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  1. Yuri Gagarin
  2. Charles Manson
  3. Jonas Salk
  4. Henry Kissinger
  5. Carl Bernstein
  1. a 1st man in space. Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)
  2. b American doctor who invented the polio vaccine in 1953. Polio crippled and killed millions worldwide, and the successful vaccine virtually eliminated the scourage.
  3. c The main negotiator of the peace treaty with the North Vietnamese; secretary of state during Nixon's presidency (1970s).
    Awarded 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end Vietnam War and withdrawing American forces. Heavily involved in South American politics as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State. Condoned covert tactics to prevent communism and facism from spreading throughout South America.,
  4. d Washington Post reporter who dug up Watergate (Bob Woodward's co-worker)
  5. e He was a serial killer/cult leader who murdered many people, including Sharon Tate. He was sentenced the death penalty, but his sentence was changed to life in prison after Furman v. Georgia, brainwashes alot of youg girls, wants to start a race war, whites vs. blacks, so he can create his own society, starting a murder spree in California

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1950s and 60s; communist leader of North Vietnam; used geurilla warfare to fight anti-comunist, American-funded attacks under the Truman Doctrine; brilliant strategy drew out war and made it unwinnable and he guided Vietnam through warfare to emerge as a Communist Nation.
  2. Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, Bolshevik revolutionary, head of the Soviet Communists after 1924, and dictator of the Soviet Union from 1928 to 1953. He led the Soviet Union with an iron fist, using Five-Year Plans to increase industrial production and terror to crush opposition
  3. 1962: first American to orbit the Earth, made three orbits
  4. On November 22, 1963, he assassinated President Kennedy who was riding downtown Dallas, Texas. Oswald was later shot in front of television cameras by Jack Ruby. but he was never convicted
  5. U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964)

5 True/False questions

  1. Francis Gary PowersHired by unidentified people to assassinate Martin Luther King, Jr. He shot and killed King on the balcony of his hotel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968. He was captured two months later in London and sentenced 99 years in jail.

          

  2. Leonid BreshnevThe main negotiator of the peace treaty with the North Vietnamese; secretary of state during Nixon's presidency (1970s).
    Awarded 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end Vietnam War and withdrawing American forces. Heavily involved in South American politics as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State. Condoned covert tactics to prevent communism and facism from spreading throughout South America.,

          

  3. James MeredithHe was a civil rights advocate who spurred a riot at the University of Mississippi. The riot was caused by angry whites who did not want Meredith to register at the university. The result was forced government action, showing that segregation was no longer government policy.

          

  4. Jack RubyKilled Lee Harvey Oswald on live tv November 24, 1963(Night Club Owner)

          

  5. Richard NixonAssassinated Robert Kennedy on June 6, 1968 in Chicago after hearing pro-Israeli remarks in his victory statement after having won the California primaries.

          

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