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The third president of the United States

Thomas Jefferson

100

July 4th, 1776

What date did the colonists declare independence day from England? 

100

Boston Tea Party 

What did the colonists do to protest the new taxes on tea that the English Parliament voted?  

100

Pearl Harbor sneak attacks with great loss of American life.

Why did the United States enter WWII? 

100

Joseph Pulitzer

Who was the owner of the New York World newspaper and has a literary award named after him? 

200

The  commander of the Colonists' forces or army in the American Revolution.

Who is George Washington?

200

Friday, November 22nd, 1963

What day was President John F. Kennedy assassinated? 

200

The North and the South fought each other in the USA

What was the Civil War? 

200

Urbanization

What is the growth of large cities? 

200

Sanford B. Dole

Who was the first governor of Hawaii who led a group of plantation owners to overthrow the Queen? 

300

Inventor known for the telephone and the company that later becomes AT&T

Who is Alexander Bell? 

300

1803

When was the Louisiana Purchase?

300

Pearl Harbor attacks. 

What did the Japenese do to cause the USA to enter WWII? 

300

Drought and poor farming practices

What were some of causes of  the Dust Bowl and the loss of many farms in the 1930's?  

300

Queen Liliuokalani

Who was the last queen of Hawaii? 

400

Inventor best know for his invention of the electric light bulb

Who is Thomas Edison?

400

April 12, 1861-April 9th, 1865

When did the American Civil War begin and end? 

400

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

What was a major cause of WWI? 

400

WWII

What was the attempted genocide of the Jews otherwise known as the Holocaust?

400

Alvin York 

Who was a Medal of Honor recipient for heroism in WWI? 

500

The AFL or the American Federation Of Labor

Who was Samuel Gompers? 

500

April 2, 1917

When did the United States enter WWI?

500

The New Deal

What was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's plan for lifting the US out of the Great Depression? 

500

Battle of Midway

What was a major turning point in the war in the Pacific, putting the Japanese on the defensive and the US on the offensife? 

500

John Steinbeck

Who wrote about the suffering of migrant families in the "Grapes of Wrath"? 

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