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Question: Through which national park does the Continental Divide not pass?
Answer: Yosemite National Park, in California, lies west of the Continental Divide.
Question: On what peninsula in Washington would you find the Olympic Mountains?
Answer: The majority of the Olympic Peninsula, between the Pacific Ocean and Puget Sound, is covered by the Olympic Mountains.
Question: Who was the first U.S. president to appear on television?
Answer: Appearing at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York City, Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first U.S. president to be televised.
Question: What automobile was named after Henry Ford’s only son?
Answer: Henry Ford named the ill-fated Edsel passenger sedan after his only son, Edsel Ford.
Question: In what American state would you find Denali?
Answer: Denali is in Alaska. At 6,194 meters, it is the tallest mountain in North America.
Question: Which state seceded from Virginia in 1863?
Answer: West Virginia seceded from Virginia during the Civil War, in 1863.
Question: Which modern states does the Natchez Trace join?
Answer: The Natchez Trace, an old Indian trade route, goes through the modern states of Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee.
Question: What is the capital of Illinois?
Answer: The capital of Illinois is Springfield.
Question: In which city would you find the Statue of Liberty?
Answer: The Statue of Liberty is located on Liberty Island, in New York Harbor.
Question: What is a nickname for people from Maine?
Answer: A still popular nickname for residents of Maine is Down-Easters.
Washington Monument. Washington Monument and fireworks, Washington DC. The Monument was built as an obelisk near the west end of the National Mall to commemorate the first U.S. president, General George Washington.

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