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People 5 10 15 20 25 Places 5 10 15 20 25 Events 5

People 5 10 15 20 25 Places 5 10 15 20 25 Events 5 10 15 20 25 Programs and Business 5 10 15 20 25 Ideas 5 10 15 20 25 Team One Team Three Team Five Team Two Team Four Team Six

People Question for 5 Points The name of the man who supported the rights

People Question for 5 Points The name of the man who supported the rights of migrant workers – many of whom were poor Hispanic immigrants. Show Answer

People Answer for 5 Points Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Back to

People Answer for 5 Points Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Back to Board

People Question for 10 Points 1947 Joined the Brooklyn st Dodgers becoming the 1

People Question for 10 Points 1947 Joined the Brooklyn st Dodgers becoming the 1 African American to play in the major league. Show Answer

People Answer for 10 Points Jackie Robinson Back to Board

People Answer for 10 Points Jackie Robinson Back to Board

People Question for 15 Points Music publishers and song writers who dominated the popular

People Question for 15 Points Music publishers and song writers who dominated the popular th music in the early 19 century. Show Answer

People Answer for 15 Points Tin Pan Alley Back to Board

People Answer for 15 Points Tin Pan Alley Back to Board

People Question for 20 Points Created the assembly line… Show Answer

People Question for 20 Points Created the assembly line… Show Answer

People Answer for 20 Points Henry Ford Back to Board

People Answer for 20 Points Henry Ford Back to Board

People Question for 25 Points Sentenced to prison for 10 years because of his

People Question for 25 Points Sentenced to prison for 10 years because of his criticisms of government – led the Pullman Strike socialist Show Answer

People Answer for 25 Points Eugene Debs Back to Board

People Answer for 25 Points Eugene Debs Back to Board

Places Question for 5 Points Makeshift homeless shelters during the Great Depression in America

Places Question for 5 Points Makeshift homeless shelters during the Great Depression in America Show Answer

Places Answer for 5 Points Hoovervilles Back to Board

Places Answer for 5 Points Hoovervilles Back to Board

Places Question for 10 Points A place off the coast of New York City

Places Question for 10 Points A place off the coast of New York City that accepts large number of immigrants coming into the United States Show Answer

Places Answer for 10 Points Ellis Island Back to Board

Places Answer for 10 Points Ellis Island Back to Board

Places Question for 15 Points During WWII: On one side, the US fought the

Places Question for 15 Points During WWII: On one side, the US fought the Nazi’s and on the other, the US fought the Japanese Show Answer

Places Answer for 15 Points Atlantic and Pacific Theatre Back to Board

Places Answer for 15 Points Atlantic and Pacific Theatre Back to Board

Places Question for 20 Points Settlement house in Chicago that was established as a

Places Question for 20 Points Settlement house in Chicago that was established as a home base for social workers while trying to help the poor. Show Answer

Places Answer for 20 Points Hull House Back to Board

Places Answer for 20 Points Hull House Back to Board

Places Question for 25 Points Laboratory where the atomic bomb was built in the

Places Question for 25 Points Laboratory where the atomic bomb was built in the Manhattan Project Show Answer

Places Answer for 25 Points Los Alamos Back to Board

Places Answer for 25 Points Los Alamos Back to Board

Events Question for 5 Points Terrorists hijacked 4 planes – 2 crashed into the

Events Question for 5 Points Terrorists hijacked 4 planes – 2 crashed into the Twin Towers, one into the Pentagon and one in a field in Pennsylvania Show Answer

Events Answer for 5 Points September 11, 2001 Attacks Back to Board

Events Answer for 5 Points September 11, 2001 Attacks Back to Board

Events Question for 10 Points A trial concerning the President of the US and

Events Question for 10 Points A trial concerning the President of the US and an affair with a White House Intern Show Answer

Events Answer for 10 Points Impeachment of President Clinton Back to Board

Events Answer for 10 Points Impeachment of President Clinton Back to Board

Events Question for 15 Points When the US sold weapons to Iran in order

Events Question for 15 Points When the US sold weapons to Iran in order to pay for training of Nicaraguan rebels. Show Answer

