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This city is the state capital of California

Sacramento

400

This war started on September 1, 1939

World War II

400

This man was the first Roman Catholic President of the United States

John F. Kennedy

400

This  Italian explorer and navigator first discovered America in 1492

Christopher Columbus 

400

Statue of Liberty, New York City, New York

400

Tiger Woods won this golf tournament by 12 strokes in 1997 to record his first major championship win

The Masters

600

This chemical element was discovered in 1848 at Sutter’s Mill

Gold

600

This English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author discovered gravity

Sir Isaac Newton

600

This man was the first President to be televised

F.D. Roosevelt

600

Explorers Lewis and Clark lead an expedition across this mountain range

The Rockies

600

Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

600

This horse won the Triple Crown in 1973, the first winner in 25 years.

Secretariat

800

This country governed California in 1821

Mexico

800

This was the year when the Titanic sank

1911
800

This President is the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms

Grover Cleveland

800

This European language was first spoken in the United States

Spanish

800

Bunker Hill Monument, Boston Massachusetts

800

This team won the first Super Bowl, played in 1967 between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs

Green Bay Packers

1000

On this date, California officially became a state

September 9, 1850

1000

This Scottish bacteriologist discovered penicillin in 1928

Sir Alexander Fleming

1000

This President had an alligator as a pet

John Quincy Adams

1000

This city was the first capital of the United States

New York City

1000

Fort Jefferson, Key West, Florida

1000

Babe Ruth began his baseball career for the Boston Red Sox in 1914, playing this position

Pitcher

2000

This California national park was opened in 1890

Yosemite

2000

This singer won the first American Idol contest in 2002

Kelly Clarkson

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This American lawyer, author, and amateur poet is most well known for writing the American national anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Francis Scott Key

2000

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Washington DC

2000

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