Who Wants to be a Millionaire

January 6, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: History, US History, Revolution And Post-Independence (1775-1820), Revolutionary War
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$1 MILLION $500,000 $250,000 $125,000 $64,000 $32,000 $16,000 $8,000 $4,000 $2,000 $1,000 $400 $300 $200 $100

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$1 MILLION $500,000 $250,000 $125,000 $64,000 $32,000 $16,000 $8,000 $4,000 $2,000 $1,000 $400 $300 $200 $100

#1 The front line consisted of

A:

C:

50:50

hundreds of miles of barbed wire and land mines.

the recruitment of 4.8 million U.S. soldiers.

B:

the alliance of Britain, France, and Russia.

D:

the suppression at home of dissent against the war.

TEAM 1 $100 Question

President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by

50:50

A:

Andrew Johnson.

B:

John Wilkes Booth.

C:

Thaddeus Stevens.

D:

Ulysses S. Grant.

TEAM 2 $100 Question

The Thirteenth Amendment

50:50

A:

gave freed slaves the right to vote.

B:

banned secession.

C:

abolished slavery.

D:

allowed southerners back into the Union.

TEAM 1 $200 Question

#2 The Ku Klux Klan

50:50

A:

was rounded up in the Palmer raids.

B:

C:

was founded by Marcus Garvey.

D: used violence against

declined during Reconstruction.

those they opposed.

TEAM 2 $200 Question

#3 The assembly line

led to a more

A: permanent workforce.

C:

50:50

made work more meaningful.

B:

D:

increased productivity.

made advancement opportunities available.

TEAM 1 $300 Question

#3 The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

50:50

A:

failed in its first year.

C:

supplied loans to banks.

B: insured each bank deposit.

D:

provided loans to farmers.

TEAM 2 $300 Question

#4 Roosevelt’s “fireside chats” were

50:50

A:

television broadcasts.

B:

private meetings.

C:

public rallies.

D:

radio broadcasts

TEAM 1 $400 Question

#4 Which of the following dates will “live in infamy”?

50:50

A:

December 7, 1941

B: August 23, 1939

C:

April 7, 1940

D:

September 1, 1939

TEAM 2 $400 Question

#5 Germany’s final counterattack was

50:50

A:

D-Day

B:

C:

Battle of the Bulge

D:

Battle of Midway

Battle of the Atlantic

TEAM 1 $1,000 Question

#5 A former slave who became an abolitionist and adviser to President Andrew Johnson on race relations was

A:

C:

50:50

Booker T. Washington

Thaddeus Stevens.

B:

D:

Frederick Douglass. James Madison Wells

TEAM 2 $1,000 Question

#6 The U.S. government attempted to assimilate American Indians into the white culture by

50:50

A:

eliminating the Indian reservations.

C:

establishing American Indian schools

B:

canceling all treaties made with Indians.

D:

allowing some American Indian groups to return to their lands and nomadic lifestyles.

TEAM 1 $2,000 Question

#6 Western mining camps

50:50

A:

often practiced discrimination.

C:

became more peaceful through the establishment of vigilante committees.

B:

quickly became established family communities.

encouraged Asians, D: African Americans, and other minorities to settle.

TEAM 2 $2,000 Question

#7 The first Civil Rights Act in the history of the United States was the

50:50

A:

Civil Rights Act of 1866.

B:

Civil Rights Act of 1875.

C:

Fourteenth Amendment.

D:

Fifteenth Amendment.

TEAM 1 $4,000 Question

#7 Roe v. Wade dealt with

A:

C:

50:50

abortion rights. the rights of senior citizens

B:

women’s equality.

D:

American Indian land claims.

TEAM 2 $4,000 Question

#8 Which of the following does NOT describe John F. Kennedy?

50:50

A:

Democrat

C:

Eisenhower’s vice president

B:

D:

Roman Catholic impressive record of service during World War II

TEAM 1 $8,000 Question

#8 Many working women lost their jobs after World War II because

50:50

A:

men could do a better job.

C:

they had better educational opportunities.

priority was given to returning B: veterans.

D:

inflation pushed up prices but not wages.

TEAM 2 $8,000 Question

#9 Satellite nations were countries under the control of

A:

C:

50:50

The U.S.

B:

France

Germany

D:

The Soviet Union

TEAM 1 $16,000 Question

#9 Which Supreme Court case established the legality of “separate but equal” educational facilities?

50:50

A:

Brown v. Board of Education

C:

Méndez et al. v. Westminster School District et al.

B:

D:

Plessy v. Ferguson

Delgado v. Bastrop Independent School District

TEAM 2 $16,000 Question

#10 Who was the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet?

50:50

A:

Nimitz

B:

Eisenhower

C:

Patton

D:

Montgomery

TEAM 1 $32,000 Question

#10 Which of these is NOT a major principle of the United States?

A:

C:

50:50

democratic government belief in individual freedom

B:

capitalist economy

D:

suppression of religion

TEAM 2 $32,000 Question

#11 President Truman banned discrimination in

A:

C:

50:50

Schools

B:

The Military

D:

Public Transportation

lunch counters

TEAM 1 $64,000 Question

#11 Some progressives

50:50

A:

organized the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

C:

considered discrimination against African Americans the biggest problem facing cities.

B:

believed American Indians should organize to help themselves.

D:

expressed open prejudice against African Americans and American Indians.

TEAM 2 $64,000 Question

#12 W. E. B. Du Bois

A:

C:

50:50

was the founder of the National Urban League.

was dissatisfied with racial progress, left the country as a young man, and never returned.

B:

edited The Crisis.

grew up in a highly racist environment in D: Barrington, Massachusetts.

TEAM 1 $125,000 Question

#12 Woodrow Wilson was elected in 1912 on a platform that called for

50:50

A:

a square deal for the American worker.

C:

public ownership of all major industries.

B:

D:

higher tariffs and lower taxes.

tariff reduction, banking reform, and antitrust legislation.

TEAM 2 $125,000 Question

#13 Until passage of the Seventeenth Amendment, members of Congress were elected by

A:

C:

50:50

state legislatures.

initiative petition.

B:

the electoral college.

D:

secret ballot.

TEAM 1 $250,000 Question

#13 William Randolph Hearst

50:50

A:

was a senator from Massachusetts.

C:

was appointed president of Hawaii.

B:

was a newspaper publisher.

was awarded the D: Nobel Peace Prize.

TEAM 2 $250,000 Question

#14 When T. Roosevelt told the world that he would support the Monroe Doctrine, he meant

A:

C:

50:50

he would not allow European trade with Latin America.

he would use U.S. forces to protect American interests in the Western Hemisphere.

B:

D:

he would substitute economic assistance for force in dealing with Latin America.

he would allow all nations to use the Panama Canal.

TEAM 1 $500,000 Question

#14 The Teapot Dome scandal

led to the decline A: of the NAACP.

C:

50:50

fueled suspicions of immigrants.

broke agreements B: of the American Plan.

D:

involved friends of Warren Harding.

TEAM 2 $500,000 Question

#15 The Schlieffen Plan called for

50:50

A:

the invasion of France through Belgium.

C:

a policy of neutrality.

B:

airplane dogfights over disputed territory.

D:

the sinking of the Arabic and the Sussex.

TEAM 1 $1 MIL Question

#15 Which of the following statements is NOT true concerning Andrew Johnson?

A:

He was a Democrat.

He was a master at political C: compromise.

50:50

B:

D:

He was once a slaveholder.

He held proUnion sympathies.

TEAM 2 $1 MIL Question

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