True or False: Perhaps the most enduring voting change brought by FDR was the shift of the black vote to the Democratic party.
True or False: Private commercial radio programs began in 1918.
The New Deal's "cornerstone" and "supreme achievement," according to FDR, was...
The dust storms on the southern plains were especially bad in the 1930s because...
of the overfarming techniques of industrial agriculture.
True or False: During the 1920s, farming became a cooperative business that grew at a faster rate than the rest of the economy.
True or False: Former secretary of state and presidential candidate, William Jennings Bryan, was a fundamentalist.
True or False: The United States' declaration of war in 1941 passed through Congress unanimously.
True or False: Sinclair Lewis's Main Street took a negative view of small-town values.
True or False: "Hundred Days" refers to the long waiting period between FDR's election and his inauguration.
Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan had...
control of Manchuria, Shanghai, and French Indochina.
The Share the Wealth program was proposed by...
Huey P. Long.
The Hawley-Smoot Tariff of 1930...
raised rates to all-time highs.
The NAACP sought to solve racial problems by...
focusing on legal challenges to discrimination.
In 1921 and 1924, Congress passed immigration laws that...
favored immigrants from northern and western Europe.
True or False: Buying stocks on margin helped restrain speculation in the stock market.
The Harlem Renaissance, an artistic and literary blossoming, featured the works of...
Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen.
Harding was more progressive than Wilson in matters dealing with...
True or False:In the 1920s, the United States had troops in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua.
True or False: By 1920, Marcus Garvey believed blacks should flee America for Africa.
True or False: The New Deal's programs ended the Great Depression.
One segment of the economy that never recovered after the Great War was...
The National Industrial Recovery Act provided for...
all of these
The CIO led the campaign to organize workers in...
Lend-lease was part of the United States' policy aimed at...
becoming the arsenal of democracy.
Margaret Sanger was a leading proponent of...
True or False: In 1932, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
The Scopes trial involved...
teaching evolution in public school.
Eleanor Roosevelt helped the president by...
taking political risks he could not take.
As secretary of commerce, Herbert Hoover promoted...
new markets for business.
True or False: Keynesian economics involves reducing government spending in times of severe depression and unemployment.
True or False: Before World War II began in Europe, the conflict had already started in Asia.
According to the New York Times in 1929, "the feminine right to equal representation in smoking, drinking, swearing, petting, and upsetting the community peace" was established by...
A precursor of the stock market crash occurred in the speculative mania of the mid-1920s in...
True or False: In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. crossed from Paris to the United States in just over twenty-five hours.
True or False: The revived Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s thrived only in the South.
True or False: The stock market crash caused the Great Depression.
In the summer of 1940...
all of these
True or False: FDR ended the Civil Works Administration, the first large-scale organization to adopt federal work relief for the unemployed, because of its high costs and because he feared people would become dependent on the government.
True or False: The Wagner Act passed in 1935 gave workers the right to organize unions.
True or False: The Reconstruction Finance Corporation loaned money to banks, railroads, and life insurance companies, but not directly to individuals in need.
The Fair Labor Standards Act provided for all of the following for interstate businesses, except:
the right of workers to form unions
The many scandals in Harding's administration touched all of the following, except:
the Bonus Army
Of all the third-party presidential candidates up through the 1924 election, the one who received the largest vote was...
Robert M. La Follette.
In FDR's 1933 inaugural address, he said...
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
The Civilian Conservation Corps...
created jobs for unemployed men, aged eighteen to twenty-five.
Reductions in agricultural production especially hurt...
black and Chicano farm workers.
The "Good Neighbor policy" involved...
FDR and Latin America.
True or False: A recession occurred in 1937 when FDR ordered sharp cuts in federal expenditure
True or False: The attack on Pearl Harbor was a complete success for the Japanese.
True or False: One aspect of nativism in the 1920s was fear of recent immigrants who might be Socialists or anarchists.
The generation of cheap electricity was a major purpose of the...
Tennessee Valley Authority.
In 1938, the Ludlow Amendment...
required a national referendum before a declaration of war.
The Harding administration tried to overturn progressive reforms by...
all of these.
"All of you young people who served in the war, you are the lost generation," said...
The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution...
The Teapot Dome scandal involved...
an oil deposit in Wyoming.
The Sacco and Vanzetti case became a cause célèbre because of the defendants'...
radical Italian backgrounds.
In United States v. Butler, the Supreme Court overturned the AAA because...
the tax on food processors was unconstitutional.
True or False: The great migration of African Americans from the South to the cities of the North continued into the 1930s.