Public Privateering

What successful Scottish privateer, hired to protect England’s shipping interests in the North American colonies, was eventually arrested by the very people who hired him and executed on May 23rd, …

That’s Revolutionary!

In 1959, Fidel Castro led a revolution that overthrew the Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. What was the name of the group that Castro and his brother Raul belonged to before …

Shapely Deals

Which 20th century US President’s domestic policy was coined “The Square Deal”? Answer: Theodore Roosevelt

A Stick Named Teddy

Vice president Teddy Roosevelt layed out his ideas for the foreign policy universally known as “Speak softly and carry a big stick” in a speech on Sepetember 2nd, 1901 at …

Space Truckin

On April 12, 1981, NASA launched STS-1, it’s first orbital space shuttle flight. What was the name of the shuttle? Answer: Columbia

A Rough Ending

Though his cause of death was listed as cardiac arrest in 1947, Al Capone suffered from what disease that lead to his deterioration and demise in the end? Answer: Syphilis