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  1. This assumed the responsibility for converting industry from peacetime to wartime production and distributing raw materials to key industries.
  2. defendants at the Nuremberg trials
  3. Except for evanagelism, _____ caused child abuse, crime, and urban slums according to most fundamentalists.
  4. What role did Eleanor Roosevelt play in the Roosevelt administration?
  5. Between 1944 and 1947, ______ ruled in the southern and eastern regions of China.
  6. This U-2 pilot was convicted of espionage after his plane was shot down and he was forced to parachute into Soviet-controlled territory.
  7. commanded the Allied forces in the Philippines
  8. led the Third Army into Paris to liberate the city from German occupation.
  9. This required corporations to provide complete, truthful information on all stock offerings.
  10. ___ claimed that the New Deal policies were inadequate and proposed a social program called Share-Our-Wealth.
  11. The Senate eventually condemned ___ for improper conduct that tended “to bring the Senate into disrepute.”
  12. made the vow, “I shall return.”
  13. The ___ were defeated in the civil war in China despite 2 billion dollars in aid sent to them from the United States.
  14. This was someone who provided illegal alcohol.
  15. This group’s covert actions helped to topple governments in Iran and Guatemala.
  16. This reduced the flow of goods into the United States and prevented other countries from earning American currency to buy American exports.
  17. Which candidates ran for president in 1932?
  18. The law establishing this gave its members official status and salary, and, a year later, granted them full U.S. Army benefits.
  19. The NAACP fought for legislation to protect African-American rights under the leadership of ___.
  20. This actor, director, producer, and writer created one of the most famous radio broadcasts of all time, “The War of the Worlds,” and directed the movie classic, Citizen Kane.
  21. winner of Nobel Prize in literature
  22. Accusations that communism was widely present in the U.S. government and military were made by
  23. This was created by Congress to fight the threat of inflation.
  24. Who wrote the novel The Grapes of Wrath about the grim lives of Oklahomans fleeing the Dust Bowl during the Depression?
  25. Created through the Glass-Steagall Banking Act, this shored up the banking system by protecting people’s savings against loss in the event of a bank failure.
  26. Among the founders of this association was W. E. B. Du Bois.
  27. Convoys, sonar, and radar helped the Allies to win this battle.
  28. This term specifically refers to paying a small percentage of a stock’s price as a down payment and borrowing the rest.
  29. His famous painting, American Gothic, depicts two stern-faced farmers standing stiffly in front of their farmhouse.
  30. When an armistice was signed ending the Korean War, North and South Korea were still divided along the
  31. Roosevelt’s decision to remove people of Japanese ancestry to internment camps was a response to
  32. Nisei who lived on the West Coast were subjected to ___ during the war.
  33. This black nationalist association was founded by Marcus Garvey.
  34. This Republican won the presidential election of 1928.
  35. This rebuilt dams and provided hydroelectric power to an impoverished region.
  36. Pollution was an unfortunate result of this program to promote flood control and build hydroelectric power plants.
  37. ___ increased during the 1920s.
  38. Wounded in World War I, this writer criticized the glorification of war and introduced a tough, simplified style of writing that set a new literary standard.
  39. urged separate African American society
  40. In an effort to curb the financial loss farmers were suffering, Congress tried to pass the McNary-Haugen bill, which would have mandated this on key crops.
  41. F. Scott Fitzgerald described the 1920s as the
  42. Chinese Nationalists forced to retreat to
  43. The main goal of the ___ was to stop the spread of communism.
  44. This was responsible for improvements in radar and sonar and the development of “wonder drugs” such as penicillin that saved countless lives.
  45. Japanese Americans born to parents who emigrated from Japan
  46. This protected the right of workers to join unions and established the National Labor Relations Board to settle disputes between employers and employees.
  47. An example of the psychological stress caused by the Great Depression was the rise in the number of people who committed
  48. By decreasing farm surpluses, New Deal policies helped to raise the ___ of farm goods .
  49. How many states were part of the Dust Bowl?
  50. This U.S. policy required greater dependence on nuclear weapons and the airplanes that delivered them.
  51. He led the nation that developed the first hydrogen bomb.
  52. refers to stricter social and moral standards for women than for men in the 1920s.
