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Question 1: As the Civil War began in 1861, although his ________ upbringing made Palmer abhor violence, his passion to see the slaves free compelled him to enter the war.
History of the Religious Society of FriendsReligious Society of FriendsGeorge FoxFriends World Committee for Consultation

Question 2: In 1988, as a Division II school, the Lady Pirates won the D2 national championship, defeating ________.
Texas A&M University–KingsvilleTexas A&M UniversityTarleton State UniversityWest Texas A&M University

Question 3: The new school was established on the grounds of a former ________ named "Little Scotland" which had a view of the great harbor of Hampton Roads.
EnglandPlantationUnited StatesAgriculture

Question 4: Upon recommendation of Sam Armstrong to founder Lewis Adams and others, in 1881, Washington was sent to ________ at age 25 to head another new normal school.
AlabamaKentuckyMississippiGeorgia (U.S. state)

Question 5: He was awarded the ________ for bravery in 1894.
Achievement MedalMedal of HonorCommendation MedalAwards and decorations of the United States military

Question 6: The newly-issued ________ was first read to a gathering under the historic tree there in 1863.
Harriet TubmanJohn Brown (abolitionist)Emancipation ProclamationAmerican Civil War

Question 7: This new Institution eventually became ________.
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityTuskegee UniversityAlabama State UniversityTalladega College

Question 8: Hampton's colors are ________ and white, and their nickname is the "The Pirates".
IndigoBlueGreenOrange (colour)

Question 9: Unlike the wealthy Palmer, Sam Armstrong was the son of a ________ to the Sandwich Islands (which later became the U.S.
IslamMissionaryState religionChristianity

Question 10: Among Hampton's earliest students was ________, who arrived from West Virginia in 1872 at the age of 16.
SlaveryBooker T. WashingtonSlavery in the United StatesAtlantic slave trade


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