Thursday Trivia

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On this day...

On this day, Sept. 7, 1813, what historic event occurred?

A. The U.S. government was nicknamed "Uncle Sam"
B. The Library of Congress was founded
C. Thomas Jefferson was elected as the third president
D. New Jersey became the last northern state to abolish slavery

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Answer: A, the U.S. government was nicknamed "Uncle Sam"


Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Sep 07, 2017 at 5:03 AM

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