Kennedy

Theodore Roosevelt

Franklin Roosevelt

The Answer Is

100

Kennedy started this civilian organization, sponsored by the US government,  that sends volunteers to teach citizens of underdeveloped countires ways to improve and increase agricultural production, start and/or work with health programs and industrial efforts in their country. The program is still active today.

What is the Peace Corps?

200

This 1961 invasion of Cuba by Cuban American citizens  was a horrible failure. Many blamed Kennedy for lack of support and the loss of Cuban American lives. 

What is the Bay ?of Pigs

300

Kennedy spoke these words at a major event that began his Presidency:

"AND SO MY FELLOW AMERICANS ASK NOT WHAT YOUR COUNTRY CAN DO FOR YOU ASK WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR COUNTRY MY FELLOW CITIZENS OF THE WORLD - ASK NOT WHAT AMERICA CAN DO FOR YOU - BUT WHAT TOGETHER WE CAN DO FOR THE FREEDOM OF MAN"

What is Kennedy's Innauguration?

400

In 1962, it was discovered that Cuba had been secretly building and arming missile sites that would be capapble of lauching a major attack on the US. These 13 days were tense and scarey as the world stood on the brink of a war unlike any before in human history. It was resolved peacefully. 

What is the Cuban Missile Crisis?

500

John Glenn, in 1962, became the first American to accomplish one goal that Kennedy called for us to do. Since then, many have followed in the Apollo, Gemini and other  programs.  The Hubble telescope, communication and science satellites are in place because of this challenge by President Kennedy.  

What is the space program?   (NASA and missions accomplished since 1962)

100

President Roosevelt challenged the Industrial owners and Union leaders to meet and talk to resolve these events / issues that halted work.

What are strikes?

200

President Roosevelt was the first American President to travel abroad. His first visit was to the country where a great canal was being constructed to connect the Atlantic to the Pacific. Roosevelt had been successful in getting the Congress to ok the take over of the construction by the US. 

What is the Panama Canal?

300

We can visit Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, the Grand Teton and even our own Congaree National Park, as well as many other amazing areas of our country. We know that these lands and more are protected because Theoore Roosevelt started this Department.

What is the National Park Service? (Department of the Interior)

400

Roosevelt was a hunter and during one hunting excurision for bears, he refused to kill a captured bear. The story hit the newspapers and a store owner decided to name one of their stuffed animals after the President. 

What is a Teddy Bear?

500

Theodore Roosevelt believed that the government had a responsibility to protect the workers and, in particular, the family. He enabled laws to be passed to protect a small group of workers by making it illegal to hire anyone under a certain age.

What are child labor laws?

100

Franklin Roosevelt was elected in 1933. The country and the world had experienced a horrible economic event that had brought the country into a prolonged downturn of employment, production and created massive numbers of homeless individuals and families. 

What is the Great Depression?

200

Roosevelt was able to have many special programs pass through the Congress to put people back to work. This set of programs was called a specific name.

What is the New Deal?

300

Roosevelt was told on December 7th, 1941 that a event involving Japan had happened to challenge our country in a manner it had not seen since the Revolutionary war. Name this event.

What was the bombing attack against the Pacific Naval Fleeatof Pearl Harbor?

400

Roosevelt is the only US President to be elected to this many terms of service as Presidnt. He died while in his last term. 

What is four terms (which is 16 years)?

500

President Roosevelt is rememberd for the comfort he brought the American people during his "Fireside Chats" via this means of communication. 

What is a radio?

100

This man served as Vice-President to Franklin Roosevelt. When Roosevelt died, he became the President and continued to lead us out of WWII.

Who is Harry Truman?

200

This man served as a four star general in WWII. He was the commander in charge of the D Day invasion of France. He later became a US President in the early 1950s.

Who is Dwight D Eisenhower?

300

He was the Speaker of the House until Vice-President Agnew resigned because of tax fraud investigation. With Agnew's resignation, the Speaker became the new Vice-President to President Richard Nixon. Nixon resigned his office because he was accusedofcovering up information about the break-in at the Washington DC Watergate Hotel. This man then became the President. He had served as Vice-President and President and without being elected to either office. He lost his efffort to  be re-elected.

Who is Gerald Ford?

400

This President was in office when the terroists attacks occured on September 11, 2001.

Who is George W Bush?

500

This President had been a college President before he became involved in Politics. He was the Presdent during WWI, helped to create the League of Nations (Even though US Congress voted not to join) 

Who is President Woodrow Wilson?

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