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This Week in History: The Show-Me State
This week in history, Missouri entered the union. Take O'Reilly's History Quiz to see what you know about the history of the Show-Me state. Try to beat last week's 4.3 average!
1. Missouri became the 24th state on August 10, 1821, as a result of what important bargain between slave and free states?
   Taft Act
   Louisiana Purchase
   Missouri Compromise
   Kansas-Nebraska Act
   Nebraska Compromise
2. Which explorers started and ended their expedition in St. Louis?
   Washington and Jefferson
   Lewis and Clark
   Armstrong and Aldrin
   Raleigh and Scott
   Magellan and Vasquez
3. Missouri Governor Boggs issued an "Extermination Order" in 1838 against what group?
   Aliens
   Catholics
   Kansans
   Latter-day Saints
   Sioux
4. Mark Twain was born in 1835 in what Missouri town that serves as the hometown for his fictional characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn?
   Hannibal
   Carthage
   St. Louis
   Jefferson City
   Kansas City
5. The 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis was memorialized in what musical movie from 1944?
   Yankee Doodle Dandy
   Guys and Dolls
   Louisiana Purchase
   Oklahoma!
   Meet Me in St. Louis
6. Which president hails from Missouri?
   Dwight Eisenhower
   Lyndon Johnson
   Harry Truman
   Jimmy Carter
   Thomas Jefferson
7. The St. Louis Arch is a tribute to what?
   Westward expansion
   The old west
   Daylight savings
   The parabola
   The future
8. The largest brewer in the world hails from St. Louis. What is its name?
   Seagram's
   Anheuser-Busch
   Corona
   Coors
   Budweiser
9. Which famous Missourian knew How to Win Friends and Influence People?
   Judy Garland
   Harry Truman
   Mark Twain
   Dale Carnegie
   Merriweather Lewis
10. Missouri has an official state dessert. What is it?
   Cobbler
   Popsicle
   Ice cream cone
   Chocolate cake
   Marshmallow



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