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How well do you know the turning points of the United States?
#1 Did early settlers on the prairies of the Great Plains use mainly sod or logs to build their homes?
#2 Which country was the U.S. at war with from 1846-1848?
#3 Did England finally recognize America's independence by signing the Treaty of Paris or the Treaty of Versailles?
The Treaty of Paris
The Treaty of Versailles
#4 Did the First Continental Congress meet in Boston, New York, or Philadelphia?
#5 Which simple device did Ernest Holmes need to invent the tow truck: a pulley or a lever?
#6 In 1865, the government imported 60 large desert animals for use in the Southwest. What were they?
None of the above
#7 In 1859, did John Brown and a small band of followers attack Harpers Ferry or Fort Knox?
#8 From 1785 to 1790, New York City served as the new nation's capital. What president was inaugurated there?
2 words, 16 letters. There are 2 alternate answers.
#9 During the Revolution, were the 13 colonies governed by the Continental Congress or the U.S. Congress?
The Continental Congress
The U.S. Congress
#10 In the Civil War, did black soldiers and sailors fight for the North or the South?
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