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1. The landmark civil-rights case, Brown vs. Board of Education, originated from what state?
2. Who shot President William McKinley in 1901?
3. What year was the infamous San Francisco earthquake?
4. How many states joined the Union in the 20th century?
5. What national landmark opened in Washington D.C. in 1922?
6. How much did a Model T sell for when it was introduced in 1908?
7. Which census declared that US population had reached 100 million?
8. What medical breakthrough occurred in 1955?
9. When did the first Walmart open?
10. Where did Martin Luther King, Jr. give his famous 'I have a dream ...' speech?
11. Who did Dan Rather take over for on the CBS evening news in 1981?
12. In 1973 when Gerald Ford replaced Spiro Agnew as vice-president, he became the first appointed vice-president in U.S. history. What position had he held?
13. When American Charles Lindbergh made aviation history by flying non-stop solo across the Atlantic Ocean, where did he land?
14. The Boston Marathon began in 1896. When did the New York Marathon begin?
15. 'The Star-Spangled Banner', originally written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key, became the national anthem in what year?
16. In 1900, Eastman Kodak introduced its $1 ____________ camera, making photography accessible to everyone.
17. What agency or department did Oliver North work for?
18. The world saw its first billionaire in the 20th century. Who was he?
19. Who is Theodore Geisel, author of children's books, better known as?
20. In 1933, during the Great Depression, unemployment peaked at what percentage?
21. What does the 26th Amendment, adopted in 1971, address?
22. In 1947, the National Security Act created the Defense Department and the ____________?
23. In what decade did the Dow Jones Industial Average first cross the 1000-point mark?
24. What was the first launched space shuttle named?
25. What cartoon character made his debut in 1928 in the cartoon short 'Steamboat Willie'?
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