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  • 1. 

    What political party does Senator Tim Johnson belong to?

    • A.

      Republican

    • B.

      Democrat

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Independent

    Correct Answer
    B. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Tim Johnson belongs to the Democratic party.

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  • 2. 

    What political party does Senator Bob Graham belong to?

    • A.

      Republican

    • B.

      Democrat

    • C.

      Independent

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    B. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Bob Graham belongs to the Democratic party.

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  • 3. 

    What political party does Senator Ernest Hollings belong to?

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Independent

    • C.

      Democrat

    • D.

      Republican

    Correct Answer
    C. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Ernest Hollings belongs to the Democratic party.

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  • 4. 

    What political party does Senator Richard Durbin belong to?

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Democrat

    • C.

      Independent

    • D.

      Republican

    Correct Answer
    B. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Richard Durbin belongs to the Democratic party.

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  • 5. 

    What political party does Senator Mark Dayton belong to?

    • A.

      Independent

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Democrat

    • D.

      Republican

    Correct Answer
    C. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Mark Dayton belongs to the Democratic party.

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  • 6. 

    What political party does Senator Byron Dorgan belong to?

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Independent

    • C.

      Democrat

    • D.

      Republican

    Correct Answer
    C. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Byron Dorgan belongs to the Democratic party. This can be inferred from the fact that the question asks about his political party affiliation, and the correct answer is "Democrat."

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  • 7. 

    What political party does Senator Kent Conrad belong to?

    • A.

      Democrat

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Republican

    • D.

      Independent

    Correct Answer
    A. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Kent Conrad belongs to the Democratic Party. This can be inferred from the fact that the correct answer provided is "Democrat."

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  • 8. 

    What political party does Senator Thomas Carper belong to?

    • A.

      Republican

    • B.

      Independent

    • C.

      Democrat

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    C. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Thomas Carper belongs to the Democratic party.

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  • 9. 

    What political party does Senator Evan Bayh belong to?

    • A.

      Republican

    • B.

      Independent

    • C.

      Democrat

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    C. Democrat
    Explanation
    Senator Evan Bayh belongs to the Democratic Party.

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  • 10. 

    What political party does Senator Max Baucus belong to?

    • A.

      Republican

    • B.

      Independent

    • C.

      Democrat

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    C. Democrat
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Democrat because Senator Max Baucus is a member of the Democratic Party. This can be inferred from the question which asks about his political party affiliation, and the answer choices provided include Republican, Independent, Democrat, and Green. Since Baucus is a well-known politician, it is widely known that he is a Democrat.

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  • 11. 

    What state did Henry Clay represent?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Tennessee

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      Virginia

    Correct Answer
    C. Kentucky
    Explanation
    Henry Clay represented the state of Kentucky.

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  • 12. 

    Who was elected the Speaker of the House for the 38th Congress in 1863?

    • A.

      Schuyler Colfax

    • B.

      Theodore M. Pomeroy

    • C.

      Linn Boyd

    • D.

      James G. Blaine

    Correct Answer
    A. Schuyler Colfax
    Explanation
    Schuyler Colfax was elected the Speaker of the House for the 38th Congress in 1863.

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  • 13. 

    Who was elected the Speaker of the House for the 39th Congress in 1865?

    • A.

      James G. Blaine

    • B.

      Schuyler Colfax

    • C.

      Theodore M. Pomeroy

    • D.

      Howell Cobb

    Correct Answer
    B. Schuyler Colfax
    Explanation
    Schuyler Colfax was elected the Speaker of the House for the 39th Congress in 1865. He served as the Speaker from 1863 to 1869 and was a member of the Republican Party. Colfax was known for his strong support of President Abraham Lincoln and his efforts to pass important legislation, including the Thirteenth Amendment which abolished slavery. He played a crucial role in guiding the House of Representatives during a critical time in American history, making him the correct answer for this question.

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  • 14. 

    What state did Speaker of the House James C. Wright, Jr. represent?

    • A.

      Massachusetts

    • B.

      Washington

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Oklahoma

    Correct Answer
    C. Texas
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Texas because James C. Wright, Jr. represented Texas as the Speaker of the House.

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  • 15. 

    What did George Bush do 6 days after beating Reagan in the 1980 Michigan primary?

    • A.

      Fell And Broke His Leg

    • B.

      Lost In California

    • C.

      Ended His Campaign

    • D.

      Switched Parties

    Correct Answer
    C. Ended His Campaign
    Explanation
    After defeating Reagan in the 1980 Michigan primary, George Bush made the decision to end his campaign. This means that he withdrew from the race for the presidency, effectively ending his pursuit of the nomination. This decision could have been influenced by various factors such as the overall performance of his campaign, the political landscape at the time, or personal considerations. However, without further information, it is impossible to determine the exact reasons behind his choice to end his campaign.

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