← Spring Midterm Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Booker T. Washington
- Herbert Hoover
- Atlanta Compromise
- Andrew Johnson
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt
- a Democratic candidate who won the 1932 election by a landslide. He refused to uphold any of Hoover's policies with the intent on enacting his own. He pledged a present a "New Deal" (its specific meaning ambiguous at the time to the American people) to the American public.
- b A Southerner form Tennessee, as V.P. when Lincoln was killed, he became president. He opposed radical Republicans who passed Reconstruction Acts over his veto. The first U.S. president to be impeached, he survived the Senate removal by only one vote. He was a very weak president.
- c Major speech on race-relations given by Booker T. Washington addressing black labor opportunities, and the peril of whites ignoring black injustice
- d African American progressive who supported segregation and demanded that African American better themselves individually to achieve equality.
- e Republican candidate who assumed the presidency in March 1929 promising the American people prosperity and attempted to first deal with the Depression by trying to restore public faith in the community
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 1925 court case argued by Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan in which the issue of teaching evolution in public schools was debated
- founded in the 1860s in the south; meant to control newly freed slaves through threats and violence; other targets: Catholics, Jews, immigrants and others thought to be un-American
- a doctor from California who wanted the government to do more for the elderly. He wanted each person over 60 to be provided with a pension of $200 a month. This would encourage the elderly to retire, provide more job openings for the unemployed and provide a needed income for the elderly. Proponent of Social Security, and critic of FDR.
- Labor union founded by Uriah S. Stephens in 1869, that grew out of the collapse of the National Labor Union and was replaced by AF of L after a number of botched strikes
- political party made up of nativists who answered questions about the society by answering "I know nothing." Supported only white, native born, protestant candidates. Anti-immigrant party.
5 True/False Questions
Sherman Anti-Trust Act → First federal action against monopolies, it was signed into law by Harrison and was extensively used by Theodore Roosevelt for trust-busting. However, it was initially misused against labor unions
19th Amendment → Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
Henry Ford → 20,000 veterans who self-proclaimed themselves as members of the Bonus Expeditionary Force and camped around the city of Washington protesting against Congressional denial of their $1000 bonus.
Margaret Sanger → she organized a birth-control movement which openly championed the use of contraceptives in the 1920's
Fourteen Points → Headed by George Creel, this committee was in charge of propaganda for WWI (1917-1919). He depicted the U.S. as a champion of justice and liberty.