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The Louisiana Territory was sold to the U.S by Napoleon
The Spanish-American War took place in the 1840s
It took place in the 1890s
When Texas joined the Union, it maintained the right to secede whenever it wanted.
Texas, like any other state, does not have the right to secede from the Union
Japan invaded Alaska during World War II
Abraham Lincoln didn't care so much about winning the Civil War, only about freeing slaves
Lincoln was quoted with saying "If I could save the union without freeing any slaves I would do it"
Aaron Burr was vice president when he shot Alexander Hamilton
Native Americans gained the right to vote before women
Women: 1920, Native Americans: 1924 (but not everywhere until 1962)
New York City was original founded by Denmark
It was founded by the Netherlands
Hawaii was the most recent state added to the Union
The White House burned down in the early 1800s
The first state to join the Union after the 13 colonies was Kentucky
It was Vermont
John F. Kennedy was a Democrat
Richard Nixon was the second president to ever be impeached
He resigned and was never impeached
Thomas Edison was born in the United States
Of the 172 people who were accused of witchcraft in Salem, only one survived.
Most survived, only those who plead not guilty were executed
The Trail of Tears mostly affected the Sioux
The Sioux were not involved in the Trail of Tears. The highest death rate was among the Cherokee
The Empire State Building was tallest in the world when constructed
In 1800, the second largest city in the U.S was Philadelphia