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Title: Math Jeopardy


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Math Jeopardy
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Monuments
Memorials
Places
People
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Monuments 100 The Washington Monument is a
large, obelisk at the National Mall in D.C. It is
among the world's tallest masonry structures and
is the world's tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet
5.125 inches. What is this measurement in
inches?
Unknown. (n.d.). Washington Monument, High ground
West of Fifteenth Street, Northwest, between
Independence Constitution Avenues, Washington,
District of Columbia. DC HABS DC,WASH,2-70. Libra
ry of Congress American Memory, Built in
America Historic American Buildings
Survey/Historic American Engineering Record,
1933-Present.
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Monuments 100 Answer 6665.125 inches Did
you know It was constructed to commemorate
George Washington.
Unknown. (n.d.). Washington Monument, High ground
West of Fifteenth Street, Northwest, between
Independence Constitution Avenues, Washington,
District of Columbia. DC HABS DC,WASH,2-70. Librar
y of Congress American Memory, Built in America
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic
American Engineering Record, 1933-Present.
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Monuments 200 The Statue of Liberty was a gift
from France of friendship with the U.S. The base
is 65 feet tall, the pedestal is 89 feet tall,
and the statue itself is 151 feet and one inch to
the tip of the torch. This is a total of 3661
inches. What is this number in scientific
notation?
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Statues and
sculpture. Statue of Liberty II. Library of
Congress American Memory, Washington as It Was
Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959.
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  • Monuments 200
  • Answer
  • 3.661
  • X 10 3

Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Statues and
sculpture. Statue of Liberty II. Library of
Congress American Memory, Washington as It Was
Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959.
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Monuments 300 The Tower of Pisas construction
began in 1173 and continued for about two hundred
years. The Tower is 58.36 meters high from the
foundation and 55 from the ground. Its weight has
been calculated at 14,453 tonnes. The present
inclination is about 10. What is the ratio of
meters to tonnes?
Unknown (between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900). The
Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs.
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Monuments 300 Answer Approx. 247.7 tonnes per
meter Did you Know In the past it was widely
believed that the inclination of the Tower was
part of the project ever since its beginning, but
now we know that it is not so.
Unknown (between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900). The
Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs.
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Monuments 400 Built in 1889  Total weight
10,100 tons Height 324m (height with
flagpole) Numbers of visitors (up to December
31, 2007) 236,445,812 Number of steps 1665 If
each visitor walked up and down these steps, what
is the total amount of steps taken?
Unknown. (1889). Eiffel Tower and Fountain
Coutan, Paris Exposition, 1889. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs.
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Monuments 400 Answer Approx. 787,364,553,960
Did you Know Contractor Gustave Eiffel
Cie Engineers Maurice Koechlin Emile
Nouguier  Architect Stephen Sauvestre
Unknown. (1889). Eiffel Tower and Fountain
Coutan, Paris Exposition, 1889. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs.
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Monuments 500 Mount Rushmore was created by
Gutzon Borglum and 400 workers from 1927 -
1941. The cost was 989,992.32 and it took 14
years to build.  If each person worked on the
project for 14 years and received equal pay, what
was the pay per year? (assuming supply cost of
0)
Unknown. (c1932). Workmen on face of Geo.
Washington, Mt. Rushmore . Library of
Congress Prints Photographs.
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Monuments 500 Answer Approx. 176.34 Did you
know? The faces are not eroding. The estimated
erosion rate is 1 inch every 10,000 years.
Unknown. (c1932). Workmen on face of Geo.
Washington, Mt. Rushmore . Library of
Congress Prints Photographs.
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Memorials 100 The Jefferson Memorial pays
tribute to Thomas Jefferson, the third President
of the U.S. and author of the Declaration of
Independence. There are two parts that make up
the memorial. One part is the dome which weighs
32,000 short tons and the statue is the other
part which weighs 10,000 pounds. What is the
ratio of the dome to the statue?
Horydczak, T (1945). Jefferson Memorial. Exterior
of Jefferson Memorial from across Tidal Basin
LX. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
15
Memorials 100 Answer 6400 lbs 1 lb
Horydczak, T (1945). Jefferson Memorial. Exterior
of Jefferson Memorial from across Tidal Basin
LX. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
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Memorials 200 The Iwo Jima Memorial was
inspired by a photograph of one of the most
historic battles of World War II. What type of
angle is formed with the flag pole and the base
of the statue when looking at the side with the
flying flag?
Horydczak, T. (c1920-c1950). Statues and
sculpture. Iwo Jima Memorial V. Library of
Congress American Memory, Washington as It Was
Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959.of
Congress American Memory, Emergence of
Advertising in America, 1850-1920 Selections
from the Collections of Duke University
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Memorials 200 Answer Acute Did You Know Iwo
Jima, a small island south of Tokyo, was the last
territory that U.S. troops recaptured from the
Japanese during World War II.
Horydczak, T. (c1920-c1950). Statues and
sculpture. Iwo Jima Memorial V. Library of
Congress American Memory, Washington as It Was
Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959.of
Congress American Memory, Emergence of
Advertising in America, 1850-1920 Selections
from the Collections of Duke University
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Memorials 300 The Lincoln Memorial commemorates
the life of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President
of the United States. The building measures 204
feet long, 134 feet wide, and 99 feet tall, with
44-foot columns. If these dimensions formed a
perfect rectangular prism, what would be the area
of the memorial building?
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Lincoln
Memorial. Evening at Lincoln Memorial, statue lit
II. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
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Memorials 300 Answer 2,706,264 cubic ft Did
you know The classic design features 36 columns
outside, symbolizing the states in the Union at
Lincoln's death.
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Lincoln
Memorial. Evening at Lincoln Memorial, statue lit
II. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
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Memorials 400 The World War I Memorial in, D.C.
was built in 1931 to commemorate the sacrifice
made locally to support the war effort. The
monument has a dome over a circle of columns.
What shapes were used to construct this
monument?
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Monuments
memorials. District of Columbia monument to
veterans of World War One I. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs, Horydczak
Collection .
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Memorials 400 Answer Sphere (1/2),
Cylinder, Circles (Answers May Vary)
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Monuments
memorials. District of Columbia monument to
veterans of World War One I. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs, Horydczak
Collection .
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Memorials 500 If the woman in the picture is 5
feet tall and has a 10 ft shadow, and the column
has an 88 ft shadow, how tall are the columns?
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-1950). Lincoln Memorial.
Lincoln statue three-quarter front with children
II. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
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Memorials 500 Answer 44 ft
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-1950). Lincoln Memorial.
Lincoln statue three-quarter front with children
II. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
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Places 100 The Coliseum, is an amphitheatre in
Rome, Italy. Its original capacity was around
50,000 spectators. Rome, GA has a City population
of 34,980 What percentage of seats are left if
all of Rome, GA sat in the original coliseum?
Unknown. (1890-1900). Exterior of the Coliseum,
Rome, Italy . Library of Congress Prints
Photographs.
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Places 100 Answer 30 Did you know It is
the largest ever built in the Roman Empire and is
one of the greatest works of Roman architecture
and engineering
Unknown. (1890-1900). Exterior of the Coliseum,
Rome, Italy . Library of Congress Prints
Photographs.
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Places 200 According to the 2000 census,
Washington, DC population was 572,059 In 2005
the population was estimated at 550,521 What has
been the percent of decrease?
Unknown. (1898-1914) . The White House,
Washington, D.C., south facade, with large
conservatory wing at left and American flag
flying above . Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Detroit Publishing Company
Collection.
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Places 200 Answer Approx. 4
Unknown. (1898-1914) . The White House,
Washington, D.C., south facade, with large
conservatory wing at left and American flag
flying above . Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Detroit Publishing Company
Collection.
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Places 300
The Great Pyramid of Khufu is by far the most
famous Pyramid in Egypt, the biggest, tallest,
and most intact It contains around 1,300,000
blocks ranging in weight from 2.5 tons to 15 tons
and is built on a square base with sides
measuring about 755ft, covering 13 acres!  It has
an angle of 52 degrees. What is the measurement
of the supplementary angle?
Unknown. (1860-1890). Cairo. Pyramids and
Sphynx. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
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Places 300
Answer 128 degrees Did you know The original
height of the Pyramid was 146.5m (488ft), but
today it is only 137m (455ft) high, the 9m (33ft)
that is missing is due to the theft of the fine
quality limestone
Unknown. (1860-1890). Cairo. Pyramids and
Sphynx. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
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Places 400 The Great Wall of China is not a
continuous wall but is a collection of short
walls that often follow the crest of hills on the
southern edge of the Mongolian plain. Overall,
the wall extends about 1500 miles If the average
person walked 3 miles an hour, how long would it
take him to travel the entire distance?
White Brothers. (c1931). The Great Wall,
China. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs
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Places 400 Answer 500 hours Or 20 days 20
hours
White Brothers. (c1931). The Great Wall,
China. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs
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  • Places 500
  • Arches National Park in Utah is 119 square miles
    in size its highest elevation is 5,653 feet
  • The highest elevation of Washington, D.C. is 420
    feet
  • With these figures, how many D.C.s (stacked)
    would it take to equal the elevation of this
    park?

