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  1. Bolsheviks
  2. St. Valentine's Day Massacre
  3. Austria-Hungary
  4. War Industries Board
  5. Freikorps or Free Corps
  1. a Part of Germany's Central powers.
  2. b Several militias created by German military officers to fight against communists.
  3. c This was a United States government agency established on July 28, 1917, during World War I, to coordinate the purchase of war supplies.
  4. d The name given to the death of seven people as part of a Prohibition Era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago, Illinois, in the summer of 1929: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Former members of Egan's Rats gang were also suspected to have played a large role in this, assisting Capone.
  5. e People who were perceived as a threat to mainstream American culture.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. What the American soldiers called themselves, because white clay dust covered their skin when marching.
  2. This man was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, and from 1889 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. This caused countries allied with Serbia to declare war on each other, starting World War I.
  3. Company founded by Henry Ford in 1910 and used mass production and is one of the most famous auto companies in the world.
  4. A slang term for anti-aircraft fire used by the British Royal Flying Corps and RAF.
  5. The site of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife that led to World War I.

5 True/False questions

  1. Henry FordWas a United States soldier, famous as a World War I hero. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking 32 machine guns, killing 28 German soldiers and capturing 132 others.


  2. Field Marshal Ferdinand FochThe French Field Marshal who served as supreme Allied commander during the First World War.


  3. The Scopes Monkey TrialWas an Italian-American gangster who led a crime syndicate dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging of liquor and other illegal activities during the Prohibition Era of the 1920s and 1930s.


  4. Trench WarfareAutomobile manufacturer. This man was first to use the assembly line to manufacture cars, rolling a car off the line every ten seconds. He was founder of the Ford Motor Company, and made his cars affordable for even the commonest family. He also created the 8-hour workday, and had his workers work five days a week, unlike most manufacturers at the time. He paid his workers $5.00 a day, so that eventually every other company had to raise their wages as well, hence increasing American living standards.


  5. General William "Billy" MitchellCommander of German armies on the Western Front. In the spring of 1918, he launched an all-out offensive on the Allies, gambling everything.