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Independence and Patriotic Quotes

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Independence and Patriotic Quotes game quiz
"As we commemorate our Independence Day, consider some prominent quotes that have inspired us to celebrate the 4th of July with eagerness and loyalty."

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1. The last line of this quote was "You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism"? Which famed humor columnist and author made it?
    Erma Louise Bombeck
    Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman
    Abigail Van Buren
    Margaret Bourke-White

2. Which 1800s era United States Secretary of State stated: "May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country"?
    Henry Clay
    Daniel Webster
    Edward Everett
    John Sherman

3. A famed U.S. Supreme Court judge rejoiced: "One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation evermore!" Who was this American judge that was known for his opinionated quotes?
    John Marshall
    Clarence Thomas
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    John Paul Stevens

4. Which Baptist minister wrote his reference in these lyrics:
"From every mountainside let freedom ring"?
    Francis Scott Key
    George M. Cohan
    Irving Berlin
    Samuel F. Smith

5. "My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!" Which U.S. president made this statement?
    Thomas Jefferson
    James Madison
    John Adams
    James Monroe

6. Which prominent figure famous for his speeches said: "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves". Can you name him?
    Abraham Lincoln
    Andrew Johnson
    James Buchanan
    Ulysses S. Grant

7. The first vice-president of the United States once stated: "And that posterity will triumph in that day's transaction, even although we should rue it, which I trust in God we shall not". Can you guess to whom I am referring?
    John Quincy Adams
    James Madison
    John Monroe
    John Adams

8. One of the signers of the Declaration of Independence reputedly remarked: "There, I guess King George will be able to read that". Who was he?
    Thomas Nelson Jr.
    Benjamin Franklin
    John Hancock
    Samuel Adams

9. "Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die". Which former soldier was famous for this statement?
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Oliver Stone
    George Patton
    John F. Kennedy

10. "In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved". By whom was this line delivered?
    Herbert Hoover
    Woodrow Wilson
    Calvin Coolidge
    Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Compiled Jun 08 13