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Famous Americans 7
How much do you know about the famous Americans of the United States?
#1 Did Edwin Binney and Harold Smith invent crayons or the technology for the Internet browser?
#2 Which American inventor said, "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration"?
#3 This ex-slave became a well-known abolitionist. Was his name Frederick Douglass or Stephen A. Douglas?
Stephen A. Douglas
#4 Jacqueline Kennedy hosted a televised tour of the White House in 1962.
#5 David Bushnell's "Turtle" revolutionized naval warfare. Was it a one-man submarine or a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier?
Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
#6 Luther Burbank loved nature. Did he spend most of his time in gardens or out on the water?
Out on the water
#7 What movie director gave us "E.T.", "Jaws", and "Jurassic Park"?
2 words, 15 letters. There are 3 alternate answers.
#8 Find two American pioneers in the world of dance: Alvin Ailey, Georgia O'Keeffe, Martha Graham.
Alvin Ailey and Georgia O'Keeffe
Georgia O'Keeffe and Martha Graham
Alvin Ailey and Martha Graham
#9 Nicknamed "Satchmo", this jazz trumpeter from New Orleans introduced "scat" singing to American music. What was his name?
#10 Who was the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court: Sandra Day O'Connor or Ruth Bader Ginsburg?
Sandra Day O'Connor
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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