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Do you know your cents from dollars? Test out your Trivia Nut history knowledge here!

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History Vol. 8

Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?

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What was the first university in the United States?

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What widely-used phrase was coined by President Martin Van Buren?

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What were Abraham Lincoln's false teeth made out of?

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President Zachary Taylor died from eating too many what?


Did You Know? Cattle such as different species cows, sheep, camels, and other livestock are the first and oldest form of money. Each head of cattle was called a caput, which is Latin for “head.” So, a person with a lot of cattle had lots of caput or “capital,” a word still used today to describe money.

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