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1. Las Cruces (The Crosses): in what U.S. state will we find this city?
2. The Indiana town of Colfax was named in honor of the 17th Vice President of the United States, Schuyler Colfax, Jr. Originally, Colfax had been called Midway, since it lay halfway along the rail line between Lafayette and Indianapolis.
Who was the US President at the time of Colfax's inauguration as V.P.?
3. In this question, I will give the names of several towns. See if you can figure out what U.S. state they are located in: Pierre Part, Bogalusa, DeRidder, Opelousas, and Zwolle.
Now, surely you can guess in what locale these places are found, based on the sound of the names. Surely...
4. This community has had a very sparse population, even from the time of its inception. Springs of hot water were found in abundance in the area by a prospector, and it was from these springs that the town has taken several of its names. Originally it was called Baker's Hot Springs, later known simply as Hot Springs, and eventually it went by the name Manley Hot Springs. Can you determine the U.S. state in which Manley Hot Springs is located?
5. What is the correct pronunciation for South Carolina's SECOND oldest city, Beaufort?
6. Prepare yourself for an absolutely amazing piece of data!
In 2010, which Wyoming locale had no one--repeat, no one--living below the poverty line?
7. Now I'm confused. You might be too. This New York location is a hamlet within the borders of a town by the same name. Huh?
Yeah, that's right. What is the name of both the hamlet and the town where President Theodore Roosevelt lived in his summer White House?
8. An ethnic area known as Chinatown was stricken by bubonic plague in late 1899, resulting in a planned fire in early 1900 that got out of control. Forty people died of the plague and over 7,000 were left homeless by the uncontrolled blaze. In which U.S. city did this occur?
9. At least seven of Delaware's governors have hailed from this city, which was incorporated in 1807. It lies in both Kent and Sussex Counties, along the banks of the Mispillion River. What is the name of this city?
10. Hot Coffee and Collins, Mississippi: These places are both found in which Mississippi County?
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