Question of the Week

Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday. 

A. True
B. False

Answer: A. True 

Source: National Archives

What did Abraham Lincoln invent?

A. Democracy
B. Device to help boats in shallow water
C. A really tall hat
D. Type of log cabin

Answer: B. Device to help boats in shallow water

Source: CivilWar.org

Who's birthday was originally honored on Presidents Day?

A. Washington
B. Jefferson
C. Lincoln
D. Kennedy

Answer: A. Washington

Source: National Archives 

When did Washington's birthday become a holiday?

A. 1776
B. 1832
C. 1800
D. 1879

Answer: D. 1879

Source: National Archives 

What year did Martin Luther King Jr. make the "I Have a Dream" speech?

A. 1960
B. 1961
C. 1963
D. 1964

Answer: C. 1963 

Source: National Archives

In 1964, Martin Luther King became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

A. True
B. False

Answer: A. True 

Source: Library of Congress

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