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Hint Answer % Correct
What civil rights activist refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery bus in 1955?Rosa Parks
97.9%
What author, part of the American Romantic Movement, wrote 'The Raven' in 1845?Edgar Allan Poe
95.1%
What former governor of Alaska was John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election?Sarah Palin
90.5%
What constitutional ban on alcohol remained in place from 1920 to 1933?Prohibition
90.2%
What Quaker founded the colony of Pennsylvania?William Penn
88.9%
What general commanded the seventh and third United States armies in the European theater of WWII?George Patton
79.9%
What English colony in present-day Massachusetts was founded by Mayflower settlers in 1620?Plymouth
79.9%
What Democratic president led the nation to victory during the Mexican-American War?James K. Polk
77.9%
Whose 1776 political pamphlet 'Common Sense' inspired a declaration of independence from Britain?Thomas Paine
76.5%
What volunteer program, which provides assistance to developing countries, was established by President Kennedy in 1961?Peace Corps
74.7%
Hint Answer % Correct
What independent candidate received 18.9% of the vote in the 1992 presidential election?Ross Perot
72.1%
What influential abstract expressionist artist was known for his unique style of drip painting?Jackson Pollock
59.5%
What explorer, for whom a mountain in Colorado is named, traveled throughout the southern portion of the Louisiana Territory?Zebulon Pike
58.2%
What political party, also known as the Bull Moose Party, was formed by Theodore Roosevelt in 1912?Progressive Party
45.2%
What general, known as 'Black Jack', led the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I?Jack Pershing
44.8%
What 1896 Supreme Court case was synonymous with the phrase 'separate but equal'?Plessy v. Ferguson
42.2%
What Confederate general is best remembered for a futile charge during the Battle of Gettysburg?George Pickett
42.2%
What documents detailed the entire history of the US military's involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967?Pentagon Papers
38.4%
What New Hampshire city was the site of the 1905 signing of the treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War?Portsmouth
29.7%
What strike and boycott shut down most of the nation's railroads in the summer of 1894?Pullman Strike
27.4%

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