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Question 1: After his death in Paris, his remains were conveyed to the United States and interred in Hollywood Cemetery, ________.
VirginiaRichmond, VirginiaNorfolk, VirginiaVirginia Beach

Question 2: In 1819 he was admitted to the ________, bar.
Chesterfield County, VirginiaPrince George County, VirginiaCaroline County, VirginiaSouthampton County, Virginia

Question 3: He was in private legal practice from 1849 to 1854 and served as President of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1851 and from 1853, until his death in ________ in 1859, the U.S.
MarseilleÉvry, EssonneVersaillesParis

Question 4: He was also a delegate to the ________ constitutional conventions of 1829 and 1850.
New JerseyNorth CarolinaWest VirginiaVirginia

Question 5: In politics he was a typical Virginian of the old school, a states rights Democrat, upholding slavery and hating ________.
Atlantic slave tradeFrederick DouglassAbolitionismChristianity and slavery

Question 6: During this time, he was an active supporter of most elements of ________'s presidency, but was also a staunch advocate of states' rights.
Al GoreMartin Van BurenAndrew JacksonGeorge M. Dallas

Question 7: He was appointed judge of the ________ in 1837.
United States District Court for the Eastern District of KentuckyUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of VirginiaUnited States District Court for the Western District of VirginiaUnited States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia

Question 8: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Public domainCopyright infringementIntellectual propertyCopyright

Question 9: He was born in Greensville County, Virginia, and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1816, and then studied law in ________.
MassachusettsConnecticutMaineRhode Island


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