Eyes, ears and legs
Nine Week Study Guide
Which first lady was the President’s “Eyes, ears and legs”?
What finally ended the depression?
WORLD WAR II
What was the goal of the Tennessee Valley Authority project?
TO PROVIDE CHEAP ELECTRIC POWER
His music was between modern music and American folk styles.
Who were two composers of American music during the
s and 1930s?
AARON COPLAND AND GEORGE GERSHWIN
What amendment prohibited alcohol?
What did Americans learn from prohibition?
THE GOV’T HAS DIFFICULTY
ENFORCING UNPOPULAR LAWS
Which development of the
s reduced regional and cultural differences in America?
Which development contributed most strongly with powering labor-saving devices at home?
What amendment was
What resulted from the Spanish American War?
THE U.S. BECAME A WORLD POWER and Cuba gained independence from Spain
What was the outcome of sensational exaggerated stories during the Spanish American War?
THE STORIES INCREASED AMERICAN attitude against SPAIN IN ITS STRUGGLE WITH CUBA
Child labor had a ___NEGATIVE___________ effect on industrialization.
, reduced work hours, and restrictions on child labor were all effects of ____PROGRESSIVE REFORMS_______.
The Triangle Fire of
, in New York City led to what types of reforms?
DEMANDS FOR SAFER INDUSTRIAL AND RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
After reconstruction, the system of segregation was supported by JIM CROW LAWS___________.
Janie Porter Barrett modeled her settlement house on the one founded by who?
What two groups of immigrants came to America late in the
century to help build railroads?
CHINESE AND IRISH
What did the
What did the
What did the
MADE FREED SLAVES CITIZENS
What did the
GAVE AFRICAN AMERICANS THE RIGHT TO VOTE
What did the
PROVIDED THE TIME BETWEEN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION UNTIL THE
TIME OF THE INAUGURATION
Booker T. Washington thought that ____LEARNING SKILLS AND TRADES_____would help African Americans gain equality.
What two states are non-contiguous?
What are the different regions in the United States?
NON-CONTIGUOUS, SOUTHWEST, NORTHEAST, PACIFIC, MIDWEST, ROCKY MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST
state is Santa Fe located
, and what region?
SOUTHWEST (NEW MEXICO)
Pittsburgh is in what region?
Railroad cars resulted in more __NATIONAL_____ markets.
What mode of transportation had the greatest impact on Westward Expansion?
When President Roosevelt said “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself…” he was telling the American people what???
THE COUNTRY COULD SURVIVE THE GREAT DEPRESSION
Which would be an appropriate headline during WWII?
Banks fail. B. Lusitania sinks. C. Women vote. Or D. Normandy invaded
Why was the Battle of Midway an important battle during WWII?
THE U.S. DEFEATED THE JAPANESE NAVY Turning pt. in war in Pacific
What were the three big axis powers during WWII?
JAPAN, ITALY, GERMANY
Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Communist Soviet Union all were ruled by what?
Why did Germany declare war on the United States?
DECLARED WAR ON JAPAN
s, American foreign policy emphasized neutrality, but this position changed when the United States began to ____GIVING ECONOMIC AID TO THE ALLIES______. LEND LEASE ACT
Social Security Administration, Federal work programs, the Environmental Improvement programs and Farm Assistance programs all came around because of the __NEW DEAL_____.
The Grapes of Wrath was about__THE DUST BOWL___SteInbeck___.
, Aaron Copland, George Gershwin and Bessie Smith were all what profession?
Why did African Americans move North between
THERE WERE MORE JOBS (industrial North); escape discrimination
Who was the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front during WWI?
Guglielmo Marconi and David Sarnoff both worked in what field?
Who created automobiles on a moving assembly line?
How did the United States increase the number of men in the military?
SELECTIVE SERVICE ACT AND DRAFTED MEN
Posters trying to convince the viewer of some message during WWI and WWII are known as ____PROPAGANDA______.
During WWI, American soldieries received a new nickname. What was the new nickname?
WWI was brutal. This war was mostly fought in ____TRENCHES_____.
One reason the US became involved in WWI was because of it’s close ties to which countries?______ENGLAND AND FRANCE____________
What event started WWI? (What lit the powder keg?)
ARCHDUKE FRANCIS FERDINAND
Militarism, Alliance systems, Nationalism and imperialism were all causes of what war?
WORLD WAR I
Who was the leader of the Rough Riders during the Spanish American War?
Who was the leader of the Soviet Union, America, Germany, Japan, Great Britain and Italy during WWII?
USSR-JOSEPH STALIN, USA-FDR AND TRUMAN,
, JAPAN-TOJO, ENGLAND-WINSTON CHURCHILL, ITALY-BENITO MUSSOLINI
Who were the allied countries during WWII?
GREAT BRITAIN, AMERICA, SOVIET UNION, AND FRANCE (UNTIL THEY WERE CONQUERED).
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