5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Equal Pay Act
- Causes of the Great Depression
- Treaty of Versailles
- Federal highway Act of 1956
- a reaction against laissez-faire economics and its emhasis on an unregulated market. Progressives believed that industrialization and urbanization had created many social problems. Belonged to both major political parties. Strong faith in schience and technology.
- b This act, an accomplishment of the Eisenhower administration, authorized $25 billion for a ten- year project that built over 40,000 miles of interstate highways. This was the largest public works project in American history.
- c made it illegal for employers to pay female workers less than men for the same job
- d Stock market crash; consumer debt and spending
Long Range CAuses
- e the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
5 Multiple choice questions
- law passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and pay for higher educations
- Idea od the Guilded Age. Strongly reinforced the idea of individualism. "Survival of the fittest". Social Darwinisma lso paralleled the economic doctrine on laissez-faire that opposed any government programs that interfered with buisness.
- Belief that Bible should be taken literally. Longest lastin gof challenges to new urban culture. Many americans felt alienated from city life, science, and modernization.
- Part of the first new deal. It begins spedning over 3 billlion on public works such as highways, dams and public buildings.
- The Intermidiate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was the first treaty to call for the destruction of nuclear weapons. Marked the begining to the end of the Cold War. Signed by Reagan and soviet leader, Gorbachev.
5 True/False questions
Martin Luther King Jr → Idea od the Guilded Age. Strongly reinforced the idea of individualism. "Survival of the fittest". Social Darwinisma lso paralleled the economic doctrine on laissez-faire that opposed any government programs that interfered with buisness.
Dustbowl → name given to the are of souther Great Plains severely damaged by droughts and dust storms during the 1930's.
Imperialism → Intense anti-communist suspicion from late 1940s until late 1950s. Named to criticize actions of Senator Joseph McCarthy during second "Red Scare".
William Taft → Taft broke with progressives on tariff and conservation issues. Had support of Roosevselt.
Hoovervilles → camps built outside of major cities by people who had lost their homes during the great depression called hoovervilles because the people blamed pre. hoover foe their situition