5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Emergency Banking Relief Act
- Havana Conference of 1940
- Marcus Garvey
- Panay Incident
- Relief, Recovery, Reform
- a Many poor urban blacks turned to him. He was head of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and he urged black economic cooperation and founded a chain of UNIA grocery stores and other business
- b These were the categories into which the New Deal was split. Relief defined by the acts implemented in the area of aid to the unemployment. Recovery put forth measures that would help aid in the speedy recovery of areas hit hardest by the depression. Reform tried to recreate areas that seemed faulty
- c (FDR) Dec. 12, 1937, The Panay incident was when Japan bombed a American gunboat that was trying to help Americans overseas. This greatly strained U.S-Japanese relations and pushed the U.S further away from isolationism even though Japan apologized.
- d the United states agreed to share with its twenty New World neighbors the responsibility of upholding the Monroe Doctrine
- e gave the President power over the banking system and set up a system by which banks would be reorganized or reopened
5 Multiple choice questions
- John Steinbeck's novel about a struggling farm family during the Great Depression. Gave a face to the violence and exploitation that migrant farm workers faced in America
- African American poet who described the rich culture of african American life using rhythms influenced by jazz music. He wrote of African American hope and defiance, as well as the culture of Harlem and also had a major impact on the Harlem Renaissance.
- An alliance of Republicans and southern Democrats that can form in the House or the Senate to oppose liberal legislation and support conservative legislation.
- British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
- 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.
5 True/False questions
1st New Deal → 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.
Moscow Conference → meeting between USSR, Britian & US wanted to create an organization to help keep peace
Tydings-McDuffie Act → Agreement signed in 1928 in which nations agreed not to pose the threat of war against one another
Election of 1932 → the Republican nominee Herbert Hoover and the Democratic nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Republican platform included higher tariffs, keeping the gold standard, and continuation of Hoover policies. The Democratic platform included the repeal of prohibition, a 25% cut in government spending, unemployment aid, and a "new deal" for America. Roosevelt won with 472 electoral votes and all but 6 states. His victory paved the way for his "New Deal' policies and optimism in the country "nothing to fear but fear itself (Inauguration speech)."
McNary-Haugen Bill → Town in Egypt, site of the victory by Britain's Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery over German forces led by General Erwin Rommel (the 'Desert Fox') in 1942-1943. (p. 793)