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Flashcards in Recent American History and Other Important Historical Information Deck (10)
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1

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

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

2

Who was President during World War I?

▪ (Woodrow) Wilson

3

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

▪ (Franklin) Roosevelt

4

Who did the United States fight in World War II?

▪ Japan, Germany, and Italy

5

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

▪ World War II

6

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

▪ Communism

7

What movement tried to end racial discrimination?

▪ civil rights (movement)

8

What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?

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

9

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

▪ Terrorists attacked the United States.

10

Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.

▪ Cherokee
▪ Navajo
▪ Sioux
▪ Chippewa
▪ Choctaw
▪ Pueblo
▪ Apache
▪ Iroquois
▪ Creek
▪ Blackfeet
▪ Seminole
▪ Cheyenne
▪ Arawak
▪ Shawnee
▪ Mohegan
▪ Huron
▪ Oneida
▪ Lakota
▪ Crow
▪ Teton
▪ Hopi
▪ Inuit