WONDER #692: What is the Oldest City in the United States?

Question 1 of 3

The area of San Juan was once called...

  1. San Domingo
  2. Maya
  3. St. Louis
  4. Caparra

Question 2 of 3

What is the oldest city in the continental United States?

  1. St. Augustine
  2. New York City
  3. Seattle
  4. Boston

Question 3 of 3

Which is the BEST evidence that Cahokia was once one of the largest cities in the world?

  1. “Today, the huge earthen mounds built by the Mississippians are preserved at the Cahokia Mounds site.”
  2. ““Historians believe more people may have lived there [Cahokia] than in London at the same time.”
  3. “San Juan is one of the Caribbean’s largest natural harbors.”
  4. “For reasons unknown, the city [Cahokia] was mostly empty by the year 1400.”

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