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Who served as president of the US from 1961 until his assassination in 1963?
Which fort in Kentucky is also known as the United States Bullion Depository?
Who wrote the lyrics to 'The Star-Spangled Banner'?
Which Ohio university was the site of Vietnam War protests and the subsequent killing of 4 students in 1970?
Which former presidential candidate served as Secretary of State from 2013-2017?
What company was founded by George Eastman in 1888?
Whose relationship with Anne Sullivan has been dramatized in the play and film 'The Miracle Worker'?
Established in 1869, what was one of the most important labor organizations of the 1880s?
Whose research on human sexuality provoked controversy in the US during the 1940s and 1950s?
What is the nickname of the American Party, the anti-immigrant political party that was formed in the 1850s in response to Catholics coming from Ireland and Germany?
Which Secretary of State was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973?
Which Beat poet of the 1950s wrote 'On the Road'?
What nickname was given to a certain crop to indicate its economic and political importance to the southern US during the 1800s?
Which domestic terrorist was also known as the 'Unabomber'?
Which former Harvard Law School Dean was nominated to the Supreme Court in 2010?
Which Cold War diplomat was known as 'the father of containment'?
Which state, originally part of Virginia, joined the Union in 1792?
Which British economist influenced many New Deal advisers to President Franklin Roosevelt?
What family ruled the Kingdom of Hawaii from 1810 to 1872?
Which US island is 90 miles from Cuba and was home to both Tennessee Williams and Ernest Hemingway?

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