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What name was given to the nation's worst economic crisis, which lasted throughout the 1930s?Great Depression
97.6%
Which commander of Union forces during the Civil War later became president of the U.S.?Ulysses S. Grant
95.3%
What speech, given by President Lincoln in 1863, began, 'Four score and seven years ago'?Gettysburg Address
94%
Which president of the U.S. died in 1881 after being shot by an assassin?James Garfield
82.4%
Which composer and pianist is well-known for his 1924 composition 'Rhapsody in Blue'?George Gershwin
60.2%
Who was the first American to orbit the earth in a man-made satellite?John H. Glenn, Jr.
60.1%
Which economist served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 until 2006?Alan Greenspan
55.6%
Which Republican Arizona senator lost in a landslide to Lyndon Johnson in the 1964 election?Barry Goldwater
47.8%
In which body of water did American and North Vietnamese ships supposedly clash in August 1964?Gulf of Tonkin
43.5%
What was President Lyndon Johnson's agenda to wage war on poverty and advance civil rights?Great Society
42.5%
Hint Answer % Correct
Which paper currency was issued by the Union government during the Civil War?Greenback
41.8%
What was the widespread evangelical revival movement of the 1740s and 1750s known as?Great Awakening
31.9%
What was the name of the land acquisition from Mexico, of southern Arizona and New Mexico territory in 1853?Gadsden Purchase
23.9%
Which provision created new restrictions on voting, but exempted those whose ancestors could vote pre-Civil War?Grandfather clause
22.8%
What was Mark Twain's label for the post-Civil War decades?Gilded Age
21.7%
Which labor union leader founded the AFL and served as its president until 1924?Samuel Gompers
18.2%
Which abolitionist published 'The Liberator'?William Lloyd Garrison
18%
What town in Mexico was the site of the signing of a peace treaty in 1848 ending the Mexican-American War?Guadalupe Hidalgo
16.3%
Which opponent of slavery and editor of the New York Tribune founded the Liberal Republican Party?Horace Greeley
16.3%
Which stalwart office seeker assassinated the president of the U.S. in 1881?Charles Guiteau
13.7%

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