Quiz Me! - All Eras: People and Events Test your knowledge about the people and events in all eras. 1 / 10 This man, along with Robert Morris, helped to finance the American Revolution. Marquis de Lafayette George Washington Haym Salomon Alexander Hamilton 2 / 10 Harry Truman was first elected Vice President in 1944 and became the 33rd President of the United States when Franklin D. Roosevelt died the next year. President Harry Truman did all of the following except: Made it his policy to ignore the spreading threat of communism Use atomic weapon in an attempt to end the war with Japan Desegregated the U.S. armed forces Removed General Douglas MacArthur from his command in Korea 3 / 10 How did Robert Johnson become the first African-American billionaire? He was instrumental in helping Bill Gates develop Microsoft Windows He stayed at Princeton University after graduating and became the university’s president He founded and eventually sold Black Entertainment Television (BET) He founded the American media conglomerate, Viacom 4 / 10 What was the significance of the Bataan Death March? Japanese jumped to their deaths rather than surrendering to the Americans. It was part of Hitler’s Final Solution to exterminate the European Jews. Filipinos forced captive Japanese soldiers to walk to concentration camps after Japan surrendered. Over 5000 American soldiers died from human rights abuses after surrendering to the Japanese. 5 / 10 Which title best explains the factors above? Stock Market Crash The Great Migration Dawes Act Plessy v. Ferguson 6 / 10 John Paul Jones’ ship, The Bonhomme Richard, defeated the British warship, Serapis. What effect did this have for American spirits? It had no effect It raised them It crushed them It turned Americans against John Paul Jones 7 / 10 These men were the first Americans to fight the Japanese in World War II The Flying Tigers U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds Blue Angels The 7th Destroyer Division at Pearl Harbor 8 / 10 Joseph McCarthy was censured by the United States Senate because He shielded government officials who were accused of supporting Fidel Castro He opposed the U.S. response to the expansion of communism in Asia It was discovered that he was a member of the Communist Party He accused members of the U.S. Army of communist affiliation 9 / 10 In his opinions as Supreme Court Justice, which of the following was a Constitutional interpretation of Hugo Black? That national security does not allow the government to withhold sensitive information That it provides citizens with a fundamental right to privacy That it provides a strict separation of church and state That obscene speech cannot be banned by government 10 / 10 What was the significance of the Open Door Note written by the Secretary of State in 1900? It gave American businessmen free access to trade in the newly acquired Spanish colonies. It opened up immigration to the United States from China and Japan at the end of the 19th century. It gave all nations equal access to trade in China, including the United States. It gave European nations the right to claim territory in the Americas. Your score is Try another 10!