Cultural Literacy List 2
1. basilica
26. Harriet Beecher Stowe
2. Liberty Bell
27. Johann Sebastian Bach
3. seven deadly sins
28. acronym
4. Davy Crockett
29. Carnegie Hall
5. Mahatma Gandhi
30. Stradivarius
6. John Wesley
31. Mormons
7. Lucy
32. nom de plume
8. Bible Belt
33. tithe
9. Third World
34. Lilliput
10. Caveat emptor
35. Charlie Chaplin
11. stock market Crash of 1929
36. Nelson Mandela
12. redundancy
37. Adlai E. Stevenson
13. affirmative action
38. Henry Ford
14. mausoleum
39. Hanukkah
15. Auschwitz
40. “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”
16. nepotism
41. VFW
17. Joseph McCarthy
42. Thor
18. Monticello
43. Paul Bunyan
19. Louis XVI
44. Holy Grail
20. Sacajawea
45. dog days
21. Roe versus Wade
46. Mark Twain
22. Alaskan pipeline
47 47. imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
23. separation of church and state
48. Old Glory
24. dyslexia
49. Harlem Renaissance
25. “Genius is one percent inspiration
and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
50. “Everybody will be world-famous for
fifteen minutes.”
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Cultural Literacy List 2