Answer – Japan
Thursday – The basic currency of this country is the yen.
Wednesday – The type of poem known as the Haiku comes from this country.
Tuesday – Education is taken very seriously in this country. Young children even take calligraphy classes to learn the art of fine handwriting.
Monday – This week the answer is a country. Most people in this country practice the Shinto religion.
Answer – Andrew Jackson
Thursday – This president’s hot temper involved him in several feuds and duels.
Wednesday – This president’s nickname was Old Hickory.
Tuesday – When he was 13, he refused to shine a British officer’s boots, and got his face slashed with a sword.
Monday – Yesterday was this president’s birthday. He was the first westerner elected president.
Answer – Norway
Thursday – The capital and largest city of this country is Oslo.
Wednesday – This country is considered Scandinavian.
Tuesday – This country’s name means Northern Way.
Monday – This country is located in Europe.
Answer – Florida
Thursday – This state’s most important business is tourism. While Mickey Mouse is in this state, this isn’t the first state to hold one of his parks.
Wednesday – Ponce de Leon was an explorer who searched the land of this state for the Fountain of Youth.
Tuesday – The oldest city in the U.S., St. Augustine, is in this state. It has been lived in since 1565.
Monday – This state has the 2nd longest coastline in the U.S.
Answer – Gone with the Wind
Thursday – The main characters in this movie were Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler.
Wednesday – Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Oscar and she won it for her role in this movie.
Tuesday – This movie was based on a fiction book which was written by Margaret Mitchell.
Monday – This movie which came out in 1939 was set around the time before and after the Civil War.
Answer – Mount Rushmore
Thursday – The heads of four presidents are carved into this monument.
Wednesday – This designer died before the monument was finished – his son Lincoln finished it.
Tuesday – This monument was designed by Gutzon Borglum.
Monday – Construction of this monument in the Black Hills began in 1927.
Answer – Conversation Hearts
Thursday – In the 1990s, new sayings started being added to these candies, such as “email me” and “fax me.”
Wednesday – Daniel Chase invented the process by which words can be printed directly on these candies.
Tuesday – These candies were first made in such shapes as postcards, baseballs, or horseshoes.
Monday – This candy was first produced by the company NECCO in the early 1900s.
Answer – Elizabeth Blackwell
Thursday – This woman was the first woman allowed to practice medicine in the U.S. She faced a lot of ridicule from the male doctors.
Wednesday – In 1868 this woman realized a dream by opening the Women’s Medical College of the New York Infirmary.
Tuesday – Today would be this woman’s birthday. She was born in 1821 near Bristol, England.
Monday – This woman studied medicine at Geneva College in west central New York.
Answer – UN Building
Thursday – This building is the home to the meeting place for nations all over the world.
Wednesday – This headquarters is exempt from local law.
Tuesday – This building was completed in 1952.
Monday – This is a building in New York City that sits along the East River and faces Brooklyn.
Answer – Stephen Foster
Thursday – Although he had may popular songs, he received very little money for his work and died impoverished (poor).
Wednesday – His first hit before becoming professional was “Oh! Susanna.”
Tuesday – This man died on this date in 1864 after an extended fever.
Monday – This man was recognized as the first professional songwriter in the U.S.