$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.
$100 Answer from H1 Cuban Missile Crisis
$200 Question from H Cuban exiles trained by the CIA tried to invade Cuba. JFK refused to support invaders with military Invaders were crushed were captured
$200 Answer from H1 Bay of Pigs
$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.
$300 Answer from H1 Joseph McCarthy
$400 Question from H1 Led the UN forces against the North. Was pushing North Koreans back towards China. Wanted to attack China for their interference. Publically criticized Truman and was fired.
$400 Answer from H1 Douglas MacArthur
$500 Question from H1 Germans wanting to flee communism fled from East Berlin to West Berlin. Stalin blocked all access to West Berlin US began to fly supplies over the road blocks.
$500 Answer from H1 Berlin Airlift
$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.
$100 Answer from H2 Marshall Plan
$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
$200 Answer from H2 Truman Doctrine
$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.
$300 Answer from H2 Containment Policy
$400 Question from H2 The boundary between Soviet-controlled eastern Europe and western Europe.
$400 Answer from H2 Iron Curtain
$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.
$500 Answer from H2 Cold War
$100 Question from H3 Operation Overlord June 6, 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.
$100 Answer from H3 D-Day
$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.
$200 Answer from H3 Rationing
$300 Question from H3 To shift from a peace time society to a fighting society.
$300 Answer from H3 Mobilization
$400 Question from H3 Allowed the US to ship arms and other supplies, without immediate payment, to nations fighting the Axis powers.
$400 Answer from H3 Lend-Lease Policy
$500 Question from H3 The systematic murder or genocide, of Jews and other groups in Europe by Nazis before and during WWII
$500 Answer from H3 Holocaust
$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
$100 Answer from H4 Court Packing Bill
$200 Question from H4 FDR introduced new legislation and a number of programs Programs were aimed at economic relief and recovery.
$200 Answer from H4 New Deal
$300 Question from H4 Established retirement income for all workers once they reach the age of 65 or disabled
$300 Answer from H4 Social Security Act
$400 Question from H4 Social activist who fought for women’s rights, public housing. Supported the common citizen. Often travelled I the place of FDR because of his disability.
$400 Answer from H4 Eleanor Roosevelt
$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
$500 Answer from H4 Huey Long
$100 Question from H5 Cultural movement in NYC, African American art, literature and music flourished.
$100 Answer from H5 Harlem Renaissance
$200 Question from H5 Most Famous of all Renaissance writers. Wrote about the black experience and reminded readers of their African heritage.
$200 Answer from H5 Langston Hughes
$300 Question from H5 Tin Pan Alley referred to the various music homes were NYC songwriters and musicians composed and published songs. Who was the most famous musician from Tim Pan Alley?
$300 Answer from H5 Irving Berlin
$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
$400 Answer from H5 Dust Bowl
$500 Question from H5 Many homeless live together in makeshift shelters called
$500 Answer from H5 Hoovervilles
Final Jeopardy The four factors that contributed to the Great Depression.
Final Jeopardy Answer 1.Overproduction and under consumption 2.Consumerism 3.Buying on Margin 4.Stock Market Crash of 1929