History Quiz / 'J' American History

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

 Plays Quiz Updated Jan 13, 2016

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Which Democratic president was nicknamed 'Old Hickory'?
What was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas?
Which African-American composer and pianist wrote the 'Maple Leaf Rag' in 1899?
What name was given to racial segregation laws that existed in the South until the 1960s?
What term for the 1920s was coined by F. Scott Fitzgerald?
Who served as the first chief justice of the Supreme Court?
What book, by Upton Sinclair, exposed unsanitary conditions in the meatpacking industry?
What phrase was shown on a Benjamin Franklin political cartoon in which a snake was depicted as being cut into eighths?
Which entrepreneur and inventor co-founded Apple in 1976?
Which captain of the Bonhomme Richard famously said, 'I have not yet begun to fight!'?
Which body of senior officials advises the president on military matters?
Which French-Canadian explorer became one of the first non-natives to explore much of the Mississippi River in 1673?
Marbury v. Madison was the Supreme Court's landmark decision on what issue?
Who was the chief of the Nez Perce tribe from 1871 until his death in 1904?
What program to help finance local job training for the poor was part of Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty?
Who was the first African-American woman to travel into space?
Which star of 'The Jazz Singer' was dubbed 'The World's Greatest Entertainer'?
Which Indian-American Republican was the governor of Louisiana from 2008-2016?
The Virginia Company, founded in 1606 to colonize North America, was an example of what type of company?
Who was the national personification of the Confederacy during the Civil War?

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