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History Questions

Question: Who invented the automobile? I thought Henry Ford did but my brother claims that it was invented by someone in Europe . I have a $20 bet that Ford is the main person responsible for the car.
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Question: I enjoyed your information on the Civil Rights Movement. Could you tell me more about Martin Luther King Jr.?
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Question: During a recent Halloween Party, someone dressed in a Dracula costume claimed that Dracula was a real person. I said no, Dracula is a creation from the Hollywood vampire movies. Do you agree?
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Question: Who were the Buffalo Soldiers?
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Question: What does the phrase, "England: a bejeweled and sceptered isle" mean?
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Question: The constant fighting between Israel and the Palestinians has been going on for decades. How and why did this terrible conflict start? Does the death of Arafat change anything?
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Question: Who was Rosa Parks?
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