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From the 1970s
USA in the 20th.Century
"Things that happened in the 1970s mostly in America. How many do you recall?"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
On which college campus were four students killed during anti-war demonstrations on May 4, 1970?
University of California, Berkeley
Ohio Northern University
Kent State University, Ohio
What historical first was celebrated on April 22, 1970 having to do with the environment in the USA?
First 'Earth Day'
First 'Arbor Day'
First 'Green Peace'
First 'Groundhog Day'
On June 17, 1972 , a scandal rocked the nation. The names Dean, Haldeman and Ehrlichman are associated with this. What was the name of the scandal?
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Odessa File
During which Olympic Games in 1972 did terrorists murder 11 Israeli athletes and coaches?
On January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion due to what decision?
Carmen vs. Miranda
Roe vs. Wade
Doe vs. Bolton
Proctor vs. Gamble
What Nuclear Power Plant had a radioactive leak on March 28, 1979, which almost led to a meltdown?
Palo Verde Nuclear Plant, Arizona
Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania
Chernobyl Nuclear Plant, Ukraine
Seabrook Nuclear Plant, NH
In 1978 residents of what city in New York had to be evacuated due to dangerous toxic chemicals buried in the area known as the Love Canal?
Niagara Falls, NY
Grand Island, NY
On November 19, 1978, what religious cult leader led 900 of his members in a mass suicide?
Jim Jones, People's Temple
David Koresh, Branch Davidians
Marshall Applewhite, Heavens Gate
Sun Myung Moon, Unification Church
What United States Governor from a southern state was shot and paralyzed while campaigning for President of the United States in 1972?
George McGovern, N. Carolina
Huey Long, Louisiana
George Walton, Georgia
George Wallace, Alabama
Who was killed on her way to meet with a reporter for the 'New York Times' to reveal evidence of unsafe and illegal practices at a nuclear power plant called Kerr-McGee?
Karen Ann Quinlin
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