5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sirhan Sirhan
- William Calley
- John Dean
- Gerald Ford
- Leonid Breshnev
- a Assassinated Robert Kennedy on June 6, 1968 in Chicago after hearing pro-Israeli remarks in his victory statement after having won the California primaries.
- b Scape goat in water scandal, Testified against Nixon as well as other cabinet members in the Watergate hearings. Helped lead to the removal of several White House officials and the resignation of Nixon, Presidential advisor to Nixon from 1970 to 1973, told the first big evidence against Pres. Nixon
- c this leader of the Soviet Union signed two SALT Treaties, (1906-1982)General Secretary of the Communist Party. 1964-82. He presided over a period of stagnation and, with Richard Nixon, initiated detente (relaxation of tensions) between East and West.
- d a lieutenant who's unit began shooting and killing unarmed civilians at My Lai. he later maintained that he was following orders, but many of the soldiers present did not participate in the massacre.
- e (1974-1977), Solely elected by a vote from Congress. He pardoned Nixon of all crimes that he may have committed. Evacuated nearly 500,000 Americans and South Vietnamese from Vietnam, closing the war. We are heading toward rapid inflation. He runs again and debates Jimmy Carter. At the debate he is asked how he would handle the communists in eastern Europe and he said there were none and this apparently sealed his fate.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1st person to walk on the moon; U.S. Apollo 11; July, 1969; his famous words - "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
- Leader of the USSR during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Aggressive Soviet leader whose failed gamble of putting missiles in Cuba cost him his job
- He 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.
- Communist leader of Cuba, Cuban socialist leader who overthrew dictator Batista in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba
- 1950s and 60s; communist leader of North Vietnam; used geurilla warfare to fight anti-comunist, American-funded attacks under the Truman Doctrine; brilliant strategy drew out war and made it unwinnable and he guided Vietnam through warfare to emerge as a Communist Nation.
5 True/False questions
Jack Ruby → Scape goat in water scandal, Testified against Nixon as well as other cabinet members in the Watergate hearings. Helped lead to the removal of several White House officials and the resignation of Nixon, Presidential advisor to Nixon from 1970 to 1973, told the first big evidence against Pres. Nixon
Jonas Salk → 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.
Lee Harvey Oswald → 33rd President of the United States. Led the U.S. to victory in WWII making the ultimate decision to use atomic weapons for the first time. Shaped U.S. foreign policy regarding the Soviet Union after the war., Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb
Charles Manson → 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
Harry Truman → Killed Lee Harvey Oswald on live tv November 24, 1963(Night Club Owner)