5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- liberty ships
- George Patton
- Dwight Eisenhower
- Suez Crisis
- a Famous American General who fought in North Africa and Europe.
- b July 26, 1956, Nasser (leader of Egypt) nationalized the Suez Canal, Oct. 29, British, French and Israeli forces attacked Egypt. UN forced British to withdraw; made it clear Britain was no longer a world power
- c United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany
- d large, sturdy merchant ships that usually carried supplies or troops, but were sometimes converted to hospital ships
- e Members of Italian fascists before WWII. It was led by Mussolini. Helped solidify Mussolini's control
5 Multiple choice questions
- United States labor agents recruited thousands of farm and railroad workers from Mexico. The program stimulated emigration for Mexico.
- "Phony War" with Hitler in 1939-1940 where Hitler prepared for his attack
- this is a military base in northwestern South Vietnam that was attacked by communist troops. There was an increased traffic on the Ho Chi Minh Trail right before the assault.
- LBJ's vice president and McCarthy's opposition in 1968 primary after LBJ stepped down. won nomination; not presidency.
- He was a military commander and the president of South Vietnam. He was a corrupt as the leader of South Vietnam.
5 True/False questions
Doves → those who supported the war
Potsdam Conference → Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
El Alamein → Town in Egypt, site of the victory by Britain's Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery over German forces led by General Erwin Rommel (the 'Desert Fox') in 1942-1943. (p. 793)
Vichy France → Southern Pro-Nazi French; govern themselves as loyal to nazis; traitors to the Free French in N. France
Battle of Britain → World War II battle in which German forces launched a final counterattack in the west