McClure, L. C. (194-?). Natural Arch near Moab,
Utah. Library of Congress American
Memory, History of the American West, 1860-1920
Photographs from the Collection of the Denver
Public Library.
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Places 500 Answer Approx. 13.45 Did you
know Arches National Park in Utah preserves over
2,000 natural sandstone arches, including the
world-famous Delicate Arch.
McClure, L. C. (194-?). Natural Arch near Moab,
Utah. Library of Congress American
Memory, History of the American West, 1860-1920
Photographs from the Collection of the Denver
Public Library.
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People 100 Abraham Lincoln was born on February
12, 1809 and was President from 1861-1865. What
age was he when he first served in office?
Brady National Photographic Art Gallery.
(1864). Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length
portrait, standing, facing left. Library of
Congress America's Library, Meet Amazing
Americans.
35
People 100 Answer 52
Brady National Photographic Art Gallery.
(1864). Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length
portrait, standing, facing left. Library of
Congress America's Library, Meet Amazing
Americans.
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People 200 William Shakespeare lived for 52
years and in just 23 years, between approx. 1590
and 1613, he is attributed with writing 38 plays,
154 sonnets and 5 other poems. Approximately how
many pieces of work did he compose per year?
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Folger Library
copy work. Shakespeare portrait by
Zucchero. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
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People 200 Answer Approx. 8.56 Did you
know Famous work included Antony and
Cleopatra Hamlet Julius Caesar Macbeth Othello Rom
eo and Juliet Merchant of Venice Midsummer Nights
Dream Taming of the Shrew
Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Folger Library
copy work. Shakespeare portrait by
Zucchero. Library of Congress Prints
Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
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People 300 On April 30, 1789, George
Washington, took his oath of office as the first
President of the United States. He was born in
1732 and died in 1799. How old was he when he
died?
Horydczak, T. (ca.1920-ca. 1950). George and
Martha Washington portraits. George Washington
II. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
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People 300 Answer 67 Did you know He enjoyed
less than three years of retirement at Mount
Vernon because he died of a throat infection


Horydczak, T. (ca.1920-ca. 1950). George and
Martha Washington portraits. George Washington
II. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
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People 400
  • Michael Luther King was born in Atlanta on Jan.
    15, 1929 and died on April 4, 1968,
  • He was a national hero and a civil-rights figure
    of importance, that laid the groundwork for
    organizations to protests against discrimination.
  • If alive today, how old would he have been in
    2005?

Library of Congress. (n.d.) . Martin Luther King
Jr. Library of Congress America's Library, Meet
Amazing Americans.
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People 400 Answer 76
Library of Congress. (n.d.) . Martin Luther King
Jr. Library of Congress America's Library, Meet
Amazing Americans.
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People 500
Amelia Earhart was born July 24, 1897 and died July 2, 1937. She was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic 20hrs 40min. The distance across the Atlantic between the U.S. and Africa is 4,830 km . How many Km did she travel per minute?
Unknown. (c1928). Amelia Earhart. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs.
43
People 500 Answer Approx. 3.89 km/min
Unknown. (c1928). Amelia Earhart. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs.
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Anything Goes 100
Mona Lisa is a 16th-century portrait painted by
Leonardo Da Vinci. The portrait depicts a woman
whose expression is often described as enigmatic.
Dimensions are 30in 21 in What is the area
of the picture?
da Vinci, L. (1900-1912). Mona Lisa. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs, Detroit
Publishing Company Collection.
45
Anything Goes 100 Answer 630 square inches
da Vinci, L. (1900-1912). Mona Lisa. Library of
Congress Prints Photographs, Detroit
Publishing Company Collection.
46
Anything Goes 200
Stonewall Jackson, a famous Civil War General,
was born in 1824, entered West Point Academy in
1842, and died in combat by friendly fire in 1863
at the age of 39. What percentage of his life
was spent on military duty?

