Jeopardy AMERICAN HISTORY Questions

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In 1817 ground was broken for this derisively called Clinton's Big Ditch

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1971 events at this prison east of Buffalo were one of the bloodiest clashes between Americans in the 20th century

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Established in 1619 this representative body in Virginia originally had 22 members

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Interior Secretary Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of bribery in leasing out oil reserves in Elk Hills Buena Vista & this site

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To protest taxes Shays' Rebellion included a 1787 attack on the federal arsenal in this city n western Massachusetts

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The U.S. got involved in Vietnam by helping this nation try to regain control of its former colony

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This period in the South can be divided into presidential (1865-1867) & Congressional or Radical (1867-1877)

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First performed in 1897 this musical work was designated the official march of the United States in 1987

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In old New England a regular use of the village green was training this body of men mentioned in the Second Amendment

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In 1915 the 1st transcontinental telephone call was made when A.G. Bell called this former assistant in San Francisco

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In 1900 the U.S. went on this standard setting its price at $20.67 an ounce

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In 1933 a stretch of river rapids in Alabama called Muscle Shoals became an integral part of this multi-state project

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In 1915 this author of Family Limitation was arrested for obscenity

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In 1832 this South Carolinian resigned as vice president; in 2017 his name came off one of Yale's colleges

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On Dec. 24 1814 in Belgium the U.S. & Britain signed this treaty in which the British gave up their northwest territory claims

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In 1867 William Seward negotiated its purchase for about 2 cents an acre totaling a cool $7.2 million

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In 1805 Lewis & Clark named a Mussellshell River tributary Bird Woman's River in her honor

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In a speech on June 5 1947 this Secretary of State proposed his plan for European economic aid

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The Supreme Court reached a low with its 1857 decision on this slave's case: African Americans were not & could not be U.S. citizens

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In 1845 John O'Sullivan wrote of our this to overspread the continent allotted by Providence

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Seen here on a break is Billy Johnson a celebrated rider for this service of the early 1860s

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On April 9 1865 Lee surrendered to Grant in this Virginia village whose name sounds like a judiciary building

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On April 9 1979 12 days after it began the Nuclear Regulatory Comm. declared the crisis at this facility over

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The son of Increase & grandson of Richard this minister had 15 children but only 2 survived him

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At a women's convention in Ohio in 1851 this former slave delivered her Ain't I A Woman speech

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