- The Grand Canyon State. Arizona
- The Centennial State. Colorado
- The land of 10,000 Lakes. Minnesota
- The granite state. New Hampshire
- The land of enchantment. New Mexico
- The Empire State. New York
- The buckeye state. Ohio
- The beehive state. Utah
- The Volunteer state. Tennessee
- The Keystone State. PennsylvaniA
TIE BREAKER: What was the population of New Mexico in 2017? 2.09 million
American History the letter D
1) Founded a distillery in 1866 that still produces one of the world’s most popular whiskeys. Jack Daniels
2) Defended John Scopes in the 1925 ‘Monkey Trial’; one of the most famous lawyers of all time. Clarence Darrow
3) Secretary of War from 1853 to 1857; first and only president of the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis
4) Candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2004 presidential election. More famous for screaming than being a politician. .Howard Dean
5) Invented the first commercially successful steel plow in 1837. John Deer
6) Reclusive nineteenth-century poet known for morose but deep poetry. Arguably the most famous American poet of all time. Emily Dickinson
7) Won a total of 22 Oscar awards all while creating a new world and a new land. Walt Disney
8) credited for Inventing baseball. Abner Doubleday
9) Jackie Robinson broke into MLB with what team? The Dodgers
10) Apparently enjoys getting pissed on by hookers in Russian hotels. Not that we’re judging. Donald Trump.
TIE BREAKER: Walt Disney produced is credited with producing how many movies? 665
Famous Women in History
- Played a huge part for France during the 100 years war. Joan of Arc
- Founded the Red Cross. Clara Barton
- Egyptian Pharoah was killed by a Cobra bite. Cleopatra
- First American women in space. Sally Ride
- Her actions spurred on the Montgomery Bus boycott. Rosa Parks
- You could say she was the main conductor of the underground railroad. Harriet Tubman
- First female to fly solo across the Atlantic. Amelia Earhart
- Played arguably the biggest role in Women’s suffrage and because of that is on US Currency. Susan B Anthony
- Helped guide Lewis and Clark which paved the way for the Louisiana purchase. Sakagawea
- This intern almost took down the only Clinton president. Monica Lewinsky
TIE BREAKER. What would the combined age of Sacagawea, Sally Ride, Amelia Earhart and Clara Barton be if they were still alive today? 606. Sacagawea (228) Sally Ride (65) Amelia Earhart (119) and Clara Barton (194)
American Citizenship Test
- Where does Congress meet? Capitol in Washington DC
- Who becomes President if the President and Vice President die? Speaker of the house of representatives
- What country did we fight during the revolutionary war? England
- Can the constitution be changed? Yes
- How many times may a senator be reelected? There is no limit
- What are the two major political parties in the US Today? Republicans Democrats
- What did the emancipation proclamation do? Outlawed slavery
- Who selects the supreme court justices? The President
- Name three rights or freedoms guaranteed by the bill of rights (1 point for each).
- The right of freedom of speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly and requesting change of government.
- The right to bear arms (the right to have weapons or own a gun, though subject to certain regulations).
- The government may not quarter, or house, soldiers in the people’s homes during peacetime without the people’s consent.
- The government may not search or take a person’s property without a warrant.
- A person may not be tried twice for the same crime and does not have to testify against him/herself.
- A person charged with a crime still has some rights, such as the right to a trial and to have a lawyer.
- The right to trial by jury in most cases.
- Protects people against excessive or unreasonable fines or cruel and unusual punishment.
- The people have rights other than those mentioned in the Constitution.
- Any power not given to the federal government by the Constitution is a power of either the states or the people.
- What are the colors of the American Flag? Red White & Blue
TIE BREAKER: how many people became US Citizens in 2010? 675,967