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Who Was I in History? #4
Who Am I?
"Welcome to 'Who Was I in History? #4'! If you've played the other three quizzes in this series, then you know how it goes. Good Luck!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Apart from being called "Old Fuss and Feathers," I was also commonly called "Grand Old Man of the Army". In 1856, I was made a Lieutenant General, the first since George Washington held that rank. Who am I?
On the Lewis and Clark expedition, I was the chief carpenter, and was promoted to sergeant after Charles Floyd's death. Who am I?
In 1663, I observed a thin slice of cork using a homemade compound microscope. I named the tiny, rectangular structures on the cork "cells". Who am I?
I traveled on HMS Beagle. I sailed from South America to the Galapagos Islands, where I studied some rather unusual organisms. Who am I?
Hermann von Meyer
In 1831, I, a young Frenchman, made a nine-month tour of the United States. In my description of the nation, I referred to the U.S. as being continual and rapid in the ideas of human industry. Who am I?
Marquis de Lafayette
Alexis de Tocqueville
On September 16, 1810, I gave my "Cry of Dolores" speech, during which I asked if anyone would recover from the Spaniards stealing land from our "forefathers". I also suggested that the Mexicans act as one. Who am I?
Jose de San Martin
About 2,500 years ago, I recognized relationships between the sides of any right triangle. A mathematical theorem was later named after me. Who am I?
I was a commissioned officer in the Continental Army, a judge, and father of someone whose writing about a flag became very important. Who am I?
John Alfred Key
Rudolph Jeremiah Key
Roger Tanley Key
John Ross Key
I was the horse that belonged to Sybil Ludington when she rode me on a chilly night in April 1777, calling the militia to report. Who am I?
I wear a big patriotic hat and a long red, white, and blue coat to top it off. I appear on many U.S. Army posters with a stern face and the words "I WANT YOU!". Who am I?
Samuel Thomas Finnigan
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