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  4. Ford Motor Company
  5. Lusitania
  1. a Was an American financier, stock-market speculator, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising Democratic US President Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D Roosevelt on economic matters.
  2. b Company founded by Henry Ford in 1910 and used mass production and is one of the most famous auto companies in the world.
  3. c British passenger boat sunk by a German submarine that claimed 1,000 lives. One of the main reasons America decided to join the war.
  4. d A store with a hidden room where alcohol was sold and drunk illegally.
  5. e A custom aircraft that was first to fly from New York to Paris and won a cash prize for it.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Was a United States soldier, famous as a World War I hero. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking 32 machine guns, killing 28 German soldiers and capturing 132 others.
  2. Was an American general, United Nations general, and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and later played a prominent role in the Pacific theater of World War II. He was a highly decorated US soldier of the war, recieving the Medal of Honor for his early service in the Philippines and on the Bataan Peninsula. He was designated to command the proposed invasion of Japan in November 1945.
  3. Was an Italian-American gangster who led a crime syndicate dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging of liquor and other illegal activities during the Prohibition Era of the 1920s and 1930s.
  4. In World War I, the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.
  5. Was a noted American aviation pioneer, and author. This woman was the first woman to attain the Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set for many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences, and was an instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937, she disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Freikorps or Free CorpsCompany founded by Henry Ford in 1910 and used mass production and is one of the most famous auto companies in the world.

          

  2. Charles LindberghA state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms.

          

  3. Anti-SemitismA fierce hatred of all Jews, which was common among Americans during the 1920s.

          

  4. Woodrow WilsonThis made it illegal to drink, make, buy or sell alcohol unless it was for medicinal purposes.

          

  5. Teddy RooseveltThe 26th president of the United States; "Speak softly but carry a big stick." He was leader of the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War, and he built the Panama Canal. He was also a naturalist and a noted author.

          

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