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Who, along with William Clark, explored the Louisiana Purchase territory from 1804 to 1806?Meriwether Lewis
96%
What city in Arkansas was the site of a 1957 forced school desegregation?Little Rock
87.4%
Who commanded the Confederate Army during the Civil War?Robert E. Lee
83.7%
What form of murder increasingly targeted African-Americans in the aftermath of the Civil War?Lynching
83.1%
What nickname was given to Texas to signify its status as a former independent republic?Lone Star
76.2%
What town in Massachusetts was the site of the first shots fired during the American Revolution?Lexington
71.1%
Which group of colonists, also known as Tories, remained committed to the British Empire during the Revolutionary War?Loyalists
64.8%
What is the economic doctrine that calls for minimal government intervention, the phrase taken from the French language?Laissez-faire
55.2%
Which collection of poetry was published by Walt Whitman in 1855?Leaves of Grass
47.8%
Which American poet and educator wrote the 1855 poem 'The Song of Hiawatha'?Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
44.1%
Hint Answer % Correct
What city in Massachusetts was known as the cradle of the Industrial Revolution in the U.S.?Lowell
43.7%
Which organization, conceived by US president Woodrow Wilson, was replaced by the UN in 1946?League of Nations
41.2%
Which act, signed by President Roosevelt in 1941, supplied Allied nations with materiel between 1941 and 1945?Lend-Lease Act
35.2%
What nickname, popularized by Ernest Hemingway, was given to those who came of age during World War I?Lost Generation
32.3%
Which abolitionist newspaper was founded by William Lloyd Garrison in 1831?The Liberator
29.2%
Which interest-bearing certificate was sold to finance the World War I effort?Liberty bond
24%
Which Republican was defeated in a landslide by FDR in the 1936 presidential election?Alf Landon
23.8%
What name was given to post-World War II housing developments built outside Philadelphia and New York?Levittown
23.5%
Who served as queen of the Kingdom of Hawaii from 1891 to 1893?Liliuokalani
18.5%
Which Wisconsin governor and proponent of progressivism ran for President in 1912 and 1924?Robert La Follette
14.7%

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