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Question 1: The city is named in honor of David Rice Atchison, United States senator from Missouri, and was the original eastern terminus of the ________.
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe RailwaySouthern Pacific Transportation CompanyUnion Pacific RailroadCanadian Pacific Railway

Question 2: In 1863 the city of Atchison raised $4,000 to assist the soldiers from the county and after the ________ a like sum was subscribed to assist the stricken people of that city.
Bleeding KansasLawrence MassacreKansas–Nebraska ActGeneral Order No. 11 (1863)

Question 3: Martin and Neal Owens left Platte City, ________, to decide definitely upon a site.
IllinoisMissouriArkansasColorado

Question 4: ________
Sedgwick County, KansasDerby, KansasKansas locations by per capita incomeWichita, Kansas

Question 5: About 9.5% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the ________, including 17.4% of those under age 18 and 22.0% of those age 65 or over.
Poverty thresholdCanadaBasic needsBhutan

Question 6: Atchison is also the home of ________, a small Catholic liberal-arts college.
MidAmerica Nazarene UniversityBaker UniversityFort Hays State UniversityBenedictine College

Question 7: The first city officers were elected at a second special election on March 13, 1858, and Samuel C. Pomeroy was elected ________.
MunicipalityMayorBerlinLondon

Question 8: [6] The city is situated along the western bank of the Missouri River which also marks the ________-Missouri state line.
ColoradoNebraskaIllinoisKansas

Question 9: ________ or Latino of any race were 2.58% of the population.
Hispanic and Latino AmericansHispanicSpainLatin America

Question 10: Atchison was founded in 1854 and named in honor of Senator ________, who, when Kansas was opened for settlement, interested some of his friends in the scheme of forming a city in the new territory.
John TylerDavid Rice AtchisonWilliam R. KingAllen G. Thurman







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