Jeopardy AMERICAN HISTORY Questions

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On April 19 1995 2 homegrown terrorists bombed the U.S. Federal Building in this city

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On March 12 1933 FDR warmed America with the first of these informal radio addresses

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In 1859 future Civil War general Daniel Sickles shot & killed Philip Barton Key the son of this songwriter

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The photo from a 1967 march on the Pentagon demonstrates this rhyming slogan of the time

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In 1797 most of Congress counted themselves part of this party but by 1827 it was dead

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Leaked to the press in 1971 the Pentagon Papers detailed America's involvement in this conflict

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In October of this year a month after reaching an all-time high of 381 the stock market came crashing down

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Pres. Lincoln said I never in my life felt more certain that I was doing right than I do in signing this paper

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(Jimmy of Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Not to be confused with the gap of the same name America's first national highway--and for many years the main route west--was this road that extended from Maryland to Vandalia Illinois

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In 1590 English explorer John White returned with supplies to this colony only to find it gone

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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 in 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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