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What Democratic president served from 1933 to 1945, leading the US through the majority of WWII?Franklin D. Roosevelt
99.1%
What former actor and governor of California served as president from 1981 to 1989?Ronald Reagan
93.7%
What 1973 Supreme Court case invalidated state laws that prohibited abortion?Roe v. Wade
87.8%
Who played for the Red Sox and Yankees, and was also known as 'The Sultan of Swat'?Babe Ruth
86.5%
What name is given to land managed by a Native American tribe?Reservation
86.3%
What political party was founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854?Republican Party
80.5%
What businessman founded the Standard Oil Company in 1870?John D. Rockefeller
80.1%
What city in Virginia was the site of Patrick Henry's 'Give me liberty or give me death!' speech?Richmond
79.2%
What era in US history refers to the years immediately following the Civil War?Reconstruction Era
75.7%
What colorful term was given to two different periods in US history during which people feared the rise and spread of communism?Red Scare
74.3%
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What colony located in modern-day North Carolina mysteriously disappeared in the late 1500s?Roanoke
73.4%
Roger Williams helped to establish what colony in 1636?Rhode Island
71.4%
What nickname was given to a cavalry regiment that fought during the Spanish-American War?Rough Riders
63.5%
What was the name of the iconic fictional figure that represented women who worked in factories and shipyards during WWII?Rosie the Riveter
61.6%
What couple was executed in 1953 for conspiracy to commit espionage by passing atomic bomb secrets to the Soviets?Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
61.1%
What English explorer was granted a royal patent to explore Virginia?Walter Raleigh
57.6%
Who was the first American woman in space when the space shuttle Challenger launched in 1983?Sally Ride
51.5%
Who was convicted of assassinating Martin Luther King, Jr.?James Earl Ray
45.4%
Who served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1986 to 2005?William Rehnquist
44.4%
What rallying cry spurred the US into war with Spain after the explosion of a battleship in Havana in 1898?Remember the Maine!
43.5%

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