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Title: American Issues Jeopardy


1
American Issues Jeopardy
Post WWII Events Civil Rights Conflicts 1970s 1980s
100 100 100 100 100
200 200 200 200 200
300 300 300 300 300
400 400 400 400 400
500 500 500 500 500
2
Post WWII 100 points
Under this plan, the U.S. gave millions of
dollars to aid European nations to rebuild their
economies.
What is the Marshall Plan?
3
Post WWII 200 points
This is the general of the UN forces during the
Korean Warhe was fired by Truman.
Who was MacArthur?
4
Post WWII 300 points
This is known as the average income per person
and it increased during the 1950s.
What is per capita income?
5
Post WWII 400 points
This was a program that helped veterans go to
college, set up farms, and get jobs.
What is the GI Bill of Rights?
6
Post WWII 500 points
This was a military alliance set up to defend
Western Europe against Soviet aggression.
What is NATO?
7
Civil Rights 100 points
Segregation was ruled unconstitutional in this
famous court case.
What is Brown vs. Board of Education?
8
Civil Rights 200 points
This black American leader used civil
disobedience to change unjust laws.
Who was Martin Luther King Jr.?
9
Civil Rights 300 points
This court case made separate but equal legal
and was not a benefit to Civil Rights.
What is Plessy vs. Ferguson?
10
Civil Rights 400 points
Civil disobedience was a way African Americans
fought against discrimination. Which of the
following is NOT an example of civil
disobedience sit-ins, Freedom Riders, boycotts,
or destroying property?
What is destroying property?
11
Civil Rights 500 points
This African American woman refused to give up
her seat on a bus, showing civil disobedience.
Who was Rosa Parks?
12
Conflicts 100 points
The United States got involved in the Vietnam war
to stop the Vietcong from winning control of this
part of Vietnam.
What is South Vietnam?
13
Conflicts 200 points
This theory, important in the Vietnam war, meant
that if one country fell to communism, the rest
would follow.
What was the domino theory?
14
Conflicts 300 points
In this war that ended in 1953, no one won and
the country still remains divided.
What was the Korean War?
15
Conflicts 400 points
During this event, Kennedy blockaded Cuba to keep
the Soviets out.
What was the Cuban Missile Crisis?
16
Conflicts 500 points
Keeping other countries from becoming communist
is known as this
What is containment?
17
1970s 100 points
This president resigned after the Watergate
incident.
Who was Nixon?
18
1970s 200 points
Which of the following was not a goal of NOW
(National Organization of Women) equal pay,
equal education, equality in being drafted, or
equal job opportunities.
What was being drafted?
19
1970s 300 points
This individual pardoned Richard Nixon.
Who was Gerald Ford?
20
1970s 400 points
A major goal of this movement was an end to
discrimination based on gender in jobs, pay, and
education.
What was the womens rights movement?
21
1970s 500 points
This individual was president during the
Iran-Hostage Crisis.
Who was Jimmy Carter?
22
1980s 100 points
The break up of this country ended the Cold War.
What is the Soviet Union?
23
1980s 200 points
This was a symbol of divided Germany, and it came
down on November 10, 1989, ending communism.
What was the Berlin Wall?
24
1980s 300 points
This leader would be the last one of the Soviet
Union.
Who was Mikal Gorbachev?
25
1980s 400 points
This program provided a series of lasers in space
in order to detect and destroy Soviet ICBMs.
What was SDI or Star Wars?
26
1980s 500 points
This individual would become president after
Ronald Reagan.
Who was George H. W. Bush?
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