$100 Question from H1 Soviets placed missile launch sites in Cuba aimed at the US. JFK blockaded Cuba and threatened to invade if the missiles unless soviets withdraw from Cuba. USSR sent ships towards the blockade Closest the two sides came to actually fighting.
$300 Question from H1 Wisconsin Senator who began accusing members of the government and military of being communists. Had to defend his views in front of Congress, were he was exposed for not having any facts.
$100 Question from H2 Provided financial support to European countries to rebuild after the war. The goal was to bring economic prosperity back to countries. Communism tends to spread when countries are struggling economically. If people are making money, then communism would not appeal to them.
$200 Question from H2 Called for immediate economic and military aid to Greece, which was threatened by a communist insurrection, and to Turkey, which was under pressure from Soviet expansion in the Mediterranean U.S. sought to protect those countries from falling under Soviet influence
$300 Question from H2 Strategic U.S. foreign policy of the late 1940s and early 1950s intended to check the expansionist designs of the Soviet Union through economic, military, diplomatic, and political means. It was conceived by George Kennan soon after World War II.
$500 Question from H2 A state of political tension and military rivalry between nations that stops short of full-scale war, especially that which existed between the United States and Soviet Union following World War II.
$100 Question from H3 Operation Overlord June 6, 1944. 3 divisions parachuted behind enemy lines and thousands landed on the shore of France Omaha Beach was brutal for Allies Allies were able to hold an 80 mile strip of France.
$200 Question from H3 US government established a fixed allotments of goods deemed essential for the military. Households received ration books for buying meat, shoes, sugar, coffee, and gas. Grew victory gardens in back yards.
$100 Question from H4 Supreme Court declared many of FDR’s programs unconstitutional. Wanted to increase the number of judges to 15, with the 6 new judges being FDR supporters Many protested the move and FDR did not follow through with the court packing
$500 Question from H4 Harshest critic of FDR Was governor of Louisiana Wanted redistribution of wealth, taking $ away from rich and giving to poor. No one could make over 1 million a year, the rest would go to the government. Assassinated
$400 Question from H5 Technology led to agricultural overproduction Poor farming techniques combined with a massive droughts devastated farmers. Lack of crops led to the _________. Storms that caused enormous clouds of dust
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