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78. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.

- World War I
- World War II
- Korean War
- Vietnam War
- (Persian) Gulf War

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79. Who was President during World War I?

Woodrow Wilson

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80. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?

Franklin Roosevelt

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81. Who did the United states fight in World War II?

Japan, Germany, and Italy

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82. Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?

World War II

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83. During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States?

Communism

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84. What movement tried to end racial discrimination?

Civil rights (movement)

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85. What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?

- fought for civil rights
- worked for equality for all Americans

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86. What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?

Terrorists attacked the United States

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87. Name one American Indian tribe in the United States

- cherokee. - cheyenne
- navajo. - Arawak
- sioux. - Shawnee
- chippewa. - mohegan
- Choctaw. - huron
- pueblo. - oneida
- apache. - lakota
- iroquois. - crow
- creek. - teton
- blackfeet. - hopi
- seminole. - inuit