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Edwin Barclay: Quiz


Question 1: When Barclay appealed to the ________ for help, the Council of the League of Nations established a commission of inquiry.
Paris Peace Conference, 1919League of NationsUnited Nations DayUnited Nations Trusteeship Council

Question 2: Barclay retired in 1944 and was replaced by ________.
Alfred Francis RussellStephen Allen BensonWilliam TubmanArthur Barclay

Question 3: Harvey Firestone attempted to persuade the United States government to employ "________" to compel compliance with the loan agreement.
United KingdomUnited States NavyGunboat diplomacyInternational relations

Question 4: Until January 3, 1944, Barclay was Liberian President, to be succeeded by ________.
William TubmanAlfred Francis RussellStephen Allen BensonArthur Barclay

Question 5: In May 1943, Edwin Barclay visited the United States and became the first black man to be officially introduced from the rostrum of the ________ as a guest of honor.
110th United States CongressUnited States Congress111th United States CongressUnited States Senate

Question 6: President ________ traveled to Liberia after participating in the Casablanca Conference in order to secure Liberia's support.
Franklin D. RooseveltJohn F. KennedyLyndon B. JohnsonHarry S. Truman

Question 7: Under his leadership, Liberia was an ally of the ________ during World War II.
CanadaUnited StatesPhilippinesAlaska

Question 8: Robertsfield Airport was built with runways long enough for ________ bombers to land for refueling, giving Liberia the longest runway in Africa to this day.
B-47 StratojetBoeing B-54B-52 StratofortressB-29 Superfortress

Question 9: Edwin Barclay's paternal grandparents moved from ________ to Liberia with their children in 1865.
AnguillaCayman IslandsBarbadosBritish Virgin Islands


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