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U.S. History by Year, 1900-1919

Based on the clues, guess these American related things that happened in each year.
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Last updated: December 20, 2023
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1919
The 18th Amendment begins the Prohibition era when it banned the consumption of this
Alcohol
1918
A soldier in Kansas falls ill, becoming the first confirmed case of this deadly pandemic
Spanish Flu
1917
The United States joins this war upon learning of the Zimmerman Telegraph
World War I
1916
John J. Pershing hunts this Mexican revolutionary after he raided a New Mexico town
Pancho Villa
1915
128 Americans die after this ship is sunk by a German U-boat
RMS Lusitania
1914
This baseball player makes his major league debut with the Boston Red Sox
Babe Ruth
1913
Henry Ford mass produces this automobile on an assembly line
Model T
1912
This state becomes the last to be admitted in the contiguous U.S.
Arizona
1911
The Supreme Court declares this company to be a monopoly and has it broken up
Standard Oil
1910
This paternal holiday is first observed in Spokane, Washington
Father's Day
1909
Robert Peary claims to be the first person to reach this place
North Pole
1908
After defeating the Detroit Tigers, this team wouldn't win another World Series until 2016
Chicago Cubs
1907
Theodore Roosevelt leads the effort on the construction of a canal in this country
Panama
1906
3,000 people are killed after an earthquake and subsequent fire destroy this city
San Francisco
1905
This city of vice is founded in the Mojave Desert
Las Vegas
1904
This city hosts the third modern Olympic Games
St. Louis
1903
The Wright Brothers test this invention for the first time at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
Airplane
1902
The Electric Theatre in Los Angeles becomes the first to show these
Movies
1901
Theodore Roosevelt becomes president following the assassination of this president
William McKinley
1900
A hurricane kills between 6,000 and 12,000 in this Texas city
Galveston
1 Comments
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Level 84
Dec 20, 2023
Fun quiz, I’ll be sad when this series ends! But could you accept “influenza” and maybe “flu” (I’m not sure about the second one) for the Spanish flu pandemic? Thanks!