Who made up the Bonus Army that marched on Washington?
World War I veterans and their families
Hoover's political life ended as a result of
the infantry attacking the Bonus Army
The government policy of buying surplus crops and selling them abroad is known as
The Bonus Army was dispersed by US forces under the command of
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the term most widely used to measure
the stock market's health
Paying a small percentage of a stock's price as a down payment and borrowing the rest
buying on margin
Making extremely risky business transactions on the chance of making quick or considerable profits
The stock market crash of October 29, 1929 is also known as
The period from 1924 to 1940 in which the economy plummeted and unemployment skyrocketed
The stock market term that indicates stocks are rising
The stock market term that means stocks are falling
______ became president in 1933
FDR's programs to end the Depression were called
the New Deal
The corporation created to insure people's bank accounts in the Great Depression was called
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The corps created to put young men to work planting trees and building roads in the Great Depression was called
Civilian Conservation Corps
The administration created in the Great Depression to build schools, hospitals, and employ artists was called
Works Progress Administration
The act established to protect workers' rights and banned unfair labor practices was called
The act that set up a system for old age insurance and unemployment aid was called
Social Security Act
This group helped prevent flooding and brought low cost electricity
Tennessee Valley Authority
Steinbeck's novel about Oklahoma farmers during the Depression
Grapes of Wrath
This man took over as president after FDR's death
General _____ led the Third Army into Paris to liberate it from German occupation
The Battle of the Bulge marked the
last German offensive
The Allied invasion of ____ occupied ____ was given the name of D-Day
Nazi occupied Europe
V-E Day, or May 8, 1945, was the day when
The Suprememe Commander of US forces in Europe was
The project that developed the first atomic bomb was
Nisei who lived on the West Coast were subjected to _____ during the war
The GI Bill of Rights made it possible for veterans to
attend college for free
The conference where Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin met to begin planning the postwar world
The 1st atomic bomb used against Japan was dropped on
The Civil Rights leader who founded the Congress of Racial Equality to fight discrimination
The "zoot-suit" riots that erupted in LA were directed at
What American victory marked the turning point in the Pacific War?
Battle of Midway
Who was the scientist that led the development of the atomic bomb?
Who was the commander of the American naval forces in the Pacific?
Which group wanted the government to compensate those sent to internment camps?
Japanese American Citizens League
An intense loyalty to one's country is
_____, the facist leader of Italy, began building his new empire by seizing Ethipoia
This pre-World War II prime minister signed the Munich Pact
He transformed the Soviet Union from a rural nation into an industrial power
His philosophy was based on both nationalism and racism
The deliberate, systematic killing of an entire people
A "lightning war" of quick, crushing suprise attacks
The alliance formed by Germany, Italy, and Japan
Britain, France, and the US were known as the ______ during WWII
This policy at Munich allowed Germany to annex part of Czechoslovakia
Hitler's racist, nationalist, and expansionist philosophy
West Berlin is located in ____ ____
The plan that provided $ to help rebuild Europe after WWII
What party was defeated in a Civil War in China despite $ sent from the US?
Who was the leader of the Communists in China?
General Douglas McArthur commanded US troops in
When an armistice was signed ending the Korean War, it was still divided along
the 38th parallel
This group investigated communism in the film industry
the House Committee on Un-American Activities
The 1st and only president to use the atomic bomb on another country
He ended segregation in the army, navy, and marines
He was the 1st president of all 50 states
During WWII he served as the supreme Allied commander
He was the last president born in the 19th century
He was known for his feisty character and occasional use of foul language
The preoccupation with buying material goods that swept the 1950s was
The unprecedented population explosion in the 50s
The majority of homes in the 50s were in
What policy of the Cold War is illustrated by Truman's decision to go to war in Korea?
Blacklisted people were jobless because they were accused of being a
The interstate highway system helped to create
stronger national culture
The military alliance created by the Soviet Union to stop the spread of democracy
What event led Khrushchev to call off a summit conference he and Eisenhower were going to hold?
What policy was intended to defend the Middle East against an attack by any communist country?
This group's covert operations helped topple the government in Iran and Guatemala
The Secretary of State who proposed that the US declare its intentions to use massive retaliation against any agression
John Foster Dulles
This policy required greater dependance on nuclear weapons
The U-2 pilot that was convicted of espionage after his plane was shot down
Francis Gary Powers
This form of entertainment glorified whites and middle-class life
This form of entertainment was viewed as a type of rebellion...it had simple lyrics and melodies...Elvis Presley
rock n' roll
the US backed the Bay of Pigs invasion to overthrow ____'s leader
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed
discrimination in housing and jobs
Lyndon Johnson's domestic programs were known as the
What program extended health insurance to welfare recipients?
Who was the youngest president ever elected?
During his administration, more civil rights legislation was passed than any other president
Which president passed the Voting Rights Act that outlawed the literacy tests?
Who was the first Roman Catholic president?
Which case affirmed the legality of racial segregation and prompted the passage of Jim Crow laws?
Plessy vs. Ferguson
In Brown vs. Board of Education, the doctrine of "____" relating to public education was finally overturned
seperate but equal
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 made segregation illegal in ____
What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 enable federal officials to do?
The Civil Rights Act of 1968 banned discrimination in _____
selling or renting a home
Who founded Black Power?
What was the main type of pressure exerted by the Montgomery Improvement Association in response to segregation on buses?
The Black Panthers took a ______ approach to the struggle for civil rights
What was the first organized movement by African Americans to fight segregation?
Montgomery Bus Boycott
One accomplishment of the ______ was bringing about a fedreal ban on segregation in all interstate travel facilities
Which African American leader fought for civil rights with violence and followed the Muslim party?
Who was the leader of Cuba during Kennedy's presidency?
What seperated the communist and non-communist sections of Germany?