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  1. Spirit of St. Louis
  2. Trench Warfare
  3. League of Nations
  4. Amelia Earheart
  5. Archie
  1. a A custom aircraft that was first to fly from New York to Paris and won a cash prize for it.
  2. b One of President Wilsom's Fourteen Points, to keep another world war from breaking out. The senate refused the treaty, but other nations joined, it stayed intact until it was replaced by the United States in 1945.
  3. c A form of warfare in which both combatants have fortified postitions and fighting lines are static.
  4. d A slang term for anti-aircraft fire used by the British Royal Flying Corps and RAF.
  5. e Was a noted American aviation pioneer, and author. This woman was the first woman to attain the Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set for many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences, and was an instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937, she disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Was 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.
  2. People who were perceived as a threat to mainstream American culture.
  3. The name given to nine units of the United States 77th Division, roughly 554 men, isolated by German forces during World War I after an American attack in the Argonne Forest in October 1918. Roughly 197 were killed in action and approximately 150 missing or taken prisoner before 194 remaining men were rescued. They were led by Major Charles White Whittlesey.
  4. Americans that descended from Germany.
  5. The site of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife that led to World War I.

5 True/False questions

  1. DoughboysPeople who were perceived as a threat to mainstream American culture.

          

  2. Anti-SemitismA fierce hatred of all Jews, which was common among Americans during the 1920s.

          

  3. Woodrow WilsonThe 28th president of the United States. He created the League of Nations, though he failed to get America involved.

          

  4. Babe RuthAutomobile built using the assembly line methods -- was sturdy, reliable, inexpensive and available only in black, it was also known as the "Tin Lizzy."

          

  5. St. Valentine's Day MassacreThe land between the opposing trench lines.