Grab bag American History Middle Eastern History European History U.S Presidential Quotes

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What is Vatican City?
This is the smallest country in the world

100

What is Roanoke Island?
The words CROANTAN was carved on a tree of this island that was a failed colony in North America

100

What is one?
This is the number of successful crusades to retake Jerusalem.( out of 12)

100

What is a codpiece?
This piece of armor was popular in the 15th and 16th centuries and was used to protect the gentials of a man.

100

Who is Richard Nixon?
" I am not a crook"

200

What is four?
How many US presidents have died in office? (excluding those assassinated)

200

What is 160 acres?
This is the amount of acres a person could claim in the Homestead Act of 1862

200

What is Israel?
This Middle Eastern country fought eight wars, since its establishment in 1948."

200

What are the Visigoths?
This tribe sacked Rome in 410 AD

200

Who is Abraham Lincoln?
" A house divided against itself cannot stand."

300

Who is William Randolph Hearst.
Who was the famous reporter whose articles coined the phrase yellow paper journalism with his sensationalist headlines about the USS Maine?( He has a famous mansion is Southern California)

300

What is Alaska?
This state was the last state that still offered federal land to be homesteaded in 1985

300

What are Janissaries?
These are the elite foot soldiers of the Ottoman Empire that were made up with kidnapped Christian slaves

300

Who is Otto von Bismark?
This leader united the Germanic tribes to form the nation of Germany in 1871 after winning the Franco Prussian War

300

Who is Ronald Reagan?
“My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes.”

400

What is St Augustine ?
This is the first oldest settlement in America

400

What is Bacon's Rebellion?
This rebellion happened in 1676 and resulted in Jamestown being burned to the ground

400

What is Sunni?
This sect of Islam makes up roughly 90% of the Muslim World

400

What is Constantinople?
This is the city the Ottomans finally took over in 1453

400

Who is Harry Truman?
" The buck stops here"

500

What is Russia?
What is the largest country in the world?

500

What is the War of 1812?
" In what war was the White House burned down?"

500

What is Baghdad?
What city's library was burned down when the Mongols invaded in 1258

500

Who is Charles the First?
This British monarch was tried for treason and had his head chopped off at White Hall after losing the English Civil War to Oliver Cromwell

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Who is Franklin Pierce?
"There is nothing left to do except to get drunk. "

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