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  1. Douglas Macarthur
  2. Bob Woodward
  3. Nikita Khrushchev
  4. Anwar Sadat
  5. Charles Manson
  1. a Former President of Egypt (1st Arab leader to recognize and make peace with Israel) He was assassinated Oct. 6 1981 for making peace with Israel.
  2. b He was a serial killer/cult leader who murdered many people, including Sharon Tate. He was sentenced the death penalty, but his sentence was changed to life in prison after Furman v. Georgia, brainwashes alot of youg girls, wants to start a race war, whites vs. blacks, so he can create his own society, starting a murder spree in California
  3. c Leader of the USSR during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Aggressive Soviet leader whose failed gamble of putting missiles in Cuba cost him his job
  4. d (1880-1964), U.S. general. Commander of U.S. (later Allied) forces in the southwestern Pacific during World War II, he accepted Japan's surrender in 1945 and administered the ensuing Allied occupation. He was in charge of UN forces in Korea 1950-51, before being forced to relinquish command by President Truman., American general, who commanded allied troops in the Pacific during World War II.
  5. e one of the two investigative reporter for Washington Post helped uncover the Watergate scandal that led to U.S. President Richard Nixon's resignation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Communist leader of Cuba, Cuban socialist leader who overthrew dictator Batista in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba
  2. Washington Post reporter who dug up Watergate (Bob Woodward's co-worker)
  3. 1st man in space. Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)
  4. American doctor who invented the polio vaccine in 1953. Polio crippled and killed millions worldwide, and the successful vaccine virtually eliminated the scourage.
  5. Killed Lee Harvey Oswald on live tv November 24, 1963(Night Club Owner)

5 True/False questions

  1. Ho Chi Minh1962: first American to orbit the Earth, made three orbits

          

  2. Dwight Eisenhower34th U.S. President. 1953-1961. Republican United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy, Casablanca and the defeat of Nazi Germany,

          

  3. John Glenn1962: first American to orbit the Earth, made three orbits

          

  4. John F. KennedyHe was a Democrat who ran for president in 1968 promoting civil rights and other equality based ideals. He was ultimately assassinated in 1968, leaving Nixon to take the presidency but instilling hope in many Americans.

          

  5. James Earl RayHe was a civil rights advocate who spurred a riot at the University of Mississippi. The riot was caused by angry whites who did not want Meredith to register at the university. The result was forced government action, showing that segregation was no longer government policy.