'R' American History

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

What Democratic president served from 1933 to 1945, leading the US through the majority of WWII?
What era in US history refers to the years immediately following the Civil War?
Roger Williams helped to establish what colony in 1636?
Who played for the Red Sox and Yankees, and was also known as 'The Sultan of Swat'?
What 1973 Supreme Court case invalidated state laws that prohibited abortion?
Who served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1986 to 2005?
What city in Virginia was the site of Patrick Henry's 'Give me liberty or give me death!' speech?
What businessman founded the Standard Oil Company in 1870?
What nickname was given to a cavalry regiment that fought during the Spanish-American War?
What couple was executed in 1953 for conspiracy to commit espionage by passing atomic bomb secrets to the Soviets?
What name is given to land managed by a Native American tribe?
What political party was founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854?
Who was convicted of assassinating Martin Luther King, Jr.?
What former actor and governor of California served as president from 1981 to 1989?
What rallying cry spurred the US into war with Spain after the explosion of a battleship in Havana in 1898?
What English explorer was granted a royal patent to explore Virginia?
What colorful term was given to two different periods in US history during which people feared the rise and spread of communism?
What was the name of the iconic fictional figure that represented women who worked in factories and shipyards during WWII?
Who was the first American woman in space when the space shuttle Challenger launched in 1983?
What colony located in modern-day North Carolina mysteriously disappeared in the late 1500s?
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