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American History Unit 6 - World War II - Answers
Correct answers to Lesson 1
Terms in this set (19)
1.) _______ served as President of the United States for twelve years.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
2.) The first years of FDR's administration were focused on creating jobs and getting the _______ moving again.
3.) Roosevelt faced a situation of growing _______ in Europe and in the Far East.
4.) FDR was a(n) ______ man who believed that action should be taken to try to help suffering Americans.
5.) For his firm and confident _______, FDR will always be fondly remembered and appreciated.
6.) Roosevelt was appointed Assistant Secretary of the ________ by President Wilson.
7.) In _____, Roosevelt contracted poliomyelitis, better known as polio.
8.) Which group was NOT instrumental in FDR's reelection in 1936?
small business owners
9.) Select three positives Roosevelt's leadership provided while the nation recovered from an economic disaster and faced another potential war in Europe.
-Roosevelt was viewed as a courageous, bold, positive, and compassionate leader.
-FDR's reassurance and willingness to try new things gave people confidence.
-Roosevelt's personal magnetism and inspiring optimism despite a personal battle against polio made him popular.
10.) How did the struggle with polio influence FDR's view of life?
FDR's struggle with polio gave him a new perspective of optimism and a buoyant spirit. He came to regard solving national issues as easier than overcoming personal setbacks.
11.) How did the New Deal shift attitudes about the acceptability of industrial labor unions?
Labor unions grew to an unprecedented size because labor needed a way to provide security in their jobs and get a "fair deal" in their hours and pay. The new government labor boards provided a forum for the labor unions and businesses to settle grievances.
12.) How did the New Deal shift attitudes about the role and size of government?
The New Deal changed the definition of government's involvement in promoting the general welfare.
13.) How did the New Deal shift attitudes about the acceptance of deficit spending?
Americans began to accept government deficit spending, as long as the debt did not become too large.
14.) How did the New Deal shift attitudes about the dependence upon the government as a safety net?
Americans accepted government assistance when they were unable to provide for their families.
UNIT 6 - Lesson 2 - Background To World War 2
1.) Place the Russian events in chronological order.
1 - Russian Communists, known as Bolsheviks, revolt against Czar Nicholas I.
2 - Bolsheviks, under Vladimir Lenin, seize power.
3 - The Communist government immediately negotiates a separate peace with the German government. Russia drops out of World War I.
4 - Communists change the name of the empire to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
5 - Vladimir Lenin dies, leaving behind a leadership struggle.
6 - Stalin institutes policies designed to modernize and industrialize Russia. He orders the death of those who disagree.
7 - Governments of other European nations react to Stalin's policies by becoming fiercely determined not to allow communism to take control in their countries.
2.) Place the Italian events in chronological order.
1 - Benito Mussolini develops belief that a strong leader is needed who can make the people follow.
2 - Mussolini founds a new political party in Italy, which he called the Fascist Party.
3 - Mussolini threatens to lead his party's private army, the Blackshirts, into Rome to overthrow the government to defend the nation from communism.
4 - The king makes Mussolini Premier of Italy.
5 - Mussolini sets himself up as complete dictator of Italy.
3.) Place the German events in chronological order.
1 - Germans are bitterly disappointed by their loss in World War I.
2 - Several new political parties form in Germany.
3 - Adolph Hitler becomes the head of the Nazi Party.
4 - Hitler is incarcerated for leading an unsuccessful revolt.
5 - Hitler writes Mein Kampf, outlining his beliefs and plans for rebuilding Germany.
6 - Hitler intimidates voters and secures unlimited authority over the German government.
4.) Several of the key nations of ________ were, within fifteen years of the end of World War I, under the control of dictators.
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