Quiz: Can you guess these surprising facts in American history?
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Can you guess these surprising facts in American history?
By: Maria Trimarchi
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Did you know no U.S. president wore long pants (instead of knee breeches) until James Madison took office? Or in what war Mexico lost roughly one-third of its territory (present-day Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah) to the U.S.? (That's the Mexican-American War.) See how much you know about White House pets, presidential gambling habits and American DNA.

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