5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Atlantic Charter
- Totalitarian Regimes
- The Jazz Singer
- Norris-La Guardia Anti-Injunction Act 1932
- The Great Depression
- a 1941-Pledge signed by US president FDR and British prime minister Winston Churchill not to acquire new territory as a result of WWII amd to work for peace after the war
- b 1927 - The first movie with sound; this "talkie" was about the life of famous jazz singer; Al Jolson.
- c governments or states in which one political party or group maintains complete control under a dictatorship
- d The Great Depression was an economic depression notable for its duration and intensity that struck the world from 1929-1933. Recovery was a long and difficult process.
- e This law that banned "yellow-dog," or anti-union, work contracts and forbade federal courts from issuing injunctions to quash strikes and boycotts. It was an early piece of labor-friendly federal legislation.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Workers wanted shorter working hours and higher wages. Strikebreakers were hired. A report was issued on the harsh working conditions which resulted in an 8 hour work day.
- an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors
- This term refers to March 4 to June 16, 1933. During this period of dramatic legislative productivity, FDR laid out the programs that constituted the New Deal. Today, presidents are often measured by their actions in the same period of time
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A federal guarantee of savings bank deposits initially of up to $2500, raised to $5000 in 1934, and frequently thereafter; continues today with a limit of $100,000
- Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during World War II from 1942 to 1943, that was the furthest extent of German advance into the Soviet Union.
5 True/False questions
Election of 1928 → Republican: Herbert Hoover and Democrat: Al Smith. Republicans identified themselves with the booming economy of the 1920s, and Smith's campaign, because Smith was a Roman Catholic, was not as successful because of Anti-Catholic prejudice. Hoover won in a landslide victory
Election of 1924 → With Republican Coolidge running against Democrat Davis and Progressive LaFollette, the liberal vote was split between the Democrat and the Progressive, allowing Coolidge to win.
Seattle General Strike → Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during World War II from 1942 to 1943, that was the furthest extent of German advance into the Soviet Union.
RFC → Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Hoovers response to the Depression. Passed in January 1932, this measure loaned billions money to banks and insurance companies and RRs. and provided funds for state and local programs providing relief
Detroit Race Riot → 1943, The Detroit riot was the largest riot in a year in which the United States saw eight major riots. Forty-three people were killed during the violence.