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

 Plays Quiz Updated Jun 13, 2016

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Which general commanded Allied troops in the Pacific during World War II?
Which religious movement was founded by Joseph Smith in the 1820s?
What president was also known as the 'Father of the Constitution'?
Nominated by Lyndon Johnson in 1967, who was the first African-American to sit on the Supreme Court?
What city in Alabama was the site of a 1955 bus boycott?
Which financier and banker formed U.S. Steel with Elbert Gary in 1901?
What 19th century policy warned European powers to avoid further Western Hemisphere colonization?
Which women's rights activist organized the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 with Elizabeth Cady Stanton?
What 19th century belief was rooted in the idea the America's territorial expansion was inevitable?
Which Wisconsin senator conducted a witch-hunt of suspected communists in the government during the 1950s?
What Vietnamese village was the site of a massacre by U.S. troops in 1968?
Which Civil War general ran against Abraham Lincoln in the 1864 presidential election?
What nickname was given to elite, quick-responding members of colonial militias during the Revolutionary War?
Which author wrote the 1851 novel 'Moby-Dick'?
Which 1966 Supreme Court case ruled that people being taken into police custody must be informed that they have the right to remain silent?
What research and development project produced the first atomic bombs during WWII?
Which Republican president was assassinated in 1901?
Who served as Jimmy Carter's vice president and later ran for president in 1984?
What term was given to an investigative journalist at the turn of the 20th century who exposed social ills?
Which major general commanded Union troops during the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg?

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