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Answer Sheet: Week of September 25

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Did you take the Quiztory last week? Now it’s time to check your answers:

1. What document, written by George Mason, heavily influenced the Bill of Rights?
Virginia Declaration of Rights

2. What journalist moderated the first ever presidential debate?
Howard K. Smith

3. Which French, linguist and historian, famous for deciphering the Rosetta Stone said, “I dream only in Coptic, in Egyptian”?
Francois Champollion

4. Which Israeli Prime Minister was assassinated a month after giving civil conrol of the West Bank to Palestine?
Yitzhak Rabin

5. In what town was the first Ford Model T released on Oct. 1, 1908? How much did it cost?
Detroit; $850

Related Link Resources:

On This Day: Bill of Rights Proposed to States
On This Day: Nixon and Kennedy Hold First Ever Presidential Debate
On This Day: Jean Francois Champollion Announces Decipherment of Rosetta Stone
On This Day: Israel Cedes Civil Control of West Bank to Palestinians
On This Day: Ford Model T Unveiled

The Answer Sheet: Week of August 21

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Did you take the Quiztory last week? Now it’s time to check your answers:

1.  During the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858, what controversial subject was Abraham Lincoln referring to when he said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand”? a national solution to slavery

2. Who wrote “The Confessions of Nat Turner”? a lawyer named Thomas R. Gray

3.  In 1814, between capturing and setting fire to the White House, what did the hungry British soldiers do? eat dinner

4.  In 1944, prior to Paris’ liberation, German Gen. Dietrich von Choltitz refused an order from Hitler. What was the order? destroy Paris

5.  What was the name of the slave who led a revolt against his captors on the Cuban slave ship Amistad? Sengbe Pieh, also referred to as “Cinque”

Related Link Resources
On This Day: First: Lincoln-Douglas Debate is Held
On This Day: Nat Turner Leads Slave Rebellion
On This Day: British Troops Burn White House and Capitol
On This Day: Paris Liberated from German Occupation
On This Day: Amistad Captured off Coast of Long Island