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1 People WWII and Cold War Jeopardy Between the Geography Treaties and Battles of Wars WWII Hot Spots of the Cold War $100 People WWII and Cold War $100 People WWII and Cold War Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 The man who made demands at Yalta who led to the dropping of the "iron curtain" around the eastern European countries. Who is Josef Stalin? Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy $200 People WWII $200 People WWII $200 People WWII A corporal in the German Army who encourages World War I veterans in Germany to seek revenge Who is Adolf Hitler? They were the "big three" who met at Yalta $200 People WWII $300 People WWII $300 People WWII Who were the leaders; Roosevelt, W. Churchill and Josef Stalin? In 1939, this German scientist told President Roosevelt that the Atomic bomb was possible Who was Albert Einstein? 1

2 $300 People WWII $300 People WWII $100 Geography This plan helped rebuild Europe following WWII. What was the Marshall Plan? Waterway that links the Mediterranean and Red Seas. $100 Geography $100 Geography $100 Geography What is the Suez Canal? The city where 50 countries met to charter for the United Nations in 1945?. Where is San Francisco? $100 Geography $100 Geography $200 Geography A former country of eastern Europe that existed From 1917 until What was the U.S.S.R. (Union of Soviet Socialist Republic)? At the end of WWII three nations leaders met here to make decisions about the control of the postwar world? 2

3 $200 Geography $200 Geography $300 Geography At the end of WWII three nations leaders met here to make decisions about the control of the postwar world Where is the Soviet city of Yalta? This was the political division decision at both Potsdam and Yalta $300 Geography $300 Geography $300 Geography How was Germany to be divided among the four allied countries following WWII? This is the French city where German forces Set up a puppet state capital after conquering France Where is Vichy, France? Stalin signed this pact with Hitler in Stalin signed this pact with Hitler in What is the Soviet-Berlin Non- Aggression pact? 3

4 This is the belief that one communist victory Would lead to many others was known as the What is the domino theory? In 1942, the U.S. government set up the Development project to produce an atomic bomb What was the Manhattan Project? During the 1970s, arms control agreements Led to this, or the relaxation of tensions between The superpowers What is détente? $100 Between the Wars $100 Between the Wars A: It was the international body that was designed to help keep world peace What is the United Nations? This leader of Russia wanted Germany to pay 20 billion dollars to help rebuild the Soviet's economy 4

5 Who was Josef Stalin? This organization was created by Pres. Truman to control the development of communism What is the CIA? 1945, was the year this president of the United States assumed the presidency. Who was President Harry S. Truman? US foreign policy which promotes the restriction of communism to its current borders What is containment? This doctrine defined American foreign policy from What is the Truman Doctrine? 5

6 This is the practice of attempting to keep peace among nations, by not backing down and willing to cross the "brink" of war. What is brinkmanship? This conflict led to the two powers of the world avoid fighting directly but would cause the blocking of each other's goals around the world What was the Cold War? This is known as the building up of military hardware, especially nuclear weapons. What is the Nuclear Arms Race? This organization was formed in the United States to close the progress in technology as demonstrated by the Soviet development of Sputnik. What is NASA? This was the idea rooted in the Truman Doctrine (1947) 6

7 What is containment? The differences were in one war there are threats of military and economic conflicts and in the other war there was actually combat. What is the difference between the Cold War and WWII? What is the difference between the Cold War and WWII? These were the two countries who were Involved in the Nuclear Arms Race in 1945 through 1965 Q: What is the USSR and the USA? This battle delayed the Allied advance from The West and was the German s last success in WWII What was the Battle of the Bulge? This was the turning point on the Western Front for WWII (Hint: This month is the 72nd anniversary of this event) 7

8 What was the invasion of Normandy= D-Day June 6, 1944 These are four countries which participated In this invasion of Europe by the allies: Who are the British, the Canadians, the Americans and the French? This was a surprise attack by Japan where 1200 U.S. sailors died on battleships the U.S. S. Arizona and 2400 American died in total What is Pearl Harbor? These islands lie in the North Pacific Ocean. These islands lie in the North Pacific Ocean. (two final sites of battle before the surrender of Japan August 1945) Where is Iwo Jima and Okinawa? This military strategy was the American plan for defeating Japan In the Pacific Ocean. 8

9 What is leapfrogging (from island to island) all the way To the islands of Japan? Here was the island of the Bataan Death March. Here the Japanese forced the American soldiers To march to prison camps 75 miles away Where is the Philippines? $200 Answer: 400,000 U.S. soldiers died between 1941 and 1945 $200 What was the results of WWII for American casualties? Heavy fighting took place on both sides of this in Europe One side of this fighting was over a 400-mile stretch from the English Channel to Switzerland called this. What is the Western Front? A war whose effects are felt world wide. A war whose effects are felt world wide. 9

10 What is a global conflict? This battle in 1914 led To the Allies stopping the Germans from taking Paris, France What is the results of the Battle of the Marne? This nation declares war on Germany In February 1917 after Germany Declares unrestricted submarine Warfare and breaks diplomatic Relations with Germany What is the United States of America? This empire from the Middle East joined the Central Powers. What is the Ottoman Empire. This nation, allied with Britain, took German colonies in China and islands in the Pacific. What is the nation of Japan? 10

11 $400 Battles of WWI German forces tried to overwhelm the French here and the struggle cost more than a half- million casualties on both sides. $400 Battles of WWI What were the events/results of the Battle of Verdun? $500 Battles of WWI An Allied offensive here, along this river, resulted in 60,000 British soldiers being killed/wounded in one day. $500 Battles of WWI $500 Battles of WWI $500 Battles of WWI What were the events/results of the Battle of the Somme? Land separated from trenches with Barbed wire. What is no man s land? $500 Battles of WWI $500 Battles of WWI Final Jeopardy This is the amount of soldiers loss in a big offensive in WWI What is an average of 300,000 Soldiers? This author wrote, If one man kills another, it murder, but if a hundred thousand men kill another hundred thousand, it is considered an act of glory!? 11

12 Final Jeopardy Final Jeopardy Answer German submarine sinks this cruise ship in May 1915 What is the Lusitania? 12

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