Shoeless Trivia: The American Southwest

So yeah. Long time no trivia. Lots of little reasons that amount to I have had other stuff going on, but with the Learned League season starting up again it seems like a good time to try and get back in the habit. I won’t necessarily get back to five days a week right away, but I’ll do my best.

  1. The United States acquired much of the land now a part of the states Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, and other thanks to what 1848 treaty that ended the Mexican American War?
  2. The flag representing what nation has been obscured in the image below?southwest1
  3. “Nevada Day, Part 1” and “Nevada Day, Part 2” are the names of two episodes of what short-lived television series? Other episode titles include “The Cold Open”, “The West Coast Delay”, and “What Kind of Day Has It Been?”
  4. Camelback Ranch, Surprise Stadium, and Goodyear Ballpark are all venues associated with a series of informal sporting events with what botanical nickname?
  5. Name the photographer responsible for the well known image seen below. The photograph was taken in 1936 in Nipomo, California.southwest2
Answers

  1. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  2. France
  3. Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
  4. Cactus League
  5. Dorothea Lange

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