This Month in History - February

Answer these historical trivia clues from the month of February
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1865, President Lincoln signs into law this amendment banning involuntary servitude
13th
2
1848, this treaty ends the Mexican-American War
Guadalupe Hidalgo
3
1959, named coined for the day Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and "The Big Bopper" die in a tragic plane crash
The Day the Music Died
4
1945, the Yalta Conference begins on this peninsula
Crimea
5
1958, an H-Bomb is lost off the coast of this Georgia city
Savannah
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1958, members of Manchester United and journalists are killed in plane crash here
Munich
7
1962, U.S.A. ends trade with this island country
Cuba
8
1915, this controversial film by D.W. Griffiths premieres
The Birth of a Nation
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1773, this future US president, who went on to serve the shortest term, is born
William Henry Harrison
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1763, the French and Indian War ends and this province is ceded to Great Britain
Quebec
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2011, this president of Egypt is ousted by revolution
Hosni Mubarak
12
1963, construction begins on the Gateway Arch in this city
St. Louis
13
1633, this famous astronomer arrives in Rome for his trial
Galileo Galilei
14
1779, this British explorer famous for exploring Newfoundland and the Pacific is killed in Hawaii
James Cook
15
1992, this Milwaukee serial killer is sentenced to life in prison
Jeffrey Dahmer
16
1933, this period of sobriety comes to a close in America
Prohibition
17
2008, this country officially separates from Serbia
Kosovo
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1885, this author publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
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1985, William Schroeder becomes the first to recieve an artificial of this organ and leave hospital
Heart
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1991, a memorial statue of Enver Hoxha is destroyed in this country
Albania
21
1848, Engels and Marx publish this
The Communist Manifesto
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1819, the U.S. recieves this from Spain
Florida
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1945, a famous photograph of Americans raising a flag on this island is taken
Iwo Jima
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1868, he becomes the first president to be impeached
Andrew Johnson
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1991, this organization, created to oppose NATO, disbands
Warsaw Pact
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1815, Napoleon escapes from this island
Elba
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1933, this German parliament building burns, solidifying Nazi power
Reichstag
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1784, John Wesley charters this sect of the Christian church
Methodist
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