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Which Democratic president was nicknamed 'Old Hickory'?Andrew Jackson
93.8%
What was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas?Jamestown
89%
Which entrepreneur and inventor co-founded Apple in 1976?Steve Jobs
88.7%
What name was given to racial segregation laws that existed in the South until the 1960s?Jim Crow laws
79.9%
What book, by Upton Sinclair, exposed unsanitary conditions in the meatpacking industry?The Jungle
65.2%
Which African-American composer and pianist wrote the 'Maple Leaf Rag' in 1899?Scott Joplin
58.6%
Which body of senior officials advises the president on military matters?Joint Chiefs of Staff
56.9%
What term for the 1920s was coined by F. Scott Fitzgerald?Jazz Age
51.7%
Which captain of the Bonhomme Richard famously said, 'I have not yet begun to fight!'?John Paul Jones
50.2%
Which Indian-American Republican was the governor of Louisiana from 2008-2016?Bobby Jindal
49.4%
Hint Answer % Correct
Who served as the first chief justice of the Supreme Court?John Jay
47.1%
Which star of 'The Jazz Singer' was dubbed 'The World's Greatest Entertainer'?Al Jolson
40.4%
Who was the chief of the Nez Perce tribe from 1871 until his death in 1904?Chief Joseph
28.5%
Marbury v. Madison was the Supreme Court's landmark decision on what issue?Judicial review
26.1%
What phrase was shown on a Benjamin Franklin political cartoon in which a snake was depicted as being cut into eighths?Join, or die
24.6%
Who was the national personification of the Confederacy during the Civil War?Johnny Reb
23.3%
What program to help finance local job training for the poor was part of Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty?Job Corps
21.8%
Which French-Canadian explorer became one of the first non-natives to explore much of the Mississippi River in 1673?Louis Joliet
20.1%
The Virginia Company, founded in 1606 to colonize North America, was an example of what type of company?Joint-stock company
14.7%
Who was the first African-American woman to travel into space?Mae Jemison
8.9%

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