  53. The people who most strongly supported prohibition tended to live in
  54. The main goal of the Truman Doctrine was to restrict the spread of
  55. The ______ of 1910–1920 refers to the movement of African Americans from the South to northern cities.
  56. directly responsible for creating new jobs and putting people to work
  57. In a _______ system, private citizens control economic activity.
  58. ___ had the biggest long-term impact on the American economy.
  59. This provided direct relief in the form of food and clothing to the neediest people hit by the Depression—the unemployed, the aged, and the ill.
  60. _______________, an African-American educator, was appointed head of the Division of Negro Affairs. She helped to organize a “Black Cabinet” of influential African Americans to advise the Roosevelt administration on racial issues.
  61. The GI Bill of Rights made it possible for _____ to attend college for free.
  62. He was Roosevelt’s vice-president.
  63. This jazz pianist and composer won fame as one of America’s greatest composers.
  64. made first nonstop flight across Atlantic
  65. The American public perceived many characteristics in President Roosevelt, but ___ was probably not one of them.
  66. The failure of ______ forces in the Chinese Civil War can largely be blamed on his weak and corrupt leadership.
  67. This term is the name of the most widely used measure of the stock market’s health.
  68. The Soviet Union set up the ___ in response to efforts from the West to reunify Germany.
  69. The initial success of this German offensive battle was due mainly to the Allies’ being caught off guard.
  70. This term refers to the stock market crash of October 29, 1929.
  71. Both the United States and the Soviet Union joined this organization after World War II.
  72. Jazz music was born in New Orleans and was spread to the North by such musicians as
  73. Claiming to be persecuted for being Jewish and holding radical beliefs, ___ pleaded not guilty to the crime of espionage.
  74. Buying stocks on the chance of a quick profit without considering risks is known as
  75. belief in literal interpretation of the Bible
  76. This action provided vital supplies to a region blockaded by the Soviet Union.
  77. The Soviet _____ of West Berlin was a response to efforts by Western nations to reunify Germany.
  78. This put hundreds of thousands of young, single men to work building roads, developing parks, planting trees, and helping in soil erosion and flood-control projects.
  79. The nation that was defeated in the Battle of Midway
  80. Which of the following reached a new high during Roosevelt’s first term as president?
  81. As Secretary of State, he proposed that the United States declare its intention to use massive retaliation against any aggression.
  82. a goal of the New Deal


  1. One long-range effect of the Great Depression was that many people developed habits of____________ .
  2. Germany’s goal in the Battle of the Atlantic was to keep ____ from reaching Great Britain and the Soviet Union.
  3. He arranged for about 400 million dollars in aid to be sent to postwar Turkey and Greece.
  4. What increased in the 1920s?
  5. John T. Scopes challenged a Tennessee law that forbade the teaching of
  6. Who was the first woman to serve in the cabinet?
  7. This is the code name for the atomic bomb program.
  8. During the Great Depression, the overall unemployment rate was about
  9. What name was given to the men and boys who rode the rails as they searched for work?
  10. Concert music composer ___ was influenced by both the music of Louis Armstrong and traditional music.
  11. fought on the side of the Communists during the Korean war
  12. In This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby, this novelist portrayed wealthy people leading hopelessly empty lives.
  13. The Battle of the Bulge was significant because it marked the
  14. This aid program was directed “not against any country or doctrine but against hunger, poverty, desperation, and chaos.”
  15. After the stock market crash, President Hoover tried to help the economy by asking business not to ______ employees.
  16. The ______ was organized in an attempt to unionize both skilled and unskilled laborers.
  17. This is the period from 1924 to 1940 in which the economy plummeted and unemployment skyrocketed.
  18. This was created to reform, and to restore confidence in, the stock market by providing a means to monitor the market and to enforce laws regarding the sales of stocks and bonds.
  19. When the Soviet Union exploded an atomic bomb, the United States responded by intensifying efforts to develop a
  20. Truman’s aim in deciding to drop the atomic bomb was to ___.
  21. The Allied invasion of ___ was given the code name D-Day.
  22. could only be charged with perjury, not espionage, because too many years had passed since the spying had taken place.
  23. Sinclair Lewis the first American to win a Nobel Prize in literature, wrote the novel
  24. is best known for investigating communism in the film industry.
  25. The Supreme Commander of U.S. forces in Europe was
  26. V-E Day, or May 8, 1945, was the day when ___.
  27. The general who led Allied troops in battles on the islands of Bataan, Leyte, and Iwo Jima was
  28. organized a march on Washington on July 1, 1941
  29. was the leader of the Communists in China.
