Jazz Age - WWII

Created by smithh25 

Upgrade to
remove ads

Taber Final

Warren G. Harding

Elected in 1920. Horrible choice of a cabinet. Teapot Dome Scandal. Dies of a heart attack.

Calvin Coolidge

Takes over for Harding and adopts policies that help prosperity. Quiet Guy.

Charles G. Dawes

Plan to help Germany pay back its reparations to Britain to France was proposed by him.

Henry Ford

Uses the assembly line first in his plant at Highland Park, Michigan.

Charles Lindbergh

Made the first transatlantic solo flight in 1927.

Herbert Hoover

Secretary of Commerce under Harding and Coolidge. Cooperative Individualism where the govt. encourages business to forms trade unions. Wins election of 1928 against Alfred E. Smith.

Ernest Hemingway

Writer that defines the Lost generation with books such as For Whom the Bell Tolls and A Farewell to Arms

Marcus Garvey

Negro Nationalism, wants blacks to go back to Africa. Seperation and Independence from whites.

John Steinbeck

Writes books about poverty and misfortune. Grapes of Wrath. California.

William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury. Writes in Multiple first person narrative.

Grant Wood

American Gothic painter that focused on the rural midwest and south.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Elected to four terms. President during great depression. Fireside chats. President for most of WWII. Democrat. Suffered supposedly from Polio

John Maynard Keynes

His economics say that that govt should spend heavily in a recession to jumpstart the economy.

Joseph Stalin

Soviet leader after Lenin Dies. Fights with Trotsky for power. 5 year plans.

Adolph Hitler

Fascist leader in Germany. Nazi.

Neville Chamberlain

Appeasement was his main thing when dealing with people such as Adolph Hitler. He was Prime Minister of Britain.

Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of Britain that would not give in to Hitler which resulted in the Battle of Britain.

Admiral Chester Nimitz

Leader of Navy in the Pacific.

Gen. Douglas MacArthur

Leader of the Army and Marines in the Pacific.

Gen. George S. Patton

Leads the tank corps through Africa and Europe.

Gen. Dwight David Eisenhower

Draws up the D-Day attack plan. Eventually becomes president.

Supply-side Economics

economic theory that lowering taxes will boost the economy and invest the money more therefore increasing the tax revenue without raising taxes

Nativism

hostility towards immigrants

Prohibition

Achohol is no longer allowed.

Great Migration

Migration of Blacks from the south to the north during WWII to work in factories.

Harlem Renaissance

The Arts within Harlem become very prominent for black equality

Speculation

act of buying stocks at great risks with the anticipation that the price will rise.

Dust Bowl

The Middle of the U.S. has a drought and it turns the great plains into a sand and dust bowl

Securities Exchange Commission

Regulate the stock market and prevents fraud

Works Progress Administration

Headed by Harry Hopkins. Largest public works program of New Deal. Includes the Federal Number One.

Wagner Act

Guarantees the right to organize unions and to bargain collectively.

Social Security Act

Security for the older retired workers and for unemployed workers. Collect when you stop working at 65.

Court-Packing

FDR wanted to add more Supreme Court Judges so they would stop striking down his acts

Fascism

headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition

Isolationism

A national policy of avoiding involvement in the world

Axis Powers

Germany, Italy, Japan, and originally Russia, but that changes when Germany invades Russia.

Blitzkrieg

Lighting War conducted by the Germans in which they bomb strategically, send tanks, and then send in the infantry.

Wannsee Conference

The conference where the Nazis decided to use concentration and extermination camps to kill jews and other minorities.

Lend-Lease Act

Allows U.S. to lend or lease arms to any country who was seen as vital to the defense of the United States.

Battle of Midway

Turning point for the U.S. in the Pacific

D-Day

The invasion of France at Utah and Omaha Beach by American forces

Manhattan Project

The Project to make the atomic and hydrogen bomb.

Hiroshima & Nagasaki

At Hiroshima and Nagasaki they use the atomic bomb in order to conclude the war

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set