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1

The 16 White battleships that President Roosevelt sent on a world tour

Great White Fleet

2

The name of the famous mail train that traveled between New York and Chicago in 24 hours

Fast Mail

3

The difficult years of 1929 to 1939

The Great Depression

4

People who affirm the truth of the Bible

Fundamentalists

5

The statement of loyalty to America written by Francis Bellamy

The Pledge of Allegiance

6

The toy made in honor of theater Roosevelt

Teddy bear

7

Germany's underwater boats

U-boats

8

November 11 the day we honor all those who have fought for our country in any war or serve dinner nation's Armed Forces

Veterans Day

9

The dates of World War I

1914 to 1918

10

The incident that served as an excuse for the beginning of World War I

The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

11

Countries that sided with Germany in World War I

Central Powers

12

Countries that cited against Germany in World War I

Allied Powers

13

President of United States during World War I

Woodrow Wilson

14

The "unsinkable" oceanliner that sank off the coast of Newfoundland in 1912

The Titanic

15

The action which proved that Germany was a threat to the United States as well as Europe

The sending of the Zimmerman Note

16

The man who wrote several books refuting the theory of evolution

Dr. Harry Rimmer

17

He led the first successful expedition to the North Pole

Robert Peary

18

The famous railroad engineer who died while trying to save his passengers

Casey Jones

19

British naturalist who rejected the scriptures and developed the theory of evolution

Charles Darwin

20

Standard time was instituted by this industry in the United States

The railroad industry

21

The life expectancy of men in the 1900s was shorter or longer than it is today

Shorter

22

This letter promised Mexico a part of the United States and Germany in World War I

Zimmerman Note

23

He invented the wireless telegraph

Guglielmo Marconi

24

He said, The world must be made safe for democracy."

Woodrow Wilson

25

He said, "Speak softly and carry a big stick."

Theodore Roosevelt

26

World War I ended on this date

November 11, 1918

27

The president who created jobs during the Great Depression with money the government did not have

Franklin D. Roosevelt

28

Over 100 Americans died when the British passenger liner sank in May 1915

The Lusitania

29

He said, "The strength of the nation depends upon the character of the people."

Calvin Coolidge

30

The lawyer who won the Scopes trial against evolution

William Jennings Bryan

31

The professor who gave radio talks about the truth of the Bible and the falseness of modernism

J. Gresham Machen

32

List Theodore Roosevelt's accomplishments as president

He believed peace could be kept by diplomacy and by being prepared for war so he strengthened our country's defenses by increasing the number of battleships and armored cruisers.

He sent the great White Fleet on a tour around the world to show nations we could not be attacked without grave consequences.

He used his skill in diplomacy to settle a war between Russia and Japan. This one him the Nobel Prize for peace.

He negotiated a treaty with Panama to allow the building of the Panama
Canal.

He also worked to conserve our forests and other natural resources.

33

Locate the following places on the map

Pico Duarte
Queen Elizabeth Islands
Hawaiian Islands
Mount Saint Helens
Lesser Antilles
Mount Elbert
Mount Aconcagua
Galapagos islands
Mount Whitney
Mauna Kea
Falkland islands
Chihuahuan Desert
Mount Mitchell
Victoria Island

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The first black American woman to head a federal agency

Mary McLeod Bethune