Presentation on theme: "Black Tuesday and World War II 1. Name the President who won the election in 1928? What is he best Known for? 2. Name the campaign slogan of the candidate?"— Presentation transcript:
Black Tuesday and World War II 1. Name the President who won the election in 1928? What is he best Known for? 2. Name the campaign slogan of the candidate? 3. What happened on Oct. 29, 1929? 4. Give several reasons for this event? 5. Why did the President refuse to give direct aid to those who needed it? 6. What were the shantytowns outside major cities called? 7. What group marched to Washington to demand money owed to them be paid immediately? What became of this group? 8. Who won the Presidential election of 1932? 9. Name the platform he pledged to help the common man? 10. In the 1932 Inaugural Address the new President said “the only thing we have to fear is”? _____ ______. What did this idea do for the American People? 11. Name the radio addresses the President gave to reassure the American public? Why were these needed 12. What occurred in the 1 st 100 days? Examples: 13. Who was the Brain Trust? 14. What is the FDIC? Why is it so important today? 15. Describe the job of the SEC? 16. What is deficit spending? Does our Gov’t partake in this today? 17. What were the purposes of the CWA and PWA? 18. What was the purpose of the TVA? 19. How did the CCC help solve some people’s problems? 20. How did the AAA solve a fundamental problem of the Depression? 21. Which program created nation-wide controls on production and prices? 22. What was the Dust Bowl? 23. What proposals did Huey Long make to solve the Depression? 24. What solution did Francis Townsend suggest? 25. Why was the 2 nd New Deal needed? 26. How was the WPA different than all other job programs? 27. What did the Social Security Act do? 28. What New Deal legislation helped to strengthen unions and their right to organize? 29. How did FDR try to get around several unfavorable Supreme Court decisions? 30. Describe America’s foreign policy during the Depression?
Depression / World War II 31. Name the three nations showing aggression in the 30’s? 32. What policy did the other nations of the world take to avoid war? 33. WW II started with this event? 34. What is the new “lightning war” of Germany called? How did this work? 35. Which European nation soon faced Germany alone? 36. What was the policy of loaning materials to the British called? 37. What was the agreement made between Roosevelt and Churchill called? 38. What mistake did Hitler make in June 1941? 39. What battle was the turning point of the European war? 40. When did the attack on Pearl Harbor happen? 41. Name a major battle that the U.S. lost to Japan after Pearl Harbor? 42. What was the turning point battle of the Pacific War? 43. What was the policy of defeating the Japanese the major islands of the Pacific? 44. What concept did Iwo Jima and Okinawa teach U.S. leaders? 45. Where did the U.S. first participate in the European War? 46. Where was the soft underbelly of Europe? 47. What was the invasion of Normandy called? 48. When did it occur? How many died? 49. What was the Battle of the Bulge? Explain the significance: 50. What happened to FDR just before the war ended? 51. Who became the new leader? 52. What new invention did the U.S. develop in mid 1945? 53. What happened at Yalta and Potsdam? 54. When did the Germans surrender? 55. What event ended the Japanese war? 56. What cities experienced this new horror? 57. What new organization was created in the U.S. after the war? 58. Name the leaders of each country during the war? 59. Name the military leaders of each nation? 60. What did rationing do? Give Examples f Rationing: 61. Who is “Rosie the Riveter”? Why was it a symbol to both sexes? 62. What happened to many Japanese Americans after Pearl Harbor? 63. What Supreme Court case unsuccessfully challenged this policy?
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