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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 nation’s first ‘trust’ was owned by this man.

People Question for 5 Points The nation’s first ‘trust’ was owned by this man. The company’s name was Standard Oil. Show Answer

People Answer for 5 Points John D. Rockefeller Back to Board

People Answer for 5 Points John D. Rockefeller Back to Board

People Question for 10 Points Wife of a president, advocate for women’s rights, made

People Question for 10 Points Wife of a president, advocate for women’s rights, made huge gains for civil rights for all people. Show Answer

People Answer for 10 Points Eleanor Roosevelt Back to Board

People Answer for 10 Points Eleanor Roosevelt Back to Board

People Question for 15 Points A muckraker who exposed the innerworkings of the Standard

People Question for 15 Points A muckraker who exposed the innerworkings of the Standard Oil Trust Show Answer

People Answer for 15 Points Ida Tarbell Back to Board

People Answer for 15 Points Ida Tarbell Back to Board

People Question for 20 Points Jazz musician of the 1920’s – trumpet player. Show

People Question for 20 Points Jazz musician of the 1920’s – trumpet player. Show Answer

People Answer for 20 Points Louis Armstrong Back to Board

People Answer for 20 Points Louis Armstrong Back to Board

People Question for 25 Points Writer who exposed the atrocities of America’s meat-packing industry.

People Question for 25 Points Writer who exposed the atrocities of America’s meat-packing industry. Show Answer

People Answer for 25 Points Upton Sinclair “The Jungle” Back to Board

People Answer for 25 Points Upton Sinclair “The Jungle” Back to Board

War Question for 5 Points 1. Europe had been fighting for 3 years 2.

War Question for 5 Points 1. Europe had been fighting for 3 years 2. Russia dropped out bc they were having a revolution 3. The US intercepted a telegram. Show Answer

War Answer for 5 Points Reasons the US got involved in WWI Back to

War Answer for 5 Points Reasons the US got involved in WWI Back to Board

War Question for 10 Points The assassination of _____ caused the first World War.

War Question for 10 Points The assassination of _____ caused the first World War. Show Answer

War Answer for 10 Points Archduke Franz Ferdinand Back to Board

War Answer for 10 Points Archduke Franz Ferdinand Back to Board

War Question for 15 Points The war where the US tried to help the

War Question for 15 Points The war where the US tried to help the southern part of a country from becoming Communist like the northern part. Show Answer

War Answer for 15 Points Vietnam War Back to Board

War Answer for 15 Points Vietnam War Back to Board

War Question for 20 Points War in the 1950 s about the spread of

War Question for 20 Points War in the 1950 s about the spread of communism – one side was supported by China and the other the US. Show Answer

War Answer for 20 Points Korean War Back to Board

War Answer for 20 Points Korean War Back to Board

War Question for 25 Points In 1895, a war involving Cuba and the rebellion

War Question for 25 Points In 1895, a war involving Cuba and the rebellion of their people. Show Answer

War Answer for 25 Points Spanish-American War Back to Board

War Answer for 25 Points Spanish-American War Back to Board

Events Question for 5 Points Increase in birth-rate in the years following WWII. Show

Events Question for 5 Points Increase in birth-rate in the years following WWII. Show Answer

Events Answer for 5 Points Baby Boom Back to Board

Events Answer for 5 Points Baby Boom Back to Board

Events Question for 10 Points An intense fear of communism and other politically radical

Events Question for 10 Points An intense fear of communism and other politically radical ideas – 1950’s. Show Answer

Events Answer for 10 Points Red Scare Back to Board

Events Answer for 10 Points Red Scare Back to Board

Events Question for 15 Points 1942 – a battle between the US and Japan

Events Question for 15 Points 1942 – a battle between the US and Japan in the Pacific… it was a turning point in the war. Show Answer

