On This Day: October 19th Quiz Stats

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The United States government imposes a near-total trade embargo against this country.
1960
Cuba
88.3%
Sudan
0.9%
Syria
1.6%
Iran
7.2%
This man goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.
2005
Saddam Hussein
87.8%
Muammar Gaddafi
5.6%
Bashar al-Assad
2%
Ruhollah Khomeini
2.2%
At ______, Virginia, representatives of British commander Lord Cornwallis hand over Cornwallis' sword and formally surrender to George Washington and the comte de Rochambeau.
1781
Yorktown
76.2%
Trenton
3.3%
Princeton
4%
Charleston
16.4%
The League of Nations places economic sanctions on fascist Italy for its invasion of this African country.
1935
Ethiopia
76.2%
Kenya
8.6%
Senegal
10.2%
South Africa
4.2%
This Founding Father is sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
1789
John Jay
64%
Alexander Hamilton
12.1%
Patrick Henry
5%
Thomas Jefferson
18.4%
The People's Liberation Army takes control of the town of Chamdo, an event sometimes called the ‘Invasion of ______’.
1950
Tibet
57.4%
Myanmar
13.7%
Taiwan
13.9%
Xinjiang
13.9%
Japan and this nation sign a Joint Declaration, officially ending the state of war between the two countries that had existed since August 1945.
1956
Soviet Union
26.9%
China
35.7%
United States
22.9%
North Korea
12.9%

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