10 terms

WWI to post WWII part 1


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Japan attacked this US Naval Base in the Pacific on December 07, 1941.
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
He was the first man to fly nonstop across the Atlantic in an airplane . He landed in Paris, France May, 1927. It took him 33 hours, 30 minutes, 29.8 seconds. He had been awake for 55 hours.
Charles Lindbergh
After WWII, the US adopted this plan to help Europe recover from the war. It granted $20 billion dollars and is named for the Secretary of State who proposed the plan.
Marshall Plan
In 1962, Russia was in the process of placing nuclear missiles in a country near us. President Kennedy sent ships to block Russian ships from getting by. The world held it's breath for 13 days while the drama played out between Premier Khrushchev and President Kennedy.
Cuban Missile Crisis
1948-1949 Strategic airlift brings supplies to this city that had been blocked from receiving supplies such as food, medicines and more.During this year,more than 2.3 million tons of cargo were flown into this city.
Berlin Airlift
NATO ... US and many countries in free Europe created this and promised support and defense if any members were attacked by an outside power. 1949
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
This President helped to get the Civil Rights Act, the Civil Rights Bill and the Fair Housing act passed during his Presidency in the mid to late 1960s.
Lyndon Baynes Johnson
This alliance included the Soviet Union, Albania, Poland, Romania, Hungary, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria as members. It was the Communist response to NATO. It also called for the members to come to the aid of each other in the event of an attack by an outside country.
The Warsaw Pact
He became President during the Great Depression and was President when we entered WWII. He died before the end of WWII.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Treaty 0f ______________ ended WWI and made Germany pay "reparations" (financial compensation) to countries of Europe.
Treaty of Versailles

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