5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- St. Valentine's Day Massacre
- Alvin York
- Archduke Ferdinand of Austria
- Ford Motor Company
- Central Powers
- a The name given to the death of seven people as part of a Prohibition Era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago, Illinois, in the summer of 1929: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Former members of Egan's Rats gang were also suspected to have played a large role in this, assisting Capone.
- b 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.
- c Company founded by Henry Ford in 1910 and used mass production and is one of the most famous auto companies in the world.
- d 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.
- e In World War I, the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- British passenger boat sunk by a German submarine that claimed 1,000 lives. One of the main reasons America decided to join the war.
- 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.
- Different groups of people who drank illeagly during the Prohibition Era. They hid liqour in their boot, smuggled it, and made it by the light of the moon.
- The 28th president of the United States. He created the League of Nations, though he failed to get America involved.
- This was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. it was signed on June 28, 1919, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
5 True/False Questions
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.
Ace → Some of the best pilots such as Barron Manfred Von Richthofen, or the Red Baron.
Prohibition → This made it illegal to drink, make, buy or sell alcohol unless it was for medicinal purposes.
General Ludendorff → In World War I, the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.
Belleau Wood → 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.