Quiz Me! - All Eras: People and Events Test your knowledge about the people and events in all eras. 1 / 10 In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked Congress for expanded war powers to fight the spread of communism in Vietnam. This was known as the Red Scare Resolution Expansion of Power Act Good Neighbor Policy Gulf of Tonkin Resolution 2 / 10 Which Great American novel described the lives of agricultural workers during the Dust Bowl? Leaves of Grass An American Tragedy All Quiet on the Western Front The Grapes of Wrath 3 / 10 Which of the following was a reason that the Klondike Gold Rush came to an end? Gold was discovered further east in Canada causing a new gold rush. New gold and silver deposits were found in the United States. Canada barred future U.S. prospectors from coming to the Yukon Territory to mine gold. The U.S. barred future U.S. prospectors from going to Canada.to mine. 4 / 10 How did President Woodrow Wilson influence the Paris Peace Conference? He persuaded the Allies to include a League of Nations in the Treaty. He discouraged freedom of the seas and equal access to trade. He insisted Germany be punished harshly for its role in WWI. He encouraged countries to build up their military arsenals for protection. 5 / 10 What is the best title for the historical event described above? First Continental Congress Articles of Confederation Congress Second Continental Congress Albany Plan for Union 6 / 10 How did President Carter respond to the Iran Hostage Crisis? He immediately asked the Shah of Iran to leave the country. He negotiated and gave in to the terrorists’ demands. He ordered a rescue mission that failed because of a sandstorm. He refused to impose economic sanctions on Iran. 7 / 10 Which statement best describes the 1970 event known as Kent State? Students protesting Kennedy’s decision to send in military advisors and aid began firing on National Guard troops. Students, who were part of Johnson’s Silent Majority, staged a pro-war rally at a well-known college campus in Ohio. The National Guard fired into a crowd of students protesting Nixon’s Cambodian campaign, killing four and wounding nine innocent bystanders. The Ohio National Guard backed Eisenhower’s decision to desegregate schools across the country, despite resistance from parents. 8 / 10 Which event completes the graphic organizer above? Camp David Accords Iran Hostage Crisis Gulf of Tonkin Incident Iran Contra Affair 9 / 10 Thomas Hobbes’ landmark work of political philosophy writing that people must enter into a compact for their safety was titled: Poor Richard’s Almanac 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Common Sense Leviathan 10 / 10 Why did President Truman fire General MacArthur? General MacArthur lost troops and territory in South Korea. General MacArthur refused to use atomic weapons on the Chinese. General MacArthur wanted to invade China and use atomic weapons. General MacArthur refused to support the Korean army. Your score is Try another 10!