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This King of the Franks reigned from 768-814
This 'Queen of Crime' was promoted to Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1971
The Kentucky Great Compromiser's emancipationist cousin shares his name with the orginal name of a famous American boxer
The president's retreat is The Naval Support Facility Thurmont, which is popularly known as this, opened in 1938
This man, who was born into slavery, discovered many ways to use peanuts
The fourth vice president of the U.S.A. was named this, not to be confused with the president
This man was the first president elected from the Deep South since the Civil War
The 31st state to be admitted to the Union, this Pacific state was admitted as part of the Compromise of 1850
For Time's Person of the Year, this invention won in 1982
When the future Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand II of Spain married, Aragon and this area were united
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This man was Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959-2008
This drink, orginally made by John Pemberton for medicine, was developed in 1886 in Atlanta
This city was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire or Byzantine Empire
This drink became popular in the future United States when many people boycotted tea to protest the Tea Act of 1773
This group of immigrants primarly built the Central Pacific Railroad, part of the first Transcontinental railroad.
July was named after this man of the Roman Empire; August was renamed after his son
This gangster ordered many people's deaths in Chicago, but also opened the first soup kitchen after the Stock Market Crash of 1929
'Hurrah boys, we've got them! We'll finish them up and then go home to our station,' was said by this American General of the Battle of the Little Bighorn before he and his men wer
This controversial Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland was known as 'Old Ironsides' when he commanded the British army
This 14th century man is best remembered for his Canterbury Tales

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