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181. An abolitionist of the 19th century.

Who is John Brown?

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181. This man was an abolitionist and who fought for slaves.

What did John Brown fight for?

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182. A famous command during the battle of bunker hill.

What is "Don't fire until you see the white of their eyes"?

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182. This man gave a famous command at the battle of bunker hill.

Who is William Prescott?

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183. A colonist of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

Who is William penn?

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183. William penn is the founder of William Prescott.

Who founded Pennsylvania?

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184. A fort at the entrance to the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.

What is Fort Sumter?

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184. The engagement of the first military engagement of the civil war.

Fort Sumter was the location of what engagement?

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185. Money, property, or materials goods that a bride's family give to the bridegroom or his family.

What is a "DOWRY"?

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185. This helps cement the relationship between the bride and grooms family but also serves to reinforce traditional family roles.

What does a dowry help?

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186. An American author and educator of the 20th century.

Who is Dale Carnegie?

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186. Who published "HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE"?

Dale Carnegie.

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187. A native of Louisiana believed to be descended from French people from Acadia.

Who is Cajun?

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187. Cajuns have maintained a different culture including a special dialect and distinctive cooking style.

What did the Cajuns believe to maintain?

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188. Painlessly putting someone to death.

What is Euthanasia?

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188. There have been proposals in the United States about mercy killing and whether an individual who is suffering from an illness has the right to request a physician to assist him or her in dying.

What has been proposed in the United States.

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189. A number meant to measure someone's intelligence.

What is intelligence quotient?

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189. This is obtained by taking the ratio of a persons mental age as measured by a standardized test.

How is a persons I.Q. Obtained.

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190. A war fought within our country against the south and the north.

What is the civil war?

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190. The north won the war against the south in during a war in the 1860's.

Who won the civil war?

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191. A proclamation by pigs.

What is "ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL, BUT SOME ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHER"?

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191. George Powell wrote this novel.

Who wrote Animal Farm?

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192. A satirical fable.

What is animal farm.

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192. This man wrote the fable animal farm.

What fable did George Powell write?

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193. A cabalistic charm.

What is "abracadabra"?

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193. This term is used frequently by magicians.

Who uses the term "abracadabra"?

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194. An American patriot and pamphleteer.

Who is Samuel Adams?

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194.This man was active in arousing public opinion against England.

What was Samuel Adams aroused in?

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195. A novel by C.S. Forester.

What is The African Queen?

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195. In 1951 this novel was made into a movie.

Did The African Queen become a movie?

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196. A character in the Arabian Nights.

Who is Prince Ahmed?

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196. This person is also associated with the apple of Samarkand.

What was Prince Ahmad associated with?

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197. This man is remembered for his hostility the the prophet Elijah.

What was Ahmad remembered for?

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197. This man executed Naboth on false charges in order to obtain possession of a vineyard.

Who executed Naboth to obtain a vineyard?

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198. An American writer of a book for boys.

Who is Horatio Alger JR.?

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198. This is the oldest child of a Unitarian minister.

Horatio was the oldest child of what?

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199. Alice's adventures in wonderland was written by this man.

Who is Lewis Carroll?

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199. This story is about a girl who falls into a well into a strange well.

What is Alice's Adventures in Wonderland about?

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200. This man was a film director, writer, and actor.

Who is Woody Allen?

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200. This man started out as a comedy writer and stand-up comedian and drew most of his material from events or fantasies.

What did Woody Allen start out as?