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To attract German immigrants and railroad investment, what did the
Northern Pacific rename the town of Edwinton, North Dakota, in 1873?
On November 19, 1863, Edward Everett gave a 28,000-word, two-hour
speech at a battlefield cemetery. Who followed up with a 271-word, two-minute address?
King Nebuchadnezzar II built this wonder for one of his wives.
Saddam Hussein started rebuilding it. What is it?
If King James II hadn't been overthrown in the 1680s, and if all
births, marriages and deaths had taken place exactly the way they did in fact take place, the future Prince
Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein would also be king of what country?
He was gay. But, he was also from a far-right anti-immigrant party.
And in 2002, he was assassinated. Who was he?
In the 1780s ... and in 2002 ... Congress met in Federal Hall. In
what city would you find Federal Hall?
It's extremely unlikely that the Pilgrims actually walked ashore on
a rock. And we know they didn't land at Plymouth. Where did they first touch land?
The cousin of a pineapple mogul, who deposed the Hawaiian monarchy
in 1893 and became the Republic of Hawaii's only president?
In 1989, a bungalow in Bel Air changed address, from 666 St. Cloud
Road to 668, when which former president moved in?
Found in the State of Washington, Kennewick Man's 9200-year old
features suggest that he bears a startling resemblance to what decidedly non-Aboriginal celebrity?
After he died at Valladolid in 1506, his corpse was moved back and
forth from Hispanolia so often that nobody is sure whether his remains are in a Seville Cathedral or in Santo
Domingo. Who is he?
What founding father, born on the West Indian island of Nevis,
served as George Washington's aide-de-camp?
In 1997, less than a year after his first wife died, who married
Dagmar Veskrnova, a B-actress who was best known for playing a topless vampire?
What city was won by Hannibal and lost by Napoleon, but is most
famous for its university?
Supposedly, descended from the union of a blue-gray wolf and a doe,
what conqueror was reputedly born in the 1160s holding a large clot of blood?
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