Unknown. (c1889). Thomas Jonathan ("Stonewall")
Jackson, three-quarter length portrait,
seated.  Library of Congress Prints
Photographs.
47
Anything Goes 200
Answer 53.8
Unknown. (c1889). Thomas Jonathan ("Stonewall")
Jackson, three-quarter length portrait,
seated.  Library of Congress Prints
Photographs.
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Anything Goes 300 What famous scene is this
picture depicting, and what is the ratio of the
color blue to the rest of the picture?
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Anything Goes 300 Answer Mount
Rushmore Approx. 11
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ca103 -13217v.jpg
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Anything Goes 400 Can you name three of the
Princesses in the picture and tell the ratio of
cups to females?
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Anything Goes 400 Answer Cinderella, Snow
White, Rupenzel 23
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Anything Goes 500 What famous characters are in
the picture and what is the ratio of feet to
rocks?
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Anything Goes 500 Answer Raggedy Ann and
Andy 513






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       . When Fairy Tale Princesses get together. Library of Congress Exhibitions, Cartoon America.
       Brady National Photographic Art Gallery. (1864). Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing left. Library of Congress America's Library, Meet Amazing Americans.
       da Vinci, L. (1900-1912). Mona Lisa. Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Detroit Publishing Company Collection.
       Horydczak, T (1945). Jefferson Memorial. Exterior of Jefferson Memorial from across Tidal Basin LX. Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
       Horydczak, T. (c1920-c1950). Statues and sculpture. Iwo Jima Memorial V. Library of Congress American Memory, Washington as It Was Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959.
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       Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-1950). Lincoln Memorial. Lincoln statue three-quarter front with children II. Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
       Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Folger Library copy work. Shakespeare portrait by Zucchero. Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
       Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Lincoln Memorial. Evening at Lincoln Memorial, statue lit II. Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
       Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Monuments memorials. District of Columbia monument to veterans of World War One I. Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Horydczak Collection .
       Horydczak, T. (ca. 1920-ca. 1950). Statues and sculpture. Statue of Liberty II. Library of Congress American Memory, Washington as It Was Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959.
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       Horydczak, T. (ca.1920-ca. 1950). George and Martha Washington portraits. George Washington II. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
       Library of Congress. (n.d.) . Martin Luther King Jr. Library of Congress America's Library, Meet Amazing Americans.
       McClure, L. C. (194-?). Natural Arch near Moab, Utah. Library of Congress American Memory, History of the American West, 1860-1920 Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library.
       Unknown (between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900). The Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
       Unknown. (1860-1890). Cairo. Pyramids and Sphynx. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
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       Unknown. (1889). Eiffel Tower and Fountain Coutan, Paris Exposition, 1889. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
       Unknown. (1898-1914) . The White House, Washington, D.C., south facade, with large conservatory wing at left and American flag flying above . Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Detroit Publishing Company Collection.
       Unknown. (1915-1938). Cartoon America Imaginary Worlds Illustration -- Raggedy Ann and Andy in the River, Johnny Gruelle. Library of Congress Exhibitions.
       Unknown. (1937). Closeup of workmen carving the head of Abraham Lincoln on the granite face of Mount Rushmore . Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
       Unknown. (1968-1980). Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929-1968--in memoriam. Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Posters Yanker Poster Collection.
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       Unknown. (c1889). Thomas Jonathan ("Stonewall") Jackson, three-quarter length portrait, seated. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
       Unknown. (c1928). Amelia Earhart. Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
       Unknown. (c1931). The Great Wall, China . Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
       Unknown. (c1932). Workmen on face of Geo. Washington, Mt. Rushmore . Library of Congress Prints Photographs.
       Unknown. (ca.1890-ca.1900). Exterior of the Coliseum, Rome, Italy. Library of Congress Prints Photographs, Photochrom Prints.
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       Unknown. (n.d.). Washington Monument, High ground West of Fifteenth Street, Northwest, between Independence Constitution Avenues, Washington, District of Columbia. DC (Image HABS DC,WASH,2-70). Library of Congress American Memory, Built in America Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present.
       Williams, R. A. (2006). Cartoon America Comic Art in the Library of Congress. Library of Congress Exhibitions, Cartoon America.
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