Practice for The Tournament of Champions!

Know Your Notables
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He signed the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution
Which is the only one of the 3 Presidents shown below that DID sign the Constitution
At the time the Constitution was signed, both Adams and Jefferson were out of the country. John Adams was ambassador to Great Britain, and Thomas Jefferson was ambassador to France.
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Which of the following was the first African American U.S. Senator?
In 1870, Hiram Revels became the first African American U.S. Senator. Thurgood Marshall was the first African American Supreme Court Justice.

Neither of them were the first African American to be featured on a postage stamp!
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Who was one of the first principals at Tuskegee University?
And did you know that in 1940, the first U.S. postage stamp to honor an African American was issued featuring Booker T. Washington?
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Which of the following was a suffragette?
In case you didn't know, a suffragette is a woman seeking the right to vote through organized protest. Women gained the right to vote in national elections in 1920 through the 19th Amendment. The suffragettes fought hard UNTIL 1920 to get the right to vote for women.
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Which of the following was the first female cabinet member?
Perkins was the first female to serve in the President's cabinet. She was appointed in 1933 by President Franklin Roosevelt. She was the Secretary of Labor.

Jeannette Rankin was the first woman to be elected to Congress.
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Who wrote The Red Record?
Who wrote Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral?
Sojourner Truth delivered a speech called "Ain't I a Woman?" advocating equal rights for women and African Americans.
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Who was the wife of the 4th President?
Mary Todd Lincoln was the wife of the 16th President!
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Who was the wife of the 44th President?