5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
- T.S. Eliot
- Roaring Twenties
- Jean Paul Sartre
- New Deal
- a to provide people with money, to buy food and housing, and to put them back to work after the Great Depression, created by Franklin D. Roosevelt
- b a major leader of the existentialist movement. a philosopher.
- c Was elected president of the US by an overwhelming majority in 1932, introduced the New Deal, and led the US through most of WWII.
- d called "roaring" because of the exuberant, freewheeling popular culture of the decade. The Roaring Twenties was a time when many people defied Prohibition, indulged in new styles of dancing and dressing, and rejected many traditional moral standards.
- e American who became a British citizen; won the Nobel Peace prize in literature; wrote poetry and drama
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Was signed on August 27, 1928 by the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Japan, and a number of other states. The pact renounced aggressive war, prohibiting the use of war as "an instrument of national policy" except in matters of self-defence.
- An Irish novelist who wrote Ulysses, a stream of consciousness book
- Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)
- the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries, roughly beginning with the stock-market crash in October, 1929, and continuing through most of the 1930s. 25% of the populations was unemployed.
- This dictator was the leader of the Nazi Party. He believed that strong leadership was required to save Germanic society, which was at risk due to Jewish, socialist, democratic, and liberal forces.
5 True/False Questions
Charlie Chaplin → English comedian and film maker; portrayed a downtrodden little man in baggy pants and bowler hat
Pablo Picasso → a Spanish artist, founder of Cubism, which focused on geometric shapes and overlapping planes
Labor Saving Devices → cars, refridgerator, washing machine, iron, vaccuum, coffee pot
existentialism → a philosophy based on the idea that people give meaning to their lives through their choices and actions
Surrealism → Artistic technique that attempts to portray and interpret life as if it takes place in a dream