Flashcards in Ch22 - People Deck (26)
Who expanded the field of Physics with the quantum theory of matter and energy?
Who revised Rutherford's work and produced the planetary model of the atom?
Who developed the theories of relativity?
Who was the best-remembered agricultural scientist who revolutionized agriculture in the southern United States through his discoveries?
George Washington Carver
Who theorized that a particular kind of mosquito transmitted the yellow fever germs from on victim to another
Who proved Finlay's theory and took steps to eliminate the yellow fever?
Walter Reed and William Gorgas
Who organized Ford Motor Company in 1903, built the Model T developed the assembly line process to increase speed and cut production cost.
Who designed and built the first airship, often called a dirigible or zeppelin?
Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Who made the first successful airplane flight in 1903?
Orville and Wilbur Wright
Who was the German leader that was eager to demonstrate his nation's strength to the older, established nations of Europe?
Kaiser Wilhelm II
What heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian revolutionary in the town of Sarajevo, Bosnia?
Archduke Francis Ferdinand
What French commander of Verdun's defenders vowed, "They shall not pass!"
What German generals became the supreme commanders of all Central Powers forces
Paul von Hindengurg and Erich von Ludendorff
What Russian Communist lead the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and established a Communist dictatorship in Russia.
Who founded the Soviet Union?
What British colonel led Arab revolts against Turkish rule in the Arabian Peninsula?
What British general fought the Turks in the Middle East?
What British general captured Jerusalem in December 1917?
Who was England's First Lord of the Admiralty?
Who planned the ill-fated Gallipoli Campaign, the failure of which forced him to resign?
What famous German World War I "ace" was known as "The Red Baron" and shot down 80 Allied planes?
Manfred von Richthofen
What famous American World War I "ace" destroyed 26 enemy aircraft?
Who was the U.S. President during World War I?
Who proposed the League of Nations?
Who commanded the American Expeditionary Force.
John J. Pershing