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Who was the first president of the U.S., serving from 1789 to 1797?George Washington
99.4%
What political scandal during the 1970s led to the resignation of President Nixon?Watergate
98%
What 1969 music festival in New York was a focal point for the counterculture generation?Woodstock
91.9%
What political party counted William Henry Harrison and Millard Fillmore among its members?Whig Party
91.4%
What lexicographer's name has become synonymous with the word 'dictionary' in the U.S.?Noah Webster
90.1%
What artist known for 'Campbell's Soup Cans' was a pioneer in the movement known as pop art?Andy Warhol
88.2%
Who was best known for having invented the modern cotton gin?Eli Whitney
82%
What state was governed by Progressive politician Robert M. La Follette from 1901 to 1906?Wisconsin
76.2%
What territory was the first to grant suffrage to women, in 1869?Wyoming
72.4%
What 1854 book was written by Henry David Thoreau?Walden
69%
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What poet and essayist is known for his 1855 collection 'Leaves of Grass'?Walt Whitman
65.1%
What Chief Justice was appointed to head the commission that investigated the Kennedy assassination?Earl Warren
63.7%
What governor of Alabama ran as the American Independent Party candidate in the 1968 presidential election?George Wallace
56.8%
What protest took place from 1791 to 1794 after a tax was levied on distilled spirits?Whiskey Rebellion
55%
What creek in South Dakota was the site of an 1890 massacre of Lakota?Wounded Knee
42.2%
What Puritan minister, exiled from the Massachusetts colony, founded Providence Plantation in 1636?Roger Williams
39.1%
What Army general commanded U.S. forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968?William Westmoreland
33.5%
What radical left-wing organization was co-founded in 1969 by Bill Ayers?Weather Underground
31.3%
What nickname was given to members of the labor union Industrial Workers of the World?Wobblies
20.9%
What Hoosier was the 1940 Republican candidate for president?Wendell Willkie
16.8%

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