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Japan attacked this US Naval Base in the Pacific on December 07, 1941.

What is Pearl Harbor, Hawaii?


He was the first man to fly nonstop across the Atlantic in an airplane . He landed in Paris, France May, 1927.

Who is Charles Lindbergh?


After WWII, the US adopted this plan to help Europe recover from the war. It granted $20 billion dollars and is named for the Secretary of State who proposed the plan.

What is the Marshall Plan?


In 1962, Russia was in the process of placing nuclear missiles in a country near us. President Kennedy sent ships to block Russian ships from getting by. The world held it's breath for 13 days while the drama played out between Premier Krushchev and President Kennedy. 

What is the Cuban Missile Crisis?


1948-1949 Strategic airlift brings supplies to this city that had been blocked from receiving supplies such as food, medicines and more.During this year,more than 2.3 million tons of cargo were flown into this city. 

What was the Berlin Airlift?

 NATO stands for? The US and many countries in free Europe created this and promised support and defense if any members were attacked by an outside power. 1949  

What is North Atlantic Treaty Organization?

This President helped to get the Civil Rights Act, the Civil Rights Bill and the Fair Housing act passed during his Presidency in the mid to late 1960s.  

Who is Lyndon B. Johnson?

This alliance included the Soviet Union, Albania, Poland, Romania, Hungary, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria as members. It was the Communist response to NATO. It also called for the members to come to the aid of each other in the event of an attack by an outside country.  

What is the Warsaw Pact?

  He became President during the Great Depression and was President when we entered WWII. He died before the end of WWII.  

Who is Franklin D Roosevelt?

 Treaty 0f ______________ that ended WWI and made Germany pay "reparations" (financial compensation) for to countries of Europe  

What is Versailles?

  Germany, Italy and Japan were the primary members of the __________ Forces in WWII.  

What were the Axis Powers?

  The military was segregated in WWII.  Blacks served in all branches of the military.  This is the elite group of African Americans who were aviators (pilots). 

Who were the Tuskegee Airmen?

 "These were various Congressional bills enacted to provide funds for college educations, home-buying loans, and other benefits for armed-services veterans." ( passed in 1944  

What are the GI Bills?

This massive invasion of Normandy Beach, France during WWII is known as_____  

What is D Day?

 The systematic annihilation and murder of over 6000 Jews, Gypsies, old and impaired individuals by the Nazi army of Adolph Hitler in WWII.  

What is the Holocaust?

 USA, England, France and Russia were the primary members of the _________ Forces in WWII.  

What were the Allied Forces?

 In the early part of the 50s, Families purchased inexpensive houses built outside of the city limits. This area was called the ___________________  

What are the suburbs?

Joseph McCarthy was a US Senator who led The House Committee on Un-American Activities hearings investigating people he thought might be ____________________  

What is Communist?

In 1954, the Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education overturned the Plessy vs _____________ case of 1896 that said Separate But Equal was Constitutional, therefore legalizing segregation.  

What is Furguson?

On March 26, 1953, American medical researcher Dr. Jonas Salk announced that he had successfully tested a vaccine that prevented the crippling disease of _______________. Many remember the disease as the one that Franklin D Roosevelt contracted at the age of 39 and crippled his legs.  

What is Polio?

1955, Ms. Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus for a white person. She is arrested for this. Her actions prompted the Montgomery ____________ Boycott. Some people attribute her actions and the boycott as the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement.  

What is the Montgomery Bus Boycott?

 In June of 1950, the North Korean Army crossed into South Korea and The Korean War began. Some also identify this as the beginning of the Cold War The term ____________ effect (the concept of one small country after another falling prey to the Communist movement) describes the concerns about the spread of Communism. Therefore, NATO troops (including the US) became involved in the fighting.  

What is the Domino Effect?

 Alan Freed in 1951 coined the term "_____________________" to describe a new form of music. This music had sounds from the blues, rhythm and blues, country, and gospel. The name is still used for this genre of music, even though it has changed with each generation.  

What is Rock N Roll?

 President Dwight D Eisenhower in the 1950s made revitalizing the American Highway System one of the goals of his Presidency. He began the legislative process to acquire funding and more. This highway system is known as the __________________ System.  

What is the Interstate Highway System?

The last 2 states to join the country did so in 1959. They are ______________ and _______________  

What is Hawaii and Alaska?

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