Famous Americans
SOL 2.11
Famous Americans Jeopardy
What Did They
Contribute?
What Did They
Contribute,
continued…
George
Washington &
Abraham Lincoln
Jackie Robinson
& Martin Luther
King, Jr.
Susan B. Anthony
& Helen Keller
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Final Jeopardy
$100 Question
This person helped work for women’s rights.
A. George Washington
B. Betsy Ross
C. Susan B. Anthony
D. Martin Luther King, Jr.
$100 Answer
C-Susan B. Anthony
$200 Question
He was the sixteenth president and
worked to free slaves.
A. George Washington
B. Abraham Lincoln
C. Johnny Appleseed
D. John Paul Jones
$200 Answer
B-Abraham Lincoln
$300 Question
I was a minister who wanted all people
to have the same rights.
A. Abraham Lincoln
B. George Washington
C. Martin Luther King, Jr.
D. John Paul Jones
$300 Answer
C-Martin Luther King, Jr.
$400 Question
Who led the fight for freedom from
England and helped create a new
country?
A. George Washington
B. Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. Jackie Robinson
D. Helen Keller
$400 Answer
A-George Washington
$500 Question
This woman overcame many disabilities
and worked to help others who were blind
and deaf.
A. Susan B. Anthony
B. Betsy Ross
C. Rosa Parks
D. Helen Keller
$500 Answer
D-Helen Keller
$100 Question
This man was the first African American to
play major league baseball. His actions
helped bring about other opportunities for
African Americans.
A. Martin Luther King, Jr.
B. Jackie Robinson
C. George Washington
D. Abraham Lincoln
$100 Answer
B-Jackie Robinson
$200 Question
Who led the Civil Rights movement and
then was later killed?
A. Michael Jordan
B. Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. Jackie Robinson
D. Abraham Lincoln
$200 Answer
B-Martin Luther King, Jr.
$300 Question
The person who worked to change the
law so that women could vote and own
property was…
A. Abraham Lincoln
B. Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. George Washington
D. Susan B. Anthony
$300 Answer
D-Susan B. Anthony
$400 Question
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream was…
A. very frightening
B. to be a teacher
C. for all people to become equal
D. to become president
$400 Answer
C-for all people to become equal
$500 Question
I wanted slaves to be freed.
A. Jackie Robinson
B. Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. Abraham Lincoln
D. Susan B. Anthony
$500 Answer
C-Abraham Lincoln
$100 Question
Arithmetic was his favorite subject as a child.
A. Martin Luther King, Jr.
B. George Washington Carver
C. John Paul Jones
D. George Washington
$100 Answer
D-George Washington
$200 Question
He was shot and killed by an actor
because he was angry that _________
freed the slaves.
A. Martin Luther King, Jr.
B. George Washington
C. Abraham Lincoln
D. Jackie Robinson
$200 Answer
C-Abraham Lincoln
$300 Question
This man led the Revolutionary War.
A. Abraham Lincoln
B. Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. George Washington
D. Jackie Robinson
$300 Answer
C-George Washington
$400 Question
The Emancipation Proclamation did
what?
A. freed the slaves
B. made the slaves work harder
C. began the Civil War
D. did not make a difference
$400 Answer
A-freed the slaves
$500 Question
Abraham Lincoln led what war?
A. Civil War
B. Revolutionary War
C. World War II
D. French and Indian War
$500 Answer
A-Civil War
$100 Question
This man played many sports besides
baseball.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jackie Robinson
George Washington
George Washington Carver
$100 Answer
B. Jackie Robinson
$200 Question
Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot because…
A. people were happy that he helped African
Americans gain the same rights as whites
B. people were not happy that he helped
African Americans gain the same rights as
whites
C. he was a minister
D. he was nice.
$200 Answer
B-people were not happy that he helped
African Americans gain the same rights
as whites.
$300 Question
Jackie Robinson became sad when he
discovered that…
A. he could not go to the same places and
do the same things as his white friends
B. he was not good at sports
C. he could not play baseball
D. he did not win his first baseball game
$300 Answer
A-he could not go to the same places
and do the same things as his white
friends
$400 Question
This man won the Most Valuable Player
award in baseball.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Abraham Lincoln
Jackie Robinson
Martin Luther King, Jr.
George Washington
$400 Answer
B. Jackie Robinson
$500 Question
He led peaceful protests and gave
speeches so that all men would be
equal.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Jackie Robinson
$500 Answer
A. Martin Luther King, Jr.
$100 Question
How did Anne Sullivan teach Helen Keller to
read?
A. She talked her through it
B. She wrote words on her hands
C. She helped her sound out letters by looking
at the words
D. She listened to Anne read
$100 Answer
B. She wrote words on her hands
$200 Question
Susan B. Anthony was arrested because…
A.
B.
C.
D.
She protested
She was wrote a weekly journal
She helped women
She voted for president
$200 Answer
D. She voted for president
$300 Question
Deaf people use ________ to talk to one
another.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Braille
sign language
spoken words
none of the above
$300 Answer
B. sign language
$400 Question
What did the government do to honor
Susan B. Anthony?
A. Elect her as president of the U.S.
B. Did not put her in jail after they
arrested her
C. Put her face on the one dollar coin
D. Gave her a house
$400 Answer
C. Put her face on the one dollar coin
$500 Question
People who are blind use __________ to
read books.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Braille
sign language
spoken words
none of the above
$500 Answer
A. Braille
The ________________was the name of the
document that freed the slaves.
Emancipation Proclamation
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