The March 9th Quiz

Discussion in 'History' started by PoliticalChic, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. PoliticalChic
    Offline

    PoliticalChic Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2008
    Messages:
    55,686
    Thanks Received:
    15,593
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    Ratings:
    +24,824
    1. 1796- Josephine de Beauharnais marries.....who?

    2. 1451- Amerigo Vespucci born. He is immortalized in what way?

    3. 1841-The Supreme Court of the United States rules in the Amistad case...the decison?

    4. 1862- Monitor fires on Merrimack for the first time at Hampton Roads. Who won?

    5. 1500- Pedro Cabral left with 13 ships and 1200 men for India. The nation that sent him was the greatest sailing and exploring nation at the time......what nation was that?

    Bonus: At that time, the Pope had engineered a treaty that divided the world between two trading nations....

    a. The nations?

    b. The treaty?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  2. Big Black Dog
    Offline

    Big Black Dog Gold Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2009
    Messages:
    22,906
    Thanks Received:
    5,107
    Trophy Points:
    260
    Ratings:
    +5,702
    1. His wife.
    2. Invented the banjo.
    3. Native Americans are required to speak English in all government offices.
    4. Monitor -32. Merrimack - 31. Monitor won.
    5. Mexico
    Bonus
    a. Iceland and The Congo
    b. The Treaty of the Shaken Hand

    What did I win?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  3. del
    Offline

    del BANNED

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2008
    Messages:
    45,052
    Thanks Received:
    9,830
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +9,885
    napoleon
    america
    freedom
    monitor
    portugal
    portugal and spain
    resulted in the papal line of demarcation
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  4. Peach
    Offline

    Peach Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2009
    Messages:
    17,179
    Thanks Received:
    1,709
    Trophy Points:
    175
    Ratings:
    +1,966
    1. Napoleon
    2. AMERICA as our county's name.
    3. Freedom for the slaves, anger from Spain.
    4. The North ; ) Not sure which ship won the battle.
    5. Portugal.
    BONUS:SPAIN, PORTUGAL, Treaty of Tordequellis?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  5. Peach
    Offline

    Peach Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2009
    Messages:
    17,179
    Thanks Received:
    1,709
    Trophy Points:
    175
    Ratings:
    +1,966
    Answers Chic?
     
  6. Wiseacre
    Offline

    Wiseacre Retired USAF Chief Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2011
    Messages:
    6,025
    Thanks Received:
    1,192
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    Ratings:
    +1,194
    I got three:

    1. Who was the only president that also served in the US House of Representatives after his presidency was over?

    2. Who was the only president that also served in the US Senate after his presidency was over?

    3. Who was the only president that also served on the Supreme Court after his presidency was over?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  7. PoliticalChic
    Offline

    PoliticalChic Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2008
    Messages:
    55,686
    Thanks Received:
    15,593
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    Ratings:
    +24,824
    Very nice ....neither ironclad won....

    Good job!
     
  8. PoliticalChic
    Offline

    PoliticalChic Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2008
    Messages:
    55,686
    Thanks Received:
    15,593
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    Ratings:
    +24,824
    I got Johnson and Adams backwards, didn't I.....
     
  9. del
    Offline

    del BANNED

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2008
    Messages:
    45,052
    Thanks Received:
    9,830
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +9,885
    adams (j.q.)
    johnson
    taft
     
  10. Peach
    Offline

    Peach Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2009
    Messages:
    17,179
    Thanks Received:
    1,709
    Trophy Points:
    175
    Ratings:
    +1,966
    **********************************************
    John Quincy Adams, A. Johnson, TAFT.
     

Share This Page