5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The Great Depression
- Battle of Britain
- Bull Market
- Muscle Shoals
- a Stock market experiences a general rise in prices and stock trading volume for shares over a period of time.
- b 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.
- c Women Appointed for Volunteer Emergency Service in the Navy
- d an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance.
- e 1931, designed the Tennesse River, goal to sell gov. produced electricity in competion with citizens in private companies. passed by Roosevelt
5 Multiple choice questions
- Town in Egypt, site of the victory by Britain's Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery over German forces led by General Erwin Rommel (the 'Desert Fox') in 1942-1943. (p. 793)
- 2/19/42; 112,000 Japanese-Americans forced into camps causing loss of homes & businesses, 600K more renounced citizenship; demonstrated fear of Japanese invasion
- nicknamed The Kingfish, was an American politician from the U.S. state of Louisiana. A Democrat, he was noted for his radical populist policies. He served as Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a U.S. senator from 1932 to 1935. Though a backer of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1932 presidential election, Long split with Roosevelt in June 1933 and allegedly planned to mount his own presidential bid.
- Signed between the Axis powers in 1940 (Italy, Germany and Japan) where they pledged to help the others in the event of an attack by the US
- a federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955
5 True/False questions
McNary-Haugen Bill → Town in Egypt, site of the victory by Britain's Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery over German forces led by General Erwin Rommel (the 'Desert Fox') in 1942-1943. (p. 793)
Election of 1928 → Republican, Warren G. Harding, with V.P. running mate Coolidge, beat Democrat, Governor James Cox, with V.P. running mate, FDR. The issues were WW I, the post-war economy and the League of Nations.
18th Amendment → legislative program focusing on reform begun by FDR in 1935 when the first attempt to end the Depression failed
Washington Disarmament Conference → Consisting of 66 nations meeting in the summer of 1933, it revealed how thoroughly Roosevelt's early foreign policy was subordinated. The delegates hoped to organize a coordinated international attack on the global depression. Because of a message that Roosevelt sent to the conference that scolded the conference, the delegates adjourned empty-handed. The collapse of the London Conference strengthened the global trend toward extreme nationalism. (p. 800-801)
Aimee Semple Mcpherson → mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it