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What holiday is on October 31st? 

Halloween

100

What holiday is most celebrated in America?

Christmas!

100

What does the word Thanksgiving mean?

The word "Thanksgiving" is the act of giving thanks to express one's gratitude. 

100

Who was the first President of the United States?

George Washington

100

Where in the United States did I grow up?

California

200

Decorating your house with lights, buying gifts, going ice skating and taking pictures with Santa are all common activities to do for what holiday?

Christmas!

200

When is Black History month celebrated?

February 

200

Finish this saying... "Trick or..."

TREAT!
200

Who helped "discover" America? 

Christopher Columbus 

200

What city am I from?

Sacramento

300

Where did Halloween originate?

Ireland

300

What are some common Easter traditions? 

Go on an Easter egg hunt, go to church, spend time with friends and family. 

300

What is a Shamrock? 

A three- leafed clover (the national symbol of Ireland). 

300

Who helped free the slaves by signing the Emancipation Proclamation? 

Abraham Lincoln 
300

What is an ofrenda?

An ofrenda is beautifully decorated altar for the remembrance of the dead. 

400

When is Thanksgiving celebrated in the US?

The last Thursday of November 

400

What typical foods do people make/eat for Thanksgiving?

Turkey, Mac and Cheese, Ham and Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing..etc. 

400

What does the word "Boycott" mean?

A decision to not use or buy products or services in order to show support for a cause (politically)

400

Who refused to get off the bus when asked to sit in the back, and decided to boycott buses?

Rosa Parks

400

What is a parade? 

A public procession, especially one celebrating a special day or event 

500

When did America begin to celebrate Black History month?

Carter G. Woodson (historian and author) came up with the idea of dedicating a period to honor and recognize black history in 1926. 

500

What are the top five sports played in America?

American Football

Baseball

Basketball

Ice Hockey 

Soccer

500

Where does the word Halloween come from?

The word "Halloween" comes from All Hallow's Eve and means "hallowed evening". 

500

Who is Martin Luther King Jr. and what movement did he help start?

He is an activist that fought for civil rights during the Civil Rights Movement. 

500

What state is referred to as the "golden state"?

California!

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