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George H. Bush was captain of what team at Yale?

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Baseball. George Bush entered Yale University, where he pursued a degree in economics and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1948.

What is the most popular first name in the world?

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Muhammad. As of 2009, the most popular male first name in the USA was Jacob.

What was Mahatma Gandhi's actual first name?

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Mohandas. Known for his philosophy of non-violent resistance, Mahatma Gandhi was born in Porbandar, British India, in 1869.

What famous film character debuted in 1914's "Kid Auto Races At Venice"?

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Little Tramp. Charlie Chaplin's "Little Tramp" was known for his trademark baggy pants and mustache.

Which disease prompted U.N. warnings that 90 million Africans could be infected?

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H.I.V.. H.I.V, the human immunodeficiency virus, gradually compromises a person's immune system, leading to increased infections.

Who was the creator of the Mongol empire?

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Genghis Khan. Genghis was born by the name of Temujin .

The chariot route called "The Appian Way" connected Ancient Rome with what other city?

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Brindisi. The Appian Way from Rome to Brindisi was the chief highway to Greece and the East and more than 563 kilometers (350 miles) in length.

What was the Junkers plane Ju 390 designed for?

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To Bomb New York City. Junkers Ju 390 was a long range bomber plane designed to bomb New York City.

What did candymaker Harry Burt name his chocolate-coated vanilla ice cream bar, created in 1920?

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Good Humor Bar. To market his new ice cream bar in 1920, Harry Burt employed a fleet of 12 vehicles with bells: the first ice cream trucks.

What was the main thing President FDR feared?

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Fire. President FDR knew that if his room caught on fire, he could not escape without assistance because of his inability to move his legs.

At what college do the students steal the Doyle Owl?

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Reed College. Reed's Owl has been moved to the Eiffel Tower, Sea World, and into a music video by Tears For Fears.

Collectively, Medusa and her sisters were known as the what?

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Gorgons. Medusa and her two sisters were collectively known as Gorgons.

When did the Reconstruction period end?

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1877. Reconstruction ended with the compromise of 1877.

What country did Winston Churchill lead in World War II?

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England. Churchill's war pseudonym was "Colonel Warden."

Which event happened first?

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United Nations Started. The United Nations was founded in 1945.

What was the first name of President Jimmy Carter's mother?

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Lillian. Former President Jimmy Carter won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2002.

Who established the UNICEF program?

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United Nations. The United Nations headquarters is located in New York City.

What series of conflicts ended in 1453?

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Hundred Years War Between France And England. The Hundred Years War lasted 116 years and was fought primarily because English Kings laid claim to the French throne.

What was the only state carried by Walter Mondale in the 1984 election?

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Minnesota. Mondale carried only Minnesota and the District of Columbia which is not a state.

Which person is known for being the seventh President of the U.S., from 1829-1837?

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Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson was nicknamed "Old Hickory".

 

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