On This Day: December 1st Quiz Stats

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In Montgomery, Alabama, this woman refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city's racial segregation laws.
1955
Rosa Parks
96.5%
Coretta Scott King
0.7%
Ruby Bridges
0.6%
Audre Lorde
0.3%
This American comedian and actor, known for his uncompromising examinations of racism and frequent collaborations with Gene Wilder, is born.
1940
Richard Pryor
84.3%
Eddie Murphy
7%
Redd Foxx
3.6%
Paul Mooney
3.4%
In his State of the Union Address, President Abraham Lincoln reaffirms the necessity of ending slavery as ordered ten weeks earlier in the ______.
1862
Emancipation Proclamation
72.6%
Gettysburg Address
21.5%
House Divided Speech
3%
Lincoln–Douglas Debates
2%
The first ______ in the United States since World War II is held.
1969
Draft Lottery
71.9%
War Protest
13.1%
Scrap Metal Drive
2.2%
War Bond Sale
10.3%
Crete, having obtained self rule from ______ after the First Balkan War, is annexed by Greece.
1913
Turkey
69.9%
Italy
20.4%
Egypt
5.9%
Libya
2.3%
The Antarctic Treaty, which sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve and bans ______ on the continent, is opened for signature.
1959
Military Activity
65.9%
Civilians
5.8%
Construction
18%
Motor Vehicles
8.1%
Since no candidate receives a majority of electoral college votes in the 1824 presidential election, the US ______ is given the task of deciding the winner in accordance with the 12th Amendment.
1824
House of Representatives
60.9%
Supreme Court
26.3%
Senate Majority Leader
8.6%
Secretary of State
4%

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