Independence Day Quiz
by Mark Russell
1. Exactly what did occur on July 4, 1776?
a. Strom Thurmond graduated from high school.
b. The Whitewater investigation began.
c. The movie "Independence Day" opened in Philadelphia.
2. Why the animosity between us and the British?
a. They forced the game of cricket on us. (Cricket being baseball
b. After we had sold them tons of tobacco, they read the Surgeon
3. Why did the colonists sigh the Declaration of Independence on the Fourth
a. It was a holiday, and there was very little traffic.
b. The Phillies were on a road trip.
4. Were they in favor of capital punishment?
a. By all means. Especially for smart -- newspaper writers who