5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Winston Churchill
- Dow Jones Industrial Average
- Theodore Roosevelt
- a A measure of stock market activity using the prices of 30 different stocks representing large firms.
- b He was not supposed to become President. But as the Vice President under McKinley he became President when McKinley was elected.
- c The leader of Great Britain during WWII; famous for the iron curtain speech.
- d An economic term that advocated large tax breaks to increase private investment, which in turn were intended to increase the nation's supply of goods and services.
- e The hippie capital of California; these two streets represented the center of the counter culture movement.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The conservative President who was elected in 1968.
- This woman published the "Feminine Mystique" in which she portrayed women's dissatisfaction with their role in American society.
- Japanese Americans that were born in this country and therefore were citizens and were shipped to internment camps.
- This philosophy utilized new biological foundations that suggested the "fittest will rise to the top." Applying this idea to business, many business men could now rationalize their ruthless behavior.
- Countries that were dominated by and dependent upon the Soviet Union.
5 True/False questions
Robert F. Kennedy → He was assassinated during the Presidential campaign of 1968. He represented a Democratic ideal of ending the war and peace in our lifetime.
Gerald Ford → Took office after the resignation of Richard Nixon, he declared, "Our long national nightmare is over."
Political Machine → Paying a small percentage of a stock's price as a down payment and borrowing the rest.
Containment → A Russian term that encouraged openness in discussing social problems, free speech.
Rickenbacker → Taking illegal payments for services made.