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« Reply #125 on: July 18, 2004, 10:09:46 am »
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keep firing away...

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« Reply #126 on: July 20, 2004, 04:43:38 pm »
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At least you're closer to the top than I am, BullMoose...
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« Reply #127 on: July 21, 2004, 10:35:53 pm »
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Need new question Cheesy
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« Reply #128 on: July 22, 2004, 03:34:50 am »
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In JFK's absence, I will post a question.

Who was the only man elected twice as President, and twice as Vice-President?
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« Reply #129 on: July 22, 2004, 03:40:49 am »
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In JFK's absence, I will post a question.

Who was the only man elected twice as President, and twice as Vice-President?
You, Mr Nixon.
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« Reply #130 on: July 22, 2004, 07:01:18 am »
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Need new question Cheesy

Leave me alone! Tongue.
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« Reply #131 on: July 22, 2004, 07:54:45 am »
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Bah, ok, next question

What did President John Fitzgerald Kennedy say when told of the events at Birmingham Alabama?

*Hint* It was to do with the chief of police there.
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« Reply #132 on: July 23, 2004, 07:00:17 am »
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Just wanted to say that I knew about the Hundred's Year War, though it was interrupted by peace treaties such as the 1364 one and I also have relatives and friends in Germany. Smiley Visited a wedding near Dusseldorf a year ago, as a matter of fact. Smiley
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« Reply #133 on: July 24, 2004, 09:22:18 am »
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Nobody know the answer?

Another clue, the event in Birmingham, Alabama was a peaceful protest by Martin Luther King that got ugly when the chief of police sent in men with water cannons and dogs to attack them.
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« Reply #134 on: July 24, 2004, 10:04:17 am »
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Here is another question, there are two parts to it, each worth 1 point.

The previous question is still standing and has been upped to a bonus question worth 4 points.

Of whom was it said that he was "the most brilliant American statesman who ever lived, posessing the loftiest and keenest intellect of his time" (1) and who was it who said it? (1)
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« Reply #135 on: July 25, 2004, 04:27:20 am »
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Of whom was it said that he was "the most brilliant American statesman who ever lived, posessing the loftiest and keenest intellect of his time" (1) and who was it who said it? (1)

Teddy Roosevelt describing Alexander Hamilton.
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« Reply #136 on: July 25, 2004, 07:29:16 am »
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Of whom was it said that he was "the most brilliant American statesman who ever lived, posessing the loftiest and keenest intellect of his time" (1) and who was it who said it? (1)

Teddy Roosevelt describing Alexander Hamilton.

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« Reply #137 on: July 25, 2004, 08:18:49 am »
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Of whom did Garry Wills say was "probably the most influential teacher in the history of American education."

*Hint* He was a teacher at Princeton (known then as the College of New Jersey) and under his tutelage they produced a U.S. President, a Vice-President, twenty-one Senators, twenty-nine Congressmen and twelve state Governors.
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« Reply #138 on: July 25, 2004, 08:37:18 am »
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Oh yes, and bonus marks will be awarded for any names of those produced.

So, a bonus mark for the President, the Vice-President, each of the Senators, Congressmen and Governors.

If you name all that is a hefty 65 points which that question is worth.
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« Reply #139 on: July 25, 2004, 08:52:48 am »
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Of whom did Garry Wills say was "probably the most influential teacher in the history of American education."

*Hint* He was a teacher at Princeton (known then as the College of New Jersey) and under his tutelage they produced a U.S. President, a Vice-President, twenty-one Senators, twenty-nine Congressmen and twelve state Governors.

Woodrow Wilson. He tought FDR.
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« Reply #140 on: July 25, 2004, 08:54:21 am »
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Of whom did Garry Wills say was "probably the most influential teacher in the history of American education."

*Hint* He was a teacher at Princeton (known then as the College of New Jersey) and under his tutelage they produced a U.S. President, a Vice-President, twenty-one Senators, twenty-nine Congressmen and twelve state Governors.

Woodrow Wilson. He tought FDR.

*Beep* Incorrect.
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« Reply #141 on: July 25, 2004, 01:33:16 pm »
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I would have said Wilson too, I know he is the only president from New Jersey.
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« Reply #142 on: July 25, 2004, 01:37:04 pm »
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John Witherspoon, he taught James Madison, Aaron Burr, and I don't know the names of the Senators, Congressmen, and Governors
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« Reply #143 on: July 25, 2004, 03:10:17 pm »
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John Witherspoon, he taught James Madison, Aaron Burr, and I don't know the names of the Senators, Congressmen, and Governors

Add to that list Patrick Henry
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« Reply #144 on: July 25, 2004, 10:41:14 pm »
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John Witherspoon, he taught James Madison, Aaron Burr, and I don't know the names of the Senators, Congressmen, and Governors

damnit, I knew that one.
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« Reply #145 on: July 26, 2004, 06:11:28 am »
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John Witherspoon, he taught James Madison, Aaron Burr, and I don't know the names of the Senators, Congressmen, and Governors

*Ding Ding* Coooooooooooooooorrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrect. Congratulations Liberty.

For that you receive 3 points. I think I may have the number of Senators wrong actually, I believe it may have only been 20, with Burr possibly included so it wouldn't be worth as many as I thought.

