National Statuary Hall Collection by BarkerC

Champion(s):

JordanG
I have always enjoyed eating cheese


Runner(s)-Up:

PerryS


Quiz Description

the President is hereby authorized to invite each and all the States to provide and furnish statues, in marble or bronze, not exceeding two in number for each State, of deceased persons who have been citizens thereof, and illustrious for their historic renown or for distinguished civic or military services such as each State may deem to be worthy of this national commemoration; and when so furnished the same shall be placed in the Old Hall of the House of Representatives, in the Capitol of the United States, which is set apart, or so much thereof as may be necessary, as a national statuary hall for the purpose herein indicated. I'll give you brief descriptions of the two statues in the collection from a state, you name the U.S. state which provided them to the collection.

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1 JordanG 450 98 15
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2 PerryS 425 95 15
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4 KlothA 386 90 15
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5 KelsoT 383 87 15
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6 RobinJRichards 377 84 15
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7 HightB 355 81 15
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8 BarrientosB 346 79 15
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9 LuskT 343 76 15
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11 GoodmanDL 324 70 15
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12 ChrisRosenberg 319 68 00
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13 FryedBetaKappa 303 65 15
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Questions:

Man promoted posthumously to General of the Armies (six star) in 1976 and leader of the military detachment that retook the arsenal at Harper's Ferry in October 1859.

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Virginia

The three-time Candidate for U.S. President and Secretary of State under Wilson and the founder of Arbor Day.

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Nebraska

Agronomist who won the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize and Senator and Governor of the state who also served as Secretary of the Interior under Garfield and Arthur.

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Iowa

The U.S. Minister to France who negotiated the Louisiana Purchase and Vice President under both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

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New York

A Jesuit priest who worked primarily in the PimerĂ­a Alta region and the author of 1960's ~The Conscience of a Conservative~.

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Arizona

Syndicated newspaper columnist who claimed "I never met a man I didn't like" and the independent creator of a Cherokee syllabary,

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Oklahoma

A public health advocate who was the first woman elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the Command Module Pilot of Apollo 13, NASA's first bachelor astronaut.

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Colorado

The first physician to have administered ether anesthesia for surgery and the Vice-President of the Confederate States of America

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Georgia

"The only person to have become the governor of two different U.S. states through direct, popular election, as well as the only state governor to have been a foreign head of state" and the leader of the "Old 300" colonization effort in 1821.

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Texas

"The First President of the United States" (under the Articles of Confederation) and the last surviving signatory of the Declaration of Independence.

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Maryland

Supreme Court Justice known as the formulator of the "Rule of Reason" for Antitrust Law and a Senator from the state assassinated on the steps of the State Capitol building in 1935.

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Louisiana

Senator from his state (1873-1891) and the Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force and first NATO Supreme Allied Commander. (Since 2011, the state has plans to replace the first statue with the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic.)

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Kansas