5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Babe Ruth
- American Expeditionary Force (AEF)
- a Also popularly known as "Babe," "The Bambino," and "The Sultan of Swat," this man was an American Major League baseball player from 1914-1935. He is one of the greatest sports heroes of American Culture. He has been named the greatest baseball player in history in various surveys and rankings, and his home run hitting prowess and charismatic personality made him a larger-than-life figure in the "Roaring Twenties."
- b People who were perceived as a threat to mainstream American culture.
- c A slang term for anti-aircraft fire used by the British Royal Flying Corps and RAF.
- d The United States Armed Forces sent to Europe during World War I.
- e The land between the opposing trench lines.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Part of Germany's Central powers.
- Some of the best pilots such as Barron Manfred Von Richthofen, or the Red Baron.
- This took place at Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey from April 25, 1915, to January 9, 1916, during the First World War. A joint British Empire and French operation was mounted to capture the Ottoman capital of Constantinople, and a secure sea route to Russia. The attempt failed, with heavy casualties on both sides.
- Was a German fighter pilot known as "The Red Baron." He was the most successful flying ace of World War I, being officially credited with 80 confirmed air combat victories. This man was a member of an aristocratic family with many famous relatives.
- The 26th president of the United States; "Speak softly but carry a big stick." He was leader of the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War, and he built the Panama Canal. He was also a naturalist and a noted author.
5 True/False questions
Spirit of St. Louis → A custom aircraft that was first to fly from New York to Paris and won a cash prize for it.
Ford Motor Company → The 28th president of the United States. He created the League of Nations, though he failed to get America involved.
Amelia Earheart → 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.
Shell Shock → Automobile 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.
Cantigny → The site of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife that led to World War I.