5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- General William "Billy" Mitchell
- Alvin York
- Bernard Baruch
- a Brigadier General and chief of air operations, First Army. The first high-ranking United States Army officer to learn how to fly, and the first to win the Croix de Guerre.
- b The new type of women, who became more independent. They broke the traditional behavior patterns, and changed their views on courtship rituals, marriage, and child rearing.
- c 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.
- d 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.
- e British passenger boat sunk by a German submarine that claimed 1,000 lives. One of the main reasons America decided to join the war.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What the American soldiers called themselves, because white clay dust covered their skin when marching.
- In the Metro Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan, USA, is the nation's "largest indoor-outdoor museum" complex. Designed and built by the automobile industrialist Henry Ford.
- A fierce hatred of all Jews, which was common among Americans during the 1920s.
- Temporary shock that can happen to anyone, caused by bombardments.
- The tip of the salient below Ameins. This was the first full-scale battle for the AEF.
5 True/False Questions
Model T → Automobile built using the assembly line methods -- was sturdy, reliable, inexpensive and available only in black, it was also known as the "Tin Lizzy."
John J. Pershing → Nicknamed "Black Jack," this man led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.
Trench Warfare → A form of warfare in which both combatants have fortified postitions and fighting lines are static.
Kaiser Wilhelm II → Also popularly known as "Babe," "The Bambino," and "The Sultan of Swat," this man was an American Major League baseball player from 1914-1935. He is one of the greatest sports heroes of American Culture. He has been named the greatest baseball player in history in various surveys and rankings, and his home run hitting prowess and charismatic personality made him a larger-than-life figure in the "Roaring Twenties."
Colonel Douglas Macarthur → 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.