5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Norris-La Guardia Anti-Injunction Act 1932
- Battle of Stalingrad
- George Patton
- Father Charles Caughlin
- a an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors
- b Unsuccessful German attack on the city of Stalingrad during World War II from 1942 to 1943, that was the furthest extent of German advance into the Soviet Union.
- c This law that banned "yellow-dog," or anti-union, work contracts and forbade federal courts from issuing injunctions to quash strikes and boycotts. It was an early piece of labor-friendly federal legislation.
- d Catholic priest in Michigan who began broadcasting in 1930 and opposed the New Deal. He was pro-fascist and anti-semitic, Caughlin was able to reach 40 million people and was slienced in 1942 because his comments went too far and were considered being sympathetic to the enemy. Not everyone supported Roosevelt and the New Deal. There's always going to be oppositon to any government policy.
- e Known as "Old Blood and Guts," George S. Patton, Jr. was one of the most colorful generals of World War II. During World War II he served in North Africa and Sicily before becoming the commander of the Third Army.
5 Multiple choice questions
- mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
- allowed farmers to defer foreclosure while they obtained new financing, helped them to recover property already lost through easy financing
- this stands for the Women Army Corps; the women did not fight in combat, but played a big role in the war, doing jobs like nurses
- leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WW2--leader of troops in Africa and commander in DDay invasion-elected president-president during integration of Little Rock Central High School
- This was created by the National Industrial Recovery Act in 1933 to supervise industry—the act also created the Public works Administration to create jobs.
5 True/False questions
Scopes Trail → The trail where 24 year old John Scopes was convicted of teaching the theory of evolution in the classroom. In this case the defence attorney Clarence Darrow put up to the questioning stand William Jennings Bryan the prosecution attorney as an "expert on the bible." In this transaction Darrow was able to make bryan's view on the bible silly. This lead to the retreat of fundamentalists in the United states.
Duke Ellington → Born in Chicago middle class. moved to Harlem in 1923 and began playing at the cotton club. Composer, pianist and band leader. Most influential figures in jazz.
Detroit Race Riot → United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
Herbert Hoover → 31st President of the United States
Dr. J Robert Oppenheimer → The Great Depression was an economic depression notable for its duration and intensity that struck the world from 1929-1933. Recovery was a long and difficult process.