5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Anwar Sadat
- Dwight Eisenhower
- Douglas Macarthur
- William Calley
- Richard Nixon
- a 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.
- b (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.
- c 1968 and 1972; Republican; Vietnam: advocated "Vietnamization" (replace US troops with Vietnamese), but also bombed Cambodia/Laos, created a "credibility gap," Paris Peace Accords ended direct US involvement; economy-took US off gold standard (currency valued by strength of economy); created the Environmental Protection Agency, was president during first moon landing; SALT I and new policy of detente between US and Soviet Union; Watergate scandal: became first and only president to resign
- d 34th U.S. President. 1953-1961. Republican United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy, Casablanca and the defeat of Nazi Germany,
- e 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.
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."
- 1960; Democrat President; Cold War: Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis; established the Peace Corps, domestic program called the "New Frontier," promoted civil rights, major supporter of the space program; assassintated by Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963
- Killed Lee Harvey Oswald on live tv November 24, 1963(Night Club Owner)
- 1962: first American to orbit the Earth, made three orbits
- 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
5 True/False questions
Harry Truman → Killed Lee Harvey Oswald on live tv November 24, 1963(Night Club Owner)
Lyndon Johnson → 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
Ho Chi Minh → 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
Martin Luther King → U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964)
Nikita Khrushchev → Leader of the USSR during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Aggressive Soviet leader whose failed gamble of putting missiles in Cuba cost him his job