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This man created the first steel plow and founded Deere & Company


John Deere

100

Which President is featured on the five dollar bill?

Lincoln

100

Many people came west in this mode of transportation

100

What are the colors on the flag?

Red, White, Blue

100

Which month are presidential elections held?

November

200

In the mid-1940s about 10,000 Americans owned these electronic devices; by 1957 about 40 million were in use.  In the United States today it is estimated there are over 320 million of these in homes.

Television

200

This paper money was printed in 1775 by the Continental Congress


Continentals

200

After an anti-Mormon mob murdered this man in Illinois Brigham Young moved the flock west

Joseph Smith

200

When we see a flag, what hand should be placed over the heart?

Right Hand

200

He was first called The Father of the US in a 1779 almanac published in Pennsylvania

George Washington

300

Stamps showing a volcano in Nicaragua helped convince Congress to put the canal in this country

Panama

300

At the start of the Civil War, this crop accounted for 2/3 of U.S. exports

Cotton

300

Returning from their 1804 through 1805 expedition these two men split up: one sought a shortcut from the mountains to the Missouri; the other explored the Yellowstone River

Lewis & Clark

300

Total number of stars on the U.S. flag in 1777

13

300

In 1800 these 2 men tied for electoral votes & the House had to decide the outcome

Jefferson & Burr

400

In 1945, scientists in this state witnessed the detonation of the world's first atomic bomb

New Mexico

400

When this federal standard went into effect in 1938 it was 25 cents per hour; today it's $7.25

Minimum Wage

400

On August 21 1959 it became our 50th state

Hawaii

400

It's the first four letter word in the Star Spangled Banner?

What

400

Suck it up & name this vacuum maker that shares its name with FDR's predecessor

Herbert Hoover

500

Her first attempt to fly around the world ended in March 1937 when her plane crashed in Hawaii

Amelia Earhart

500

Since 1937 this military post has been the site of the United States' gold bullion depository

Fort Knox, Kentucky

500

Utah has an official cooking pot this national-named item

Dutch Oven

500

It's the fort over which Francis Scott Key witnessed the rockets' red glare

Fort McHenry

500

Seen here-- he was the earliest president ever to be photographed & the first to have a middle name

John Quincey Adams

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