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Question 1: In 1968, Faubus was among five people considered for the vice-presidential slot of third-party presidential candidate ________.
Eugene McCarthyHubert HumphreyGeorge WallaceHarold Stassen

Question 2: When the United States entered World War II, Faubus joined the United States Army and served as an intelligence officer with the Third Army of General ________.
John J. PershingGeorge S. PattonOmar BradleyDwight D. Eisenhower

Question 3: Journalist Harry Ashmore (who won a ________ for his columns on the subject) portrayed the fight over Central High as a crisis manufactured by Faubus.
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction1985 Pulitzer Prize1999 Pulitzer PrizePulitzer Prize

Question 4: The nomination, however, went to Walter F. Mondale of ________.
Minneapolis – Saint PaulSaint Paul, MinnesotaNorth DakotaMinnesota

Question 5: Faubus was born to Sam Faubus (1887–1966), and the former Addie Joslen in the Combs Community near Huntsville, the seat of Madison County in northwestern ________.
MissouriArkansasGeorgia (U.S. state)Alabama

Question 6: In 1960, Faubus handily defeated the Republican ________, an attorney from Hot Springs, to secure his fourth term as governor.
Bill ClintonHenry M. BrittWinthrop RockefellerFort Smith, Arkansas

Question 7: Faubus' decision led to a showdown with President ________ and former Governor Sid McMath.
Ronald ReaganGerald FordDwight D. EisenhowerRichard Nixon

Question 8: Faubus' first political race was in 1936 when he contested a seat in the ________.
Arkansas General AssemblyFlorida LegislatureAlabama House of RepresentativesArkansas House of Representatives

Question 9: During the 1969 season, Faubus was hired by new owner Jess Odom to be general manager of his Li'l Abner theme park in the Ozark Mountains, ________.
Dogpatch USALittle Rock, ArkansasArkansasThe Ozarks

Question 10: However, in light of the public perception of both as segregationists, Wallace ended up selecting retired General ________.
Curtis LeMayTwentieth Air ForceLarry D. WelchJohn Dale Ryan


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