5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- George Marshall
- Leyte Gulf
- Suez Crisis
- Hubert Humphrey
- a Battle in which Japanese lost nearly all of their remaining ships
- b United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
- c LBJ's vice president and McCarthy's opposition in 1968 primary after LBJ stepped down. won nomination; not presidency.
- d allows America to sell, lend, or lease arms or other war supplies to any nation considered "vital to the defense of the U.S."
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- china threaten to sieze 2 islands from nationalists taiwan was communist barrier eisenhower threaten to use nuclear forces against china -china backed down
- TIME magazine editor and former communist. Confessed to spying for the Soviet Union during the 1930's. Named fellow spies, some of them in Roosevelt's cabinet.
- Series of trials in 1945 conducted by an International Military Tribunal in which former Nazi leaders were charged with crimes against peace, crimes against humanity, and war crimes
- Region of Northeast Asia bounded by the Yalu River on the south and the Amur River on the east and north. (p. 354)
- The commander of the U.S. Air Force's 21st Bomber Command in the Pacific theater during World War II. LeMay is best known for developing the U.S. strategy of using massive incendiary bomb attacks on Japanese cities in order to break the Japanese will near the end of the war.
5 True/False questions
Francis Gary Powers → pilot of the U-2 plane shot down by the U.S.S.R. (Yes, we were spying and were caught). He didn't die, but was captured. We had to negotiate to get him released. We exchanged Rudolph Abel (A USSR spy we captured) for him.
Credibility gap → The gap between the Johnson Administration and the American public support
Destroyer Deal → 1940 - U.S. agreed to "lend" its older destroyers to Great Britain. (Destroyers were major warships that made up the bulk of most countries' navies.) Signaled the end of U.S. neutrality in the war.
Operation Overlord → Us crylographers who craked soveiet spy code to read letters about spying in the US.
Harry Truman → Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb