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1. When Columbus sailed from Spain on his epic journey what did he expect to find?
2. What was the name of one of Columbus's ships?
3. What was the reason that the Pilgrims left England and sailed for America?
4. What was the Stamp Act?
5. Public schools in many parts of the United States were segregated for many years. In what year did a Supreme Court decision order the end of segregation?
6. In 1836 there was a strong effort for Texan Independence. The Mexican army attacked a group of Americans at a place in Texas and most of the Americans were killed. What is the name of this battle?
7. What was the Underground Railroad?
8. During World War I the USA was a member of which group?
9. What was the Dust Bowl?
10. In 1849 some people were swept up in the excitement of what is called The Gold Rush. In what state was gold found?
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