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American History

Question: What is the previous name of the American city that is today called New York?

Answer: New Amsterdam

Question: Which US President gave the famous Gettysburg Address Speech?

Answer: Abraham Lincoln

Question: What is the previous name of the Canadian city that is today called Toronto?

Answer: York

Question: Name the battle between Britain (Canada) and the USA in April 1813 that was part of the Anglo-American War of 1812-14 that took place on the north shore of Lake Ontario close to modern-day Toronto?

Answer: The Battle of York

Question: In which modern-day State in the USA was the Battle of Little Big Horn fought?

Answer: Montana

Question: In which war did the most number of American people die? Second World War, The Vietnam War, or the American Civil War?

Answer: The American Civil War

Question: Who is the only man to have become the US President having fought a duel?

Answer: Andrew Jackson  He was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837.

Question: Which native American was the war leader of the Oglala Lakota and led them to victory at the Battle of Little Big Horn?

Answer: Crazy Horse

Question: In which country of Central America was there a civil war during the 1980s involving the Sandanistas and the Contras?

Answer: Nicaragua

Question: In which US State was the Battle of Gettysburg fought?

Answer: Pennsylvania

Question: Aaron Burr was US Vice President during which President’s first term?

Answer: Thomas Jefferson

Question: What was the maiden name of Eleanor Roosevelt, the wife of US President Franklin D Roosevelt?

Answer: Roosevelt She was a fifth cousin of the President and had the same surname.