Answer – Lydia Maria Child
Thursday – She is best known for writing a poem about visiting her grandfather’s house in 1845. It was called “The New-England Boy’s Song about Thanksgiving Day.”
Wednesday – She loved to visit her grandfather’s house.
Tuesday – She was born in 1802 and died at the age of 78.
Monday – This woman was an activist who fought for the rights of slaves, women, and Native Americans.
Answer – Sydney Opera House
Thursday – After 15 years of construction, this building was opened and dedicated by Queen Elizabeth II on tomorrow’s date in 1973.
Wednesday – Its different roofs look like ships’ sails in the harbor.
Tuesday – It is built on the Nennelong Point in Sydney, Australia.
Monday – This building is the most famous work of Danish architect, Jørn Utzon.
Answer – Crazy Horse
Thursday – On September 5 in 1877, this Sioux chief was killed by a U.S. soldier.
Wednesday – There is a monument being carved of this man out of a mountain in South Dakota.
Tuesday – This Native American defeated General Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Monday – This Native American is known for his resistance to the westward expansion of the white man.
Answer – Mount St. Helens
Thursday – It is known as Lawetlat’la to the indigenous Cowlitz people.
Wednesday – On this date this mountain erupted with a 5.1 magnitude, causing a massive avalanche and killing 57 people.
Tuesday – It is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc and located in the Cascade Range.
Monday – This week’s answer is a mountain.
Answer – Abraham Lincoln
Thursday – He was shot on this date in 1865 while watching a play at Ford’s Theater.
Wednesday – He signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.
Tuesday – He gave a famous speech called the Gettysburg Address.
Monday – This man was once the president of the United States.
Answer – Elvis Presley
Thursday – He was inducted into the army on this date in 1958.
Wednesday – In 1973 he was featured in the first globally broadcast concert via satellite.
Tuesday – He is a famous singer, although he also starred in several movies.
Monday – This man was born in Tupelo, MS in 1935 and died at the early age of 42.
Answer – George Frideric Handel
Thursday – One of his most famous compositions is Messiah (1742).
Wednesday – One of his compositions was played for the coronation of George II and for every British coronation since then, traditionally during the anointing.
Tuesday – He was born on this day in 1685 in Germany.
Monday – This man is a famous composer.
Answer – Alexander Hamilton and $10 bill
BONUS: What denomination (amount) of U.S. currency is this man’s face on?
Thursday – He died from a gunshot wound by Aaron Burr in a duel in 1804.
Wednesday – He was selected by George Washington to be the first Secretary of the Treasury.
Tuesday – This man co-authored the Federalist Papers.
Monday – This famous man was born on this day in 1755.
Answer – Bethlehem
Thursday – On a silent night the angels declared the birth of our Savior in this town.
Wednesday – This town is also referred to as the City of David.
Tuesday – This town’s name means “House of Bread.”
Monday – The answer this week is a town in the West Bank of Israel.
Answer – Squanto (or Tisquantum)
Thursday – He taught the Pilgrims how to grow maize and was rescued by them after he was captured by Wampanoag.
Wednesday -He was part of the Patuxet tribe, but when he returned he found that they had been decimated by a plague.
Tuesday – He crossed the Atlantic Ocean 6 times during his lifetime.
Monday – This man was born somewhere near present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts.