Statistics for Important Places in U.S. History

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Clue City % Correct
City known as the birthplace of jazz musicNew Orleans
94%
City where the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776Philadelphia
93%
At least 25 "witches" were killed in this Massachusetts town in 1692Salem
88%
The bloodiest Civil War battle was fought near this Pennsylvania townGettysburg
80%
The main capital of the Confederate StatesRichmond
73%
The Battle of the Alamo took place in this city in 1836San Antonio
72%
The first permanent English settlement in the United StatesJamestown
67%
In 1848, the population of this city was just 1,000. In just one year, however,
it would increase to 25,000.
San Francisco
60%
City where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the busMontgomery
54%
Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the "The Star-Spangled Banner" while
watching a naval battle in this city's harbor
Baltimore
54%
During WWII, more tanks were made in a single factory in this city than
in the entirety of Germany
Detroit
54%
In the year 1800, this city was by far the most populous in the southern statesCharleston
54%
Abraham Lincoln practiced law in this citySpringfield
46%
This city in Florida, founded in 1565, is the oldest European settlement in the U.S.St. Augustine
42%
National Guard troops were called in to end segregation at this city's schools in 1957Little Rock
40%
Cattle drives often ended in this Kansas frontier townDodge City
38%
The Wright Brothers called this city home. Later, it would be the site of
peace accords that ended the Bosnian War
Dayton
31%
Coastal city famous for the summer mansions of the Vanderbilts and AstorsNewport
22%
New Mexico art colony where Georgia O'Keefe and Ansel Adams sojournedTaos
20%
This Massachusetts town was center of the nation's textile industry in the 19th centuryLowell
18%

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