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    History Quiz

    The person that answers correctly gets to ask the next question.


    This person:
    Born in England
    Served in the French & Indian War
    Served in the Polish Army
    Served in the Russo-Turkish War
    Served with Burgoyne before the Revolutionary War
    Served in the Revolutionary War(with the colonials ) )



    Who is this person?

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    Hazard a guess.....

    Charles Lee... ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simullacrum View Post
    Hazard a guess.....

    Charles Lee... ???
    Looks good to me Sim,how bout it KB?
    "Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories." Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simullacrum View Post
    Hazard a guess.....

    Charles Lee... ???
    Correct. Your turn.

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    Im not one for questions.... I prefer giving answers.

    So Kansas or Shamus... On my behalf please post another question.

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    New Question

    U.S. Army officer who made the bold statement "Given 80 men I could ride through the entire Sioux Nation!"
    "Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories." Thomas Jefferson

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    Gen. George Armstrong Custer

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    Captain William Fetterman


    (I've been reading up on Red Cloud)
    Last edited by Parihaka; 15 Oct 07, at 23:14.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Parihaka View Post
    Captain William Fetterman


    (I've been reading up on Red Cloud)
    You are correct sir .Your question I believe.
    "Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories." Thomas Jefferson

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    Right ho, an easy one to kick off: who said

    "There is no retreat from here men,you must die where you stand"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Parihaka View Post
    Right ho, an easy one to kick off: who said

    "There is no retreat from here men,you must die where you stand"
    Sir Colin Campbell?
    "Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories." Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamus View Post
    Sir Colin Campbell?
    Correct
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    OK then,next question....Name the Native American chieftain whose surrender speech ended with these words "From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever."
    "Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories." Thomas Jefferson

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    Chief Joseph, Nez Perce (sp)
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    Quote Originally Posted by JAD_333 View Post
    Chief Joseph, Nez Perce (sp)
    Correct sir ,your question.Bonus points if you can identify the breed of horse they developed.
    "Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories." Thomas Jefferson

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