5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Matthew Ridgway
- Henry Kaiser
- Nye Committee
- Project Verona
- Korematsu v US
- a He had supervised the constrution of Boulder Dam and reduced the prodution time to less than two weeks instead of 6 months and then to one ship a day
- b 1944 Supreme Court case where the Supreme Court upheld the order providing for the relocation of Japanese Americans. It was not until 1988 that Congress formally apologized and agreed to pay $20,000 2 each survivor
- c In 1934 Senator Gerald P. Nye of North Dakota held hearings to investigate the country's involvement on WW1; this committee documented the huge profits that arms factories had made during the war
- d This general took MacArthur's place in the Korean War and was able to hold half of the peninsula from the onslaught on Chinese troops. Burke named his kid after him
- e Us crylographers who craked soveiet spy code to read letters about spying in the US.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
- 1940 - U.S. agreed to "lend" its older destroyers to Great Britain. (Destroyers were major warships that made up the bulk of most countries' navies.) Signaled the end of U.S. neutrality in the war.
- the policy of pushing a dangerous situation to the brink of disaster (to the limits of safety)
- bombing campaign over North Vietnam, supposed to weaken enemy's ability and will to fight
- a city in northern France on the North Sea where in World War II (1940) 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches at Dunkirk in a desperate retreat under enemy fire
5 True/False Questions
Battle of Britain → Incident in 1964 that President Johnson used to justify increased U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Claim was that two U.S. ships had been attacked.
George Kennan → United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
Enola Gay → the name of the American B-29 bomber, piloted by Col. Paul Tibbets, Jr., that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945.
Nuremberg trials → established legal basis in Nazi Germany for discrimination against Jews.
A. Philip Randolph → Black leader, who threatens a march to end discrimination in the work place; Roosevelt gives in with companies that get federal grants.