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1

German dictator during WWII

Adolf Hitler

2

event when British soldiers opened fire on unarmed colonists

Boston Massacre

3

European credited with the discovery of America

Christopher Columbus

4

longstanding conflict against the spread of communism

Cold War

5

government established by secede states

Confederacy

6

commander of the Allied forces who organized D-Day

Dwight D. Eisenhower

7

archduke of Austria-Hungary killed by Serbian revolutionary

Franze Ferdinand

8

first president of the United States

George Washington

9

the systematic massacre of European Jews by the Nazis

Holocaust

10

Father of the Constitution

James Madison

11

first lasting English colony in America

Jamestown

12

laws that enforced the segregation of races

Jim Crow Laws

13

president who put U.S. ahead in the "Space Race"

John F. Kennedy

14

President Wilson's idea for sustained world peace after WWI

League of Nations

15

first battles of the Revolutionary War

Lexington and Concord

16

land purchased by Jefferson from Emperor Napoleon

Louisiana Purchase

17

top secret project intended to create an atomic bomb

Manhattan Project

18

use of U.S. funds to help in the reconstruction of W. Europe

Marshall Plan

19

minister who led Civil Rights movement without violence

Martin Luther King, Jr.

20

original inhabitants of North America

Native Americans

21

National Socialist German Worker's Party

Nazi Party

22

commander-in-chief of the Confederate Army

Robert E. Lee

23

woman arrested for occupying a white man's bus seat

Rosa Parks

24

Father of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

25

harsh document drafted at peace conference after WWI

Treaty of Versailles

26

commander-in-chief of the Union Army

Ulysses S. Grant

27

organization created after WWII to keep the peace

United Nations

28

British prime minister who refused to submit to the Nazis

Winston Churchill

29

president during WWI

Woodrow Wilson

30

event during which President Lincoln declared all slaves free

Emancipation Proclamation