Shoeless Trivia: US History

Don’t be doomed to repeat it.

  1. Who was the only US President whose first language was not English?
  2. The clip below is from a song describing (and named for) what event that took place approximately two weeks after the signing of the Treaty of Ghent?
  3. The happy gentleman pictured below is holding aloft the November 3, 1948 edition of what newspaper?ushist1
  4. What other member of the executive branch was seriously wounded by a co-conspirator of John Wilkes Booth on the night that President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated? This man is better remembered for an at-the-time questionable land purchase that he negotiated with Russian minister Eduard de Stoeckl.
  5. AS-204, a planned space mission that never flew due to the deaths of its three astronauts during a rehearsal exercise, is usually referred to by what other designation?
Answers

  1. Martin van Buren
  2. Battle of New Orleans
  3. Chicago Daily Tribune
  4. William Seward
  5. Apollo 1

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