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Which university, established in 1636, is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning?Harvard University
98.1%
Which leader of the Federalist Party was also appointed the first Secretary of the Treasury?Alexander Hamilton
85.2%
Which cabinet department was formed in 2002 in response to the attacks on September 11?Homeland Security
81.2%
Which author of 'A Farewell to Arms' was also an ambulance driver in World War I?Ernest Hemingway
79.5%
What term was given to a young person of the 1960s who chose to alienate himself from mainstream society?Hippie
77.9%
Which statesman and soldier became the first president of Texas in 1836?Sam Houston
72.7%
What was a shanty town of the Great Depression known as?Hooverville
70.9%
Which Founding Father famously said, 'Give me liberty, or give me death!'?Patrick Henry
66.4%
What name was given to German soldiers who fought with the British during the Revolutionary War?Hessians
53.7%
Which newspaper publisher was blamed for using yellow journalism to lead the U.S. into a war with Spain in 1898?William Randolph Hearst
51.5%
Hint Answer % Correct
In which Virginia town did John Brown attempt to lead a slave revolt in 1859?Harpers Ferry
50.9%
Which Republican lost the popular vote to Samuel J. Tilden, but won the electoral vote in 1876?Rutherford B. Hayes
50.8%
What nickname was given to an American who urged support for pursuing and winning the Vietnam War? Hawk
44.8%
What name was given to the African-American cultural movement of the 1920s?Harlem Renaissance
41.5%
Launched in 1965, what program provides early childhood education and nutrition to low-income children?Head Start
40.1%
Which congressional committee, formed in 1938, investigated suspected Communist sympathizers?House Un-American Activities Committee
31.5%
Founded in 1889 by Jane Addams, what complex in Chicago provided social services to those in need?Hull House
28.7%
Who served as Abraham Lincoln's first vice president from 1861 to 1865?Hannibal Hamlin
21.1%
Who was accused of being a Soviet spy and Communist by Whittaker Chambers in 1948?Alger Hiss
19.1%
Which Puritan woman was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1637 because of theological dissent?Anne Hutchinson
12.2%

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