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In 1976, a fleet of "Tall Ships" sailed into New York Harbor. What event were they celebrating?

1. The Bicentennial of the United States
2. Columbus Day
3. Veteran's Day
4. The anniversary of the Boston Tea Party





 

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In 1976, a fleet of "Tall Ships" sailed into New York Harbor. What event were they celebrating?

Correct answer:
 
The Bicentennial of the United States

Incorrect answers:
Columbus Day
The anniversary of the Boston Tea Party
Veteran's Day

Interesting Info:
The parade took place during the 4th of July holiday. Ten thousand ships, from navy vessels to 19th century schooners, were watched by seven million people.