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APCs Insider, August 29, 2014

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The eight-hour workday in America was established by law in which year?
a. 1785
b. 1838
c. 1876
d. 1916
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Last week’s question
George Washington helped introduce which animal to America?
a. Donkey
b. Horse
c. Mule
d. Sheep
The answer is C. After hearing about a farm animal in Spain that was stronger than a horse or donkey and ate less, Washington had the U.S. ambassador to Spain inquire about the mule. The Spanish king sent Washington a mule, and he spent years breeding them at Mount Vernon.

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