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Can you rock your way through this history trivia? Test your knowledge here!

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Which of these U.S. Presidents invented the swivel chair?

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What is the official language of the United States?

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What was the first United States national monument?

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When did the Civil War end?

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If you're a "Down-Easter," which state are you from?


Did You Know? The word rocking chair didn’t appear in the famed Oxford English Dictionary until 1787. Benjamin Franklin was credited with their invention in 1710 when it did finally make it in. While Franklin received this credit officially, the popular opinion was that it was early American cabinetmakers and farmers who were actually responsible.

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