5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- William Taft
- Berlin Blockade
- Economy during 1970's & 1980's
- Public Works Administration
- a The blockade was a Soviet attempt to starve out the allies in Berlin in order to gain supremacy. The blockade was a high point in the Cold War, and it led to the Berlin Airlift.
- b Belief that Bible should be taken literally. Longest lastin gof challenges to new urban culture. Many americans felt alienated from city life, science, and modernization.
- c The 1970s were perhaps the worst decade of most industrialized countries' economic performance since the Great Depression. Although there was no severe economic depression as witnessed in the 1930s, economic growth rates were considerably lower than previous decades
- d Taft broke with progressives on tariff and conservation issues. Had support of Roosevselt.
- e Part of the first new deal. It begins spedning over 3 billlion on public works such as highways, dams and public buildings.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You
- made it illegal for employers to pay female workers less than men for the same job
- The Intermidiate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was the first treaty to call for the destruction of nuclear weapons. Marked the begining to the end of the Cold War. Signed by Reagan and soviet leader, Gorbachev.
- They decreased their defense spending and ancelled orders of military equptment. Thousands of soldiers were laid off. (Recession due to the Cold War ending)
- Desegregation started in WWII but they were still set into segregated fighting groups. Complete desegregation was reached during the Cold War.
5 True/False Questions
Progressives → camps built outside of major cities by people who had lost their homes during the great depression called hoovervilles because the people blamed pre. hoover foe their situition
McCarthyism → Intense anti-communist suspicion from late 1940s until late 1950s. Named to criticize actions of Senator Joseph McCarthy during second "Red Scare".
Suburbia → The residential districts or suburbs outside the boundaries of a city or town. Dramatically increased in size after WW2.
Hoovervilles → camps built outside of major cities by people who had lost their homes during the great depression called hoovervilles because the people blamed pre. hoover foe their situition
Central powers During WWI → Pushed for a double victory: victory over segregation and war.