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Midterm 2 history
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The strategic leasing of oil during hardings presidency, where Albert took the fall was the...
Tea pot dome scandal
This event sparked by a severe drought and poor soil conservation practices sent soil carried by the wind from the southern plains to as far away as washgton D.C. and NY city
This period immediately following march 4 1933, saw the first wave of new deal legislation enacted
first hundred days
This event on Dec 7, 1941 led to the US officially entering WWII
The Sacco and Vanzetti case demonstrated how the __ could provoke injustice
Served as a preview to WW2
Spanish civil war
This style of warfare is characterized by quick attacks using tank divisions supported by air attacks
These shanty towns that sprang up after the fall of the stock market were named after the man who was most blamed for destroying the economy
What was the goal of the Manhattan project?
To develop the atomic bomb
This act was aimed at helping family farmers by paying subsidies for farmers not to grow certain crops and inflating food prices, though it was eventually deemed unconstitutional
Agricultural Adjustment Act
This individuals policy of appeasement toward Germany was based on the belief that the satisfaction of reasonable demands would maintain peace in Europe
What was the derogatory slur given dust bowl refugees In Cali?
This action named after the attorney general at the tine, was sparked by a series of parcel bombs and the synchronized detonation of 8 bombs in 8 different cities
In 1944 the National forest service turned to this spokesperson to decrease wildfires
At this meeting the leaders of the Alles agreed to the establishment of a United Nations organization after the war
Tuesday Oct 29, 1929, a dark wind blows on Wall Street, as the stock market dives along with it many stockbrokers
This film, sponsored by the US Resettlement Admin, gave a short history of farming in the southern plains and attempted to depict those suffering from environment degradation in a positive light
The plow that Broke the Plains
This literary movement which included Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Elliot, demonstrated a disdain for materialism and modern society
The Lost generation
Who was the the only allied leader at the both the Yalta Conference and Potsdam Conference?
This former governor of Louisiana criticized the New Deal for not going far enough to redistribute wealth
Who were the president of the 1920s in chronological order?
Warren Gharding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover,
What policy was enacted with executive order 9066?
What were the 4 freedoms outlined by FDR in the 1941 state of the union address?
Freedom of Speech, Freedom of religion, Freedom from want, freedom from fear
This event was caused by the beginning of social security taxes, a cut in gov spending, the restriction of credit, FDR's misreading of the economy
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