5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Father Charles Caughlin
- Fair Labor Standards Act
- Neville Chamberlain
- Welfare Capitalism
- a British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
- b When companies provide incentives to build better relationships with employees; health insurance, safety standards, buy stock in the company
- c United States Housing Authority. Money to states for housing constructions. Relief and Reform
- d June 25, 1938- United States federal law that applies to employees engaged in and producing goods for interstate commerce. The FLSA established a national minimum wage, guaranteed time and a half for overtime in certain jobs, and prohibited most employment of minors in "oppressive child labor," a term defined in the statute. The FLSA is administered by the Wage & Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor.
- e Catholic priest in Michigan who began broadcasting in 1930 and opposed the New Deal. He was pro-fascist and anti-semitic, Caughlin was able to reach 40 million people and was slienced in 1942 because his comments went too far and were considered being sympathetic to the enemy. Not everyone supported Roosevelt and the New Deal. There's always going to be oppositon to any government policy.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Known as "Old Blood and Guts," George S. Patton, Jr. was one of the most colorful generals of World War II. During World War II he served in North Africa and Sicily before becoming the commander of the Third Army.
- the flourishing of African-American literature and art in the 1920's, mostly in urban centers across America. Prominent figures: Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, W.E.B. DuBois
- Japan offered to liberate Southeast-Asian countries from western colonial rule but instead used them as conquered land for natural resources
- 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
- FDR reformed the banking system and the stock market and made them safe. He created the National Recovery Administration to improve wages, working conditions and protect consumers. The codes were later struck down by the Supreme Court. He created a series of public works programs. Because of some programs such as the TVA which built dams, the government was denounced as a public utility and regional planner. A conservative government shut down many ideas and it didn't help unemployment. The next deal passed the Social Security Act of 1935 which helped unemployment, families and old-age pensions. Later, FDR tried to cut funding and it led into disasters.
5 True/False questions
Back to Africa Movement → Amendment which ended the Prohibition of alcohol in the US, repealing the 18th amendment
Buying on Margin → Purching stock with a little money down with the promise of paying the balance at sometime in the future
Speakeasies → An illegal bar where drinks were sold, during the time of prohibition. It was called a Speakeasy because people literally had to speak easy so they were not caught drinking alcohol by the police.
Assembly Line → mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
Wagner Act → Universal negro improvement association; founded by marcus garvey to end racism through seperation of races