  30. This defensive military alliance was the first military alliance that the United States ever entered during peacetime.
  31. Which of the following describes a government system for giving payments or food to the poor?
  32. This set a national minimum hourly wage and prohibited factory labor for children under sixteen years of age.
  33. Mary McLeod Bethune helped organize the “_______,” a group of influential African Americans who advised the Roosevelt administration on racial issues.
  34. flowering of African-American culture
  35. In calling shantytowns “_______,” people conveyed their distrust in Hoover.
  36. ___ were least likely to be a part of the New Deal coalition.
  37. This writer’s poems celebrated youth and a life of independence and freedom from traditional restraints.
  38. An outstanding blues singer, who eventually became the highest paid black artist in the world.
  39. One of the most popular movies of all time, this sweeping drama about life among Southern plantation owners during the Civil War starred Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable.
  40. Within a few years, the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act led to a dramatic drop in __________ .
  41. appeared to be winning the Korean War until China actively entered the conflict.
  42. This was the method used to decrease the use of scarce and essential wartime goods.
  43. Created under the Wagner Act, this continues to act as a mediator in disputes between unions and employers.
  44. The ___ decided not to cooperate with the investigation into whether the American film industry had been influenced by Communists.
  45. This death camp was the first liberated by the Allies.
  46. This general commanded Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Europe.
  47. An example of racial tensions during the war years is the ______ riots in Los Angeles.
  48. Who made up the Bonus Army that marched on Washington?
  49. This day marked the end of the war in Europe.
  50. argued that the Korean War should extend into China.
  51. This general led the American troops that liberated Paris from German occupation.
  52. underground saloons and nightclubs
  53. The first major action Roosevelt took as president was that he closed all of the ______ and ordered inspections
  54. This was the code name for the invasion of Axis-controlled North Africa.
  55. He believed that the best way to avoid a third world war was to create a new world order in which all nations had the right of selfdetermination.
  57. His classic novel, Native Son, depicts the difficulties faced by a young man trying to survive in a racist world.
  58. ___ used music to express the hardships of American life during the Depression.
  59. With respect to finding better jobs, the war years marked a period of ___ for African Americans.
  60. This provided for bank inspections by the Treasury Department and a means for making federal loans to solid banks.
  61. The Soviet Union did not vote to defend South Korea at the UN Security Council because the Soviets were _______ the UN over the presence of Taiwan.
  62. The 38th parallel became an important dividing line between
  63. This Army Chief of Staff pushed for the formation of a Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps.
  64. This established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), with the greater goal of restoring public confidence in the banking system.
  65. This describes the era after the Eighteenth Amendment went into effect.
  66. The United States responded to fear of Soviet military action in the Middle East by issuing the
  67. During the war, women in the______ served as nurses and radio operators.
  68. The aim of the__________ was to prevent farmers and homeowners from losing their property.
  69. emancipated young women who embraced new fashions and urban attitudes of the day.
  70. The Supreme Court ruled that the ___ was unconstitutional on the grounds that its provisions were local matters and should be regulated by the states.
  71. To label someone’s activities as ___ would be to suggest that the person is making unsupported accusations.
  72. was a prominent 1920s painter who sought to capture the grandeur of New York.
  73. This increased during the Roosevelt administration as the federal government expected reforms to stabilize the economy.
  74. This term refers to the indirect but hostile conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union that began at the end of World War II.
  75. This Democrat lost the presidential election of 1928.
  76. This group consisted of Eastern European nations that were dominated by the Soviet Union.
  77. Although Mao Zedong won the hearts of the Chinese peasants, he failed to win American support because he was a
  78. The ______ was an alignment of various groups dedicated to supporting the Democratic Party.
  79. General Douglas MacArthur commanded U.S. forces in
  80. The American Civil Liberties Union hired him to represent John T. Scopes.
  81. This is an arrangement in which consumers agree to buy now and pay later for purchases, often on an installment plan that includes interest charges.
  82. The satellite nations of the Soviet Union were members of this military alliance.
  83. This event led Khrushchev to call off a summit conference he and Eisenhower were going to hold.
  84. the main objective of the Agricultural Adjustment Act was to _____ PRICES OF FARM PRODUCTS
  85. Causes of the farming crisis of the 1920s included the fact that demand for crops ____ after World War I.

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