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American History

  1. 1. American History Jeopardy
  2. 2. $500 $500 $500 $500 $500 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 Civil War Presidents World War I World War II Revolutionary War
  3. 3. Revolutionary War: $100 <ul><li>Who was is attributed to be the greatest leader of the Revolutionary War. So great in fact that after the war the Revolutionaries offered to make him king? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: George Washington </li></ul>Back to Board
  4. 4. Revolutionary War: $200 <ul><li>What did the revolutionaries call those who wanted the thirteen colonies to remain a part of England. Many of whom fled to Canada during this time? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Loyalist </li></ul>Back to Board
  5. 5. Revolutionary War: $300 <ul><li>Which country sent troops and supplies to the Revolutionaries during the war to get back at the British for previous conflicts? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: France </li></ul>Back to Board
  6. 6. Revolutionary War: $400 <ul><li>What was the generals name who betrayed the American forces and held the post at West Point? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Benedict Arnold </li></ul>Back to Board
  7. 7. Revolutionary War: $500 <ul><li>Who was the British General who surrendered at the battle siege of York town bringing the Revolutionary war to a close? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: General Cornwallis </li></ul>Back to Board
  8. 8. Civil War: $100 <ul><li>Who was the Union General that terroized the south and began his march in Tennessee and finished in Atlanta Georgia burning it to the ground? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: U.S. Grant </li></ul>Back to Board
  9. 9. Civil War: $200 <ul><li>Who was the leader of the Confederate forces? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: General Robert E. Lee </li></ul>Back to Board
  10. 10. Civil War: $300 <ul><li>What was the operation called that attempted to strangle the south using the new invention the ironclad? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Operation Anaconda </li></ul>Back to Board
  11. 11. Civil War: $400 <ul><li>Who was elected a president of the Confederate states? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Jefferson Davis </li></ul>Back to Board
  12. 12. Civil War: $500 <ul><li>What is the event called where the Confederacy surrendered to the Union? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Gettysburg Address </li></ul>Back to Board
  13. 13. World War I: $100 <ul><li>Who was the president of the United States of America during World War I? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Woodrow Wilson </li></ul>Back to Board
  14. 14. World War I: $200 <ul><li>Who were the Central Powers during the </li></ul><ul><li>World War I? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Germany, Austria-Hungary and Ottoman Empire </li></ul>Back to Board
  15. 15. World War I: $300 <ul><li>When did the United States enter </li></ul><ul><li>World War I? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: April 1917 </li></ul>Back to Board
  16. 16. World War I: $400 <ul><li>Who was the leader of the Germany during the First World War? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Kaiser Wilhelm II </li></ul>Back to Board
  17. 17. World War I: $500 <ul><li>On who’s side did the United States enter the war on? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: The Entente Powers </li></ul>Back to Board
  18. 18. World War II: $100 <ul><li>What is the reason for the United States of America Entering the Second World War in 1945? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Pearl Harbor </li></ul>Back to Board
  19. 19. World War II: $200 <ul><li>Who was President at the end of the Second World War due to the death of Franklin Roosevelt? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Franklin Roosevelt </li></ul>Back to Board
  20. 20. World War II: $300 <ul><li>For how long and the Second World War been going on before the United States entered the war? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: 5 years </li></ul>Back to Board
  21. 21. World War II: $400 <ul><li>What was the battle in which United States and British forces crossed the British Channel and began the Second front of the war? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: The Battle of Normandy </li></ul>Back to Board
  22. 22. World War II: $500 <ul><li>What organization was created as a result of the Second world war to help prevent another such war from happening again? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: The United Nations </li></ul>Back to Board
  23. 23. Presidents: $100 <ul><li>Who was the President who fought the Desert Storm War in 1991 in which U.S. forces came to the defense of Kuwait? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: George Bush (Senior) </li></ul>Back to Board
  24. 24. Presidents: $200 <ul><li>Who was president during the Great Depression and had slums resulting from the depression named after him? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Herbert Hoover </li></ul>Back to Board
  25. 25. Presidents: $300 <ul><li>Who was president at the beginning of the Vietnam War? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Lyndon B Johnson </li></ul>Back to Board
  26. 26. Presidents: $400 <ul><li>Who was the President that made the Louisiana Purchase from Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Thomas Jefferson </li></ul>Back to Board
  27. 27. Presidents: $500 <ul><li>Can you name the president in this video clip? </li></ul><ul><li>http:// =VB6hLg3PRbY </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: John F. Kennedy </li></ul>Back to Board