George Washington crossed the Delaware River and attacked the British at this New Jersey town on Christmas Day, 1776.
This underground national park is in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico.
Name the treaty that ended the Mexican-American War in 1848. In it Mexico ceded a vast amount of territory to the united states including many of the southwestern states.
In 1945 the first atomic bomb was tested at this location near Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Name the oldest capital in the United States.
In 1664 the British seized this future state from the Dutch.
A canal between the New York cities of Albany and Buffalo, completed in 1825. The canal, considered a marvel of the modern world at the time, allowed western farmers to ship surplus crops to sell in the North and allowed northern manufacturers to ship finished goods to sell in the West.
World Trade Center
In 2001 Al Quaida terrorists destroyed this New York City landmark, then the tallest building in the world.
New York City
What city was the United States' capital from 1785-1790?
West Point, New York
Where is the US military academy located?
New York City
Where can you find the headquarters of the United Nations?
Name the Island in New York Harbor where you can find the Statue of Liberty.
In 1585, the first English colony was established in this city in North Carolina. It was abandoned and nothing more was heard from the colonists save only the word Croatoan which was carved into a tree.
In what North Carolina city did the Wright Brothers make their first powered flight?
What are the North Carolina cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hills known collectively as because of the several universities and research organizations that make their homes there.
Rugby, North Dakota
This city is at the geographic center of North America.
Name the first state admitted to the Union that was west of the Allegheny mountains.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
What musical museum can be found in Cleveland, Ohio?
This state was established in 1834 as Indian Territory for Native American resettlement; however, it was opened in 1889 to white settlers.
Region of the Great Plains that experienced a drought in 1930 lasting for a decade, leaving many farmers without work or substantial wages.
unflattering name given to Oklahomans and others from the rural Midwest, especially those who left the Dust Bowl looking for better lives during the 1930s
In 1995 in the country's worst terrorist attack before 2001 a federal building was blown up in this city and hundreds of people were killed.
a relatively narrow strip of land projecting from some larger area (oklahoma has a very distinct one)
This county touches four states in addition to Oklahoma.
National park and Oregon lake, the deepest in the U.S., formed when Mt. Mazama blew its top over 7,000 years ago.
I 1805, the last fort built by Lewis and Clark, in Oregon where they spent the winter.
A historical route to the western United States extending from various cities on the Missouri River to Oregon and the West coast.
This canyon in Oregon and Idaho is the deepest canyon in the United States.
At 120 feet long, this Oregon river is shortest in the world.
In 1681 land granted to this Englishman eventually became the state of Pennsylvania.
In 1774 the Continental Congress first met in this city.
In 1776 the Declaration of Independence was signed here.
In 1787 this became the second state in the Union.
Where was one of the most violent battles of the American Civil War fought? It is frequently cited as the war's turning point in early July 1863.
This Pennsylvanian city boasts the largest chocolate and cocoa processing plant int he world.
This was the nation's capital from 1790 to 1800.
In 1859, the first oil well in the world was drilled near this Pennsylvania city.
This largest island in Narragansett Bay forms a large portion of the state of Rhode Island. Officially this island is known as Rhode Island as it was named by Roger Williams, but it is called by it's original name to avoid confusion.
In 1636 Roger Williams settled this Rhode Island city.
In 1790 this was the thirteenth state to ratify the Constitution, the last of the colonies.
Newport, Rhode Island
The oldest synagogue in the nation can be found here.
It was the first state to secede from the Union.
The Civil War began with the attack on this fort in Charleston Harbor.
This national park in South Dakota was the first cave to be designated as a national park anywhere in the world. It is notable for it's displays of the calcite formation known as boxwork.
A mountain range in South Dakota and Wyming, this area was promised to the Sioux in the Dakota territory but this promise was broken when gold was discovered there.
In 1890, after killing Sitting Bull, the 7th Cavalry rounded up Sioux at this place in South Dakota and 300 Natives were murdered and only a baby survived.
This vast granite presidential sculpture can be found in western South Dakota.
This mountain monument depicting a Lakota Sioux leader is under construction in the Black Hills of South Dakota. When it is complete, it will probably be the world's largest sculpture.
Tennessee Valley Authority
This organization built a number of dams and reservoirs to provide hydroelectric power to the state.
Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee
This was the home of the legendary singer Elvis Presley.
This national park on the Mexican Texas border is the largest protected area of the Chihuahuan Desert, and the home of many tertiary and cretaceous fossils.
In 1836 this area declared independence from Mexico becoming it's own republic before being admited to the Union as the 28th state in 1845.
Number one producer of cotton in America.
This mission in San Antonio, Texas is where Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
The largest state in area in the forty-eight coterminous states.
This state has 254 counties, more than any other state.
President George W. Bush
This recent US president hails from Texas.
Great Salt Lake
In 1847 Brigham Young and Mormon pioneers settled into the valley of this lake in utah.
In 1869 the transcontinental railroad was completed in this city in Utah. The Union Pacific and the Central Pacific were joined here by golden spikes.
Great Salt Lake
Composed of salt and magnesium chloride, this is the remnant of the prehistoric Lake Bonneville.
This smaller part of Appalachian Mountain Range, running north and south through Vermont into Massachusetts and Connecticut gave a group of patriots their name during the American Revolution.
It is the smallest state capital in population.
This town in Virginia was the first permanen.t British settlement in the Americas in 1607.
This was the capital of the confederacy.
At the end of the Civil War, Robert E Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at thsi courthouse in Virginia.
Arlington National Cemetary
This former estate of the Confederate general Robert E Lee was turned into what at the end of the Civil War?
This volcano and national park is right outside of Seattle Washington which affords spectacular views of it.
Mount Saint Helens
In 1980 this volcano in Washington erupted causing impressive damage and loss of life.
This state is the national leader in both appleas and hops (hops are used for brewing beer).
The Olympic Peninsula in Washington State is made up of one of the few temperate versions of this ecosystem.
In 1861, this state seceded from Virginia because Virginia had seceded from the Union.
This Wisconsin city is the smallest city with a professional football team.
The first state to allow women to vote in 1869.
This was the first national park int he United States.