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  1. Which first lady was the President’s “Eyes, ears and legs”?

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT


  1. What finally ended the depression?

WORLD WAR II


  1. What was the goal of the Tennessee Valley Authority project?

TO PROVIDE CHEAP ELECTRIC POWER


  1. His music was between modern music and American folk styles.

AARON COPLAND


  1. Who were two composers of American music during the 1920s and 1930s?

AARON COPLAND AND GEORGE GERSHWIN


  1. What amendment prohibited alcohol?

18TH


  1. What did Americans learn from prohibition?

THE GOV’T HAS DIFFICULTY ENFORCING UNPOPULAR LAWS


  1. Which development of the 1920s reduced regional and cultural differences in America?

RADIO NETWORKS


  1. Which development contributed most strongly with powering labor-saving devices at home?

ELECTRIFICATION


  1. What amendment was FOR women suffrage?

19TH


  1. What resulted from the Spanish American War?

THE U.S. BECAME A WORLD POWER and Cuba gained independence from Spain



  1. 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


  1. Child labor had a ___NEGATIVE___________ effect on industrialization.




  1. Improved Safety conditions, reduced work hours, and restrictions on child labor were all effects of ____PROGRESSIVE REFORMS_______.



  1. The Triangle Fire of 1911, in New York City led to what types of reforms?

DEMANDS FOR SAFER INDUSTRIAL AND RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS


  1. After reconstruction, the system of segregation was supported by JIM CROW LAWS___________.




  1. Janie Porter Barrett modeled her settlement house on the one founded by who?

JANE ADDAMS


  1. What two groups of immigrants came to America late in the 19th century to help build railroads?

CHINESE AND IRISH


  1. What did the 18th amendment do?

PROHIBIT ALCOHOL


  1. What did the 13th amendment do?

FREED THE SLAVES

  1. What did the 14th amendment do?

MADE FREED SLAVES CITIZENS

  1. What did the 15th amendment do?

GAVE AFRICAN AMERICANS THE RIGHT TO VOTE

  1. What did the 20th amendment do?

PROVIDED THE TIME BETWEEN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION UNTIL THE

TIME OF THE INAUGURATION



  1. Booker T. Washington thought that ____LEARNING SKILLS AND TRADES_____would help African Americans gain equality.




  1. What two states are non-contiguous?

ALASKA AND HAWAII


  1. What are the different regions in the United States?

NON-CONTIGUOUS, SOUTHWEST, NORTHEAST, PACIFIC, MIDWEST, ROCKY MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST


  1. What state is Santa Fe located, and what region?

SOUTHWEST (NEW MEXICO)


  1. Pittsburgh is in what region?

NORTHEAST (PENNSYLVANIA)


  1. Railroad cars resulted in more __NATIONAL_____ markets.



  1. What mode of transportation had the greatest impact on Westward Expansion?

RAILROAD


  1. 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


  1. Which would be an appropriate headline during WWII?




    1. Banks fail. B. Lusitania sinks. C. Women vote. Or D. Normandy invaded




  1. Why was the Battle of Midway an important battle during WWII?

THE U.S. DEFEATED THE JAPANESE NAVY Turning pt. in war in Pacific


  1. What were the three big axis powers during WWII?

JAPAN, ITALY, GERMANY


  1. Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Communist Soviet Union all were ruled by what?

DICTATORS


  1. Why did Germany declare war on the United States?

U.S DECLARED WAR ON JAPAN



  1. During the 1930s, American foreign policy emphasized neutrality, but this position changed when the United States began to ____GIVING ECONOMIC AID TO THE ALLIES______. LEND LEASE ACT




  1. Social Security Administration, Federal work programs, the Environmental Improvement programs and Farm Assistance programs all came around because of the __NEW DEAL_____.




  1. The Grapes of Wrath was about__THE DUST BOWL___SteInbeck___.



  1. Louis Armstrong, Aaron Copland, George Gershwin and Bessie Smith were all what profession?

MUSICIANS


  1. Why did African Americans move North between 1910 and 1930?

THERE WERE MORE JOBS (industrial North); escape discrimination


  1. Who was the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front during WWI?

GENERAL PERSHING


  1. Guglielmo Marconi and David Sarnoff both worked in what field?

COMMUNICATIONS


  1. Who created automobiles on a moving assembly line?

HENRY FORD


  1. How did the United States increase the number of men in the military?

SELECTIVE SERVICE ACT AND DRAFTED MEN


  1. Posters trying to convince the viewer of some message during WWI and WWII are known as ____PROPAGANDA______.




  1. During WWI, American soldieries received a new nickname. What was the new nickname?

DOUGHBOYS
  1. WWI was brutal. This war was mostly fought in ____TRENCHES_____.





  1. One reason the US became involved in WWI was because of it’s close ties to which countries?______ENGLAND AND FRANCE____________




  1. What event started WWI? (What lit the powder keg?)

ASSASSINATION ARCHDUKE FRANCIS FERDINAND


  1. Militarism, Alliance systems, Nationalism and imperialism were all causes of what war?

WORLD WAR I


  1. Who was the leader of the Rough Riders during the Spanish American War?

TEDDY ROOSEVELT


  1. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union, America, Germany, Japan, Great Britain and Italy during WWII?

USSR-JOSEPH STALIN, USA-FDR AND TRUMAN, GERMANY-HITLER, JAPAN-TOJO, ENGLAND-WINSTON CHURCHILL, ITALY-BENITO MUSSOLINI


  1. Who were the allied countries during WWII?

GREAT BRITAIN, AMERICA, SOVIET UNION, AND FRANCE (UNTIL THEY WERE CONQUERED).




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