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United States History Test #3
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The director of "The War Industries Board" during World War I.
A. Mitchell Palmer
The "Attorney General" of the U.S. who was responsible for a series of raids against "suspected subversives" in the period immediately following World War I.
Warren G. Harding
The Republican Party candidate for President during the campaign and election of 1920
An American economic assistance program in the year 1924 which was specifically designed to help the nation of Germany make its "reparations" payments to "The Allies."
The Washington Naval Conferences
Dealt with the issue of "arms limitations" during the decade of the 1920's.
The end of the "disarmament movement" of WWI
The Japanese delegation walked out at the "London Naval Conference" of 1935.
"The Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact"
An international agreement in the year 1928 which was designed to "outlaw war" as an instrument of national policy.
Snyder Act of 1924
Native Americans were finally given the right to vote by this.
The American Plan
Henry Ford's arrangement with his work force.
The Eighteenth Amendment
The Constitutional Amendment which prohibited the manufacture, sale, transport, or consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Volstead Act of 1920
The act of Congress which implemented the provisions of the Eighteenth Amendment to The Constitution.
21st amendment to the Constitution
The Constitutional Amendment which prohibited alcoholic beverages in the United States was repealed by this.
The National Origins act of 1924
The act of Congress which set severe limitations of the number of new immigrants who would be allowed to enter the United States annually.
The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1929
The act of Congress which created "The Federal Farm Board."
Created when the government spends more that it receives in revenues in any given year.
The Glass-Steagall Banking Reform Act
The act of Congress which created "The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation."
The Trade Agreements Act of 1933
The act of Congress which allowed President FDR to negotiate low-tariff trade treaties with foreign nations.
The Beer and Wine Revenues Act of 1933
Even though "Prohibition" was still in effect, Congress provided for the distillation of some alcoholic beverages when it passed this act.
The Tennesse Valley Authority Act of 1933
The act of Congress which provided millions of dollars to build dams and hydroelectric projects in the flood-ravaged valleys of the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers.
Public Works Administration
The "New Deal" agency which was responsible for the construction of "The Grand Coulee Dam."
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
The act of Congress which created a new "watchdog agency" to oversee the activities of the Stock Market.
The Social Security Act of 1935
The act of Congress which laid the foundations for a system of old-age, disability, and unemployment insurance.
The Wagner Act of 1935
The act of Congress which created the National Labor Relations Board.
The Court Packing Plan
In 1937 FDR attempted to alter the composition of "The U.S. Supreme Court" with this scheme.
The "balance of power" in Central Europe was destroyed with the breakup of "The Austro-Hungarian Empire."
A result of the provisions of the "Treaty of Versailles."
The Tripartite Act
In September of 1940, "Nazi Germany", "Fascist Italy", and "The Empire of Japan" created "The Axis Alliance" by signing this.
German attack on Poland
In September of 1939, "World War II" began in Europe when Great Britain and France declared war in response to this.
The Nye Report
A senate investigation in the year 1934 which placed the blame for American entry into WWI on the heads of the bankers and the munitions-makers.
The Johnson Act
Act which stated that "The United states will not loan money to any nation which did not pay its WWI debts."
The Arms Embargo Act
Act which stated that "The United states will not sell war-making materials to any belligerent nations."
The Neutrality Act
In August of 1939, Germany and the soviet Union agreed not to attack each other as a portion of this.
Benito Mussolini's developmental program in Italy during the 1920's and 1930's.
Pact of Steel
In May of 1939, Germany and Italy became military allies by signing this.
"The National Socialist Workers Party."
When Winston Churchill became the British Prime Minister in the early stages of WWII, he replaced this man.
The Vinson Act
The legislation passed by Congress in 1938 which was intended to provide the funding for the construction of a new U.S. Navy.
The attack by Japanese military forces on Pearl Harbor.
The U.S officially entered WWII as a direct result of this.
The Allies decided to concentrate on defeating Germany first while fighting a "holding action" against Japan in the Pacific at a wartime conference held in this city.
President Harry S. Truman and the other leaders of The Allies discussed the postwar fate of Europe at a wartime conference held in this city.
The United States of America
The only nation to date which has used nuclear devices as weapons of mass destruction against human beings.
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