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Which president, who served from 1837 to 1841, is the only one to have spoken English as a second language?
What state, one of the original 13 colonies, is nicknamed 'Old Dominion'?
What Mexican general led a raid into New Mexico in 1916, prompting the U.S. to send General Pershing to try and capture him?
What cabinet department, formed in 1930, is currently headed by David Shulkin?
What former professional wrestler served as governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003?
In what military camp in southeastern Pennsylvania did the Continental Army spend the winter of 1777-1778?
What Mexican-American rock and roll pioneer was killed in a plane crash on February 3, 1959?
The siege of what Mississippi city in 1863 is often considered the turning point in the Civil War?
What business magnate and philanthropist is best known for building his wealth in railroads?
Passed in 1965, what piece of federal legislation prohibited racial discrimination in voting?
Who served as President Carter's secretary of state before resigning in protest of the secret mission to rescue American hostages in Iran?
What Mexican seaport was besieged by American forces in March 1847 during the Mexican-American War?
What fort and fur trading outpost was the headquarters of the Hudson Bay Company's Columbia Department?
What German engineer, brought to the U.S. as part of Operation Paperclip, was known as the 'Father of Rocket Science'?
What NASA program, launched in 1977, sent two space probes to study the outer Solar System?
What free black man planned a slave revolt in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1822?
What state, which joined the U.S. in 1791, was previously a sovereign state?
What fort in present-day Indiana was captured by George Rogers Clark and his militia in 1779?
What WWII veteran and author penned the novel 'Slaughterhouse-Five'?
Where did the United States fight a war from 1955 to 1975?

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