Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by rjaguar3 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:39 am

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by rjaguar3 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:47 am

THE CIVIL WAR

2: This practice began in the Confederacy in 1862; white men with 20 slaves were exempt, as were those purchasing substitutes.

4: Seen here is a cartoon describing this general's "Great Snake"--a blockade of the Confederacy.
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6: Lincoln removed this 1856 Republican Presidential nominee from command after he ordered Missouri slaves to be freed.

8: This June 3, 1864 battle during Grant's Overland Campaign was a lopsided defeat for the Union.

10: In December 1863, Lincoln offered to restore Confederate state governments when this proportion of voters took an oath of allegiance.

THE 1968 SUMMER OLYMPICS
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3: At over 7500 feet, this city is the highest in elevation ever to host a Summer Olympics.

6: Competing in this field event, Dick Fosbury invented a head-first technique still used to this day.

9: After their 200-meter dash performances, Tommy Smith and John Carlos controversially wore this article of clothing on the medal stand.

12: After several African and Eastern European countries threatened to boycott, this country's invitation to compete was rescinded.

15: 26 years after winning Olympic gold, at age 45 he became the oldest heavyweight champion in boxing history.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by rjaguar3 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:48 am

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by rjaguar3 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:48 am

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THE CIVIL WAR

2: This practice began in the Confederacy in 1862; white men with 20 slaves were exempt, as were those purchasing substitutes.
DRAFT / CONSCRIPTION

4: Seen here is a cartoon describing this general's "Great Snake"--a blockade of the Confederacy.
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WINFIELD SCOTT

6: Lincoln removed this 1856 Republican Presidential nominee from command after he ordered Missouri slaves to be freed.
JOHN C. FRÉMONT

8: This June 3, 1864 battle during Grant's Overland Campaign was a lopsided defeat for the Union.
COLD HARBOR

10: In December 1863, Lincoln offered to restore Confederate state governments when this proportion of voters took an oath of allegiance.
TEN PERCENT / ONE TENTH

THE 1968 SUMMER OLYMPICS
By DadofTwins.

3: At over 7500 feet, this city is the highest in elevation ever to host a Summer Olympics.
MEXICO CITY

6: Competing in this field event, Dick Fosbury invented a head-first technique still used to this day.
HIGH JUMP

9: After their 200-meter dash performances, Tommy Smith and John Carlos controversially wore this article of clothing on the medal stand.
(BLACK) GLOVE

12: After several African and Eastern European countries threatened to boycott, this country's invitation to compete was rescinded.
SOUTH AFRICA

15: 26 years after winning Olympic gold, at age 45 he became the oldest heavyweight champion in boxing history.
GEORGE FOREMAN
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by 1stlvlthinker » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:55 am

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2: conscription
4: Sherman
6: clam
8: clam
10: clam

3: Mexico City
6: High Jump
9: Black Glove
12: South Africa
15: George Foreman
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by Wpwells » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:58 am

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2: A draft/being drafted into service
4: Scott
6: Fremont
8: CLAM
10: 50%

3: Mexico City
6: High jump
9: A black glove
12: Rhodesia
15: Foreman
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by classicroadster » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:00 am

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2:draft
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6:Fremont
8:Wilderness
10:20

3:Mexico City
6:High Jump
9:Black Gloves
12:
15:George Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by KellyLasiter » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:01 am

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2: Conscription/the draft
4: Sherman
6: Clam
8: Clam
10: 2/3

3: Mexico City
6: High jump
9: Black glove
12: Clam
15: Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by jsm378 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:01 am

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2: The Draft
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10: 10%

3: Mexico CIty
6: High Jump
9: Black Glove
12: South Africa
15: George Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by immaf » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:10 am

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2: the draft
4: CLAM
6: CLAM
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: Mexico City
6: pole vault
9: a hat
12: CLAM
15: CLAM
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by Lumosityfan » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:16 am

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2: the Draft
4: General George B. McClellan
6: John C. Fremont
8: the Wilderness
10: one tenth

3: Mexico
6: long jump
9: CLAM
12: the Soviet Union
15: CLAM
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by QBall » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:31 am

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2: exempt from war
4: Scott
6: Fremont
8:
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3: Mexico City
6: high jump
9: black glove
12: South Africa
15: Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by pauerpoint » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:36 am

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2: draft
4: Sherman
6: Fremont
8:
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3: Mexico City
6: high jump
9: black armband
12: South Africa
15: George Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by mcsheffrey » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:41 am

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2: conscription
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3: Mexico City
6: high jump
9: dashiki
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15: George Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by This Is Kirk! » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:59 am

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2: conscription
4: Scott
6: Fremont
8:
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3: Mexico City
6: high jump
9: black glove
12: South Africa?
15: Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by clt013 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:07 am

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2: Draft
4:
6:
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3: Mexico City
6: High jump
9: Black glove on hand
12: South Africa
15: George Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by patkav » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:13 am

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2: military draft
4: Scott
6: Fremont
8:
10: 10%

3: Mexico City
6: high jump
9: black gloves
12: South Africa
15: George Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by quarterrican » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:18 am

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2: Draft
4:
6:
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3: Mexico City
6: High Jump
9: Black Glove
12:
15: George Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by Woppy T » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:22 am

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2: draft
4:
6: Fremont
8:
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3: Mexico City
6: high jump
9: black glove
12:
15: George Foreman

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 1, Day 4

Post by OntarioQuizzer » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:22 am

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2: conscription
4:
6: Fremont
8:
10:

3: Mexico City
6: high jump
9: black glove
12: South Africa
15: George Foreman
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