← HIstory test #5 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Greenfield Village
- The Battle of Meuse-Argonne
- American Expeditionary Force (AEF)
- General William "Billy" Mitchell
- 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 What the American soldiers called themselves, because white clay dust covered their skin when marching.
- c The United States Armed Forces sent to Europe during World War I.
- d 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.
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Americans that descended from Germany.
- A fierce hatred of all Jews, which was common among Americans during the 1920s.
- 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.
- 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.
- Was an American aviator, author, inventor and explorer.
5 True/False Questions
War Industries Board → Part of Germany's Central powers.
Freikorps or Free Corps → Several militias created by German military officers to fight against communists.
Lost Battalion → The name given to nine units of the United States 77th Division, roughly 554 men, isolated by German forces during World War I after an American attack in the Argonne Forest in October 1918. Roughly 197 were killed in action and approximately 150 missing or taken prisoner before 194 remaining men were rescued. They were led by Major Charles White Whittlesey.
General Ludendorff → In World War I, the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.
Speakeasy → A store with a hidden room where alcohol was sold and drunk illegally.