History of New Jersey
Try to answer these questions about the history of the state of New Jersey.
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Who shot Alexander Hamilton in Weehawken in 1804?
What inventor's laboratory was located in Menlo Park?
What zeppelin famously burst into flames while trying to dock in 1937?
What river did George Washington cross to launch a surprise attack in Trenton in 1776?
What U.S. President also served as President of Princeton University?
New Jersey is named after the island of Jersey. In what body of water would you find that island?
What invention did Samuel Morse demonstrate for the first time in Morristown in 1838?
What coastal city was known as "The World's Playground" in the 1920s?
(It is the subject of the HBO show "Boardwalk Empire")
What real estate board game, released in 1935, is based on the streets of that city?
What blue-eyed crooner was born in Hoboken in 1915?
What suspension bridge, connecting New Jersey and New York,
was the longest in the world from 1931-1937?
What governor's 2016 Presidential aspirations were torpedoed by the "Bridgegate" scandal?
What Jewish scientist fled his native Germany to study at Princeton?
What aviator's son was kidnapped from his home in Hopewell, New Jersey in 1932?
What "superstorm" devastated New Jersey's beaches in 2012?
What city had race riots that resulted in 26 deaths in 1967?
What boxer defeated Michael Spinks in just 91 seconds in a 1988 bout in New Jersey?
What deadly bacteria was contained in four letters thought to be
mailed from New Jersey in 2001?
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