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Can You Tell American History Through Pictures?

Iconic photographs have been taken to document American History. See if you can tell history by identifying the key events these images portray.

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    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Battle of the Alamo
    Battle of Gettysburg
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    "The business of America is business"
    "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall"
    "I want a kinder, gentler nation"
    "America is best described by one word, freedom"
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    The Spanish-American War
    World War II
    The War of 1812
    The Civil War
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    The Delaware River
    The Hudson River
    The Mississippi River
    The Rio Grande
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    Alex Rodriguez
    Mike Piazza
    Babe Ruth
    Derek Jeter
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    1993 World Trade Center Bombing
    Pearl Harbor
    September 11, 2001
    Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
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    18th Amendment
    13th Amendment
    16th Amendment
    21st Amendment
  8. nydailynews.com
    Dwight D. Eisenhower's Funeral
    Gerald Ford's Funeral
    John F. Kennedy's Funeral
    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Funeral
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    Woodstock - 1969
    Newport Jazz Festival - 1954
    Lollapalooza - 1991
    Monterey Pop Festival - 1967
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    The Korean War
    World War II
    The Gulf War
    Vietnam War
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    The National Mall
    Mount Rushmore
    The Lincoln Memorial
    Library of Congress
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    Apollo 13
    Apollo 11
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    Civil Rights Act of the 1960's
    Anti-Klan Protest
    Anti-draft Protest
    March for Women's Lives
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    New York World's Fair - 1829
    Chicago World's Fair - 1893
    Milwaukee World's Fair - 1881
    Philadelphia World's Fair - 1876
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    First African-American President
    First African-American Senator
    First African-American Speaker of the House
    First African-American Congressman

Can You Tell American History Through Pictures?

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