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Can you answer the American history questions whose answers all begin with 'B'?
Quiz Updated Feb 6, 2014
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'A' in History
Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln in 1865?
Who was the 46th governor of Texas and 43rd president of the U.S.?
What clash between colonists and British forces in 1770 left 5 dead, including Crispus Attucks?
Which vice president killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1804?
What is the date October 29, 1929, commonly known as?
What are the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution known as?
What is an individual born between 1946 and 1964 known as?
What group of WWI veterans marched on Washington in 1932 to demand cash payment for their military service?
Which abolitionist led an anti-slavery revolt at Harpers Ferry in 1859?
Who served as president of the U.S. from 1857 to 1861?
Which Union general, known for his distinctive facial hair, was defeated at the Battle of Fredericksburg?
Known as 'The Great Commoner', who ran as the Democratic presidential candidate in 1896, 1900, and 1908?
What was the unsuccessful CIA-sponsored invasion of Cuba in 1961?
What nickname was given to an African-American soldier who fought against Native Americans?
What name was given to a slave state that did not declare secession from the U.S. during the Civil War?
What June 17, 1775, Revolutionary War battle took place on Breed’s Hill?
What nickname was given to a place that experienced rapid economic and population growth?
Which nurse worked during the Civil War and later founded the American Red Cross?
Which 1676 revolt saw Virginia settlers rebelling against the rule of Governor William Berkeley?
Which 1846 revolt saw California settlers rebelling against Mexico and proclaiming an independent republic?
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