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In 1775, St. John's Church in Richmond was the site of a speech in which what figure is credited with saying, 'Give me liberty, or give me death!'? 
Richmond replaced what city as the capital of Virginia during the American Revolution? 
In 1786, the General Assembly enacted the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, a law drafted by what notable figure? 
What major iron works, named after a town in Wales, was a center of production during the Civil War and today houses a museum? 
What series of battles fought around Richmond that prevented the city's capture in 1862 are named for the week's time over which they took place? 
In 1990, what Richmond native became the first African-American governor of a U.S. state since Reconstruction? 
The design of what notable building in Richmond was based on the Maison Carrée in France by Thomas Jefferson and Charles-Louis Clérisseau? 
What large and hilly cemetery in Richmond is the resting place of James Monroe, John Tyler, Jefferson Davis, and J.E.B. Stuart? 
The oldest original house in town is today what museum dedicated to a writer who lived in the city as a youth with foster parents John and Frances Allan? 
What historic African-American neighborhood with initials J.W. once known as the 'Black Wall Street of America' is a National Historic Landmark district? 
What major avenue is known for its statues of Confederate figures (and later, a tennis player)? 
What place (with a name meaning 'Beautiful Island') was once a prisoner-of-war camp but is now a park in the city's main river? 
A statue of what African-American tennis player from Richmond was installed in a prominent location in 1996? 
The house of what U.S. Chief Justice known for his ruling in 'Marbury v. Madison' is today a tourist attraction in Richmond? 
What author of 'The Right Stuff' and 'The Bonfire of the Vanities' is from Richmond? 
What star of 'Bonnie and Clyde' and 'Dick Tracy' (and recent awards presenter) is from Richmond? 
What Richmond native won Best Actress for 'Terms of Endearment' and was also nominated for 'The Apartment' and other films? 
What creator of the television show 'Breaking Bad' is from Richmond? 
Richmond is located on the fall line of what river, an early center of European settlement in the state? 
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has a large collection of Imperial Easter eggs made by what jeweler, with 5 of the 43 still in existence? 
The letter 'E' found on some U.S. currency refers to what institution located in Richmond? 
What university in Richmond is known for its Egyptian Building and basketball team once coached by Shaka Smart? 
What arthropod is the somewhat-unusual mascot of the University of Richmond? 
Agecroft Hall, a manor located on the city's river, was originally built in what location before being relocated to Richmond? 

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