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What president oversaw the conclusion of World War II and the start of the Korean War?Harry S. Truman
What state was once an independent republic from 1836 to 1845?Texas
What Missouri author and humorist wrote 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'?Mark Twain
Who was the only president to also serve as Chief Justice of the United States?William H. Taft
What name was given to the route of forced relocation for Native Americans in the late 1830s?Trail of Tears
What Mexican-American War hero later served as president from 1849 to 1850?Zachary Taylor
What president dedicated his last two years in office to the annexation of Texas?John Tyler
What author, abolitionist, and transcendentalist wrote 'Walden' in 1854?Henry David Thoreau
What 1920s bribery incident damaged the reputation of the Harding administration?Teapot Dome Scandal
What corporation, created in 1933, built dams and power plants along the Tennessee River?Tennessee Valley Authority
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What leader of the Shawnee tribe allied with the British during the War of 1812?Tecumseh
What institution was founded in 1881 in Alabama by Booker T. Washington?Tuskegee Institute
What Native American athlete won gold medals for pentathlon and decathlon in the 1912 Olympics?Jim Thorpe
What nickname was given to Theodore Roosevelt, due to his aggressive use of antitrust law?Trust buster
Who led a slave rebellion in Virginia on August 21, 1831?Nat Turner
What Democratic political machine played a major role in New York politics from the 1790s to the 1960s?Tammany Hall
What factory in Manhattan was the site of one of the deadliest industrial disasters in American history in 1911?Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
What abolitionist and women's rights activist gave her 'Ain't I a Woman?' speech in 1851?Sojourner Truth
Who won the popular vote in the 1876 presidential election, but lost to Rutherford B. Hayes in the Electoral College vote?Samuel J. Tilden
What Chief Justice of the United States delivered the majority opinion in the 1857 Dred Scott case?Roger Brooke Taney

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