5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Chicano Movement
- FDR's plans for the economy
- Okies and Hobos
- Women's roles during WWII
- a The theory that if the government reduced taxes and limited the regulations placed on businesses, the wealth would "trickle down" in the form of new jobs and opportunities.
- b Are terms for migratory workers or homeless vagabonds who are often penniless.
- c They went to work, joined the army and navy, acted as nurses, but they did not do any actual fighting, fly planes, etc.
- d Hoped that his programs would channel capital into the economy through consumers. Rather than using Hoover's trickle-down method of tax cuts, he worked from the bottom up. The government encouraged integrity in business as well. The three goals of the New Deal were "Relief, Recovery, and Reform." He wanted to provide relief through direct aid to the people, he wanted to recover the market, and he wanted to reform Wall Street.
- e Was a series of student strikes, protests, pride in ethnic heritage, and efforts to better empower Mexican Americans politically and economically.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Huge inflation, economic recession, rebuilding, etc. Because of these dire straits, the people of Europe asked their respective governments to take more control of the situation, leading to the rise of totalitarian dictators throughout Europe.
- Bad news bears. The US had an embargo on Japanese goods, it refused to supply Japan with petroleum and other resources, and it froze Japanese bank accounts in the United States.
- Peaceful protestors were attacked with clubs, tear gas, dogs, etc. The violence of the movement came to national attention.
- US bombing campaign (particularly the Ho Chi Minh Trail) during the Vietnam War. The bombing failed to produce the desired results. Rather, it united the Vietnam people against the United States and prompted the US to use more chemical warfare. This level of bombing only increased as the war went on.
- When and where did Martin Luther King deliver his "I have a Dream" speech
5 True/False Questions
The state of Europe before the US entered WWII. (What countries were allies? What countries were occupied? What countries were actively fighting?) → By the time the US entered the war, Britain was the only country actively fighting the war in Europe. France, Poland, Austria, and others were occupied and under Axis control. Italy and Japan were allied with Germany to make up the Axis powers. (By the time the US entered, Germany had already invaded Russia and Russia had (obviously) decided that it no longer wanted to side with Germany.
Body count → Foreign policy during the Cold War aiming to stop the spread of communism (domino effect) through economic aid, diplomacy, war, and covert war.
Berlin Crisis → Standoff between Khrushchev and Kennedy over control of West Germany. West Germany stays under western control, but Khrushchev builds the Berlin Wall as a result. (major foreign policy tests faced by the Kennedy Administration)
Where the United States initially started fighting in WWII → Richard Nixon and the Committee to Re-Elect the President attempted to spy on and sabotage the Democratic National Committee by using wire tapping at their offices in the Watergate Hotel and Office Building. As a result, Nixon resigned as members of congress called for his impeachment.
Russia's position during WWII (How did it change?) → Was originally allied with Germany. Then Germany invaded Russia, so they switched sides.