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The United States of America Pt. 2
"This is my second general quiz on United States of America."
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What was the first territorial capital of the newly created state of Montana?
The state government of Nebraska is totally different from every other state in the union. How is its legislature different from the other states?
Frank Sinatra once owned the Cal-Neva at Lake Tahoe, Nevada. At which bay is Cal-Neva located?
In 1905, the treaty to end the Russo-Japanese war was signed in a city in New Hampshire. What is the name of the first city in the United States where a treaty between two foreign powers was signed?
The first officially recorded game of baseball was played in the county of Hudson, New Jersey. It occurred in 1846 between the Knickerbocker Club and the New York Nine. In which city did this event take place?
On May 4, 2000, a controlled fire was ignited by the National Park Service in New Mexico. It went out of control, resulting in the largest fire in the state's history. Which town, more famous for a scientific creation, was evacuated in 2000?
Which village in New York State has its own Munchkins Parade? It is the home of "Wizard of Oz" author L. Frank Baum.
The last resting place of the ship Queen Anne's Revenge is believed to be off the coast of North Carolina. Queen Anne's Revenge was the flagship of an infamous seaman and buccaneer. What was this buccaneer's name?
Sir Henry Morgan
Sir Walter Raleigh
Which city in Pierce County, North Dakota is informally billed as the geographical centre of the US?
Which city in the state of Ohio had the honour of being the first and third state capital?
In Oklahoma's capital, Oklahoma City, an oil well is situated below the State Capitol Building. It is designated Capitol Site #1. However, the well is more familiarly known as what?
Which city in the state of Oregon has the nickname "City of Roses"?
The town of Indiana, Pennsylvania annually holds an "It's a Wonderful Life" holiday celebration, in memory of the career of one of its former residents. Which famous actor/actress can call the town of Indiana home?
The oldest operating tavern in the United States is in the state of Rhode Island. What is the tavern's name?
The Black Swan Tavern
The White Horse Tavern
The Red Tavern
The Newport Tavern
Which island bird sanctuary, on Lake Murray in the state of South Carolina, is the site of return for thousands of Purple Martins roosting for the summer?
Isle of Palms
Which city in the state of South Dakota is the home to the Mashed Potato Wrestling contest?
City of Worthing
The first person ever to have been an Admiral in the Navy and a General in the Army of the United States came from the state of Tennessee. Who was he?
John Paul Jones
Samuel Perry Carter
What was the original name of the city of Amarillo, Texas?
Which Utah town was the birthplace of the famous outlaw Robert LeRoy Parker (aka Butch Cassidy)?
Which armed militia captured Fort Ticonderoga during the American War of Independence? The militia was from the area that would later become the state of Vermont.
Green Mountain Boys
During the history of the state of Virginia, there have been three state capitals. Jamestown and Richmond are two, but what is the name of the third?
One town in the state of Washington was known as the "roughest town west of the Mississippi". Until the early 1980s, it was out-of-bounds to US Army personnel. What is the name of this so-called den of iniquity?
The first major land battle between the Union and Confederate armies during the American Civil War occurred in what would become the state of West Virginia. What is the name of the battle?
Battle of Philippi
Battle of Shepherdstown
Battle of Cheat Mountain
Battle of Laurel Hill
In the state of Wisconsin lies the supposed "Troll Capital of the World". This town was also once home to a museum dedicated to mustard. Which small town am I talking about?
Near the town of Lusk, Wyoming stands a monument for a prostitute whose real name is believed to be Charlotte Shephard. By what nickname was she more familiarly known?
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Compiled Jun 28 12