$500 Question from H2 A series of riots that erupted in Los Angeles between white sailors and Mexican-American youths
$500 Answer from H2 Zoot Suit Riots
$100 Question from H3 Germany’s last offensive of WWII.
$100 Answer from H3 Battle of the Bulge
$200 Question from H3 Soviet City that was surrounded by German troops in 1941 and placed under siege For 900 days.
$200 Answer from H3 Siege of Leningrad
$300 Question from H3 2 Million Soviets died in the battle defending this city. This battle represented a major turning point in the war.
$300 Answer from H3 Stalingrad
$400 Question from H3 The Battle after which this photo was taken of U.S. Marines hoisting an American Flag.
$400 Answer from H3 Iwo Jima
$500 Question from H3 It was decided to let the Soviets be the ones to invade the city during this battle due to the extremely high casualty rates they had suffered at the hands of the Germans
$500 Answer from H3 Battle for Berlin
$100 Question from H4 Capturing small islands one at a time, Gradually getting closer to Japan with The goal of being able to launch an invasion
$100 Answer from H4 Island Hopping
$200 Question from H4 The U.S. General who was forced to surrender the Philippines to the Japanese in 1941
$200 Answer from H4 General MacArthur
$300 Question from H4 The Allied nation that the Japanese wanted to be able to reach --- why they trying to build an airbase on Guadalcanal
$300 Answer from H4 Australia
$400 Question from H4 Event during which 75,000 American and Filipino POWs were marched 80 miles to prison camps. Only 54,000 eventually reached the camps.
$400 Answer from H4 Bataan Death March
$500 Question from H4 The Day Japan surrendered (what it is Known as) and its day, month and year.
$500 Answer from H4 V-J Day: August 14, 1945
$100 Question from H5 WWII began in Europe in 1939 When Germany invaded this country
$100 Answer from H5 Poland
$200 Question from H5 The name of the German Airforce
$200 Answer from H5 Luftwaffe
$300 Question from H5 German speaking region in Czechoslovakia that was taken over by Hitler
$300 Answer from H5 Sudetenland
$400 Question from H5 “Line of defense” built by France to protect itself from German aggression. It was never actually used.
$400 Answer from H5 Maginot Line
$500 Question from H5 Major Nations & their leaders who participated in the Munich Conference. What was promised at this Conference?
$500 Answer from H5 France: Daladier Great Britain: Chamberlain Germany: Hitler Italy: Mussolini *Hitler promises not to pursue any further territorial expansion *APPEASEMENT
Final Jeopardy In 1945, the United States made a difficult decision to end the war against Japan by using a very powerful new weapon. What was this new weapon and what cities was it used against? Who ultimately made the decision to use this weapon and why did he make the decision to use it? Describe at least two other possible alternatives that could have been chosen. In your opinion, did the United States do the right thing by using this weapon? Why or why not?
Final Jeopardy Answer Atomic Bombs Hiroshima and Nagasaki President Truman Saved American lives – avoided a land invasion Demonstration, land invasion, negotiate surrender with condition, wait for Soviet Union