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More than 300 Republican candidates signed this document September 27, 1994
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In December 1995 2 of this country's former presidents, Chun Doo Hwan & Roh Tae Woo, were indicted
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__________ BLACK AMERICANS __________

At 6' 5" this former Phoenix Suns player is the shortest ever to lead the NBA in rebounding
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In 1963 this future mayor became the first black politician to win a seat on the L.A. city council
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This Underground Railroad conductor served as a spy for the Union in the Civil War
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In 1888 a Boston monument was erected to honor this man & 4 others who died in the Boston Massacre
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This Illinois Democrat joined the Senate Judiciary Committee after the Clarence Thomas hearings

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<quoted text>Michael Clarke Duncan.
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$400 ~ John Milton wrote a sonnet praising this lord protector whom he served as secretary for foreign languages
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$600 ~ "Batter My Heart" is one of the best-known "Holy Sonnets" by this author of "Death, Be Not Proud"
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$800 ~ "My love is like to ice, and I to fire" wrote this "Faerie Queene" poet in his sonnet sequence "Amoretti"
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$1000 ~ Irish poet & playwright who wrote the 1928 sonnet "Leda And The Swan"
$400 — It seems to me the only Lord Protector was Oliver Cromwell, eh?

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$500 ~ The ancient poets of India called this longest river of Pakistan "King River"
Are we walking the banks of the Indus?

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It's the only country whose name begins with "A", but doesn't end with "A"
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Would that be Afghanistan?

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When Einstein won the 1921 Nobel Prize in physics, he was a naturalized citizen of this country
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Do we call it Switzerland?

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Merlin the Magician cast a spell putting this title character to sleep for 1,300 years
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Would that be "A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court”?

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The 14th Earl of this was prime minister in 1852; the 12th Earl of this had a race named for him
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Z’at a Derby?

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__________ HAITI __________
This Haitian religion combines elements of Roman Catholicism & West African tribal religions
Sounds like VooDoo Economics, to me.

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Haiti is part of Hispaniola, a corrupted form of Espanola, the name he gave to the island
Would that be Chris Columbus?
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This South American liberator spent time as an exile in Haiti
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This orator & abolitionist was U.S. minister to Haiti 1889-1891
Was that Frederick Douglass?

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Made governor-general for life in January 1804, he declared himself emperor in September
Would that be Napoleon Buonparte?

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Tom Sawyer takes the blame when this girl, his sweetheart, tears the schoolmaster's book
Would that be Becky Thatcher?

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