American History

American History

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Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that "all men are created equal". Who said these words?

Harriet Tubman
Martin Luther King
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
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(Refer to previous question) On what date were these words uttered?

November 19, 1863
March 16, 1947
January 1, 1918
July 1, 1965
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What was the first country to allow women to vote?

United States of America
New Zealand
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(Refer to previous question) In what year were women allowed to vote in this country?

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What did Rosa Parks do in 1955 that lead to a boycott and eventual crippling of the bus system in Montgomery, Alabama?

She ran in front of a bus and was killed
She sued a bus driver for refusing to let her board the bus
She quietly refused to move further to the rear of the bus
She decided that her children would not use segregated buses
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Mahalia Jackson sang the song "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" after the funeral procession of:

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Malcolm X
President J.F. Kennedy
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In Vietnam-era talk, what is a Huey?

A helmet
A bomb
An injured soldier
A helicopter
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Who was the youngest person to ever become president of the U.S.A.?

Bill Clinton
J.F. Kennedy
Theodore Roosevelt
Abraham Lincoln
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Is there mention of God in Canada's constitution?

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Who, in 1945, made good on his promise to "unleash a rain of ruin the like of which has never been seen on earth"?

Malcolm X
President Harry Truman
Winston Churchill
Queen Elizabeth I
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(Refer to previous question) What was the means by which this promise was fulfilled?

One million African-American men
The atomic bomb
A slanderous article in the New York Times
Dramatic inflation
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