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Mini-Quiz: "We Didn't Start the Fire" History Summary from 1949-1989

by Ron Kurtus (revised 11 September 2010)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How did Harry S Truman first become U.S. President?

He was Vice President when Roosevelt passed away

He was selected when he won the Irish Sweepstakes contest

He beat out Nixon in a hard-fought election

2. Who was Juan Perón?

He was the first man on the Moon

He was a popular leader in Argentina in 1954

He developed a new type of wine

3. What was the Bay of Pigs Invasion in 1961?

Thousands of wild pigs invaded Mississippi, resulting in 75 deaths

Chinese soldiers attacked the Bay of Pigs to eradicate the swine flu disease

President John F. Kennedy allowed an attack on Cuba at the Bay of Pigs

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in History. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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