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He printed the first official seal of the united states and the first issue of the continental money, and was a noted silversmith to boot, but he was better known for a late-night ride on April 18, 1775 Paul REVERE
In Roman myhtology, this deity had children by the following: Leto, Maia, Dione, Themis, Europa, Alcmene, Eurynome, Io, Ceres, Semele, and Danae, among others. Name this deity that lends a name to a planet. Jupiter
What portly president was the first golger in the whit House, and reportedly a bad one at that? William Howard Taft
The one in England is on the Thames River and has Hampton Court Palace, and the one in the united states is on the James River and has the Confederate White House. Name the City Richmond
A Judean from Bethlehem, he became arms bearer to King Saul of Israel, and an intimate friend to Saul's son Jonathan. Who was this biblical person who later became the third king of Israel? David
While Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana share the Yellowstone National Park, only one other National Park is shared by more than one state. Name this park that is located in North Carolina and Tennessee? Great Smoky Mountains national Park
Some of its youth affiliations include a baseball league, Boys Naton, and the Boy Scouts of America. Name this organizaton of veterans of the armed forces of the U.S., founded in 1919. American Legion
what is the name of the poem on the base of the statue of liberty that reads: "give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." The New Colossus
this term refers to a muscle that has three points of origin; especially the large muscle at the back of the upper arm that extends the forearm when contracted. Idnetify this anatomical term. Triceps
The king in this ancient society was elected official whose title meant, literally, "The Big Man." Name this Mesopotamian culture that invented the wheel. Sumerians
This city was founded in 332 BC and named for its founder. it was then the capital of the Ptolemys and of Egypt until 30 BC. what is this city, the site of Great Library. Alexandria
Who was the man that on April 14, 1865, in Ford's Theatre, assassinated Abraham Lincoln? John Wilkes Booth
This college football coach who guided his teams to 24 bowl games and six national championships died in 1983 in Tuscaloosa at the age of 70. Identify this Alabama coaching legend. Paul "Bear" Bryant
Eight of the ten poorest countries in terms of gross domestic product are found in this continent. Identify this land continent that includes Burkina Faso and Burundi. Africa
Identify this city in India where a 1984 fire at a Union Carbid chemical plant resulted in a toxic cloud that killed nearly 4000 people. Bhopal
THis planet's moons include Io, Europa, and Ganeymede. Name this planet that is also home to the great red spot. Jupiter
This is what we call a large area of land with little ranifall or vegetation. Name this geographical feature examples of which include the Sahara and Gobi. Desert
1692 marked the execution twenty alleged witches in what Massachusetts town? Salem
IN what classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne do the characters Hester Prynne, Arthus Dimmesdale, and Pearl appear? The scarlet letter
Jackie Robinson joined what major league baseball team in 1947 to become the first African American to play in the big leagues? Brooklyn Dodgers
Seth was the third son of this Biblical couple. Name this man and woman whose disobedience to the God caused the downfall of the man. Adam and Eve
What do the letters in the energy filled molecule ATP stand for? Adenosine Triphosphate
In computer jargon what does the acronym RAM stand for? Random Access Memory
"What hath God wrought?" was the first message sent by what inventor over his electric telegraph in 1844? Samuel Morse
What is the term for a person who serves as a go-between for the buyers and sellers of stocks and bonds? Broker
What name meaning "land between rivers" was given to eastern part of the Fertile Crescent where many migratory early civilizations chose to settle? Mesopotamia
ON a direct flight from New Mexico to Montana, over what four states would you fly? New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana
The cumberland river flows through what large Tennessee city? Nashville
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