Events Answer for 15 Points Iran Contra Scandal Back to Board

Events Answer for 15 Points Iran Contra Scandal Back to Board

Events Question for 20 Points A leader sought refuge in the US because of

Events Question for 20 Points A leader sought refuge in the US because of his friendship with the US President – 21 Americans were taken hostage in the US Embassy in this country. Show Answer

Events Answer for 20 Points Iran Hostage Crisis Back to Board

Events Answer for 20 Points Iran Hostage Crisis Back to Board

Events Question for 25 Points An 1894 strike that gained national attention – concerning

Events Question for 25 Points An 1894 strike that gained national attention – concerning the laying off of workers Show Answer

Events Answer for 25 Points Pullman Strike Back to Board

Events Answer for 25 Points Pullman Strike Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 5 Points Federal program that provides hospital and low

Programs and Business Question for 5 Points Federal program that provides hospital and low cost medical insurance to most Americans 65 and older Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 5 Points Medicare Back to Board

Programs and Business Answer for 5 Points Medicare Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 10 Points 1941 laws that authorized the president to

Programs and Business Question for 10 Points 1941 laws that authorized the president to aid any nation whose defense was vital to American security Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 10 Points Lend-Lease Act Back to Board

Programs and Business Answer for 10 Points Lend-Lease Act Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 15 Points Economic policy that supported the idea of

Programs and Business Question for 15 Points Economic policy that supported the idea of a trickle-down theory. Tax breaks given to corporations and in turn they pass the savings to their customers. Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 15 Points Reaganomics Back to Board

Programs and Business Answer for 15 Points Reaganomics Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 20 Points 1947 – this president called the US

Programs and Business Question for 20 Points 1947 – this president called the US to support any nation that was under the threat of being taken over by communism. Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 20 Points Truman Doctrine Back to Board

Programs and Business Answer for 20 Points Truman Doctrine Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 25 Points Because of the construction of the railroads,

Programs and Business Question for 25 Points Because of the construction of the railroads, the US barred immigrants from one specific country from entering the US for a time. Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 25 Points Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 Back to

Programs and Business Answer for 25 Points Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 5 Points Supreme Court Case that legalized the practice

Programs and Business Question for 5 Points Supreme Court Case that legalized the practice of abortion. Show Answer

Ideas Answer for 5 Points Roe vs. Wade Back to Board

Ideas Answer for 5 Points Roe vs. Wade Back to Board

Ideas Question for 10 Points Laws passed in the Southern US after the Civil

Ideas Question for 10 Points Laws passed in the Southern US after the Civil War in an attempt to keep African Americans as a second class citizenry. Show Answer

Ideas Answer for 10 Points Jim Crow Laws Back to Board

Ideas Answer for 10 Points Jim Crow Laws Back to Board

Ideas Question for 15 Points A book that argued that mankind’s use of certain

Ideas Question for 15 Points A book that argued that mankind’s use of certain chemicals (pesticides mostly) were ruining the environment. Show Answer

Ideas Answer for 15 Points Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring” Back to Board

Ideas Answer for 15 Points Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring” Back to Board

Ideas Question for 20 Points African American literary awakening of the 1920’s Show Answer

Ideas Question for 20 Points African American literary awakening of the 1920’s Show Answer

Ideas Answer for 20 Points Harlem Renaissance Back to Board

Ideas Answer for 20 Points Harlem Renaissance Back to Board

Ideas Question for 25 Points SC Decision that says that race can be a

Ideas Question for 25 Points SC Decision that says that race can be a factor in determining admission to colleges – but there should no longer be ‘quota’s’ Show Answer

Ideas Answer for 25 Points Bakke Decision Back to Board

Ideas Answer for 25 Points Bakke Decision Back to Board

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“Big Points” 25 26 27 28 29 30 10 11 12 13 14 15

“Big Points” 25 26 27 28 29 30 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A poet, short story writer, journalist and playwright from the 1920’s… Tomorrow, I'll be at the table When company comes. Nobody'll dare Say to me, "Eat in the kitchen, " Then. Show Answer

Big Points Answer for Big Points Langston Hughes: “I, too” Back to Board

Big Points Answer for Big Points Langston Hughes: “I, too” Back to Board

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