US History 2- Blakeman

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America built a canal in _____ after helping them break away from ______.

Panama, Colombia

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The government guaranteed loans made to foreign countries by _______ under _____ diplomacy.

American businesses, dollar

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3

The _____ Amendment gave the US the right to intervene in Cuban affairs.

Platt

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The US declared war on Spain after the_______ blew up

USS Maine

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Reasons for American imperialism included a desire for _____ strength, a thirst for new ______, and belief in cultural ________.

military, markets, superiority

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Queen ______ wanted Hawaiians to control their own _________.

Liliuokalani, government

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Pancho _____ was a bandit from _____ who raided American villages

Villa, Mexico

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The ______ Policy called for equal _______ rights for all nations in China.

Open Door, trade

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The _____ Rebellion attempted to drive _______ out of China

Boxer, all foreigners

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10

The _______ Riders was an important cavalry unit led by _______.

Rough, Teddy Roosevelt.

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_____ journalism uses sensationalized stories to __________.

Yellow, lure in enraged readers.

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Secretary of State _______ arranged the purchase of ______ from Russia

William Seward, Alaska

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13

The United States failed to ratify the __________.

Treaty of Versailles.

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Propaganda is the use of ______ communication to influence ________.

biased, public opinion.

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The _____ system used _______ to escort merchant ships across the Atlantic.

convoy, destroyers.

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The purpose of the League of Nations was to _____.

maintain world peace

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Germany was required to make _____ payments to ______ after WWI.

reparations, the Allies

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During WWI the Food Administration called on ______ to follow the gospel of _______.

people, the clean plate.

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The ________ note proposed a secret alliance between Germany and ______.

Zimmerman, Mexico

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20

Austria-Hungary's declaration of war on ______ started _____.

Serbia, WWI

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21

Trench warfare caused armies to ________.

fight back and forth over the same land

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The _______ was a British passenger ship sunk by a _______.

Lusitania, German U-boat.

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New weapons during WWI included _____ guns, tanks, airplanes, and ______ gas.

machine,poison

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24

The ________ Board called for ______ production and elimination of waste.

War Industries, increased

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The ________ plan allowed Americans to pay for their purchases ______.

purchases, over time

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The Model T ______ was the first _________ to be mass produced in the US.

Ford, automobile

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The ______ Scandal involved the leasing of public lands rich in ______.

Teapot Dome, oil

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The use of _______ power in the 1920's transformed American homes and ______.

electric, businesses

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__________ Charles E. Hughes urged that no more ________ be built for 10 years

Secretary of State, warships

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30

__________ are people opposed to any form of government.

Anarchists

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The Fordney- ________ Tariff raised some import taxes up to _____ percent.

McCumber, 60

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The _________ Pact was an attempt to make war illegal as national policy.

Kellogg-Briand

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The ______ system was used to limit immigration from _________.

quota, certain countries

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Isolationism is the policy of withdrawing from __________.

international affairs.

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President _________ said that the chief business of the American people is business.

Coolidge

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36

Lenin led the ________ rise to power in _______.

Communists, Russia

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Illegal saloons in the 1920's were known as __________.

speakeasies

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The ______ Renaissance was an artistic movement celebrating African American _______.

Harlem, culture

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___________ was a leading poet who described the lives of working class African Americans.

Langston Hughes

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Flappers were _________ who smoked and _______ in public.

young women, drank

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_________ was the most popular baseball player of the 1920's.

Babe Ruth

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_______ was the most powerful new form of communication in the 1920's

Radio

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________ was the movement to ban the making, selling, transporting, and drinking of alcohol.

Prohibition

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________ became the crime boss of Chicago in the 1920's.

Al Capone

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________ was the first pilot to make a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

Charles Lindbergh

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__________ believed all important knowledge came from the Bible.

Fundamentalists

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_________was fined for teaching the theory of evolution.

John Scopes

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_________ was a leading jazz trumpeter in the 1920's.

Louis Armstrong

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_______ were transients who wandered the country hitching rides on ________.

Hoboes, freight trains

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50

___________ was the President when the Depression began.

Herbert Hoover

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51

The _______ Army was a group of _______ veterans who wanted an early pension payment.

