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USA History 1

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In what year was the US Constitution adopted by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia ... ?
Option : 1776
Option : 1781
Option : 1787
Option : 1789
Answer : 1787
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What was the name of the play Lincoln was attending at Ford's Theater when he was assasinated ... ? [O-- A------- C-----]
Answer : Our American Cousin
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In the Louisiana Purchase, the US acquired 828,000 square miles of territory from what country ... ?
Option : Spain
Option : Portugal
Option : France
Option : Great Britain
Answer : France
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In 1881, a gunfight took place at the O.K. Corral between the outlaw Cowboys and the lawmen Earp brothers and Doc Holliday. Where was the O.K. Corral located ... ?
Option : Dodge City, Kansas
Option : Tombstone, Arizona
Option : Carson City, Nevada
Option : Deadwood, South Dakota
Answer : Tombstone, Arizona
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Clinton was one of two US Presidents to be impeached. Who was the other ... ?
Option : Nixon
Option : Tyler
Option : Andrew Johnson
Option : Andrew Jackson
Answer : Andrew Johnson
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Who was the only President of the Confederate States of America ... ?
Option : Abraham Lincoln
Option : Robert E. Lee
Option : Ulysses S. Grant
Option : Jefferson Davis
Answer : Jefferson Davis
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According to popular account, the Great Chicago Fire was started when a cow kicked over a lantern. Who was supposed to have owned the cow ... ? [Mrs. -'-----]
Answer : Mrs. O'Leary
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What did the 18th amendment to the US Constitution do ... ?
Option : Freed the slaves
Option : Gave women the right to vote
Option : established the US prohibition on alcoholic b
Option : repealed the US Prohibition on alcoholic beve
Answer : established the US prohibition on alcoholic b
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In 1962, who became the first American to orbit the earth ... ?
Option : Alan Shepherd
Option : Neil Armstrong
Option : John Glenn
Option : Sally Ride
Answer : John Glenn
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In 1937, the first full length animated film was released. Who were its main characters ... ?
Option : Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
Option : Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Option : Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck
Option : Tom and Jerry
Answer : Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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