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  1. War Industries Board
  2. The Scopes Monkey Trial
  3. Cantigny
  4. John J. Pershing
  5. Doughboys
  1. a The tip of the salient below Ameins. This was the first full-scale battle for the AEF.
  2. b This was a United States government agency established on July 28, 1917, during World War I, to coordinate the purchase of war supplies.
  3. c What the American soldiers called themselves, because white clay dust covered their skin when marching.
  4. d This was an American legal case that tested the Butler Act, which made it unlawful, in any state-funded educational establishment in Tennessee, "to teach any theory that denies the story of Divine Creation of man as taught in the Bible, and to teach instead that man has descended from a lower order of animals." This is often interpreted as meaning that the law forbade the teaching of any aspect of the theory of evolution.
  5. e Nicknamed "Black Jack," this man led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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."
  2. This, also called the Battle of the Argonne Forest, was a part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire western front. The whole offensive was planned by Marshall Ferdinand Foch to breach the Hindenburg line and ultimately force the opposing german forces to capitulate.
  3. Part of Germany's Central powers.
  4. A french group of pilots that Americans joined before we entered the war.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. No-Man's-LandThe land between the opposing trench lines.


  2. Colonel Douglas MacarthurWas an American general, United Nations general, and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and later played a prominent role in the Pacific theater of World War II. He was a highly decorated US soldier of the war, recieving the Medal of Honor for his early service in the Philippines and on the Bataan Peninsula. He was designated to command the proposed invasion of Japan in November 1945.


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


  4. SpeakeasyA store with a hidden room where alcohol was sold and drunk illegally.


  5. ArmeniansA slang term for anti-aircraft fire used by the British Royal Flying Corps and RAF.