History Trivia and Answers

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How many U.S. Presidents have there been?

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Answer: 45
There have been 45 U.S. Presidents including the current President, Donald Trump. The first President, George Washington, took office in 1789.

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Which patriotic Bostonian won the acquittal of most of the British troops involved in the 1770 Boston Massacre that killed five civilians?

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Answer: John Adams - He strongly believed all people deserved a fair trial and a thorough defense.

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Which one of the seven ancient wonders of the world is still standing today?

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Answer: The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex. Historical analysis tells us that the Egyptians built the Giza Pyramids between 2589 and 2504 BC.

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What was the name of the U.S. mail service, started in 1860, that used horses and riders?

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Answer: Pony Express
The Pony Express transferred mail between Missouri and California on horseback.



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