5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Lafayette Flying Corps
- General William "Billy" Mitchell
- Greenfield Village
- General Ludendorff
- a Brigadier General and chief of air operations, First Army. The first high-ranking United States Army officer to learn how to fly, and the first to win the Croix de Guerre.
- b Commander of German armies on the Western Front. In the spring of 1918, he launched an all-out offensive on the Allies, gambling everything.
- c A french group of pilots that Americans joined before we entered the war.
- d The site of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife that led to World War I.
- e In the Metro Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan, USA, is the nation's "largest indoor-outdoor museum" complex. Designed and built by the automobile industrialist Henry Ford.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The 28th president of the United States. He created the League of Nations, though he failed to get America involved.
- 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."
- In World War I, the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.
- Some of the best pilots such as Barron Manfred Von Richthofen, or the Red Baron.
- A store with a hidden room where alcohol was sold and drunk illegally.
5 True/False questions
Al Capone → A slang term for anti-aircraft fire used by the British Royal Flying Corps and RAF.
Trench Warfare → 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.
Lost Battalion → 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.
League of Nations → 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.
The Battle of Meuse-Argonne → A World War I battle fought between December 12-15, 1918, involving the AEF and 48,000 French troops under the command of U.S. general John J. Pershing against German positions. The UNited States Army Air Service (which later became the United States Air Force) played a significant role in this action.