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What was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas?
Which US holiday originated from a celebration after the Pilgrim Fathers' first harvest?
What was New York known as from 1624 to 1664?
What is the incident where American patriots dumped chests of tea from their ships known as?
Which Native American leader united Sioux tribes and foresaw victory at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Name any of the authors of the Declaration of Independence
Which African-American woman played a major part in the Civil Rights Movement by refusing to move to the back of a bus in Montgomery?
Which US President issued the Emancipation Proclamation?
Which US President was assassinated in Dallas by Lee Harvey Oswald?
Which US President launched the 'New Deal' program following the Wall Street Crash of 1929?
What is the name of the research and development project that led to the creation of the first nuclear weapons?
Which US President was incriminated in the Watergate scandal?
Which American Baptist minister led the Civil Rights Movement?
Which US astronaut was the first to walk on the moon?
What was the intended target city of United 93's hijackers during the 9/11 attacks?
The explosion of which space shuttle upon takeoff from Cape Canaveral led to a temporary suspension of space flights?
What was the location of the battle where the British surrendered to George Washington's force to end the American Revolutionary War?
Which American gangster planned the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre?
Which US President ordered the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan?
Which oil industry business magnate is known as the richest American of all time?

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