History of Alabama

Try to answer these questions about the history of the state of Alabama.
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Last updated: September 15, 2021
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What was Alabama's most important crop before the Civil War?
Who refused to give up her bus seat in 1955?
Rosa Parks
What black college trained the first African-American flying unit in the United States?
What holiday was Alabama the first state to recognize in 1836?
What country controlled the coasts of Alabama much of the years between 1513–1821?
What rock band made the song "Sweet Home Alabama"?
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Who was history's first deaf-blind college graduate?
Helen Keller
What Harper Lee novel that tells the story of a right-doing lawyer and his family?
To Kill a Mockingbird
In what city were NASA rockets developed?
What rocket sent the first Americans to moon - and was built in the city above?
Saturn V
What is the name of the sports teams of the University of Alabama, whose football rivalry
with Auburn University has been called the "Iron Bowl"?
Crimson Tide
In what city did three civil rights marches begin in 1965?
What "fat" celebration first took place in Alabama's city of Mobile in 1703?
Mardi Gras
What type of weed was introduced to the United States and "ate the South"?
What scientist was dubbed the "Black Leonardo" by Time magazine in 1941?
Washington Carver
What number in the United States was first called in Haleyville, Alabama in 1968?
What fictional Alabaman travelled the world and said "life is like a box of chocolates"?
Forrest Gump
What governor wanted "segregation forever" (but later recanted)?
George Wallace
Level 65
Sep 15, 2021
the question was "what university"? the answer to that is alabama, not the crimson tide.
Level 72
Sep 15, 2021
Fixed the question. Hope it's more clear.