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Iraq - Although Lynch refuses to apologise, she claims that she does feel guilty for the American lives that were lost because of her actions.Two female privates from West Virginia, Lynndie England and Jessica Lynch, one a guard and one a prisoner, represented moral bookends of US involvement in what part of the world?

       a. Somali
       b. Kosovo
       c. Iraq
       d. Haiti

Harry Truman - Truman claimed the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died after months of ill health.What buck-stopping president once said, "I never give them hell. I just tell them the truth and they think it is hell"?

       a. Richard Nixon
       b. Lyndon Johnson
       c. Harry Truman
       d. Teddy Roosevelt

Pennsylvania and Maryland - The survey took from November 1763 to 1768.In the 1760s, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed 233 miles at 39"43'19.11 degrees N, which today forms the 233-mile border between which two states?

       a. Pennsylvania and Maryland
       b. Kentucky and Missouri
       c. Virginia and Maryland
       d. Kentucky and Ohio

Richard Nixon - Nixon courted Pat for two years, even driving her to and from her dates with other men.The first future First Lady to appear in a movie was Pat Ryan. In 1936, she was an extra in The Great Ziegfeld. Whom did she marry?

       a. Gerald Ford
       b. Richard Nixon
       c. Dwight Eisenhower
       d. Ronald Reagan

Paul Revere's ride - Prescott's ride is re-enacted every Patriots' Day eve in the Town of Acton.Something that Dr. Samuel Prescott did on April 18, 1775 is now credited to somebody else. What is it?

       a. Paul Revere's ride
       b. Francis Scott Keys writing of the Star Spangled Banner
       c. John Hancock's signing of the Declaration of Independence
       d. Betsy Ross's sewing of the flag

West Virginia - West Virginia is located entirely within the Appalachian Region, and is almost entirely mountainous.What was the last state east of the Mississippi to join the Union?

       a. West Virginia
       b. Indiana
       c. Florida
       d. Maine

Arizona - McCain was the Republican presidential nominee in the 2008 United States election.In 1986, John McCain replaced Barry Goldwater as the senator from what state?

       a. Arizona
       b. Utah
       c. Idaho
       d. Montana

Nikita Khrushchev - Khrushchev was present at the famous defense of Stalingrad during WWII.In 1959, what world leader threw a bit of a tantrum when security concerns prevented him from visiting Disneyland, and instead settled for a tour of the set of "Can-Can", which he found morally scandalous?

       a. Charles de Gaulle
       b. Fidel Castro
       c. Nikita Khrushchev
       d. Winston Churchill

Theodore Roosevelt - Under Roosevelt's leadership, the Rough Riders became legendary for dual charges up Kettle Hill and San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American war.Had he won the 1912 election and survived his full term, who would have been the first person to serve more than eight years as president?

       a. Theodore Roosevelt
       b. William McKinley
       c. William Howard Taft
       d. Woodrow Wilson

John Kennedy - Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.What Catholic presidential candidate told the Greater Houston Ministerial Association that he believed in an America "where no Catholic prelate would tell the President (should he be Catholic) how to act, and no Protestant minister would tell his parishioners for whom to vote"?

       a. Alfred Smith
       b. John Kerry
       c. John Kennedy
       d. Richard Nixon

James Carville - James was a co-host of CNN's Crossfire until its concluding broadcast in June 2005. Republican operative Mary Matalin got married to which high-level Democratic operative?

       a. James Carville
       b. Donna Brazile
       c. Paul Begala
       d. Andrew Sullivan

Alger Hiss - Hiss was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and convicted of perjury in association with this charge in 1950.Whittaker Chambers produced a pumpkin full of microfilm that incriminated what former Department of State official?

       a. Aldrich Ames
       b. Alger Hiss
       c. Rudolf Abel
       d. Julius Rosenberg

Calvin Coolidge - Coolidge was the 30th President of the United States from 1923 to 1929.What "silent" president was also the first to deliver a political speech over the radio?

       a. William Howard Taft
       b. Calvin Coolidge
       c. Harry Truman
       d. Woodrow Wilson

Pocahontas - Pocahontas was captured by the English during Anglo-Indian conflict in 1613, and held for ransom.Her real name was Matoaka (meaning "Playful One") and when she died, she was Rebecca Rolfe. But the name by which she's better known seems to mean "little slut". Who is she?

       a. Pocahontas
       b. Sacajawea
       c. Boadicca
       d. Cleopatra

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