Sunday Funday: Patriots Wear Masks Edition

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I do not know about you, but I am sick of Bunker Boy and his traitorous ways. Today, how about just some real trivia questions for fun. Some history, some civics, maybe some science to boot just for fun.

Let’s go:

  1. Who was the only person from Maine to serve as either president or vice-president?
  1. What president refused to enforce the SCOTUS decision that Georgia did not have jurisdiction over the Cherokee Nation? This led to the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
  1. Which Founding Father wrote that the holiday should be celebrated “with illuminations from one end of this continent to the other from this time forward, forevermore.”?
  1. 1776, what was the approximate population of the 13 colonies? 
  1. The first man to die in the American Revolution was a black merchant from Boston. Do you remember his name?
  1. In 1876 Philadelphia hosted a Centennial Exposition marking the 100th anniversary of America. What soon to be ubiquitous household item made its debut there?
  1. Another exhibit featured the right arm of what statue that would become one of the most recognized statues in the world?
  1. Known as “Clinton’s Folly” the Erie Canal linked what two major bodies of water?
  1. The March of Dimes was one of the greatest fund raising campaigns in history. The dimes raised were used to fund research on what disease?
  1. Plessy v. Ferguson is one of the most remembered SCOTUS cases in our history. What legal principal, since reversed, did Plessy create?
  1. In the early days of the country keeping the balance between slave and free states was a priority. What two states were admitted to the union with the Missouri Compromise of 1820?
  1. The Cotton Gin is often cited as one of the greatest inventions to come from early America. What did the Cotton Gin do?
  1. What unfortunate side effect did the invention of the Cotton Gin have?
  1. Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt were also held what other elected office in common earlier in their careers?
  1. What former Nazi rocket scientist became one of the lead architects of American aerospace technology?
  1. Speaking of space who was the second man to walk on the moon in 1969?
  1. The little town of Coloma, California is little known now. However in 1848 the big news was that what had been discovered at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma?
  1. The Great Migration is the name for the large movement of what group of people from the South to the North between 1916 and 1970?
  1. The Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 featured what two nationally known lawyers opposing each other?
  1. Finally what was George Lincoln Rockwell noted for?

Mask it or casket

Answers:

  1. Lincoln’s first VP, Hannibal Hamlin
  1. Andrew Jackson
  1. John Adams
  1. 2.5 million
  1. Crispus Attucks
  1. The telephone
  1. The Statue of Liberty
  1. The Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes (Lake Erie)
  1. Polio
  1. “Separate but Equal”
  1. Missouri and Maine
  1. Removed the seeds from the cotton quickly thus greatly increasing the amount of cotton that could be processed.
  1. Since the cotton could be processed so much faster there was a need for more labor which were enslaved people.
  1. They were both Governor of New York
  1. Wehner von Braun
  1. Buzz Aldrin
  1. Gold!
  1. Blacks moving north for industrial jobs
  1. Clarence Darrow and former presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan
  1. George Lincoln Rockwell was the founder and head of the American Nazi Party from 1959 until he was assassinated in 1967.

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