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Question 1: The Petersburg Old Town Historic District is listed on the ________, as are other historic districts.
National Park ServiceProperty type (National Register of Historic Places)History of the National Register of Historic PlacesNational Register of Historic Places

Question 2: In 1888, Langston was elected to the US Congress on the Republican ticket, the first ________ to be elected to Congress from Virginia.
African AmericanAfrican American cultureGreat Migration (African American)African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)

Question 3: ________
National Register of Historic Places listings in Petersburg, VirginiaNational Register of Historic Places listings in Dinwiddie County, VirginiaNational Register of Historic Places listings in Chesterfield County, VirginiaNational Register of Historic Places listings in Virginia

Question 4: ________, the first President of Liberia, lived for a time in Petersburg.
Anthony W. GardinerJoseph Jenkins RobertsJames Spriggs PayneEdward James Roye

Question 5: Since the departure of Brown & Williamson, Petersburg has invested heavily in ________ of its rich range of architecture.
Historic preservationHistoric district (United States)National Park ServiceContributing property

Question 6: In 1646, the ________ established Fort Henry a short distance from the Appamattuck town, near the falls.
History of VirginiaHampton RoadsColony of VirginiaWilliamsburg, Virginia

Question 7: William Mahone, 19th century railroad builder, Confederate General (hero of the ________), and politician was the mayor of Petersburg, where he and his wife Otelia Butler Mahone made their home for many years.
Second Battle of PetersburgSecond Battle of Ream's StationSiege of PetersburgBattle of the Crater

Question 8: Soon after World War I started, the ________ established Camp Lee for training draftees.
United States Army AfricaUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States Army

Question 9: Petersburg, Virginia at the ________
Life (magazine)Open Directory ProjectJim BarksdaleTime Warner

Question 10: [21] Virginia officials at the top levels resisted school integration in its program of ________.
Prince Edward County, VirginiaSegregation academiesMassive resistanceNorfolk, Virginia

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