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Buying stocks on ________ was one of the causes
of the stock market crash of 1929.
Most economists agree that a
key cause of the ____________ was overproduction and speculation.
To fight the Depression, ____________ believed
the first thing to do was to restore confidence in the banks.
The ___________ changed American political
thinking because it was based on the principle that the federal government
should attempt to solve social and economic problems.
All of the following were
provisions of the ________________
-Pension for retired workers
-Aid to the handicapped
Social Security Acts
The ___________________ of
the 1930s reflect the efforts of Congress to avoid foreign policy mistakes that
led to the country into Word War I.
During World War II, _______
and ___________ made economic gains mainly because a shortage of traditional
labor created new opportunities in the workplace.
The main purpose of the ____________________
was to support those nations fighting Axis aggression.
Women played a major role on the ______________
during World War II by taking jobs in the defense industry.
The United States
became involved in World War II primarily because the Japanese attack on
During World War II, the need of the United States
for more war materials resulted in the ______________ of some consumer goods.
President Truman’s decision to the drop the
atomic bomb on ________ was based on saving American lives by ending the war
President Abraham Lincoln’s
suspension of habeas corpus and FDR’s executive order forcing Japanese
Americans into internment camps both demonstrate __________________ can be
limited during times of war.
The _______________ held at
the conclusion of WWII added to international law by establishing that high
officials and individuals are responsible for their wartime actions.
In the years immediately
following WWII, the U.S.
foreign policy was primarily focused on containing the spread of _____________.
President Truman changed the United States military after World
War II by banning racial _____________ in the military.
The primary purpose of the creation of the
______________ was to promote peace through international agreements
One result of the ____________ was that millions
of veterans received a college education.
__________ and ____________ attracted public
attention by investigating allegations of communist influences in government.
Senator McCarthy, HUAC
The ___________ was used to rebuild
European nations after WWII.
The ____________ after WWII
led directly to an increased demand for housing.
The United States
committed to a Cold War policy of mutual defense when it joined _________.
The major reason the United States became involved in
the Korean War was the threat of communism spreading throughout _______.
All of the following
contributed to a more conforming __________ during the 1950s
-Building of the Interstate Highway System
-Growth of suburbs
The _____________________ limited union powers.
The Hungarian upraising of 1956, the U-2
incident, and the Cuban missile crisis led to increased tensions between the United States
and the ________________.
The ___________ missile crisis was effectively
ended when the Soviet Union agreed to withdraw weapons from Cuba.
President Eisenhower sent federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas,
in 1957 to enforce school _______________.
During the 1950s, the main
goal of the _____________ movement was to eliminate legal segregation from
The United States ______________ under
Chief Justice Earl Warren (1953-1969) made several landmark decisions that
increased the rights of individuals.
All of the following are
facts of __________death
-He was succeeded by Lyndon Johnson his Vice President
-It happen in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, November 22, 1963
-It came almost 1,000 days of his presidency
The decade of the _______ was
characterized by all of following
the war in Vietnam
in politics and music, and in dress and appearance
-Great strides in
civil rights for minorities
Escalation of the war in _________ began with
passage of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
These Headlines refer to the
-“Security Council Approves Use of Force Against Communist
-“President Truman Fires General MacArthur”
-“Armistice Divides Nation at 38th Parallel”
The _________________ abolished the national
orginis quota system.
Immigration Act of 1965
The North Vietnamese ____________________ was
significant turning point in the Vietnam War because the American public became
convinced the war was unwinnable.
_______________ book, The Feminine Mystique, argued that many
women could not have fulfilling lives if limited to a traditional role in the
A main goal of President
_______________ policy of détente was to reduce tensions between the United
States and the Soviet Union.
The 1973 ___________________
required the president to report to Congress any commitment of American troops.
War Powers Act
President Nixon’s policy of
“__________________” of the war in Vietnam called for gradual withdrawal of all
American armed forces from Vietnam.
One of President ____________
high priorities in international affairs was attending to human rights violations
around the world.
The 1978 settlement between
Egypt and Isreal resulted in the first peace between Arab nations and Isreal.
This settlement was called ___________________.
Camp David Accords
President Reagan used supply-side economics or
“_______________” to guide his economic program because he believed the
following scenario would occur: lower taxes, increase consumer spending,
balance the budget.
President ________________ new “Star Wars”
program altered the decades long trend in thinking about nuclear weapons
because it emphasized defense against a nuclear attack as the most effective
form of nuclear capability.
To President Reagan, “the focus of the evil in
the modern world” was the ______________.