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Chemisty 4 2022 prep
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What was the significance of the trial of John T. Scopes in 1925?
It underscored the tension between fundamentalism and modernism.
The Nye committee investigations concluded that
munitions manufacturers pushed the United States into World War I.
The invasion of Sicily came only six weeks after the Normandy invasion.
In 1948, Republican presidential candidate Thomas E. Dewey did which of the following?
He proposed to run the government more efficiently
The "First Hundred Days" refers to the period between Roosevelt's election and his inauguration.
Fascism is a radical form of totalitarian government in which a dictator
uses propaganda and brute force to control all aspects of national life.
The Korean War was prompted by the invasion of North Korea by Chinese communists.
To deal with labor strikes after World War II, Truman did which of the following?
He took control of the coal mines
Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan had
control of Manchuria, as the Axis was expanding.
Postwar disagreements between the United States and the Soviet Union especially concerned
governments in Eastern Europe
Coolidge became president when Harding resigned in the midst of the Teapot Dome scandal.
Truman's program for the economic recovery of Europe was called
the Marshall Plan
In response to Truman's Fair Deal proposals, Congress did which of the following?
It approved the Employment Act of 1946
In the Hiss-Chambers case, which of the following was true?
Hiss was convicted of perjury
One of the most crucial military maneuvers in the Korean conflict involved
an amphibious landing at Inch'ŏn
The commitments agreed to at the Yalta Conference succeeded in establishing free governments in Eastern Europe.
Of all the third-party presidential candidates up through the 1924 election, the one who received the largest vote was
Robert M. La Follette
NATO members included both Great Britain and France.
In 1948 the States' Rights Democratic party stood for
The Sacco and Vanzetti case became a public spectacle because of the defendants'
Italian and anarchist backgrounds amid a time of "Red hysteria."
The GI Bill of Rights guaranteed a job to every former soldier who had served in World War II.
As president, Harry Truman wanted to
extend and expand many New Deal programs
The United States extended economic aid to Greece and Turkey in 1947, in the hope that it would contain the spread of Soviet influence in the Mediterranean
The Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution brought an end to Prohibition
Joseph R. McCarthy was a
Republican senator from Wisconsin who led an anti-Communist crusade
Benito Mussolini had established himself as the virtual dictator of Italy by 1925
One of the reasons the Normandy Landings were successful was that German commanders thought they were a diversion from a "real" attack at Pas-de-Calais
Wartime rationing in the United States included
sugar, coffee, and gasoline
The National Recovery Administration labor codes included all of the following EXCEPT
the guarantee of retirement pensions for all workers
In 1940, Roosevelt ran for a third term as president against
Wendell L. Willkie
Italian Americans and German Americans were interned in relocation camps for the duration of the war
Native Americans were put into segregated units in the military
The Agricultural Adjustment Administration of 1933 tried to help farmers by paying them to reduce production
At the conference in Casablanca, Churchill and Roosevelt decided to
The Share-the-Wealth Society was proposed by
Huey P. Long
The Neutrality Act of 1935 forbade the United States from selling weapons to nations at war
In World War II, the greatest number of Allied casualties were suffered by
the Soviet Union
Which of the following was NOT an achievement of the New Deal
As head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, John Collier hoped to eliminate tribes and fully assimilate Native Americans into the national culture
In the spring of 1932, the Bonus Expeditionary Force sought to block payment of bonuses to Wall Street tycoons
Franklin Delano Roosevelt surrounded himself with able, intelligent advisors
Organized labor in the 1920s was weakened by
the use of "yellow-dog" contracts
Which of the following statements accurately describes the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s
It was a force in national politics
Richard Wright wrote Native Son and was one of the leading black novelists of the Depression
A major challenge to European countries during the 1920s was repaying their war debts to the United States
Which of the following was true of life in America during the Great Depression
Mexican Americans became targets of deportation
Jackie Robinson became the first black major league baseball player as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers
Which of the following statements accurately describes the Smoot-Hawley Tariff of 1930
It raised tariff rates to all-time highs but ended up hurting international trade.
Many farmers responded to the crisis of the Dust Bowl by
abandoning their farms and migrating to California
The 1931 Scottsboro case involved efforts to organize workers in the Southwest
Murder of Tupac Shakur is historyially believe to be done by
On November 7, 2021 at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival in Houston how many poeople died
Joe Biden was accused of falling asleep during what event in 2021
Cop26 climate summit
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