5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Amelia Earheart
- Spirit of St. Louis
- The Battle of Meuse-Argonne
- Central Powers
- a In World War I, the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.
- 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 A custom aircraft that was first to fly from New York to Paris and won a cash prize for it.
- d This, also called the Battle of the Argonne Forest, was a part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire western front. The whole offensive was planned by Marshall Ferdinand Foch to breach the Hindenburg line and ultimately force the opposing german forces to capitulate.
- e 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 Multiple Choice Questions
- The 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.
- This man was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, and from 1889 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. This caused countries allied with Serbia to declare war on each other, starting World War I.
- 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.
- Was an American aviator, author, inventor and explorer.
- Automobile manufacturer. This man was first to use the assembly line to manufacture cars, rolling a car off the line every ten seconds. He was founder of the Ford Motor Company, and made his cars affordable for even the commonest family. He also created the 8-hour workday, and had his workers work five days a week, unlike most manufacturers at the time. He paid his workers $5.00 a day, so that eventually every other company had to raise their wages as well, hence increasing American living standards.
5 True/False Questions
Archie → Some of the best pilots such as Barron Manfred Von Richthofen, or the Red Baron.
Ford Motor Company → This took place at Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey from April 25, 1915, to January 9, 1916, during the First World War. A joint British Empire and French operation was mounted to capture the Ottoman capital of Constantinople, and a secure sea route to Russia. The attempt failed, with heavy casualties on both sides.
Austria-Hungary → British passenger boat sunk by a German submarine that claimed 1,000 lives. One of the main reasons America decided to join the war.
Al Capone → 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.
Ace → Automobile built using the assembly line methods -- was sturdy, reliable, inexpensive and available only in black, it was also known as the "Tin Lizzy."