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2 JEOPARDY 1950s

3 Categories Postwar Plans Korean War Korean War The Cold War Lifestyle s Civil Rights Hodge Podge

4 Final Jeopardy

5 What was Inchon? This was the location of the surprise attack in North Korea that helped turn the tide of the war.

6 What was the United Nations? This organization was formed to prevent future global wars and to fight hunger, disease, and to help education.

7 What was the Berlin Airlift? This event helped rescue West Berlin when it was cut off by the Soviets.

8 What is four? Germany was governed by several nations and divided into this many parts following the war.

9 What was Japan? Besides Germany, this defeated country was also occupied by the U.S. after WWII.

10 This was the plan to rebuild Europe following WWII and to protect it from communism. What was the Marshall Plan?

11 Korea was divided at this parallel at the beginning and end of the war. What is the 38th parallel?

12 This side won the Korean War. What is neither side (It was a stalemate)?

13 The North part of Korea had this type of government. What is communist?

14 This man led the UN troops and was later fired by Truman. Who was Douglas MacArthur?

15 This was the reason why the Korean War was fought. What is to prevent the spread of communism?

16 This nation led the Warsaw Pact countries. What was the Soviet Union?

17 Daily Double “Don’t Choke!”

18 What was NATO? This alliance included the United States and other democratic nations.

19 This alliance was communist and was behind the iron curtain. What was the Warsaw Pact?

20 This is when two nations do not engage in any battles but train their weapons upon each other. What is the Cold War?

21 This was put up to divide a particular city in Germany. What was the Berlin Wall?

22 This leader gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Who was Martin Luther King?

23 This woman refused to give up her bus seat and helped with the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Who was Rosa Parks?

24 This act made it illegal to require literacy tests at voting booths. What was the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

25 This act helped change the Jim Crow laws and make them illegal. It ended discrimination in hiring and protected voting rights. What was the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

26 Daily Double “Don’t Choke!”

27 This court case overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson. What was Brown vs. the Board of Education?

28 Some Americans built these in their backyards to protect them from atomic attack. What are bomb shelters?

29 This was the term for the generation of adults born right after World War II. What were baby boomers?

30 Eisenhower created a network of connected roads across America with this. What was the Interstate Highway Act?

31 This act gave benefits to WWII veterans in housing, education loans, and employment benefits. What is the GI Bill of Rights?

32 This was the first satellite launched in What was Sputnik?

33 This Wisconsin senator accused over 200 government workers of being Communist spies. Who was Joseph McCarthy?

34 This man formed the Black Panthers and supported violence or any means necessary for Civil Rights. Who was Malcolm X?

35 Who were the women? These people were expected to leave their WWII jobs and return to being housewives.

36 What was Levittown? This was a neighborhood of affordable houses that were made with mass production and were identical.

37 Who was Eleanor Roosevelt? This former First Lady worked for women’s rights following WWII.

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