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The Epitaph of Benjamin Franklin's The body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out and stript of its lettering and gilding), Lies here, food for worms; But the work shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more elegant edition, revised and corrected by the author--(written by himself)

History Quiz#14 What woman has had the most statues in the United States made in her honor? Answer:

William Howard Taft, the heaviest President of the U.S., (weighing 332 lbs.), got stuck in the White House tub the first time he used it. A larger one was soon purchased.

History Quiz#15 How many people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776? Answer:

History's first submarine attack took place in New York Harbor in 1776! The Connecticut inventor David Bushnell called his submarine the Turtle because it resembled two large tortoise shells of equal size joined together. On September 6, 1776, the Turtle targeted the HMS Eagle, flagship of the British fleet. The submarine was supposed to secure a cask of gunpowder to the hull of the Eagle and sneak away before it exploded. Unfortunately, the Turtle got entangled with the Eagle's rudder bar, lost ballast and surfaced before the gunpowder could be planted.

History Quiz#16 What was the first state to allow women to vote? Answer:

Some controversy exists on whether Betsy Ross really sewed the first American Flag. But her commitment to the cause of American Independence is not in dobut. She manufactured munitions in the basement of her home.

History Quiz#17 Who successfully defended the British Soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre? Answer:

The Pony express cut the time it took for mail to go from Missouri to California from 3 weeks to just 10 days. However, it was considered so dangerous, that it advertised "Orphans Preffered".

History Quiz#18 What President had a candy bar named for his daughter? Answer:

The Outlaw Wyatt Earp? After the gun fight at the OK Corral, Wyatt Earp became famous as a law man. But when his brother Morgan was ambushed and killed while playing pool, Wyatt took the law into his own hands and hunted down the alleged killers. He was charged with murder and fled to California where he tried to sell his story to Hollywood and actually made an appearance in films

History Quiz#19 In what U.S. city did the term "Skid Row" originate? Answer:

The longest inaugural address by a U.S. President was given by William Henry Harrison. It was one hour and forty-five minutes long during an intense snowstorm. One month later he died of pneumonia.

 History Quiz#20 What famous Texan lived with the Cherokee Indians for 3 years in his youth, and took the name "Black Raven"? Answer:


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