Chapter 30-31 Quiz

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  1. Tea Pot Dome Scandal
    Oil Scandal involing Fall.
  2. Red Scare
    A time in America where the fear of communist taking over was strong.The “Red Scare” of 1919-20 resulted in Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer (“Fighting Quaker”) using a series of raids to round up and arrest about 6,000 suspected Communists.
  3. Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
    Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted of murdering a Massachusetts paymaster and his guard; they were Italians, atheists, anarchists, draft dodgers and the courts may have been prejudiced against them
  4. Volstead Act
    Volstead Act the enabling legislation for the Eighteenth Amendment which established prohibition in the United States
  5. Scopes Trial
    John T. Scopes, a high school teacher of Dayton, Tennessee, was charged with teaching evolution; the trial was inconclusive but illustrated the rift between the new and the old (creationists and evolutionists)
  6. Ford Model T
    Model T the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American
  7. Guglielmo Marconi
    Invented the radio.
  8. The Jazz Singer
    First talking movie.
  9. Women's Dynamic Decade - Sanger
    Sanger feminist who lead birth control movement
  10. The Lost Generation Writers
    Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby wrote of the poor mortality of the upper class. Hemmingway The Old Man and the Sea wrote of the male feelings of inadequacy.
  11. Bull Market
    Stock market with high buying and selling.
  12. Laissez-faire Economics
    Government leaves economics alone. Adam Smith
  13. Kellogg Brand Act
    Anti war pledge led by frank B. Kellogg. Sixty-two nations ratify.
  14. Teapot Dome Scandal
    Albert B. Fall oil scandal where he recieved $400,000 in bribes.
  15. McNary-Haugen Bill
    Farm proposal of the 1920s, passed by Congress but vetoed by president Coolidge, that provided for the federal government to buy farm surpluses and sell them abroad
  16. Dawes Plan
    Set up a new payment arrangment with Germany.
  17. Hawley Smoot Tariff
    Raised tariffs to an unprecedented level and worsened the depression by raising prices and discouraging foreign trade.(60%)
  18. Black Tuesday
    October 29, 1929 crash of the stock market.
  19. Causes of the Great Depression
    Overproduction of farm and factory, over expansion of credit, technological unemployment, economic chaos abroad, & drought.
  20. Reconstruction Finance Corporation
    This agency became a government lending bank. It was designed to provide indirect relief by assisting insurance companies, banks, agricultural organizations, and railroads.
  21. Bonus Army Demands
    "Bonus Army" (BEF) (1932) Name given to the mass of struggling WWI vets who, in the face of hard economic times, wanted to collect their pay checks early.
  22. Government Reaction to Bonus Army
    US Army sent to clear them out.
  23. Good Neighbor Policy
    FDR's foreign policy of promoting better relations with Latin America by using economic influence rater than military force in the region.
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