5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Plessy v. Ferguson
- Prohibition, rise of organized crime
- Yalta Conference
- Scopes Trial
- Population growth
- a A highly publicized trial in 1925 when John Thomas Scopes violated a Tennessee state law by teaching evolution in high school.
- b FDR, Churchill and Stalin met at Yalta. Russia agreed to declare war on Japan after the surrender of Germany and in return FDR and Churchill promised the USSR concession in Manchuria and the territories that it had lost in the Russo-Japanese War.
- c when a population grows in numbers
- d trail over black and white equality
- e the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment. This caused organized crimes of groups and gangs to rise.
5 Multiple choice questions
- when one country governeers itself
- An unreasoning devotion to one's nation with contempt for other nations
- FDR issued this committee in 1941 to enforce the policy of prohibiting employment-related discrimination practices by federal agencies, unions, and companies involved in war-related work It guaranteed the employment of 2 million black workers in the war factories.
- He was appointed Secretary of Treasery by president Harding. He bought into his office the Mellon Plan which had four main points: Cut the top income tax rate from 77 to 25 percent, cut taxes on low incomes, reduce federal estate tax, and efficiency in the government.
- Long-time labor leader who organized and led the first important unskilled workers labor union, called in to represent union during sit-down strike.
5 True/False questions
Conservative policies of Harding → Warren Harding awarded cabinet and governmental positions to political supporters. The practice proved to have dire consequences. Long-time political cronies abused their offices for personal gain. Harding's passive style of leadership almost certainly contributed to their wrongdoing.
Commonwealth status → selfgoverning country owned by another country
zionism → The national religious movement for the return of Jewish people to their homeland, believe strongly in their homeland, and often seen as racist
Lend-Lease Act (1941) → A program in which the United States supplied war supplies to the U.K, Soviet Union, China, France, and other Allied nations during WWII in exchange for military bases in Bermuda and the West Indies.
Birth of a Nation → an interference