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Thanksgiving is almost here, and in celebration of the national holiday I thought I would put together a little twenty questions quiz for those of you who are trivia buffs. I'll use questions from American History and if I can find some actual thanksgiving questions I'll include them but you never know what kind of strange trivia I may come up with.

I think I will dedicate this thanksgiving American history trivia quiz to the pilgrims who originally came over to the colonies to escape religious persecution and began building this great country of ours.

You can print this out, or copy it into your word processor and delete the answers to use it for a quiz. Cut and paste away!

So without further ado . . . here are quiz questions with the answers.

1. Who was president of the U.S. when Uncle Sam first got a beard? A: Abraham Lincoln. 2. Who led the Million Man March on Washington? A: Louis Farrakhan.

3. What amendment in the U.S. Bill of Rights guarantees freedom of religion, speech and the press? A: The First Amendment.

4. Who was known as "Tanya" after a 1974 San Francisco bank robbery? A: Patti Hearst.

5. What Beverly Hills 90210 star led the Pledge of Allegiance at the 1992 Republican convention? A: Shannen Doherty.

6. What city had the first public school, college and newspaper in the thirteen British colonies? A: Boston.

7. What did an official U.S. investigation call " the greatest military and naval disaster in our nation's history"? A: The attack on Pearl Harbor. 8. What city had North America's first medical school, bank and city-paid police force. A: Philadelphia. 9. What U.S. president advised: "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen"? A: Harry S. Truman. 10. What president had to read a news ticker to discover that his daughter Luci was engaged? A: Lynbdon B. Johnson. 11. What song was the Navy band playing at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked? A: The Star-Spangled Banner. 12. What assassin's diary reveals that he changed his plans from kidnapping to murder the day before he did the deed? A: John Wilkes Booth's. 13. What word has appeared on every coin struck in the U.S. since 1792? A: Liberty. 14. What U.S. war broke out the same year the federal government first printed paper money? A: The Civil War. 15. What future president was the only U.S. senator from a Confederate state to remain in Congress after secession? A: Andrew Johnson. 16. What inscription on U.S. coins did Theodore Roosevelt try in vain to have removed? A: In God We Trust. 17. Who said: "I'm the president of the United States, and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli"? A: George Bush. 18. Who was assassinated the day after Andy Warhol was shot? A: Robert F. Kennedy. 19. What Texan ended up with one delegate after spending $12 million of his own money running for president in 1980? A: John Connally. 20. What candidate told Pat Paulsen that his 100,000 write-in votes probably put Nixon in the White House? A: Hubert Humphrey.

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