5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Island Hopping
- Adkins vs. Children's Hospital
- Potsdam Conference
- Election of 1928
- a Young women of the 1920s that behaved and dressed in a radical fashion
- b reversed ruling of Muller vs Oregon; invalidated minimum wage law for women because women were now equal with men, according to 19th amendment
- c Republican: Herbert Hoover and Democrat: Al Smith. Republicans identified themselves with the booming economy of the 1920s, and Smith's campaign, because Smith was a Roman Catholic, was not as successful because of Anti-Catholic prejudice. Hoover won in a landslide victory
- d The final wartime meeting of the leaders of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union was held at Potsdamn, outside Berlin, in July, 1945. Truman, Churchill, and Stalin discussed the future of Europe but their failure to reach meaningful agreements soon led to the onset of the Cold War.
- e the American navy attacked islands held by the Japanese in the Pacific Ocean. The capture of each successive island from the Japanese brought the American navy closer to an invasion of Japan.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- A program to take the money from the wealthy through highly steep income taxes and give it to the poor, who would have a minimum of a $5K estate and an annual income of $2.5K. As a result, enormous amounts would be taken from the rich, limiting their incomes to $1 million and their inheritances to $5 million.
- 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.
- This said that the United States would not recognize any territorial acquisitions that were taken over by force. (This doctrine is related to Japanese aggression in Manchuria in 1931)
- code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
5 True/False questions
Korematsu v. U.S. → This is the name of the case that took place in 1935 in which the court found the National Recovery Administration unconstitutional in its entirety. It included excessive delegation of legislative power and regulation of business was too intrastate instead of national.
Francis Perkins → 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
London Economic Conference → the Police Force in Boston, MA went on a strike, and in fear of communism, President Coolidge (then governor at the time) fired them and called in the militia to be the police force
Enola Gay → 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.
Warren G. Harding → A famed criminal defense lawyer for Scopes, who supported evolution. He caused William Jennings Bryan to appear foolish when Darrow questioned Bryan about the Bible.