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History questions - Just answer them :)
Sources: https://thoughtcatalog.com/katee-fletcher/2020/04/history-trivia-questions/ and https://www.rd.com/list/history-questions/
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Last updated: November 26, 2021
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How many days in a week were there in ancient Roman times?
8
Which famous battle took place on Sunday, June 18th, 1815?
The Battle of Waterloo
Where were the first modern Olympics held?
Athens
When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
1776
The United States bought Alaska from which country?
Russia
Who was the fourth president of the United States?
James Madison
Fill in the blank: The 19th Amendment guarantees ____ the right to vote
Women
Which year was George H.W. Bush elected president?
1988
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What do the stripes on the American flag represent?
The 13 original colonies
Who was the first American to win a Noble Peace Prize?
Theodore Roosevelt
What year did the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) go into effect?
1994
Who sent Christopher Columbus to explore the New World?
King Ferdinand of Spain
What is considered the largest empire in history?
The Mongol Empire
What year did the French Revolution start?
1789
What was the name of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant that was the site of a nuclear disaster in April 1986?
Chernobyl
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Level 53
Nov 26, 2021
Great Quiz!

For the 13 colonies question, can you make 13 colonies or colonies or something like that acceptable along with the 13 original colonies?

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Level 47
Nov 26, 2021
Thank you! Yes, it's been fixed and ''Colonies'' is now accepted.