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"Milwaukee is more than brats and beer. Then again what else do we need in life? how about some history!"
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What was the worst winter in the 20th century?
How many socialist mayors does Milwaukee have between 1910 and 1960?
What mass transportation idea was begun in Milwaukee to make traveling safer?
How many Indian tribes lived in the area of Milwaukee before its settlement?
Besides having the largest brewery production in the country, what else was Milwaukee noted for?
Ice cream parlors
In 1889 the state of Wisconsin passed a bill requiring children over the age of five to attend school 60 days a year. Residents of Milwaukee fought against it, why?
It required all classes be taught in English
Five years old was too young
There was no tuition assistance available
The parents were worried about conditions in the schools
Milwaukee has long been noted for its Brats and Beer(YEAH) but in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, and sometimes today, it was called Cream City, why?
A disaster at a local brewery buried the city in beer foam
The number of ice cream parlors in the city
The AA Milwaukee Brewers were always losing
Cream colored bricks used in buildings
In 1898 Milwaukee turned itself around establishing sporting parlors in the riverside area which attracted tourists from Europe. What is a sporting parlor?
A gambling house
An opium house
A trendy fashion club
A house of ill repute
Shortly before Wisconsin became a state in 1848, two towns merged to become Milwaukee, what were they called before?
Juneau and Kilbourntown
Waukesha and Wauwatosa
Fort Howard and Oconto falls
Beaver Dam and Watertown
At one time Milwaukee had the claim of a bar on every corner, while not true, at one time it was close to true. How did this happen?
The city needed the tax money
A drunken construction crew trying to find the right spot
Mayors needed to win votes and okayed licenses for anyone
Beer wars of the 1890's
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