Frankling D. Roosevelt 1933-1941

B. Multiple Choice
Roosevelt torpedoed the London Economic Conference of I933 because
Seeking to withdraw from overseas commitments and colonial expense, the United States in 1934
promised future independence to
Roosevelt's Good Neighbor policy toward Latin America included
The immediate response of most Americans to the rise of the Fascist dictators Mussolini and
Hitler was
The Neutrality Acts of 1935, 1936, and I 937 provided that
The effect ofthe strict American arms embargo during the civil war between the Loyalist Spanish
government and Franco's Fascist rebels was
The policy ofappeasing the Fascist dictators reached its low point in 1938 when Britain and
France sold out Czechoslovakia to Hitler in the conference at
The "cash-and-carry" Neutrality Act of 1939 was cleverly designed to
The "destroyers-for-bases" deal of 1940 provided that
The fwin events that precipitated the reversal of American policy from neutralify to active. though
nonbelligerent, support ofthe Allied cause were
In the campaign of 1940, the Republican nominee Willkie essentially agreed with Roosevelt on
the issue of
The Lend-Lease Act clearlv marked
The provisions ofthe Atlantic Chartersigned by Roosevelt and Churchill in l94l included
By the fall of 1940. American warships were being attacked by German destroyers near the coast
The key issue in the failed negotiations with Japanjust before Pearl Hartror was
International economic conference on stabilizing currency that was sabotaged
by FDR
Nation to which the U.S. promised independence in the Tydings-McDuffie Act
of 1934
FDR's repudiation of Theodore Roosevelt's Corotlary to the Monroe Doctrine,
stating his intention to work cooperatively with Latin American nattons
A series of laws enacted by Congress in the mid-1930s that attempted to
prevent any American involvement in future overseas wars
Conflict between the rebel Fascist forces of General Francisco Franco and the
Loyalist government that severely tested U.S. neutrality legislation
Roosevelt's 1937 speech that proposed strong U.S. measures against overseas
European diplomatic conference in 1938 where Britain and France conceded to
Hitler's demands for Czechoslovakia
Term for the British-French policy of attempting to prevent war by granting
German demands
Leading U.S. group advocating American support for Britain in the fight againsl
Leading isolationist group advocating that America focus on continental
defense and non-involvement with the European war
Controversial l94l law that made America the
ofdemocracy" by
providing supposedly temporary military material assistance to Britain
Communist nation invaded by Hitler in June | 941 that was also aided by
American lend-lease
U-S.-British agreement of August I 941 to promote democracy and establish a
new international organization for peace
U.S, destroyer sunk by German submarines offthe coast oflceland in October
l94l, with the loss ofover a hundred men
Major American Pacific naval base devastated in a surprise attack in December
Matching People, Places and Events
Winston Churchill
Courageous prime minister
Leader of the "America First"
African nation invaded by an Italian
dictator in 1935
Dynamic dark horse
Adolf Hitler
Fanatical Fascist leader of Germany
Gerald Nye
Instigator of 1934
Nation whose sudden fall to Hitler
Site of naval base where Japan
launched a devastating surprise attack
on the United States
North Atlantic nation
Small East European democracy
betrayed into Hitler's hands at Munich
Benito Mussolini
The lesser partner
Cordell Hull
FDR's secretary of state
Joseph Stalin
Russian dictator
East European nation
Francisco Franco
Fascist rebel