyndon B. Johnson
10%
This conflict between French forces and their Viet Minh opponents begins.
1946
First Indochina War
59.3%
Algerian War
2%
Korean War
7.1%
Sino-Vietnamese War
30.4%
President Bill Clinton is impeached by the United States ______, becoming the second President of the United States to be impeached.
1998
House of Representatives
45%
Senate
37.2%
Supreme Court
14.6%
Secretary of State
0.9%

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