1. According to the last U.S. census nearly ______ % of Milwaukee area residents claimed some German ancestry?
30
40
50
60
2. All of the following are considered German landmarks in Milwaukee except:
Saint Mary's Catholic Church downtown
Turner Hall
Mader's Restaurant
Saint Josephat Basillica
3. All of the following Germans made a living brewing beer in Milwaukee except:
Pabst
Schlitz
Miller
Busch
4. Which of the following streets was named in honor of the Soldier's Home for disabled soldiers?
National Avenue
Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee Avenue
St. Paul Avenue
5. The editor of the Milwaukee Sentinel who served as the first commander of Wisconsin's famed Iron Brigade was:
Garrett Barry
Alexander Randall
Rufus King
Joshua Glover
6. Alexander Mitchell's home later became known as:
City Hall
The Wisconsin Club
The Summerfest grounds
The National Soldiers' Home
7. What was the name of the ship that sunk in Lake Michigan killing many Irish from Milwaukee's third Ward?
The Lady Elgin
The Santa Maria
The Maine
The Lusitania
8. The first Polish church in urban America was in Milwaukee. It was called:
St. Vincent's Church
St. Stanislaus Church
St. Thomas Church
St. John's Cathederal
9. Which church when built had a dome that was the second highest in the nation?
St. Josephat's Church
St. Hedwig's Church
St. Rose Church
Madonna di Pompeii Church
10. The oldest ethnic festival in Milwaukee is:
Irish Fest
German Fest
Polish Fest
Festa Italiana
Mexican Fiesta
11. In 1890, where did Milwaukee rank nationally in the percentage of immigrants and their children in the city's population?
It had the highest percent of foreign born residents in the nation
It had the 2nd highest percent of foreign born residents in the nation
It had the third highest percent of foreign born residents in the nation
It had the fourth highest percent of foreign born residents in the nation


 
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