The United States Enters World War I (Ch.10)

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Quiz on the United States entering WWI.


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  • 1. 
    The United States tried to do what regarding the Great War?
    • A. 

      Get involved right off

    • B. 

      Show Europe who's boss

    • C. 

      Stay out of the fighting

    • D. 

      Trade only with Germany

    • E. 

      Trade only with Britain and France

  • 2. 
    What did Germans do in the North Atlantic?
    • A. 

      Use planes to bomb American ships

    • B. 

      Bomb British ships

    • C. 

      Bomb French ships

    • D. 

      Use submarines to sink American ships

    • E. 

      Use submarines to spy on Russian ships

  • 3. 
    What did the Zimmerman telegraph do?
    • A. 

      Told Japan to bomb the U.S.

    • B. 

      Told Mexico to fight the U.S.

    • C. 

      Told Mexico to invade the U.S. immediately

    • D. 

      Told Cuba to send war ships to the U.S.

    • E. 

      Told the U.S. to watch it's back

  • 4. 
    What did Germany promise Mexico if they cooperated?
    • A. 

      Silver and gold

    • B. 

      Ten million dollars

    • C. 

      Land in Cuba

    • D. 

      Land in the American Southwest

    • E. 

      Land in the American Southeast

  • 5. 
    What president asked Congress to declare war on Germany and the Triple Alliance?
    • A. 

      Wilson

    • B. 

      Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Taft

    • D. 

      Kennedy

    • E. 

      Harding

  • 6. 
    What type of government did the nations of the Triple Alliance have?
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Authoritarian

    • D. 

      Republic

    • E. 

      Parlimentary

  • 7. 
    The president promised the United States would fight the war to do what?
    • A. 

      Make the world safe for monarchy

    • B. 

      Return Europe to a system of totalitarian rule

    • C. 

      Free all slaves

    • D. 

      Get back at Germany for sinking their ships

    • E. 

      Make the world safe for democracy

  • 8. 
    The president promised to set up a _______________________ to avoid future wars.
    • A. 

      Peace Corps

    • B. 

      Justice League

    • C. 

      Alliance of Good Guys

    • D. 

      League of Nations

    • E. 

      Leadership Team

  • 9. 
    To win the war, the President said the U.S. needed to become what?
    • A. 

      Recycling machine

    • B. 

      Arsenal for democracy

    • C. 

      Really strong

    • D. 

      World's biggest factory

    • E. 

      More strategic

  • 10. 
    How many soldiers did the U.S. send at first?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      1,000,000

    • C. 

      10,000,000

    • D. 

      100,000

    • E. 

      150,000

  • 11. 
    How many Maine men served in WWI?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      23,000

    • C. 

      25,000

    • D. 

      15,000

    • E. 

      27,000

  • 12. 
    Bath Iron Works produced what kind of ships for the war effort?
    • A. 

      Aircraft carriers

    • B. 

      Cargo ships

    • C. 

      Destroyers

    • D. 

      Steamers

    • E. 

      Troop ships

  • 13. 
    The day the war ended is celebrated in the U.S. as what holiday?
    • A. 

      Memorial Day

    • B. 

      Armistice Day

    • C. 

      Veterans Day

    • D. 

      Independence Day

    • E. 

      Presidents Day

  • 14. 
    Who was victorious in the Great War?
    • A. 

      Germany and Russia

    • B. 

      United States and Russia

    • C. 

      United States, Great Britain and Spain

    • D. 

      United States, Great Britain and France

    • E. 

      Germany, Russia, and Italy

  • 15. 
    What did the President help do that officially ended the war?
    • A. 

      Made an official announcement on TV

    • B. 

      Helped write the Treaty of Paris

    • C. 

      Made a famous speech announcing the end of war

    • D. 

      Helped write the Treaty of Versailles

    • E. 

      Wrote the Proclamation of Peace

  • 16. 
    What was public opinion in the U.S. after the Great War ended?
    • A. 

      People were tired of war and being overseas

    • B. 

      People were excited about winning

    • C. 

      People were mad because we didn't stay longer

    • D. 

      People wanted more reform at home and overseas

    • E. 

      People supported the President and the League of Nations

  • 17. 
    Who promised a "return to normalcy" and won the Presidential election by a landslide after the war?
    • A. 

      Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Wilson

    • C. 

      Kennedy

    • D. 

      Harding

    • E. 

      Taft

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