5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Kellogg- Briand Pact
- Enola Gay
- Emergency Banking Relief Act
- The Lost Generation
- Lois Armstrong
- a gave the President power over the banking system and set up a system by which banks would be reorganized or reopened
- b the name of the American B-29 bomber, piloted by Col. Paul Tibbets, Jr., that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945.
- c a black musician who changed the course of jazz and enabled blacks to solo; self-taught cornet--> trumpet; invented Scat- Satchino
- d a group of American writers that rebelled against America's lack of cosmopolitan culture in the early 20th century. Many moved to cultural centers such as London in Paris in search for literary freedom. Prominent writers included T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and Ernest Hemingway among others.
- e Agreement signed in 1928 in which nations agreed not to pose the threat of war against one another
5 Multiple choice questions
- Black writer who wanted to save African American folklore. She traveled all across the South collecting folk tales, songs & prayers of Black southerners. Her book was called Mules and Men.
- With Republican Coolidge running against Democrat Davis and Progressive LaFollette, the liberal vote was split between the Democrat and the Progressive, allowing Coolidge to win.
- June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II.
- Group of WWI vets. that marched to D.C. in 1932 to demand the immediate payment of their goverment war bonuses in cash
- Was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first woman ever appointed to the US Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend Franklin D. Roosevelt, she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition. She and Interior Secretary Harold Ickes were the only original members of Roosevelt's cabinet who remained in offices for his entire Presidency
5 True/False questions
Fair Labor Standards Act → Passed by president Wilson in 1916. Was originally a reform wanted by the Populist party. It gave farmers the chance to get credit at low rates of interest.
Teapot Dome Scandal → a government scandal involving a former United States Navy oil reserve in Wyoming that was secretly leased to a private oil company in 1921
Scientific Management → a management theory using efficiency experts to examine each work operations and find ways to minimize the time needed to complete it
18th Amendment → prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages
Spanish Civil War → In 1936 a rebellion erupted in Spain after a coalition of Republicans, Socialists, and Communists was elected. General Francisco Franco led the rebellion. The revolt quickly became a civil war. The Soviet Union provided arms and advisers to the government forces while Germany and Italy sent tanks, airplanes, and soldiers to help Franco.