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WWIWWIIThe 20s The Cold War Principles of the Constitution The American Revolution $200 $400 $600 $800 $200 $400 $600 $800 $200 $400 $600 $800 $200 $400 $600 $800 $200 $400 $600 $800 $200 $400 $600 $800 CREDITS
Major allies of the United States in World War I
Who are the French, the British, and the Russians?
The British ocean liner torpedoed and sunk by a German sub in 1915; 1198 people, including 128 Americans were killed
What is the Lusitania?
The two major reasons the United States eventually declared war on Germany and the other Central powers
What is Germanys continued use of unrestricted submarine warfare, and the Zimmerman note instructing Mexico what they would receive if they would attack the U.S.?
Open diplomacy between countries, freedom of the seas, removal of tariffs, reduction of armaments, an end to the policies of imperialism, and a creation of a general association of nations to keep peace
What is Wilsons plan for world peace, called the Fourteen Points?
Battle in the Pacific that blocked the southern plan of the Japanese to invade the United States-served to begin to turn the tide in the Pacific front in favor of the United States
What is the Battle of Midway?
WACS, Rosie the Riveter, and rationing
What are some of the roles women played in the war effort?
Two reasons Truman decided to drop the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
What are the refusal of the Japanese to immediately surrender and the projected loss of lives if the U.S. had to invade the Japanese islands?
Executive Order 9066-later challenged in the Supreme Court as a violation of the rights of Japanese American citizens
What is the order that relocated all Japanese living on the West Coast of the U.S. into internment camps in the interior of the United States?
The plane flown by Charles Lindbergh when he made the first solo, nonstop flight from New York to Paris in 1927
What is the Spirit of St. Louis?
The man responsible for developing the assembly line production of automobiles and the introduction of a minimum wage for an 8 hour day for factory workers
Who is Henry Ford?
The attorneys for the 1925 Scopes trial that challenged the Tennessee law forbidding the teaching of evolution in the public schools
Who are William Jennings Bryan for the prosecution and Clarence Darrow for the defense?
The nationwide anti- Communist crusade against left- wing Americans whose patriotism was suspect
What is the Red Scare?
The doctrine adopted in 1947 that promised U.S. support for any nation that was threatened by Communism-later led to involvement in both Korea and Vietnam
What is the Truman Doctrine?
The six day crisis in 1962 when the U.S. discovered the Soviets were building nuclear missile launch sites in Cuba; the U.S. then ordered a blockade until the Soviets dismantled the sites.
What is the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Draft card burning, draft dodging, and the incident at Kent State
What are examples of protests against continued military involvement by the U.S. in Vietnam?
The organization made up of eleven nations that joined together after World War II, pledging to fight for each other if attacked (primarily in response to the aggression of the Soviet Union)
What is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
The principle in the Constitution that divides the functions of government into legislative, executive, and judicial and the reason for its use
What are separation of powers and to keep any one part of the government from gaining too much power?
Veto, Senate approval of Presidential appointments, and declaring a law unconstitutional
What are examples of the checks and balance system?
Type of government where the ultimate power rests with the citizens who vote for representatives to make laws and conduct government
What is a republic or a representative democracy?
The principle that divides the powers and responsibilities of government between the nation and the state
What is federalism?
Battle known as the Shot Heard Round the World because it began the American Revolution
What is the Battle of Lexington?
July 4, 1776
What is the date of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence?
The battle fought in Virginia resulting in the British surrender and the independence of the American colonies
What is the Battle of Yorktown?
A decisive turning point victory for the Americans because it brought the French in to aid the American cause for independence
What is the Battle of Saratoga?
Post World War II
Granted $13 billion in aid for former servicemen-aid ranged from educational grants, to housing, and other services to assist them with the readjustment to society after World War II
What is the G.I. Bill of Rights?
Special Thanks Barbara Caffee-Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator for CFBISD Georgeanne Hultman, Brian Horn, and Pier Larsen- history teachers, Creekview High School Eric Fink-Technology consultant for CFBISD; Aziz Merchant and David Kim-technology students Jeopardy music from Televisions Greatest Hits, Volume II, distributed by TVT Records, 23 E. 4 th St. New York, New York, 10003