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Quiz Updated Apr 22, 2015

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Hint Answer % Correct
What author, printer, inventor, and diplomat served as the first U.S. ambassador to France?Benjamin Franklin
93.3%
Which Republican became president upon the resignation of Richard Nixon on August 9, 1974?Gerald Ford
93.1%
What series of evening radio addresses given by FDR from 1933 to 1944 had a reassuring effect on the public?Fireside chats
80.9%
Formed by Alexander Hamilton with the support of bankers, what was the first American political party?Federalist Party
72.9%
What term was given to a young woman in the 1920s who flouted social and sexual norms?Flapper
69.9%
What nickname was given to a miner who rushed to California following the discovery of gold?Forty-niner
69%
What conflict between the British and the French took place from 1754 until 1763?French and Indian War
68.7%
Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired?Fort Sumter
63.7%
Which New Yorker was the 13th president of the United States and the last Whig president?Millard Fillmore
59.4%
What name was given to the statesmen who participated in the American Revolution and established the Constitution?Founding Fathers
52.4%
Hint Answer % Correct
In 1984, which Democrat became the first woman nominated for the vice presidency by a major political party?Geraldine Ferraro
50.1%
Which American engineer developed the first commercially successful steamboat in 1807?Robert Fulton
48.2%
Signed into law by Woodrow Wilson in 1913, what act set up the central banking system of the United States?Federal Reserve Act of 1913
40.9%
Which American writer and feminist wrote the 1963 book 'The Feminine Mystique'?Betty Friedan
36.8%
What peace plan outlined by President Wilson in 1918 included freedom of the seas and national self-determination?Fourteen Points
35.3%
Part of the Compromise of 1850, what law compelled citizens to assist in the recapture of runaway slaves?Fugitive Slave Act
28.3%
Which soldier and explorer became the Republican presidential candidate in 1856?John C. Frémont
18.8%
Formed in 1848, which political party's platform opposed the expansion of slavery into the western territories?Free Soil Party
18%
What set of proposals, put forth by Harry Truman, included aid to education and universal health insurance?Fair Deal
15.9%
What was the powerful Iroquois Indian confederation in New York in the 17th and 18th centuries?Five Nations
14.2%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
3%
18-19
5%
16-17
7.3%
14-15
10.7%
12-13
14.6%
10-11
16.3%
8-9
14.2%
6-7
11.1%
4-5
8.3%
2-3
6.3%
1-1
3.1%

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