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WWII and Post WWII

Quiz by Meredith Moody

Grade 8
Social Studies
Georgia Standards of Excellence

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  • Q1

    What were the five causes leading up to World War II IN ORDER?

    Treaty of Versailles, Great Depression, Pearl Harbor, Stock Market Crash, and Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. 

    Treaty of Versailles, Great Depression, Rise of Hitler, German Invasion of European countries, and the Japanese invasion of Asian countries. 

    Pearl Harbor, German Invasion of countries, Great Depression, Stock Market Crash, and Treaty of Versailles. 

    Great Depression, Pearl Harbor, Stock Market Crash, Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and German Invasion. 

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  • Q2

    President Franklin Roosevelt said that December 7, 1941, would "live in infamy" because on that day

    Germany invaded Poland.

    France was invaded by Germany. 

    Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. 

    Japan invaded the Philippines.

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  • Q3

    Which Georgia politician was known as the “Father of the two-ocean Navy”?

    Eugene Talmadge

    Franklin Roosevelt

    Carl Vinson

    Richard B. Russell

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  • Q4

    Who was the president through most of World War II that had a “Little White House” here in Georgia?

    Theodore Roosevelt

    Franklin Roosevelt

    Eugene Talmadge

    John F. Kennedy

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  • Q5

    This Georgia Senator was chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and started the National School Lunch Program.

    Franklin Roosevelt

    Alonzo Herndon

    Carl Vinson

    Richard B. Russell

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  • Q6

    During World War II, the Georgia cities of Savannah and Brunswick were BEST known for:

    Having strong military bases.

    Manufacturing airplanes.

    Having military training camps.

    Building Liberty ships.

    30s
  • Q7

    Which statement accurately describes why Richard Russell and Carl Vinson were both important to Georgia and the United States?

    Both of these men fought in World War II and came back as war heroes.

    Both of these men worked to convince President Roosevelt to stay isolated until our economy improved.

    Both of these men helped to provide jobs for the people of Georgia and found ways to help defend and protect the United States.

    Both of these men worked to integrate the United States by providing equal opportunities for black and white people.

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  • Q8

    What Georgia city would have been MOST responsible for the construction of B-29 Airplanes at the Bell Aircraft Factory during World War II?

    Savannah

    Athens

    Marietta

    Atlanta

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  • Q9

    How did Rosie the Riveter help assure the Allies would have war materials? 

    Rosie the Riveter helped women in ONLY the domestic life in households during WWII. 

    Rosie the Riveter helped assure the Axis war effort in WWII by providing tools and food. 

    The US used Rosie the Riveter as a way to help the Allie forces by recruiting male workers for defense. 

    The US used Rosie the Riveter as propaganda to help increase the number of women in the aviation industries and armed forces.

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  • Q10

     The hostility and prejudice against Jews were prevalent during the Leo Frank case and the Holocaust. What is this term called?

    Anti-Judaism

    Pro-Judaism 

    Anti-Semitism 

    Anti-Jewish 

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  • Q11

    How did World War II officially end in 1945?

    Germany surrendered in May of 1945 and Japan surrendered in September of 1945 signing the formal documents on the USS Missouri.

    Japan surrendered in 1945 signing the Treaty of Versailles. 

    The Allied powers were defeated by the Axis powers in Germany at Auschwitz in 1945.

    The US was defeated in Japan in 1945 by its naval bases. 

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  • Q12

    How did FDR's Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) and new inventions in agriculture decreased the need for tenant farmers?

    The AAA gave Farmers subsidies in exchange for limiting production, therefore decreasing the need for labor and new inventions increased the speed of production in agriculture.

    The AAA and new inventions caused farmers to move to the city because they needed to grow too much produce.

    There were larger and fewer farms post-WWII which decreased the need for agricultural laborers. 

    The AAA and Massey-Harris provided farmers cash in exchange for more production of goods. 

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  • Q13

    How did Ellis Arnall make changes that modernized Georgia post-WWII?

    Maintained accreditation to Georgia colleges, preserved state penal system, repealed poll taxes, raised voting age, revised state constitution, established teachers’ retirement system, paid off state debt. 

    Restored accreditation to Georgia colleges, reformed state penal system, repealed poll taxes, lowered voting age, revised state constitution, established teachers’ retirement system, paid off state debt.

    Established poll taxes, raised voting age, raised state debt, decreased accreditation to Georgia colleges, maintained state penal system, preserved state constitution, defunded teachers’ retirement system. 

    Restored accreditation to Georgia colleges, maintained state penal system, upheld poll taxes, raised voting age, revised state constitution, established teachers’ retirement system, paid off state debt. 

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  • Q14

    What was William Hartsfield’s MAIN contribution to Georgia post-WWII?

    Governor of Georgia who helped passed FDR’s New Deal programs. 

    The establishment of the major professional sports team in Atlanta. 

    US House of Representative who was “the father of the two-ocean navy.” 

    Mayor of Atlanta who pioneered the transportation system in Georgia and brought thousands of jobs to the city. 

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  • Q15

    How did Ivan Allen Jr. contribute to the development of Georgia?

    US House of Representative who was “the father of the two-ocean navy.” 

    Governor of Georgia who helped passed FDR’s New Deal programs. 

    Mayor of Atlanta who established three major professional sports franchises and brought thousands of jobs to the city.

    Mayor of Atlanta who pioneered the transportation system in Georgia and brought thousands of jobs to the city. 

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