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Hint Answer % Correct
Which political party includes Andrew Jackson and Franklin D. Roosevelt?Democratic Party
99.3%
What city was home of the American auto industry throughout the 20th century?Detroit
97.6%
What was the code name for the offensive against Iraq by the U.S. and its allies in 1991?Desert Storm
77.7%
What document, written by Thomas Jefferson, justified the American Revolution to King George III?Declaration of Independence
76.6%
Who was the first and only president of the Confederate States of America?Jefferson Davis
73.1%
What period of storms and drought greatly damaged the agriculture of American prairies during the 1930s?Dust Bowl
73%
Which escaped slave, known for his oratory and writing, became a leader in the abolitionist movement?Frederick Douglass
59%
Which Massachusetts governor ran for president in 1988?Michael Dukakis
58.1%
Who was the Republican candidate for president in 1944 and 1948?Thomas E. Dewey
56.9%
What French word for relaxation of tensions described U.S.-Soviet relations during the 1970s?D├ętente
52.2%
Hint Answer % Correct
What was the nickname for an American soldier who served in Europe during WWI?Doughboy
45.7%
What term was given to an American who opposed U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War?Dove
42.5%
Which blacksmith invented the steel plow in 1839?John Deere
40.9%
Who was John Scopes' defense attorney in the 1925 'Monkey Trial'?Clarence Darrow
32.9%
Which African-American intellectual co-founded the NAACP in 1909 and authored 'The Souls of Black Folk'?W.E.B. DuBois
30.7%
What plaza in Dallas, Texas, was the site of President Kennedy's assassination?Dealey Plaza
30.2%
Which staunch advocate against communism served as Secretary of State under President Eisenhower?John Foster Dulles
23.1%
What book was published in 1835 by Alexis de Tocqueville following his visit to the U.S.?Democracy in America
17.6%
Which company established and governed New Netherlands from 1624 until 1664?Dutch West India Company
16.9%
Which activist created the first generation of mental asylums in the United States?Dorothea Dix
13.5%

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