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Another Thanksgiving Day
Readers´ Quiz

American Thinker, by Lee DeCovnick

Original Article

Posted By:Da Bear, 11/22/2012 2:23:05 PM

Most everyone should enjoy this family-oriented, cross-generational quiz. There are twenty-one challenging questions, designed to entertain and recall our American past. Choose teams and write down your answers. No fair looking up the answers on an iPhone hidden under the table. Answers are linked below. Good luck -- you will need it!

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Another Thanksgiving Day
Readers´ Quiz
American Thinker, by Lee DeCovnick    Original Article
Posted By: Da Bear- 11/22/2012 2:23:05 PM     Post Reply
Most everyone should enjoy this family-oriented, cross-generational quiz. There are twenty-one challenging questions, designed to entertain and recall our American past. Choose teams and write down your answers. No fair looking up the answers on an iPhone hidden under the table. Answers are linked below. Good luck -- you will need it!

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