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TRIVIA TUESDAY 2.16.2021

Blog Post created by SuzyQ411 on Feb 15, 2021

WELCOME TO ANOTHER GAME OF TRIVIA !

(*as always, no cheating pls.)

 

WHAT PRESIDENT'S FACE IS ON THE TWO DOLLAR BILL?

1. Andrew Jackson

2. Ulysses S. Grant

3. Thomas Jefferson

4. Alexander Hamilton

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Answer to last week's Trivia question:  Arizona was the last contiguous state (meaning the 48 states of the North American Continent) admitted to the union. 

Arizona achieved statehood on February 14, 1912. After being defeated in the Mexican–American War, Mexico ceded much of this territory to the United States in 1848. (Wikipedia)
It took Arizona 49 years to be admitted into statehood. In the interim, it was a U.S. territory. 

Despite Congress’ approval, President Taft rejected it and stopped Arizona from becoming a state, unless it removed from its constitution the provision of voting out judges. And it did, and President Taft then signed Arizona into statehood.

"In typical Arizona fashion, the provision was removed, statehood was granted, and then in the immediately following election the provision was reinserted into the constitution," said Southard (Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez

 

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TRIVIA TUESDAY 2.9.2021 

 

Thanks to all who are playing Trivia. Please remind your fellow EX'ers to join in. The more who play, the more fun it is.

 

 *Thanks to Trivia Genius for the question and answer to this quiz

 

 

 

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