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Henry Wilson

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Henry Wilson game quiz
"A quiz on the 18th vice-president of the United States, Henry Wilson."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What was Wilson's given name at birth?
    James Hammond
    Malvina Howe
    Jeremiah Colbath
    Garrison Lloyd


2. In what state was Wilson born?
    Connecticut
    Vermont
    New Hampshire
    Rhode Island


3. What industry did Wilson become successful in?
    shipping
    shoe making
    lumber
    textiles


4. Which of these political parties was Wilson NOT a member of during his political career?
    Whig
    American/Know-Nothing
    Free-Soil
    Democratic


5. In what year was Wilson first elected to the U.S. Senate?
    1851
    1855
    1853
    1857


6. Who did Wilson replaced in the U.S. Senate?
    Edward Everett
    Daniel Webster
    Charles Sumner
    Robert Winthrop


7. During the Civil War, Wilson returned to Massachusetts and raised what volunteer regiment for service?
    18th
    16th
    12th
    22nd


8. What city hosted the Republican National Convention of 1872, where Wilson was selected as the vice-presidential nominee?
    Baltimore
    Philadelphia
    New York City
    Cincinnati


9. While vice-president, Wilson wrote a multi-volume set about the rise and fall of slave power. How many volumes was Wilson's work?
    2
    5
    4
    3


10. Wilson died in 1875 while serving as vice-president. What was the cause of death?
    carriage accident
    cancer
    stroke
    malaria


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