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Can you answer the American history questions whose answers all begin with 'F'?

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What author, printer, inventor, and diplomat served as the first U.S. ambassador to France?
What series of evening radio addresses given by FDR from 1933 to 1944 had a reassuring effect on the public?
What conflict between the British and the French took place from 1754 until 1763?
Which Republican became president upon the resignation of Richard Nixon on August 9, 1974?
Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired?
What peace plan outlined by President Wilson in 1918 included freedom of the seas and national self-determination?
Which American engineer developed the first commercially successful steamboat in 1807?
What name was given to the statesmen who participated in the American Revolution and established the Constitution?
Which soldier and explorer became the Republican presidential candidate in 1856?
Part of the Compromise of 1850, what law compelled citizens to assist in the recapture of runaway slaves?
Which American writer and feminist wrote the 1963 book 'The Feminine Mystique'?
What nickname was given to a miner who rushed to California following the discovery of gold?
In 1984, which Democrat became the first woman nominated for the vice presidency by a major political party?
Formed by Alexander Hamilton with the support of bankers, what was the first American political party?
What set of proposals, put forth by Harry Truman, included aid to education and universal health insurance?
What term was given to a young woman in the 1920s who flouted social and sexual norms?
Formed in 1848, which political party's platform opposed the expansion of slavery into the western territories?
Which New Yorker was the 13th president of the United States and the last Whig president?
Signed into law by Woodrow Wilson in 1913, what act set up the central banking system of the United States?
What was the powerful Iroquois Indian confederation in New York in the 17th and 18th centuries?

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