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Extra Credit Trivia Question

Answer the following trivia question for extra credit. Email your answer. You may answer (or guess) only once each calendar day. The first to answer correctly will receive extra credit. Students may not ask or receive help in any form from parents, teachers, librarians, or other adults or students. Explain your answers in full and explain how or where you found your answer in order to receive the extra credit points. Good luck.

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Trivia Question #1: Who was the first person to serve as presiding officer of both houses of the U.S. Congress?

Trivia Question #2: Who was the youngest person to command a U.S. Navy ship during time of war?

Trivia Question #3: Who invented the first true machine gun successfully used in combat?  Give name, rank, and organization.

Trivia Question #4: Who was the only person to hold the ranks of general officer in the U.S. Army and Flag Officer (admiral) in the U.S. Navy?

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