US History Final Review

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Made and produced in America

What was the the Model T famous for being the 1st vehicle?

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Affordable Price

The Model T was the most popular car of its time because of its...

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18th adendment

What adendment Started Prohibition?

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19th amendment

What amendment gave women the right to vote?

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21st Amendment

What adendment ended Prohibition?

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Alcohol

Prohibition refers to the banning of the manufacturing, storage, transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of __________

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October 29, 1929

When did the stock market crash?

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Across the Atlantic

Charles Lindbergh returned to New York as a hero after completing this solo flying feat

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Babe Ruth

1920 baseball figure

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Warren G. Harding

1920s President (1921-23)

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Red Grange

1920 football figure

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Ernest Hemmingway

1920s Literature figure

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Falppers

1920s Fashion Figure

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

1920s Literature figure

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Duke Ellington

1920s Jazz figure

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Charleston

1920s dance

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Calvin Coolidge

1920s Preident (1923-29)

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Great Gatsby

1920s Literature figure

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Louis Armstrong

1920s Jazz figure

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Spirit of St. Louis

What was the name of Charles Lindbergh's plane?

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Art Deco

What was the architectural style that was developed and became associated with the Roaring Twenties?

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NFL

What was the American Sport league that started in the 1920s?

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Paris

Charles Lindbergh famously left New York on May 20, 1927, and traveled nearly 3,000 miles. Where did he land?

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Akron

The automotive industry allowed other manufacturers to develop rapidly. Which Ohio city grew as the tire capital of the US, with major companies Firestone and Goodyear still located there today?

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Dawes Act

Through the __________________ , American banks lent money to Germany to help it pay its war reparations.

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Everyday life

Art and literature of the 1920s is often characterized by focusing on...

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Baseball

This sport benefitted greatly from the radio and ticket sales in the 1920's, gaining national attention and becoming America's pastime.

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New Orleans, Louisiana

Town that is the birthplace of jazz.

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Normalcy

Warren G. Harding won the presidency in 1920 by promising Americans a return to _________

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Mail

Early aircraft specifically transported this...

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Consumer Credit

During the 1920's, large numbers of Americans were able to purchase relatively expensive items such as automobiles, appliances and radios through the new innovation of:

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Mass production of a standardized, inexpensive automobile

Henry Ford's most distinctive contribution to the automobile industry was.....

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Chrysler Building

What iconic building that depicts 1920 architectural style is shown?

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Nothing

What does the T in Model T stand for?

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Yankees

This 1927 team is known to be the best baseball team of all time, with their fan popularity remaining strong today.

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MGM

Famous Movie Company still in business today that began in 1924, features a lion as its logo and has produced some of the biggest films of all time.

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Wyoming

State that the Teapot Dome Scandal in which US Navy oil reserves were leased out to private firms occurred in.

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15 million

When the last Model T rolled off the line, how many were built?

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Dearborn

Where is the Ford headquarters located?

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Doubled wages to $5 a day Shorten work weeks to 40 hours a week Standardized the 8 hour working day

With the assembly line and a strong demand for workers, Henry Ford did this in order to obtain and keep a large labor force.

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Black

Henry Ford once said about his Model T's, "You can have any color, as long as it is..."

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9:30 AM

The Stock Market opens each day at this time (Eastern Standard Time).

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4:00 PM

The Stock Market closes each day at this time (Eastern Standard Time).

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Bull

A market that is a period of rising stock prices is a ___________ market

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Bear

A market that is a period of declining stock prices is a ___________ market

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California

2.5 Million farmers left their homes for this state during the Dust Bowl.

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SEC

This government agency regulates the stock market in order to prevent fraud and corruption.

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NYSE

The most well-known and biggest stock market in the world today is named:

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FDIC

This government agency that formed during the 1930's still around today that insures bank accounts up to $250,000.

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Oklahoma

Which state was directly impacted by the Dust Bowl?

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People thought he allowed depression to continue

Why did people blame Herbert Hoover for the Depression?

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Black

Name of the day the stock market crashed. _________ Tuesday

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Promblems of the time

Art in the 1930's depicted:

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Rising Gold Prices

Which of the following is NOT a reason for the Great Depression?