ATFFL, I am not sure he did teach Patrick Henry though I may be wrong, upon reading a biography it says he was home-schooled so I don't know.

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A full list of those who attended the College of New Jersey (Princeton) under Witherspoon who went on to Governmental Office.

UNITED STATES SENATORS.

1770. Frederick Frelinghuysen, from New Jersey.

1772. Aaron Burr, from New York.

1773. Aaron Ogden, from New Jersey.

1774. John Ewing Calhoun, from South Carolina.

1774. Jonathan Mason, from Massachusetts.

1775. Isaac Tichenor, from Vermont.

1776. Jonathan Dayton, from New Jersey.

1776. John Rutherford, from New York.

1779. Richard Stockton, from New Jersey.

1780. Abraham R. Venable, from Virginia.

1781. William Branch Giles, from Virginia.

1781. Edward Livingston, from Louisiana.

1784. James Ashton Bayard, from Delaware.

1785. Robert Goodloe Harper, from Maryland.

1788. David Stone, from North Carolina.

1789. Mahion Dickerson, from New Jersey.

1790. John Taylor, from South Carolina.

1791. Jacob Burnet, from Ohio.

1792. George M. Bibb, from Kentucky.

1794. George Washington Campbell, from Tennessee.

MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

1769. James Linn, from New Jersey.

1772. David Bard, from Pennsylvania.

1774. Wm. Stevens Smith, from New York.

1775. John Andrew Scudder, from New Jersey.

1776. Nathaniel Alexander, from North Carolina.

1776. John W. Kittera, from Pennsylvania.

1781. Wifliam Crawford, from Pennsylvania.

1782. Conrad Elmendoff, from New York.

1782. John A. Hanna, from Pennsylvania.

1784. Peter R. Livingston, froin New York.

1785. James Wilken, from New York.

1786. John Henderson Imlay, from New Jersey.

1787. Evan Alexander, from North Carolina.

1788. Nathaniel W. Howell, from New York.

1788. Wm. Kirkpatrick, from New York.

1788. Nicholas Van Dyke, from Delaware.

1789. Isaac Pierson, from New Jersey.

1789. Ephraim King Wilson, from Maryland.

1789. Silas Wood, from New York.

1792. Wm. Chatwood, from New Jersey.

1792. Peter Early, from Georgia.

1792. George C. Maxwell, from New Jersey.

1794. Thomas M. Bayly, from Virginia.

1794. James M. Broome, from Delaware.

Several of the above-named members of Congress had higher offices:

James Madison was the fourth President of the United States.

Aaron Burr was the third Vice-President.

John Henry was Governor of Maryland.

Gunning Bedford was Governor of Delaware.

Henry Lee was Governor of Virginia.

Morgan Lewis was Governor of New York.

Aaron Ogden was Governor of New Jersey.

Isaac Tichenor was Governor of Vermont.

Nathaniel Alexander was Governor of North Carolina.

Wm. Branch Giles was Governor of Virginia.

David Stone was Governor of North Carolina.

Mablon Dickerson was Governor of New Jersey.

John Taylor was Governor of South Carolina.

Peter Early was Governor of Georgia.

And to this list of Governors of several of the States may be added William Richardson Davie, Governor of North Carolina, also Envoy, with EIIsworth, an older graduate, to France.



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No more answers will be accepted for the Senators, Congressmen and Governors as they are listed above Wink.

Next question coming soon, work on the bonus question posted previously about Kennedy.
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« Reply #146 on: July 31, 2004, 04:01:01 pm »
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Ok, a new question

I am going to place part of the name of a film, you have to fill in the rest of the name, the missing part of the name will be the name of a US State, 1 point for each name, first person to give the state gets the point, you may only submit answers once so you cannot submit them in two goes.

Some of these may be very obscure, I found a few on a website.

Feeling __________

___________ Minute

Sweet Home ______

Raising __________

In Old ___________

__________ Heights

The _________ Trail

Best Little Whorehouse in _______

Ghosts of __________

A total of 9 points available here.
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« Reply #147 on: July 31, 2004, 04:07:30 pm »
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Feeling Minnesota

New York Minute

Sweet Home Alabama

Raising Arizona

In Old California (lots of states, really)

Washington Heights

The Oregon Trail

Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Ghosts of Mississippi


(Other "In Old" movies I know of the top of my head are Arizona, Oklahoma Kentucky and Colorado.)
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« Reply #148 on: July 31, 2004, 04:11:44 pm »
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Feeling Minnesota

New York Minute

Sweet Home Alabama

Raising Arizona

In Old California (lots of states, really)

Washington Heights

The Oregon Trail

Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Ghosts of Mississippi


(Other "In Old" movies I know of the top of my head are Arizona, Oklahoma Kentucky and Colorado.)

Impressive ATFFL, all correct.

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Next question coming soon, probably will be worth more than 1 point.

If no one gets the bonus question by tomorrow or Monday I will reveal the answer.
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« Reply #149 on: July 31, 2004, 04:21:27 pm »
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I missed the bonus one.

"The civil rights movement should thank God for [Birmingham chief of police] Bull Connor. He's helped it as much as Abraham Lincoln."


[ATFFL] should thank Bartlett for his book fo famous qutations.  He's helped him find the answer to the bonus question."
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