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America Saves the Day Round 1 Cold War Kids Duck And Cover Depression & New Deal Gangstas & Flappers America Saves the Day Round 2 1111 3333 2222 4444.

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3 America Saves the Day Round 1 Cold War Kids Duck And Cover Depression & New Deal Gangstas & Flappers America Saves the Day Round

4 Which event sparked World War I? a. the sinking of the Lusitania b. the German-French dispute over Alsace-Lorraine c. Germany’s invasion of Poland d. the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, Franz Ferdinand Check Your Answer WWI1

5 d. the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, Franz Ferdinand WWI 2 Back to the Game Board

6 The Selective Service Act was a means of a. getting money to support the war effort. b. getting women to take over jobs formerly done by men. c. drafting young men for the military forces. d. finding jobs for men after they left military service. Check Your Answer WWI for 2

7 c. drafting young men for the military forces. WWI for 2 Back to the Game Board

8 Under the terms of the Versailles treaty, Germany had to a. give its colonies independence. b. pay reparations to the Allies. c. break up Czechoslovakia. d. give its tanks and artillery to France. Check Your Answer WWI for 3

9 b. pay reparations to the Allies. WWI for 3 Back to the Game Board

10 An underlying cause of World War I was a. the ongoing dispute over the convoy system. b. the web of alliances European nations created for their defense. c. an alliance between the autocratic rulers of Germany and Russia. d. American insistence on neutrality. Check Your Answer WWI for 4

11 b. the web of alliances European nations created for their defense. WWI for 4 Back to the Game Board

12 Wilson’s goal for the League of Nations was a. worldwide agricultural aid. b. access to world trade for all nations. c. equality of arms for all nations. d. international security and stability. Check Your Answer WWI for 5

13 d. international security and stability. WWI for 5 Back to the Game Board

14 Writers James Weldon Johnson and Zora Neale Hurston took part in a movement called a. the Harlem Renaissance. b. the New Negro. c. the Great Migration. d. improvisation. Check Your Answer 20s for 1

15 b. confident that business would bring continued prosperity. 20s for Back to the Game Board

16 Throughout most of the 1920s, Americans were generally a. worried that the stock market would crash. b. confident that business would bring continued prosperity. c. delighted that wealth was evenly distributed. d. concerned with economic danger signs. Check Your Answer 20s for 2

17 c. take Native American lands. 20s for 2 Back to the Game Board

18 One result of Prohibition during the 1920s was a. an increase in alcoholism. b. a decline in dancing and socializing. c. the rise of organized crime. d. the creation of urban artistic colonies. Check Your Answer 20s for 3

19 c. the rise of organized crime. 20s for 3 Back to the Game Board

20 Jazz was brought to northern cities by a. older generations. b. musicians from the Mexico City area. c. southern African Americans. d. World War I veterans. Check Your Answer 20s for 4

21 c. southern African Americans. Bonus 1 if you name one. 20s for 4 Back to the Game Board

22 The increase in automobiles led to a. western migration b. the Great Migration c. urban sprawl d. an increase in railroads Check Your Answer 20s for 5

23 c. urban sprawl 20s for 5 Back to the Game Board

24 What was one effect of the wage cuts and unemployment of the 1930s? a. The divorce rate nearly tripled. b. Banks pardoned thousands of farm mortgages. c. Hoovervilles sprang up in the nation’s cities. d. Most industries gave top jobs to married women. Check Your Answer DND for 1

25 c. Hoovervilles sprang up in the nation’s cities.. DND for 1 Back to the Game Board

26 In the short run, the Wagner Act led to a. a rise in union membership and a wave of strikes. b. a decline in union membership. c. rapid unionization of agricultural workers. d. an end to the National Labor Relations Board. Check Your Answer DND for 2

27 a. a rise in union membership and a wave of strikes DND for 2 Back to the Game Board

28 The Second New Deal aimed to a. relax controls over business. b. slow down legislative activity. c. lower taxes on the rich. d. do more for ordinary Americans. Check Your Answer DND for 3