Bonus, WWI

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52

Buying stocks on ______ meant that a person used borrowed money.

margin

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53

Causes of the Great Depression included _______ tariffs, a _______ in farm prices, and availability of ______ credit.

high, decrease, easy

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The _____________ Average is used to track stock prices over time.

Dow Jones Industrial

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The Dust Bowl was caused by extended _, high _, and overproduction of _______ .

drought, winds, crops

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The ________ Finance Corporation provided federal money to ________ and other large businesses.

Reconstruction, banks

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Black _______ was the day of the _________ Crash.

Tuesday, Stock Market

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_______ kitchens provided free _______ for the needy during the Depression.

Soup, meals

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_________ were communities built from scrap materials.

Shantytowns

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Rugged ________ meant that people should succeed on their own rather than depending on ________.

individualism, the government

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The ________ was a popular book about migrant farm workers during the Dust Bowl.

Grapes of Wrath

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The TVA helped create __________ and prevent _______.

hydroelectric power, flooding

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The CCC employed young men ages ______ to build ______ and develop _______.

18- 25, roads, parks

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FDR appointed ________ to be commissioner of Indian affairs.

John Collier

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The AAA paid _______ to reduce their ________.

farmers, crop production

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The bank ______ was declared by FDR so all banks could be ___________.

holiday, inspected by the government

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The Social Security Act provided ___________ for retirees at age _____.

old age insurance, 65

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The NLRB acts as a mediator in disputes between _______ and ________.

Unions, employers

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The FDIC provided federal insurance for ________.

individual bank deposits.

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Grant Wood's painting _______ depicted a farmer and ________.

American Gothic, his wife

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The policy of _____ spending means that the government spends more than ______.

deficit, it takes in

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Frances Perkins became the first ______ cabinet member as Secretary of _______.

female, Labor

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The ________ Act allowed workers to join unions and _____ collectively.

Wagner, bargain

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___________ photograph Migrant Mother, is the most famous symbol of the Depression.

Dorothea Dix's

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Gone With the Wind was one of the most famous and popular _______ of the Depression Era.

movies

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______ is the deliberate and systematic killing of an _______.

Genocide, entire group of people

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__________ established a ________ government in Italy.

Benito Mussolini, Fascist

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On the night known as _________ Nazi storm troopers attacked Jewish homes, businesses, and synagogues.

Kristallnacht

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The US entered WWII after Japan attacked ________.

Pearl Harbor in Hawaii

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_______ established a ______ government in Germany.

Adolf Hitler, Nazi

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Auschwitz was the largest ________ in the Holocaust.

death camp

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_______ established a _______ government in the Soviet Union.

Joseph Stalin, totalitarian

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The _______ pact was an agreement between the Soviet Union and ________ to not attack each other.

non-aggression, Germany

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The ________ Charter was a joint declaration of war aims between FDR and _______.

Atlantic, Churchill

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The policy of _______ means to give up principles to satisfy an aggressor.

appeasement

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The ________ attack on Poland marked the beginning of _____.

German, WWII

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Germany, Italy, and _______ were members of the ______ Powers.

Japan, Axis

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General ______ quote "I Shall Return" referred to the __________.

MacArthur's, Philippines

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The GI _______ provided loans to soldiers for ______, housing, and businesses.

Bill of Rights, education

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The Nuremberg Trials prosecuted _________.

Nazi leaders for war crimes.

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______ was the invasion of France by the _____ to drive out Germany.

D-Day, Allies

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The Battle of Stalingrad halted the _____ advance into ______.

German, Russia

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93

American General Dwight Eisenhower commanded __________ in North Africa.

Operation Torch

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94

Hiroshima, Japan was the first city to ____________.

be hit with an atomic bomb in wartime

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________ were Japanese pilots who intentionally crashed into _________.

Kamikazes, Allied ships

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The US policy of internment sent __________ to ________.

Japanese Americans, relocation camps

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The Manhattan Project was the code name for the development of _________.

an atomic bomb.

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The Battle of the Bulge was the last ditch offensive of ________.

Germany

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The US policy of __________ limited the availability of certain products to consumers.

rationing

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Names of ________ people accused of being Communist were kept on _________.

Hollywood, Blacklists

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