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American History Trivia

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How many US presidents were women?
The old cattle drives started in Texas. Which city did the cattle ultimately get to by train?
What war was the USA involved in from 1945 to about 1990?
Which president was the first assassinated?
Which president was the most recently assassinated?
Which state mines the largest value of minerals?
This was a system of escape routes leading slaves to freedom.
This government program gave land to people who would live on it and work it.
The supreme court decided that when arresting someone, the police must notify him of his constitutional rights. These rights are named after the person who brought the lawsuit. The rights are commonly called what?
This two-word term describes the policy-making relationship among the congressional committees, the bureaucracy, and interest groups.
This violent rebellion was a tax protest in the United States beginning in 1791. The farmers objected to paying a tax on what liquid commodity?
What year was the transcontinental railroad completed?
America was named after Amerigo Vespucci when a mapmaker put his name on the new world. What nationality was Amerigo Vespucci?
Christopher Columbus was the first modern European to discover the new world, sailing under the sponsorship of the Spanish. What nationality was he?
When Columbus discovered the new world, where did he first land?
Which state joined the USA as the 14th state?
How many years did the USA have a flag with 49 stars?
Which was the last state admitted to the union?
Which president remained a lifelong bachelor?
In 1954 several extremists shot up the US House of Representatives injuring five congressmen. Where were these extremists from?