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This disease spread throughout Europe in the 14th century, killing nearly one third of the populationBlack Death
92.2%
The USA's first national park.Yellowstone National Park
84.7%
This humanitarian organization was founded by Clara Barton in 1881, based on the Swiss model.American Red Cross
82.6%
English pirate Edward Teach was better known by this name.Blackbeard
82.6%
Until 1942, this was an award of merit that could only be awarded to Army personnel.Purple Heart
81.4%
The 1929 Stock Market crash was also known as this date.Black Tuesday
79.9%
Nickname for the British army during the American Revolution.Red Coats
79.3%
This executive mansion was burned by the British in 1814.White House
78.6%
Its presidential candidates have included Ralph Nader, David Cobb, Cynthia McKinney, and Jill Stein Green Party of the United States
76.1%
Herbicide used by the US military to defoliate trees in the Vietnamese jungles.Agent Orange
69.3%
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This fear of communism swept the USA following the First World War, and again after the Second World War.Red Scare
67.6%
La Vie and The Old Guitarist are examples of this portion of Pablo Picasso's work. Blue Period
64.4%
This term for sensationalist reporting became popular in its reference to the newspapers of Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst.Yellow Journalism
57.5%
The royal house of the Netherlands.House of Orange
54.8%
This revolutionary group, founded in the 1960s, achieved international and national attention through its involvement in U.S. politics.Black Panther Party
50%
England's 9-day queen.Lady Jane Grey
32.9%
This militia captured Fort Ticonderoga under the leadership of Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold on May 10, 1775.Green Mountain Boys
24.7%
Serbian secret society of the early 20th century established to promote pan-Slavic unification.Black Hand
23.8%
The Sturmabteilung (SA) was also known by this name.Brown Shirts
23.6%
The western part of the Mongol empire, which flourished from the mid-13th century to the end of the 14th century. Golden Horde
9.9%

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