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

Quiz Updated Jun 5, 2016

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What Quaker founded the colony of Pennsylvania?
What civil rights activist refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery bus in 1955?
What author, part of the American Romantic Movement, wrote 'The Raven' in 1845?
What volunteer program, which provides assistance to developing countries, was established by President Kennedy in 1961?
What general commanded the seventh and third United States armies in the European theater of WWII?
What 1896 Supreme Court case was synonymous with the phrase 'separate but equal'?
What independent candidate received 18.9% of the vote in the 1992 presidential election?
What Democratic president led the nation to victory during the Mexican-American War?
What strike and boycott shut down most of the nation's railroads in the summer of 1894?
Whose 1776 political pamphlet 'Common Sense' inspired a declaration of independence from Britain?
What New Hampshire city was the site of the 1905 signing of the treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War?
What former governor of Alaska was John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election?
What documents detailed the entire history of the US military's involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967?
What general, known as 'Black Jack', led the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I?
What influential abstract expressionist artist was known for his unique style of drip painting?
What constitutional ban on alcohol remained in place from 1920 to 1933?
What political party, also known as the Bull Moose Party, was formed by Theodore Roosevelt in 1912?
What Confederate general is best remembered for a futile charge during the Battle of Gettysburg?
What English colony in present-day Massachusetts was founded by Mayflower settlers in 1620?
What explorer, for whom a mountain in Colorado is named, traveled throughout the southern portion of the Louisiana Territory?

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