5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Harry Truman
- Ronald Reagan
- Russian Revolution
- Teddy Roosevelt
- a President that should be connected with the "big stick" policy, the "square deal," and the U.S. acting as "policemen" in Latin America. Progressive, formed "bull-moose" party which split republican vote, allowing woodrow wilson to win the election of 1912
- b Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb
- c president, 1981-1989, who led a conservative movement against détente with the Soviet Union and the growth of the federal government; some people credit him with America's victory in the Cold War while others fault his insensitive social agenda and irresponsible fiscal policies.
- d the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
- e Country bordering Vietnam that Nixon "secretly" carpet bombed
5 Multiple choice questions
- Mayor of Boston and first to admit race problem
- an economic system based on private ownership of capital
- 36th president, assumed power after JFK was assassinated. signed the civil rights act of 1964 into law and the voting rights act of 1965. his most important legislation was probably medicare and medicaid.
- The alliance between Italy and Germany (Mussolini and Hitler)
- Post WWII- US would provide food and economic assistance to any European country that needed helpto recover from WWII. Truman offered it to the Soviet Union but Stalin didn't accept it. It greatly improved many western European countries.
5 True/False questions
William Howard Taft → 25th president responsible for Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, and the Annexation of Hawaii, imperialism. assassinated by an anarchist
Calvin Coolidge → 30th president, served from 1923-1929 with a pro-business aim
16th Parallel → Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
Edward Kennedy → He ran for President in 1968; stirred a response from workers, African Americans, Hispanics, and younger Americans by promoting equality; would have captured Democratic nomination but was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan after victory speech during the California primary in June 1968. He was the Attorney General and brother of JFK
Red Scare → Woodrow Wilson (US president), Georges Clemenceau (french premier), David Lloyd George (british prime minister), Vittorio Orlando (italian prime minister) major leaders at Paris peace conference