On This Day: July 4th II Quiz Stats

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The US government officially announces the ______ Purchase, which doubles the country’s size, from France.
1803
Louisiana
96.9%
Gadsden
0.7%
Alaska
1.8%
Florida
0.6%
In London, the Indian Independence Bill is presented to the House of Commons, proposing the separation of British India into the two sovereign countries of India and ______.
1947
Pakistan
76.6%
Nepal
4.4%
Bangladesh
11.2%
Sri Lanka
6.7%
Two founding fathers and former US Presidents, Thomas Jefferson and this Massachusetts native, both die on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
1826
John Adams
74.6%
George Washington
5.8%
James Madison
13.6%
Samuel Adams
6%
This classic anti-Vietnam song is released as a single in the United Kingdom under the artist name Plastic Ono Band.
1969
Give Peace a Chance
73.8%
Blowin' in the Wind
10.8%
Waist Deep in the Big Muddy
1.9%
War
12.2%
The first edition of ‘Leaves of Grass,’ including the poem ‘Song of Myself,’ is published in Brooklyn by this poet, who is often considered the most influential poet in American history.
1855
Walt Whitman
71.4%
Ralph Waldo Emerson
10.2%
Robert Frost
13.5%
Emily Dickinson
4.5%
Based on experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, scientists announce the discovery of particles believed to be the Higgs ______, a fundamental particle of the Standard Model essential to understanding mass.
2012
boson
69.7%
proton
10.1%
electron
6.7%
quark
12.1%
Booker T. Washington and Lewis Adams open this school in Alabama where George Washington Carver would eventually teach.
1881
Tuskegee University
65.9%
Morehouse College
12.7%
Spelman College
8%
Auburn University
12.7%

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