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When was the firs successful English colony and when was it founded?
Jamestown in 1607
In which colony was the first school system started?
Massachusetts
Which colony passed the Toleration act and what year?
Maryland in 1649
When did the united states stop the importation of slaves?
1808
What did the Monroe Doctorine do?
Protected western land as if it were US territory.
When was the louisiana purchase bought, for how much, and what physical features defined the territory?
1803, $5,000,000 , and east of the Rocky Mountains and west of the Mississippi.
When did the Mexican war take place?
1846
What river was gold discovered, who owned the property, and what city was it close to?
The American River, John Sutter, and Sacramento.
Who was the president when the whitehouse was first built?
James Madison
Who was president during the war of 1812?
James Madison
What year did WW2 end?
1945
What year did the Korea conflict start?
1950
What years were included in the Veitnam war?
1957-1975
Give the full date of when the great depression started.
October 29,1929
When did the US enter WW1?
1917
What years did WW2 happen?
1939-1945
Give the full date of when American astronauts landed on the moon.
July 20, 1969
What years did the Persian Gulf conflict happen?
1991-1992
Name a pair of Grandfather/Grandson presidents.
William Henry Harrison-Grandfather
Benjamin Harrison-Grandson
Which president served both as President and was in the senate?
John Adams
Which president was known for his hunting abilities?
Teddy Roosevelt
State the name of the wife of President Reagan.
Nancy Reagan
State the name of the wife of James Madison.
Dolly Madison
State the name of the wife of Abraham Lincoln.
Mary Todd Lincoln
State the name of the wife of George Washington.
Martha Washington
State the name of the wife of John Kennedy.
Jackie Kennedy
State the name of the wife of Lindon Johnson.
Ladybird Johnson
Which was the only bachelor President.
Buchanon
Name the economic system and the creater that means Openess.
Glasnost Policy and Mickel Gorbechoph
Who is the current Secretary of Education?
Rod Paige
Who is the current Secretary of Interior?
Gale Norton
Who is the current Secretary of Defense?
Donald Rumsfeld
Who is the current Secretary of Health and Human Services?
Tommy Thomson
Who is the current Secretary of Agriculture?
Ann Veneman
Who is the current Secretary of Treasury?
John Snow
Who is the current Secretary of State?
Colin Powell
Who is the current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development?
Mel Martinez
Who is the current Secretary of Energy?
Spencer Abraham
Who is the current Attourney General?
John Ashcroft
Who is the current Secreatary of Labor?
Elaine Chao
Who is the current Secretary of Comerce?
Don Evans
Who is the current Secretary of Education?
Rod Paige
Who is the current Secretary of Transportation?
Norman Minetta
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Flew on Apollo 11 and was the second person to walk on the moon.
Edwin "Buzz Aldrin"
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Orbit the earth.
Yurri Gagarin from Russia
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: the first woman to walk in space.
Sally ride from the USA
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: First European to see the Pacific Ocean.
Vasco Balboa
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Looked for the fountain of youth in Florida.
Juan Poncedeleon from Spain
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Accompanied Clark on the exploration of the Louisiana Territory.
Meriwether Lewis
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Accompanied Louis Joliet down the Mississippi.
Jaques Marquette from France
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Discovered Louisiana from the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Robert Lasalle from France
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Flew on Apollo 11 and was the 1st to walk on the moon.
Neil Armstrong from America
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Reached cuba, hispanola,america puerto rico, venezuela, and central america.
Christopher columbus from Spain
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Explored canada, explored lawrence river, and prince edward Island.
Jaques Cartier from France
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Explored Australiea, New Zeland, and the Sandwich Islands.
James Cook
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Searched for the seven cities of Ciabola, found New Mexico and Arizona.
Francisco Coronado
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Discovered the Hudson River and the Hudson Bay while looking for a Northwest Passage.
Henry Hudson
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Explored Georgia, Tennesee, Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma and was the first person to see the Mississippi River.
Hernando Desoto
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: Explored the Mississippi River with Jaques Marquette.
Louis Joliet
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: First woman to orbit the earth
Valentina Tereshkova from Russia
Please state the name and country of the person who accomplished the following: First American to orbit the earth. Oldest man in space at 77 years old.
John Glenn