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Hoover Dam

Which of the following US landmarks is perhaps the most famous Public Works Project?

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Bank Run

When many customers want to take their money out of the banks at the same time.

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Speculation

Investment in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of future gain but with the possible risk of loss is known as (One reason for the start of the depression):

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Bread

Jobless people often stood in ___________ lines to receive free food

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Hoovervilles

The homeless set up large communities made up of tents and shacks called:

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Soap operas

__________________ were very popular dramas of the times and still on television today such as Guiding Light and General Hospital.

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4

FDR famously served parts of how many Presidential terms?

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fear itself

One of the most famous quotes in American history: "The only thing we have to fear is..."

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100 days

Time period in which FDR introduced a flood of legislation designed to rescue banks, industry, agriculture and provided jobs for the unemployed.

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Fireside Chats

From March 1933 to June 1944, Roosevelt addressed the American people in some 30 speeches broadcast via radio, speaking on a variety of topics from banking to unemployment to fighting in Europe. Millions of people found comfort and renewed confidence in these speeches, which became known as.....

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Militray

Which was not an area of emphasis of the New Deal?

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relief, recovery and reform

The 3 R's of the New Deal...

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Court Packing

Scheme by which a court such as the United States Supreme Court increases the number of judges or justices in an attempt to change the ideological makeup of the court

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Soical Security

Program that is geared towards helping the disabled, needy and senior citizens.

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Tennessee

__________ Valley Authority provided jobs, electricity and building projects in 1933.

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December 7, 1941

Date of the Pearl Harbor attack.

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June 6, 1944

Date of D Day

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1945

What year were the Nuclear Bombs dropped and thus ended the war?

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¨The Longest Day¨

This famous term is associated with D-Day.

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France

D Day took place on the shores of this country, hoping to push the Axis Powers back into Europe.

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Automoblies

Having the _________ industry strongly established in America helped the US quickly produce equipment necessary to create a strong military

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Japan and mainland USA

The Midway Islands are literally located midway between these 2 countries.

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New Mexico and Tennessee

The Atomic Bomb was developed mainly in these 2 states

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Drive and Swim

Amphibious vehicles where important to the war effort because they could:

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Manhattan Project

Nickname of the Atomic Bomb project

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Stalin

Which world leader was known as "Man of Steel"

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Utah, Omaha, Juno, Sword, Gold

Which are the 5 beach attacks of D-Day?*

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Overlord

Nickname of D-Day, Operation...

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Convoy System

Attacks on American cargo ships by German submarines led to the development of the:

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Navajo soldiers used their native language to code messages that the Japanese could not decipher.

How did Navajo soldiers help the Allies regain islands in the Pacific during the war?

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Coolidge

Which US President was NOT apart of WW2 in some way?

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J. Robert Oppenheimer

"Father of the Atomic Bomb" who was the head of the entire project.J. Robert Oppenheimer

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Nimitz

Who was named Commander of the United States Naval Pacific Fleet?

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Little Boy

The names of the Atomic Bombs were "Fat Man" and...

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Iwo Jima

This famous photo is associated with which WW2 Pacific Battle?

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Midway

This battle is seen as a key turning point in the war because It ended Japan's ability to be on the offensive and forced Japan back to a defensive position, allowing the United States to take the initiative and begin advancing.

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Forest

The Battle of the Bulge famously took place in this environment.

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It was the wedge shape of military advancements into the line

Why was it called Battle of the Bulge?

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True

True/False: Battle of Coral Sea, May 1942, is known to be the very first naval battle in history to be between aircraft carriers

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T

T/F: The President of the United States took full responsibility for making the decision to drop the Atomic Bomb, having no doubt it had to be used.

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Soviet union

The Cold War was between the US and this country after WW2.

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Leyte Gulf

By some criteria, this Battle in the Pacific is known as the largest naval battle in history, with over 200,000 naval personal involved.

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Communist vs Capitalism

The Cold War is basically between these two ideas

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No

Did the Cold War go on for 10 years?

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Demilitarized Zone

What separates North Korea and South Korea today?

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McCarthyism

The tactic of damaging reputations with vague, unfounded charges became known as......

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