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ClueAnsweryou're clearly not smarter
What is the term used to describe the aggressive and heedless exploitation of the West's natural bounty?
In 1806, Stephan Decatur led a party of US sailors into Tripoli Harbor to burn this ship in order to prevent it from being used by the Barbary Pirates
This National Security Council Memorandum recommending the government quadruple its Defense Spending was originally ignored due to the political situation of the timeFormula: NSC-#
Who won Super Bowl XVII (17) in 1983?
M*A*S*H* is an Abbreviation for what?
The Simpsons first aired in this year
In what year was the 'Invisible Empire of the South' founded?
This distinguished 19th century writer authored the book 'Across the Plains' in 1897 recalling his journey across the United States on the newly completed Transcontinental Railroad
Approximately how much money was embezzled from the Credit Mobilier?nice even number, because we don't like math
Which state was the first to enact an anti-trust law?Year: 1883
As his conquest of the Aztec began, Cortes landed in this part of Mexico before marching on Tenochtitlan.
When was the last time the Chicago Cubs won a World Series Title?
Zackary Taylor was known as the 'Hero of this battle' for his victory against Santa Anna in the Mexican-American War.The Hero of _______ ________.
The United States declared war on this country on June 5th, 1942
Which European war had forced increased demands on American grain, which in turn led to post war surpluses and ultimately the Panic of 1857?
ClueAnsweryou're clearly not smarter
How many words are in the Gettysburg Address?This is a softball question.
What was the 27th State admitted to the Union in 1845?
Who was the 26th President of the United States?
Peter Zenger was defended in 1734 in the Zenger Trial by this man.He was a former Indentured Servant and 'Distinguished' Philadelphia Lawyer
Mickey Mouse was 'born' in this year.
William Longsword is more commonly known as the 'Duke of _________.'
The United States declared war on this country on June 5th, 1942
Who was the US Secretary of State during World War II?
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released in this year.
In what year did the National Census determined that the 'demographic center' of the population had moved west of the Alleghenies?
In Hofstandter's Essay, he mentions several qualities of Thomas Jefferson, yet only one of those was fatal. What is the quality; Jefferson was fatally _______.
The Association was adopted by this body
This Supreme Court Judge is acquitted of Impeachment by the Seante in 1805
The United States declared war on this country on June 5th, 1942
The US Department of Transportation was established in

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