Valid Answer - U.S. History

Name any valid answer that corresponds to each of these categories from American history.
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
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Three oldest U.S. state capitals
Santa Fe | Albany | Boston
Nobel Peace Prize winners from the state of Georgia
Martin Luther King Jr. | Jimmy Carter
Political parties of U.S. Presidents other
than Democrats and Republicans
Federalist | Whig
U.S. Presidents who were shot but didn't die
Theodore Roosevelt | Ronald Reagan
"Five Civilized Tribes" of the southeastern U.S.
Cherokee | Chickasaw | Choctaw | Creek | Seminole
Space shuttles
Columbia | Challenger | Discovery |
Atlantis | Endeavour | Enterprise
Six most populous cities in the Confederacy
New Orleans | Charleston | Richmond |
Mobile | Memphis | Savannah
American countries invaded by the
U.S. in the 1980s
Grenada | Panama
Battleships sunk at Pearl Harbor
Arizona | Oklahoma | California | West Virginia
Major Generals of the U.S. Army during
the Civil War (other than Ulysses S. Grant)
John C. Fremont | George McClellan | Philip Sheridan |
William Tecumseh Sherman | +4 others
Two cities that exchanged the world's first
telegraph message
Baltimore | Washington D.C.
Foreign-born first ladies of the U.S.
Louisa Adams | Melania Trump
Signers of the Declaration of Independence
from Massachusetts
John Hancock | Samuel Adams | John Adams |
Robert Treat Paine | Elbridge Gerry
Best-selling makes of cars in the 1950s
not part of the "Big 3"
Studebaker | Packard | Nash | Rambler | Hudson
Monopolies broken up by the U.S. government
Standard Oil | AT&T
A member of the "Rat Pack", besides Frank Sinatra
Dean Martin | Sammy Davis Jr. |
Peter Lawford | Joey Bishop
Female Secretaries of State
Madeleine Albright | Condoleezza Rice | Hillary Clinton
Vice Presidents who shot someone while in office
Aaron Burr | Dick Cheney
Cities where Elvis lived
Tupelo | Memphis | Las Vegas?
Currently independent countries that were
a territory of the U.S. for more than 10 years
Philippines | Marshall Islands | F. S. Micronesia | Palau
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Level 85
Aug 9, 2020
I don't think Grenada qualifies in any way as a Latin American country.
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Level ∞
Aug 9, 2020
Good catch. Removed the word "Latin".
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Level 58
Aug 15, 2020
Shouldn't it say North American? Neither are American. I should have gotten it but I was thrown off.
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Level 86
Aug 9, 2020
Is a nitpick but Roosevelt wasn't in office when he was shot.
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Level ∞
Aug 9, 2020
Updated, thanks.
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Level 53
Aug 12, 2020
I also think Jackson was shot (while dueling), but I'm not sure if my memory is correct.
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Level 85
Aug 9, 2020
where is yellow box?
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Level 78
Aug 9, 2020
Why does this need a yellow box? Yellow boxes are for quizzes where all the answers are from a thin category. "Which State Did This Happen In?" would be a yellow box quiz, because otherwise you could type random state names and fill in answers. This quiz does not fit that model.
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Level ∞
Aug 9, 2020
Added the yellow box. I think this quiz requires one since there are so many possible answers.
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Level 64
Aug 11, 2020
Boy do I love to live in a country where vice presidents shooting people is not only a reality, but a category.
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Level 67
Aug 11, 2020
Could you accept Bell for AT&T.
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Level ∞
Aug 11, 2020
Yes
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Level 85
Aug 11, 2020
I'm typing "Burr" and thinking, "What other VP shot somebody while he was in office?" Cracked up when I saw the other answer. Still can't believe Cheney got away with that. Not even a slap on the wrist.
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Level 83
Aug 11, 2020
The old guy he shot apologized for his face getting in the way.
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Level 57
Aug 11, 2020
I mean...by all accounts it was an accident.
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Level 69
Aug 11, 2020
The Democratic-Republican party also had presidents (namely Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe). Note that this is generally considered a distinct party from either the modern Democratic party or modern GOP.

Also, there are almost certainly monopolies missing there. For one, United Aircraft & Transport was also broken up into what is now Boeing, United Airlines, and United Technologies (merged into Raytheon a month or so ago).

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Level 74
Aug 11, 2020
Roosevelt and Reagan died... just not from being shot :)
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Level 80
Aug 11, 2020
Elvis lived in LA in the first half of the 1970s.
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Level 69
Apr 21, 2021
Yeah, he had a house on 1174 Hillcrest Drive, Beverly Hills. Gave it to Priscilla after their divorce in 1973
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Level 77
Aug 11, 2020
Fun quiz. Learned something new - had no idea Palau was once a US territory.
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Level 80
Aug 13, 2020
For all intents and purposes, it still is. As are the FSM and Marshall Islands.
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Level 55
Aug 11, 2020
There were many more than eight Major Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War.
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Level ∞
Aug 12, 2020
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_American_Civil_War_generals_(Union)
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Level 67
Aug 11, 2020
I only knew Grenada from that SNL skit where Bill Hader makes the puppet with PTSD from his military service days.
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Level 54
Aug 12, 2020
on the telegraph question- "Washington" should suffice. I didn't bother with the D.C. Hope if people forget the periods, that would be accepted as well.
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Level ∞
Aug 12, 2020
Washington does suffice. Maybe you spelled it incorrectly.
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Level 53
Aug 12, 2020
National Union party for Lincoln and Johnson?
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Level 56
Aug 13, 2020
Isn't it supposed to be makers and not makes for the car question?
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Level 43
May 20, 2021
"Political parties of U.S. Presidents other

than Democrats and Republicans"

It didn't take Bull Moose Party

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Level 68
Jan 14, 2022
Roosevelt was a Republican while president, he only ran as a Progressive/Bull Moose after he was not chosen as the Republican nominee, and he did not win.