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46 On August 10th, 1821, Missouri became the 24th state. History > United States 08/16/08
47 Oregon became a state on February 14, 1859. History > United States 12/12/08
48 Pennsylvania became a state on December 12, 1787. History > United States 12/14/08
49 Rhode Island became a state on May 29, 1790. History > United States 12/13/08
50 South Carolina became a state on May 23, 1788. History > United States 12/13/08
51 Tennessee became a state on June 1, 1796. History > United States 12/13/08
52 Texas became a state on December 29, 1845. History > United States 12/12/08
53 The Attorney General is seventh in the line of presidential succession. History > United States 08/17/08
54 The Battle of Bunker Hill took place at Breed's Hill. History > United States 10/13/08
55 The capital of the USA is Washington D.C. History > United States 05/19/08
56 The famous order, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!" was issued during the Battle of Bunker Hill. History > United States 11/01/08
57 The haunting melody, we know as "Taps" used at Military funerals, began in 1862 during the Civil War. History > United States 12/11/08
58 The Marines were founded in the Tun Tavern, as is traditionally stated, in 1775. History > United States 11/05/13
59 The President pro tempore of the Senate is third in the line of presidential succession. History > United States 07/26/08
60 The principle of judicial review was established in the United States Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison. History > United States 06/17/08

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