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THE UNITED STATES NAVY WAS FORMED BECAUSE
THE SECOND CONTINETAL CONGRESS REALIZED THAT THE SURVIVAL OF THE COLONIES AS INDEPENDENT FROM ENGLAND DEPENDED ON THE FORMATION OF NAVAL FORCES
WHAT DARTES COMMEMORATES THE UNTED STATES BIRTHDAY.

A. 5 SEPT 1774
B. 13 OCT 1775
C. 4 JULY 1776
D. 14 OCT 1778
B. 13 OCT. 1776
WHAT SHIP WAS THE FIRST WARFARE SUBERMARINE

A. HORNET
B. WASP
C. TURTLE
D. HORNET
C TURTLE
What war began when the USS Maine was blown up and 250 Marines were killed
The Spansish American war.
During the Civil War what battle did Admiral Faaragut gave the order "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead"
The battle of Mobile Bay
How many vessels did the Second Continental authorized to purchase on 13 Oct. 1775
Two
Who was the president at he time when the U.S Navy Department was establish
Thomas Jefferson
Who was the first admiral of the U.S Navy
Admiral David Farragut
Who said these famous words " I Have Not Yet Begun to Fight."
John Paul Jones
Who was the First Naval Aviator
LT. T.G. Ellyson
What wa the first ship to have a a plane successfully land and take off from the platform
Uss Pennsylvania (ACR4)
Who did Commadore Mathew C. Perry sign a treaty with on March 31, 1854
Japan
The war of 1812 was brought on how.
It was brought on, in part, because the British were impressing (forcing Americans to serve in the British Navy)
What is the nickname for the Uss Constitution
Old Iron Side
how many prewar commisioned aircraft carrier was there during the 1930s and 1940s what ships were they
5
USS RANGER, USS ENTERPRISE, USS YORKTOWN, USS WASP, AND THE USS HORNET
why was no aircraft carriers lost in the attack at Pearl Harbor
They were all out at sea
What battle did both fleets never saw each other
The Battle of Coral Sea
What batttle was the turning point of the war.
The Battle of Midway
Fleet Admira Nimitz signs the Japanese surrender document on what day and aboard what ship
02 Sept. 1945
the USS Missouri
What was the name of the first nuclear subermarine to put to sea and on what date
USS Nautilus
17 Jan. 1955
What was the Navys most notable Alantic actions may have been what on June 6 1944
Invasion of Normandy
What two things came into full use during World war II
Radar and Sonar
On what month, day and year did congress authorize the establishment of the Womens Reserve with and estimated goal of 10,00 enlisted women and 1,000 officer.
July 30, 1940
During World War II, WAVES were directly howq many different ratings.
34
What act was passed on June 12 1948
The Womewns Armed Service Intergration Act.
What was the significant of the Womens Armed Service Act.
Gave the women full partnership on the navy team and abolish the womens reserve. For the firswt time women became a part of the navy.
When did the Korean confict end
July 1953
What was the first nuclear submarine put to sea
The USS Nautilus
What month day and year was the USS Nautilus put to sea
January 17, 1955
On what day did the USS Nautilus complete a history - making transpolar voyage.
August 12, 1958
How many new attack carriers join the fleet, including the worlds first nuclear power carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN65)
the vietnam era
true or false
On November 14, 1969, the all Navy Apollo-12 crew lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on the second lunar expedition.
True
On May 5, 1961, who was the first Navy Commander made americas first suborbital flight.
Commander Alan B. Shepard, Jr.
In what war did women serve as a member of the Navy
World War II
What was some of the navys mission during the Veitnam Police Action include:
Surface ship-base gunfire support, Carrier-based aircraft operations, and Coastal interdiction patrols against he enemy.