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In 1968, US Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announced a controversial decision to shut down what facility in Massachusetts ... ? [S---------- A-----]
Answer : Springfield Armory
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The first English settlers in Massachusetts established their settlement at Plymouth in what year ... ?
Option : 1610
Option : 1620
Option : 1634
Option : 1658
Answer : 1620
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What was the name of the ship that carried the Pilgrims from Holland to Massachusetts ... ? [M--------]
Answer : Mayflower
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Between 1692 and 1693, the series of hearings and prosecutions for witchcraft known as the Salem witch trials took place across a variety of towns. Which of these was NOT one of those towns ... ?
Option : Ipswich
Option : Andover
Option : Braintree
Option : Salem Village
Answer : Braintree
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The British soldiers arrested and charged with murder following the Boston Massacre were defended at their trial by whom ... ?
Option : Thomas Hutchinson
Option : Paul Giamatti
Option : John Adams
Option : William Wemms
Answer : John Adams
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Contrary to popular belief, only a portion of the participants in what action were actually disguised as Native American warriors ... ?
Option : The Boston Massacre
Option : The Boston Tea Party
Option : The Battle of Lexington and Concord
Option : Battle of Bunker Hill
Answer : The Boston Tea Party
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What Massachusetts native served as 1st and 3rd Governor of Massachusetts, in addition to serving as president of the Second Continental Congress ... ?
Option : John Adams
Option : Samuel Adams
Option : John Hancock
Option : Thomas Hancock
Answer : John Hancock
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The first military engagements of the American Revolution took place where ... ?
Option : Battle of Bunker Hill
Option : Battles of Lexington and Concord
Option : Battle of Breeds Hill
Option : Battle of Boston Harbor
Answer : Battles of Lexington and Concord
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Patriot Paul Revere is most famous for his "midnight ride" alerting colonists to the arrival of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord. What was his trade ... ?
Option : Brewer
Option : Lawyer
Option : Farmer
Option : Silversmith
Answer : Silversmith
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In 1836, the first women's college in the US opened. What institution is it ... ?
Option : Mount Holyoke College
Option : Smith College
Option : Radcliffe College
Option : Bryn Mawr
Answer : Mount Holyoke College

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