On This Day: March 14th Quiz Stats

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Eli Whitney patents this invention, which revolutionizes agriculture in the southern US states.
1795
Cotton gin
89.9%
Chain pump
1.4%
Threshing machine
4.7%
Reaper
2.2%
England grants a patent for Providence Plantations, which would become this modern-day US state.
1644
Rhode Island
84.5%
New York
3.6%
Connecticut
6.7%
Maine
4.4%
This ship, carrying Charles Darwin on his return voyage from the Galápagos Islands, leaves Australia for England.
1836
HMS Beagle
76.4%
HMS Victory
6.8%
HMS Goldfinch
6%
HMS Origin
8.2%
Nazi Germany dissolves this independent republic.
1939
Czechoslovakia
60.2%
Bulgaria
10.2%
Bosnia and Herzegovina
8.6%
Yugoslavia
17.7%
This US president becomes the first to pay taxes.
1923
Warren G. Harding
28%
Woodrow Wilson
27.4%
Calvin Coolidge
27.2%
William Howard Taft
14.3%
President Roosevelt issues a proclamation that bans laborers from this country entering the United States.
1907
Japan
24%
Mexico
29.5%
China
41.6%
Canada
2%
Catherine Corano, the queen of this nation, sells her kingdom to Venice.
1489
Cyprus
23.7%
Malta
15.1%
Andorra
7.6%
Sicily
53.3%

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