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Andres Jackson - This estate is located in Tennessee.Which President's estate was called Hermitage?

a. Andres Jackson
b. John Adams
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. Woodrow Wilson

Japan - Many consider the Midway the most decisive blow in the history of naval warfare.One of the most important naval battles of World War II, the Battle of Midway was fought between the United States and which other nation?

a. China
b. Japan
c. Germany
d. Russia

The Philippines - Corazon died in2009.Coazon Aquino was the President of which nation?

a. New Zealand
b. Ethiopia
c. Turkey
d. The Philippines

Philip II of Macedon - Thought to be one of history's most successful commanders, Alexander was never defeated in battle.Alexander the Great succeeded his father to the throne in 336 BC after his father was assassinated. Who was his father?

a. Philip II of Macedon
b. Philip I of Macedon
c. Darius III
d. Alexander III of Macedon

Sideburns - The sideburn is actually named after his style of facial hair.What feature was Ambrose Burnside noted for?

a. An extra finger
b. A cleft pallet
c. Sideburns
d. A club foot

116 Years - The war lasted from 1337 to 1453 and resulted in a French victory.The Hundred Years' War was a series of battles fought between England and France. How long did the war last?

a. 99 Years
b. 101 Years
c. 116 Years
d. 100 Years

Guyana - Leo Ryan was a member of the Democratic Party.In 1978, Leo Ryan was assassinated. Where?

a. Pakistan
b. India
c. Cuba
d. Guyana

Lyndon Johnson - Barry Goldwater was a senator for five terms.In 1964, whom did Barry Goldwater run against?

a. Jimmy Carter
b. Gerald Ford
c. Lyndon Johnson
d. J. F. Kennedy

Newspaper publisher - William Randolph Hearst inherited his first paper The San Francisco Examiner.What was William Randolph Hearst's claim to fame?

a. Painter
b. Newspaper publisher
c. Inventor
d. Actor

Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin called the fire brigade The Union Fire Company.Which one of these famous people formed a fire department in Philadelphia?

a. Clark Gable
b. Benjamin Franklin
c. Arthur Miller
d. Theodore Roosevelt

Slave revolt - The revolt occurred in 1841. It is considered the most successful slave revolt in US history.What happened on the USS Creole, which made it famous?

a. Slave revolt
b. Set the record for the fastest nautical mile
c. Torpedoes an aircraft carrier
d. Sank

Pope John Paul II - Pope John Paul was born Karol Jozef Wojtyla in 1920. He was born in Wadowice.What was the name of the first Pope from Poland?

a. Pope John Paul II
b. Pope Julius
c. Pope Paul
d. Pope Pius

Boston - Parts of the old system are still in use.Which city in the United States was the first to get a subway?

a. New York
b. Chicago
c. Boston
d. San Francisco

Battle of Pueblo - This battle occurred between the French and the Mexicans.The Cinco de Mayo holiday remembers which battle?

a. Battle of Pueblo
b. Battle of New Orleans
c. Battle of Liberty Ridge
d. Battle of Trafalgar

John Hancock - The declaration was signed in 1774.When the United States declaration of Independence was signed, who was the first to sign it?

a. Edward Rutledge
b. John Hancock
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. John Adams

1953 - Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union. He was 74 years old.In what year did Joseph Stalin die?

a. 1968
b. 1904
c. 1953
d. 1937

1901 - This distinguished prize was named after its founder Alfred Nobel.In what year was the first Noble Peace Prize awarded?

a. 1901
b. 1891
c. 1923
d. 1911

Vermont - Vermont was the first to join after the original 13 states.Which state was the 14th to join the United States?

a. Vermont
b. Maine
c. Ohio
d. Missouri

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