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Final Exam Prep
The End of the Test
Directions
As before, study the slides you
recognize the least. Take short,
frequent breaks in between. Use
the slides like flash cards. If you
must, print out the provided pdf.
Be prepared to be quizzed on any
of this material before the exam
comes. These units work
backwards starting with the most
recent material we learned.
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
The major environmental crisis during the Great
Depression was called:
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
The major environmental crisis during the Great
Depression was called:
The Dust Bowl.
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
Herbert Hoover practice laissez-faire—a handsoff approach to government. During the
Great Depression many people felt like he
wasn’t doing his job and was only helping
out big business owners. How did they begin
to feel about Hoover?
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
They distrusted Hoover and the Republican
Party.
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
Roosevelt easily won the 1932 election by
promising…
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
A New Deal for all Americans.
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
FDR attempted to calm the worries of many
Americans by speaking to them over the radio
in what were called ________________.
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
FDR attempted to calm the worries of many
Americans by speaking to them over the radio
in what were called fireside chats.
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
In his first few months of office, President
Roosevelt did which of these?
- Developed programs to assist big business?
- Abolished the banking system?
- Sent problems to government committees?
- Pushed Congress to pass legislation to improve
the economy?
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
In his first few months of office, President
Roosevelt did which of these?
- Pushed Congress to pass legislation to improve
the economy?
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
What was the law made that provided
retirement money for the elderly and the
disabled?
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
What was the law made that provided
retirement money for the elderly and the
disabled?
Social Security Act.
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
During the Depression wage cuts and
unemployment affected which levels of
society?
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
During the Depression wage cuts and
unemployment affected which levels of
society?
All levels of society.
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
Many farms were auctioned off when farmers
could not afford to do what?
The Great Depression and the New
Deal
Many farms were auctioned off when farmers
could not afford to do what?
They couldn’t afford to pay their mortgages
(which are property loans from the bank).
The 1920s
Labor strikes in 1919 were attempts for workers
to unite and fight for their rights, fair pay, and
safe work environments. They were sick of
becoming poorer as the rich became richer.
However, because their political message
seemed to try to make things more equal
between the economic classes, many people
felt that the real cause of the labor strikes
were what type of people?
The 1920s
They felt Communists were the cause of the
labor strikes.
The 1920s
What did Henry Ford innovate?
The 1920s
The moving assembly line which provided a
cheap, efficient way to make cars.
The 1920s
The major pull factor of the Great Migration
was:
The 1920s
The major pull factor of the Great Migration
was: the industrial boom in the North that
opened up a lot of job opportunities.
The 1920s
Life changed for American women in the 1920’s
in all of the following EXCEPT:
• many women felt freer to experiment with
bolder styles and manners
• women entered the workforce
• women were given the right to vote.
• women became union leaders
???????????
The 1920s
Life changed for American women in the 1920’s
in all of the following EXCEPT:
•
women became union leaders
The 1920s
The booming economy of the 1920’s meant that
Americans had more time to do what?
The 1920s
The booming economy of the 1920’s meant that
Americans had more time to do what?
They had more time to chill. In other words,
They had more leisure time.
The 1920s
These type of women represent a desire to
break from tradition and the past.
The 1920s
These type of women represent a desire to
break from tradition and the past.
Flappers!
The 1920s
Who were the main targets of the Ku Klux Klan’s
terror? There are 4 main groups.
The 1920s
African Americans
Catholics
Jews
Immigrants
The 1920s
What was the main cause of the 1929 stock
market crash?
The 1920s
Overspeculation.
In class, we said the lasting and enduring cause
were bank failures, but the final broadens
the answer to over speculation. Remember
this for the final, but always keep in mind
that bank failure was the root problem.
World War I
What were the four main causes of WWI? And
what was the trigger event that set the war
into motion?
World War I
What were the four main causes of WWI? And
what was the trigger event that set the war
into motion?
Militarism
Alliances
Imperialism
Nationalism
And, the Assassination of the Archduke.
World War I
In what pledge did Germany promise to end its
surprise U-boat attacks?
World War I
In what pledge did Germany promise to end its
surprise U-boat attacks?
Sussex Pledge
World War I
What German document heading for Mexico
was intercepted by the United States and
helped draw the US into the war?
World War I
What German document heading for Mexico
was intercepted by the United States and
helped draw the US into the war?
The Zimmerman Note
World War I
Which of the following was a factor in the U.S.
entering World War I?
•
•
•
•
Britain’s naval blockade of Germany
Germany’s unrestricted submarine warfare
Lenin’s rise to power in Russia
France’s fall to the Central Powers
World War I
Which of the following was a factor in the U.S.
entering World War I?
•
Germany’s unrestricted submarine warfare
World War I
True or False?
African American troops were segregated and
rarely allowed to fight in World War I.
World War I
True
African American troops were segregated and
rarely allowed to fight in World War I.
World War I
The Selective Service Act was a means of:
• getting women to take jobs formerly done by
men
• getting money to support the war effort
• finding jobs for men after they left the
military
• drafting young men into military service
World War I
The Selective Service Act was a means of:
•
drafting young men into military service
World War I
Which of the following was NOT included in the
home front effort during the war?
• buying Liberty Bonds
• organizing strikes
• rationing goods
• women working in industry
World War I
Which of the following was NOT included in the
home front effort during the war?
•
organizing strikes
World War I
During World War I, minorities and women
found employment opportunities mainly:
•
•
•
•
in government
on the farms in the southeast
in war-related industries
on merchant ships
World War I
During World War I, minorities and women
found employment opportunities mainly:
•
in war-related industries
World War I
During World War I, minorities and women
found employment opportunities mainly:
•
in war-related industries
World War I
Fear of spies and sabotage in the United States
during World War I led to all of the following
EXCEPT:
• restrictions on immigration
• discrimination and violence toward Germans
• repression of free speech
• nullification of the Espionage Act
World War I
Fear of spies and sabotage in the United States
during World War I led to all of the following
EXCEPT:
•
nullification of the Espionage Act
World War I
Fear of spies and sabotage in the United States
during World War I led to all of the following
EXCEPT:
•
nullification of the Espionage Act
World War I
Russia withdrew from the war in March 1918
because…
World War I
Russia withdrew from the war in March 1918
because…
It was experiencing a Revolution and Joseph
Stalin was moving into power.
World War I
The countries of Czechoslovakia, Latvia, and
Lithuania were created for the purpose of:
World War I
The countries of Czechoslovakia, Latvia, and
Lithuania were created for the purpose of:
Self-determination.
(They had been part of Austria-Hungary’s
empire. Now they could rule themselves.)
World War I
Which of the following was NOT a provision of
the Treaty of Versailles?
• Germany would become a U.S. protectorate
• Germany would reduce its army
• Germany would accept responsibility for the
war
• Germany would pay war reparations
World War I
Which of the following was NOT a provision of
the Treaty of Versailles?
• Germany would become a U.S. protectorate
World War I
NWP and NAWSA encouraged the passage of
what amendment?
World War I
NWP and NAWSA encouraged the passage of
what amendment?
The 19th Amendment, which gave women the
right to vote.
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