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1. 

This cartoon of the post-American Civil War era shows the South bearing something. What term, caricatured in this cartoon, describes the person she is carrying? 

2. 

The persons sitting at the back are named Jack, Harry, Albert and Sam, not necessarily respectively. How do we know them better as?

3. 

This image shows the famous Fall of Icarus, the man who flew too close to the sun, with his father Daedalus looking on. The question is: why did Daedalus and Icarus need to fly?

4. 

Ponce de León (standing in the picture) accompanied Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to America. Later he conquered Boriquen (Puerto Rico) for Spain and was governor of the island from 1510 to 1512. From the Native Americans he heard tales of an island called Bimini, located somewhere north of Cuba, which reputedly possessed the fountain of youth. Believing these tales, Ponce de León in 1512 obtained permission from the Spanish king to find, conquer, and colonize Bimini. Of course he did not find the fountain of youth, but he made another important discovery. What?

5. 

This is the Liberty Bell. Where is it located?

6. Trying to escape Zeus, Nemesis changed into a goose, but was nevertheless conquered by Zeus, who in turn took the likeness of a swan and lay with her. As the fruit of their love Nemesis laid an egg, which was found by a shepherd and given, they say, to Leda. The picture shows Leda caring for the eggs of Nemesis. What well-known mythological character came out of one of the eggs?

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