Events Answer for 15 Points Battle of Midway Back to Board

Events Answer for 15 Points Battle of Midway Back to Board

Events Question for 20 Points A failed attempt of the US Government to overthrow

Events Question for 20 Points A failed attempt of the US Government to overthrow the communist government in Cuba. Seen as an embarrassment to the Kennedy Administration. Show Answer

Events Answer for 20 Points Bay of Pigs Back to Board

Events Answer for 20 Points Bay of Pigs Back to Board

Events Question for 25 Points A revolution that ousted the Shah and instituted a

Events Question for 25 Points A revolution that ousted the Shah and instituted a government based on strict Muslim Law Show Answer

Events Answer for 25 Points 1979 Iranian Revolution Back to Board

Events Answer for 25 Points 1979 Iranian Revolution Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 5 Points Secret American program during WWII to develop

Programs and Business Question for 5 Points Secret American program during WWII to develop an atomic bomb. Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 5 Points Manhattan Project Back to Board

Programs and Business Answer for 5 Points Manhattan Project Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 10 Points Business arrangement under which a number of

Programs and Business Question for 10 Points Business arrangement under which a number of companies unite to try to destroy the competition. Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 10 Points Trust Back to Board

Programs and Business Answer for 10 Points Trust Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 15 Points Group that was organized in an attempt

Programs and Business Question for 15 Points Group that was organized in an attempt to help the progress of the African American Community… it’s still very active today. Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 15 Points National Association for the Advancement of Colored

Programs and Business Answer for 15 Points National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 20 Points Formed in 1966 to promote the full

Programs and Business Question for 20 Points Formed in 1966 to promote the full participation of women in American Society. Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 20 Points National Organization of Women Back to Board

Programs and Business Answer for 20 Points National Organization of Women Back to Board

Programs and Business Question for 25 Points Federal agency for the purpose of enforcing

Programs and Business Question for 25 Points Federal agency for the purpose of enforcing laws aimed at maintaining a safe and clean environment. Show Answer

Programs and Business Answer for 25 Points Environmental Protection Agency EPA Back to Board

Programs and Business Answer for 25 Points Environmental Protection Agency EPA Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Question for 5 Points The set of laws that made discrimination illegal in

Acts/Legislation Question for 5 Points The set of laws that made discrimination illegal in schools, in voting and in jobs. Show Answer

Acts/Legislation Answer for 5 Points Civil Rights Act of 1964 Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Answer for 5 Points Civil Rights Act of 1964 Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Question for 10 Points A law aimed at reducing the barriers that prevented

Acts/Legislation Question for 10 Points A law aimed at reducing the barriers that prevented African Americans from doing this in part by increasing the federal governments authority to register people. Show Answer

Acts/Legislation Answer for 10 Points Voting Rights Acts of 1965 Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Answer for 10 Points Voting Rights Acts of 1965 Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Question for 15 Points Established in 1935 to provide financial security in the

Acts/Legislation Question for 15 Points Established in 1935 to provide financial security in the form of regular payments to people who cannot support themselves. Show Answer

Acts/Legislation Answer for 15 Points Social Security Act Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Answer for 15 Points Social Security Act Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Question for 20 Points In 1939 – this act was passed that was

Acts/Legislation Question for 20 Points In 1939 – this act was passed that was designed to keep the US out of future wars. Show Answer

Acts/Legislation Answer for 20 Points Neutrality Act Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Answer for 20 Points Neutrality Act Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Question for 25 Points Passed in 1935 – it aided unions by legalizing

Acts/Legislation Question for 25 Points Passed in 1935 – it aided unions by legalizing collective bargaining. Show Answer

Acts/Legislation Answer for 25 Points Wagner Act Back to Board

Acts/Legislation Answer for 25 Points Wagner Act Back to Board

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“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 The first artificial satellite to orbit earth, launched by the Soviets in 1957. Show Answer

Big Points Answer for Big Points Sputnik I Back to Board

Big Points Answer for Big Points Sputnik I Back to Board

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