Practice for The Tournament of Champions!

Let's see if you know what order these events occurred!
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Which came FIRST A. The U.S. annexes Hawaii, OR B. The U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia
1867: U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia
1898: U.S. annexes Hawaii
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Which happened FIRST: A. Seneca Falls Convention; OR B. the 19th Amendment is ratified
1848: Seneca Falls Convention (this was the beginning of the fight for women to get the right to vote)
1920: 19th Amendment is ratified (this was the Amendment to the Constitution that gave women the right to vote nationally)

By the way, ratified means that there were enough states that voted for it so that it could be an Amendment to the Constitution.
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Which event happened LAST: A. the 19th Amendment is ratified; OR B. the Civil War begins?
1861: Civil War begins as Fort Sumter is attacked
1920 19th Amendment is ratified
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Which event happened LAST? A. March on Washington where Martin Luther King, Jr. have his "I Have a Dream" speech OR B. Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on the bus
1955: Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus
1963: March on Washington ("I have a dream speech")
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Did Frederick Douglass give his "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" speech before or after the Civil War began?
1852: Frederick Douglass' speech
1861: Civil War begins
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Nine states needed to ratify the Constitution before it could go into effect. New Hampshire was the 9th state to ratify it in 1787. Was George Washington already President when that occurred?
No.

New Hampshire ratified the Constitution in 1788.
George Washington became President in 1789.
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What happened FIRST: A. the Bill of Rights was ratified; OR B. George Washington became the first President?
The Bill of Rights are the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They were ratified after George Washington became President.

1. The Constitution was ratified
2. George Washington became President
3. The Bill of Rights was ratified
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Which was FIRST: A. the Korean War begins; OR B. WWII begins?
1939: WWII begins (but U.S. does not enter the war until later)
1950: Korean War begins
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Which was LAST: A. U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War; or B. the Korean War begins?
1950: Korean War begins
1965: U.S. begins sending significant ground troops to Vietnam
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Who was President FIRST?
#10 John Tyler
#12 Zachary Taylor
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