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Semester 2 Review SPHS
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What was the purpose of War Time Rationing?
Assuring adequate supplies for the military.
How did Bill Gates contribute to the information highway?
Computer software designer that allowed for a global networking system, which made possible the rapid exchange of ideas and goods.
Keys to Reagonomics
Tax Cuts, Increased Military Spending, Deregulation of Industry (Lassie-Fair).
What was the purpose of a "fall out shelter" during the Cold War?
Designed to help Americans survive a Nuclear War.
The USA Patriot Act allowed the federal government to violate American Citizens...
Freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of Rights
Why was Senator Huey Long significant?
Proposed taxing the rich more due to the uneven distribution of income that favored the rich
What caused the Berlin Airlift?
Continuing disagreement among wartime Allies about Germany's future, the Soviets cut off access to west Berlin in an attempt to force out the west.
"Carter Negotiates Camp David Accords", "Reagan Sends Troops to Lebanon", and "Bush Orders Operation Desert Storm" all of these reflect which U.S. foreign policy goal.
Stability in the Middle East
What was the purpose of John F. Kennedy creating the Peace Corps?
Federal program established to send volunteers to help developing nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America
Why did the U.S. support the Marshall Plan?
An attempt to stabilize the economy of Western Europe to deter the attractions of Communism.
New Deal programs such as the Works Progress administration offered aid in what way?
Provided employment for individuals in public works.
"Greece Receives U.S. Aid to Fight Communists", "U.S. Military Airlifts Supplies to Berlin", and "U.S. Troops Sent to Defend South Vietnam" support U.S. foreign policy of?
Containment of Communism
FDR stated "Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy"... is most commonly associated to which major historical event?
Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor
World War II posters encouraged Americans to...
Support home-front war efforts
The purpose of Executive Order 9981, issued by President Harry Truman, was to...
End racial segregation in the military
(Alger Hiss conviction - Rosenberg trial - McCarthy hearings) These post-World War II events are most closely associated with the fear of...
A communist threat inside the United States
The Great Recession in 2008 and 2009 can be closely associated with?
The crisis in home foreclosures
U.S. involvement in Somalia, Haiti, and Bosnia in the 1990's shows what characteristics about U.S. policy at the time?
Act as an international peacekeeper
Which statement most accurately expresses the main idea of the cartoon?
Conflict is growing over the distribution of scarce water resources.
This poster from 1967 is an expression of...
Opposition to United States involvement in Vietnam
What was the purpose of the Voting Rights Act of 1965?
Remove barriers to voting based on racial background
Why did many members of Congress oppose FDR's alleged Court Packing Plan?
It would upset the system of checks and balances
Posters showing scenes similar to these were used by the federal government to...
Recruit women to fill wartime manufacturing jobs
Secretary of State George Marshall proposed the "Marshall Plan" in order to...
Provide economic assistance to struggling European nations to resist Communism.
The instructions referred to in this public notice of Executive Order 9066 resulted in the...
Removal of Japanese Americans to internment camps
Based on this cartoon, one effect of President Richard Nixon's actions on the United States was to...
Weakening of the public's trust in political leaders
What is the main idea of this cartoon?
President Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted to end Supreme Court opposition to the New Deal.
This photograph taken during World War II shows the...
Relocation of Japanese Americans to internment camps
What is a probable cause of decreased immigration between the years of 1930-1945
The Great Depression and World War II
President JFK responded to a "series of offensive missile sites" in Cuba, how did missiles in Cuba effect the United States?
The location of Cuba would allow the United States little time to respond to an attack
Many American corporations contributed to globalization and outsourcing of industries by....
Establishing manufacturing facilities overseas
Which statement most accurately expresses the cartoonist's point of view?
Presidents have failed to learn the right lessons from past experiences in waging war.
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