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Hint Answer % Correct
What president was also known as the 'Father of the Constitution'?James Madison
91.9%
Which religious movement was founded by Joseph Smith in the 1820s?Mormonism
91.1%
What city in Alabama was the site of a 1955 bus boycott?Montgomery
88%
Which 1966 Supreme Court case ruled that people being taken into police custody must be informed that they have the right to remain silent?Miranda v. Arizona
83.5%
What research and development project produced the first atomic bombs during WWII?Manhattan Project
81.5%
Which Republican president was assassinated in 1901?William McKinley
79.3%
Which general commanded Allied troops in the Pacific during World War II?Douglas MacArthur
78.7%
Which author wrote the 1851 novel 'Moby-Dick'?Herman Melville
78.2%
Which Wisconsin senator conducted a witch-hunt of suspected communists in the government during the 1950s?Joseph McCarthy
76.6%
What nickname was given to elite, quick-responding members of colonial militias during the Revolutionary War?Minutemen
75.2%
Hint Answer % Correct
What 19th century belief was rooted in the idea the America's territorial expansion was inevitable?Manifest Destiny
70.5%
Nominated by Lyndon Johnson in 1967, who was the first African-American to sit on the Supreme Court?Thurgood Marshall
65.8%
Who served as Jimmy Carter's vice president and later ran for president in 1984?Walter Mondale
62.3%
What 19th century policy warned European powers to avoid further Western Hemisphere colonization?Monroe Doctrine
54.7%
What term was given to an investigative journalist at the turn of the 20th century who exposed social ills?Muckraker
49.3%
Which financier and banker formed U.S. Steel with Elbert Gary in 1901?J.P. Morgan
39.4%
What Vietnamese village was the site of a massacre by U.S. troops in 1968?My Lai
37.9%
Which Civil War general ran against Abraham Lincoln in the 1864 presidential election?George McClellan
26.3%
Which major general commanded Union troops during the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg?George Meade
26.3%
Which women's rights activist organized the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 with Elizabeth Cady Stanton?Lucretia Mott
12.5%

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