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  1. Joe Biden
  2. Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab
  3. George Mason
  4. Alexander Hamilton
  5. Mike Leach
  1. a The so-called "underwear bomber". Smuggled a bomb sewn into his underwear onto Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on December 25, 2009. The flight departed from Amsterdam and was headed for Detroit, Michigan. Fellow passengers on the plane heard a loud pop, like a firecracker and saw smoke rising from the man's seat. According to reports, the 23-year-old suspect's underwear contained 80 grams of PETN, which was more than enough to blow a hole in the airplane. The detonator that the suspect tried to use was acid in a syringe. Instead of detonating the bomb, the acid melted the syringe and caused a fire.
  2. b Anti-Federalist Virginian who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights
  3. c Former Texas Tech football coach fired by the university for supposedly mistreating receiver Adam James. Leach is currently suing the school for SLANDER and LIBEL.
  4. d Current Vice President under Obama
  5. e Wealthy New Yorker who believed that welathy and well educated should have most political power; wrote the majority of the Federalist Papers; 1st US Secretary of the Treasury under Washington

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. French philosopher who argued that people get freedom through the separation of government powers
  2. US Vice President under George W. Bush
  3. DE delegate to Const Conv of 1787 who was best known as the author of the Articles of Confederation
  4. Shooting guard for the NBA's Washington Wizards. He is currently under indefinite suspension for handgun violations stemming from an episode on December 24, 2009, and for subsequent actions that appeared to make light of this episode.
  5. Current US POTUS from Chicago, IL (#44)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Thomas JeffersonVA primary author of the Declaration of Independence; wrote about unalienable rights; 3rd POTUS; 2nd US minister to France

          

  2. George IIIAnti-Federalist Virginian who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights

          

  3. George WashingtonAnti-Federalist Virginian who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights

          

  4. Thomas PaineVA primary author of the Declaration of Independence; wrote about unalienable rights; 3rd POTUS; 2nd US minister to France

          

  5. Thurgood MarshallAnti-Federalist Virginian who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights

          

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