|0 % Were under 20 years of age 19% were ages 20 - 21|
33% were ages 30 - 39 19% were ages 40 - 49
22% were ages 50 - 59. 6% were ages 60 - 69
0 % were over 70
1. Which event came first in history? ANCIENT HISTORY
|The Rosetta Stone is created||36%|
|Antony and Cleopatra commit suicide||8%|
|The Vikings explore the Canadian coastline||8%|
|The City of Troy falls to the Greeks||23%|
|Construction on Great Wall of China begins||25%|
|Rosetta Stone - c.196 BC Anthony & Cleopatra - 30 BC Vikings - 1000 AD|
Troy falls to the Greeks - c.1190 BC Great Wall of China begins - c.218 BC
2. Which event came first in history? BAD WAYS TO GO
|Franz Ferdinand assassinated||0%|
|John Brown is hanged||22%|
|Leon Trotsky is murdered||6%|
|William McKinley is shot||6%|
|Burr kills Hamilton in a duel||66%|
Franz Ferdinand - 1914 John Brown - 1859 Leon Trotsky - 1940
William McKinley - 1901 Alexander Hamilton - 1804
3. Which event came first in history? ARTS & LEISURE
|Dick Tracy published||29%|
|Technicolor makes an appearance||8%|
|"American Gothic" introduced||30%|
|"Grapes of Wrath" published||25%|
|"War of the Worlds" frightens America||8%|
|Dick Tracy - 1931 Technicolor - 1917 American Gothic - 1930|
Grapes of Wrath - 1939 The War of The Worlds - 1938
4. How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights?
The Bill of Rights (which became law on December 15th, 1791) comprise the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution and is meant to guarantee individual liberties.
5. How many people were signers on both the Declaration of Independence AND the Constitution of the United States?
6. This individual became president when William McKinley was assassinated
|William Howard Taft||19%|
7. "Common Sense" and "The Rights of Man" were written by?
Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809) believed that a democracy is the only form of government that can guarantee natural rights. He wrote "Common Sense" in 1776 to galvanize support for the Revolutionary War. In 1791-92 he released "The Rights of Man" in which he defended the cause of the French Revolution. Despite the importance of his writing, Paine lived his final years in poverty and as an outcast.
8. The Bayeux Tapestry chronicles what event that took place in 1066?
|Battle of Waterloo||0%|
|Battle of Hastings||53%|
|Death of Henry VIII||17%|
|Enthroning of Louis XIV||16%|
|Creation of the Vatican||14%|
9. The Spanish American War, winning Cuba's independence from Spain, was fought in what year?
10. This group, including Samuel Adams and John Hancock, destroyed British tea shipments in Boston Harbor:
|The Liberty Militia||3%|
|Freedom From Tyranny||3%|
|Colonists Against Taxation||16%|
|The Sons of Liberty||56%|
On December 13, 1773, The Sons of Liberty (who were disguised as Indians) boarded ships in Boston Harbor and dumped the tea the ships were carrying overboard. The act was in response to the Tea Act, which allowed British-owned East India Company to "dump" tea on American colonies at a low price and required colonists to also pay a duty for the tea. Colonists feared that if they conceded to pay the duty to the British, they would soon be required to pay other taxes as well. This act came to be known as the "Boston Tea Party".
11. Who said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country", before being hung as a spy?
12. Which president won the Nobel Peace Prize for resolving the Sino-Japanese War?
|Rutherford B. Hayes||3%|
13. Who was the first to open his private library up to the public, creating the first public library in the US?
14. What did the Anheuser Brewery do during Prohibition to keep from closing down?
|Produced "berch" beer||55%|
|Produced snacks and toilet paper||17%|
|Produced artillery pieces||11%|
|Housed WPA workers||14%|
15.Who made Thanksgiving a national holiday?