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History of Michigan

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What auto tycoon doubled his workers' wages to $5 a day in 1914?
What Detroit music label recorded the Supremes, Temptations, and Jackson 5?
Motown Records
What language was spoken in Detroit in the 1700s?
What was the world's biggest corporation by revenue in 1960?
What was the first model of car to sell a million units?
The first one took place in 1902. Michigan defeated Stanford 49-0. What was it?
What fictional giant worked as a lumberjack in northern Michigan?
What ship sank in Lake Superior with all hands lost in 1975?
(Gordon Lightfoot wrote a song about it)
What part of the state did Michigan acquire after agreeing to cede the Toledo Strip to Ohio?
What city was found to have lead in its drinking water in 2015?
What two metals were mined in great quantities in the Upper Peninsula?
What suspension bridge connected Michigan's two peninsulas in 1957?
What Teamsters union leader was last seen outside a Detroit-area restaurant in 1975?
What Detroit boxer was heavyweight champion of the world from 1937 to 1949?
What slogan, coined by FDR, referred to the industrial might of cities like Detroit in WWII?
Arsenal of Democracy
What volunteer program did JFK announce at the University of Michigan in 1960?
What breakfast food was pioneered by a quack doctor in Battle Creek, Michigan?
What political party was born in Jackson, Michigan in 1854?
What did the Purple Gang smuggle into the U.S. from Canada during the 1920s?
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level 71
May 25, 2017
Having two answers for which an accepted answer is "Ford" seems a bit superfluous.
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May 26, 2017
Whoops. Removed the Gerald Ford question and replaced it with Peace Corps.
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May 25, 2017
If granola then muesli too?
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May 26, 2017
Find evidence that Dr. Kellogg ever called any of his products muesli then I'll add it. :)
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May 25, 2017
Please consider accepting 'liquor' for the Purple Gang question.
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May 26, 2017
Okay
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Jun 1, 2017
Can whisky be accepted too? Looking at the Wikipedia page, it seems that it was the main alcohol they smuggled in.
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level 78
May 25, 2017
The first convention of the Republican Party was held in Jackson, MI (July 6, 1854) but the party's birthplace was in Ripon, Wisconsin (March 20, 1854). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republican_Party_(United_States)
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May 26, 2017
Three towns in three different states claim the honor
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Jun 7, 2017
Should the Edmund Fitzgerald be an answer to one of the questions since its wreck was found in Canadian waters?
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level 57
Jun 23, 2017
It was on its way to Michigan from Superior, WI. It could be worded differently.
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Jun 28, 2017
Well, the legend DOES live on from the Chippewa on down to the big lake they call Gitche Gumee.
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Oct 5, 2017
Fun quiz - having lots of cousins in Michigan paid off, and it is my husband's birthplace which helped. too. (He still talks about touring the Kellogg's factory in first grade, watching them roll out corn flakes.)
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