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  1. German Americans
  2. American Expeditionary Force (AEF)
  3. Lost Battalion
  4. Model T
  5. Woodrow Wilson
  1. a The United States Armed Forces sent to Europe during World War I.
  2. b Americans that descended from Germany.
  3. c 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. d Automobile built using the assembly line methods -- was sturdy, reliable, inexpensive and available only in black, it was also known as the "Tin Lizzy."
  5. e The 28th president of the United States. He created the League of Nations, though he failed to get America involved.

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. The site of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife that led to World War I.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Dardanelles CampaignCompany founded by Henry Ford in 1910 and used mass production and is one of the most famous auto companies in the world.


  2. The Treaty of VersaillesIn World War I, the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies.


  3. Belleau WoodAutomobile 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.


  4. Colonel Douglas MacarthurThis 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.


  5. Teddy RooseveltThe 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.