29 d. do more for ordinary Americans. DND for 3 Back to the Game Board

30 Not long after Black Tuesday, the stock market crash was affecting a. only those who had invested heavily in stocks. b. wealthy industrialists almost exclusively. c. millions of Americans, many of whom had never owned stocks. d. mainly stockbrokers and banks. Check Your Answer DND for 4

31 c. millions of Americans, many of whom had never owned stocks. DND for 4 Back to the Game Board

32 The Great Crash led to a. increased factory production. b. a brief period of rising profits. c. higher farm prices. d. unemployment for millions of workers. Check Your Answer DND for 5

33 d. unemployment for millions of workers DND for 5 Back to the Game Board

34 Which country had gained control of most of Western Europe by 1940? a. Italy b. Japan c. Germany d. Russia Check Your Answer WWII for 1

35 c. Germany WWII for 1 Back to the Game Board

36 What was one of the main goals of the Nazis in the 1930s? a. establish the Gestapo b. make all Germans carry identity cards c. get rid of the Jews d. host the Evian Conference Check Your Answer WWII for 2

37 c. get rid of the Jews WWII for 2 Back to the Game Board

38 During the early years of World War II, the United States a. organized several peace talks between the Allies and the Axis powers. b. stopped trading with all nations at war. c. tried to remain neutral while supplying weapons to Britain and France. d. sent military and economic aid to all nations at war. Check Your Answer WWII for 3

39 c. tried to remain neutral while supplying weapons to Britain and France. Bonus 1 if you can name the policy. WWII for 3 Back to the Game Board

40 The United States was able to loan more than $10 billion to the Allies, thanks to a. the War Trade Board. b. the Eighteenth Amendment. c. Liberty Bonds. d. “dollar-a-year” men and women. Check Your Answer WWII for 4

41 c. Liberty Bonds. WWII for 4 Back to the Game Board

42 Which of the following took place on D-Day? a. the last fight to get American supplies across the Atlantic to Britain b. the first British and American landings in North Africa c. the start of the Allied invasion of Italy d. the landing of Allied forces on France’s Normandy coast Check Your Answer WWII for 5

43 d. the landing of Allied forces on France’s Normandy coast. WWII for 5 Back to the Game Board

44 The 1957 launching of Sputnik a. proved the superiority of American technology. b. greatly increased Eisenhower’s popularity. c. plunged the United States into a series of three recessions. d. the Space Race, which caused Congress to increase spending on teaching science and mathematics. Check Your Answer Duck for 1

45 d. the Space Race, which caused Congress to increase spending on teaching science and mathematics. Duck 1 Back to the Game Board

46 The Berlin airlift was President Truman’s response to the a. reunification of East and West Germany. b. German development of the atomic bomb. c. Soviet blockade of West Berlin. d. construction of the Berlin Wall. Check Your Answer Duck for 2

47 c. Soviet blockade of West Berlin. Duck for 2 Back to the Game Board

48 As a result of the Korean War, the United States succeeded in a. keeping South Korea free of communism. b. unifying Korea under a democratic government. c. ending communism in Southeast Asia. d. pushing Chinese troops out of North Korea.. Check Your Answer Duck for 3

49 a. keeping South Korea free of communism Duck for 3 Back to the Game Board

50 At the end of World War II, Korea was divided into a. Southern pro-American government and a Northern pro- Communist government b. a Southern pro-Fascist government and a Northern pro- Communist government c. a Southern pro-Communist government and a Northern pro-American government d. none of the above. Check Your Answer Duck for 4

51 a. Southern pro-American government and a Northern pro-Communist government Duck for 4 Back to the Game Board

52 How did Truman react to the USSR’s deployment of an atomic bomb? a. He gave approval for the U.S. development of an even more powerful bomb. b. He added three more aircraft carriers to the navy fleet. c. He declared that another Soviet explosion would be considered an act of war. d. He arranged for a meeting between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. Check Your Answer Duck for 5

53 a. He gave approval for the U.S. development of an even more powerful bomb. Duck for 5 Back to the Game Board


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