5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- General Ludendorff
- Bernard Baruch
- Kaiser Wilhelm II
- a Part of Germany's Central powers.
- b Commander of German armies on the Western Front. In the spring of 1918, he launched an all-out offensive on the Allies, gambling everything.
- 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 The kaiser, or emperor, of Germany during the First World War. After the Germans were defeated and the Allies claimed victory of World War I, he fled.
- e A slang term for anti-aircraft fire used by the British Royal Flying Corps and RAF.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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."
- 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.
- The French Field Marshal who served as supreme Allied commander during the First World War.
- Was an American aviator, author, inventor and explorer.
- Americans that descended from Germany.
5 True/False Questions
Dardanelles Campaign → Company founded by Henry Ford in 1910 and used mass production and is one of the most famous auto companies in the world.
General William "Billy" Mitchell → Commander of German armies on the Western Front. In the spring of 1918, he launched an all-out offensive on the Allies, gambling everything.
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.
The Battle of Meuse-Argonne → A World War I battle fought between December 12-15, 1918, involving the AEF and 48,000 French troops under the command of U.S. general John J. Pershing against German positions. The UNited States Army Air Service (which later became the United States Air Force) played a significant role in this action.
Colonel Douglas Macarthur → Was an American aviator, author, inventor and explorer.