Hist Test 2
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Hist Test 2
crowley test chapters Quizes
Quizes 4-6, Ch. 19-21
The fourteen points attempted to:
provide a peace agenda to create a new democratic order
Which act restricted the freedom of speech by authorizing the arrest of anyone who made "false statements" that might impede military success?
The Espionage Act
When Eugene Debs was sentenced under the Espionage Act, what did he tell the jury?
That Americans in the past who spoke out against colonialism, slavery, and the Mexican War were not indicted or charged with treason
Who fired their employees if they failed to comply with the standards set by the Sociological Department for Americanization?
Ford Motor Company
During the war, in which way did Americans react to German-Americans?
all of the above
The Gentlemen's Agreement did what?
restricted Japanese immigration
Which was NOT a technology used in World War One?
"Birth of a Nation" was a film that
Portrayed the Civil War, exalting the Ku Klux Klan
Who led the black separatist movement?
The attempt to improve the human species through controlled hereditary:
This claimed the right of the U.S. to act as a police power in the Western Hemisphere
The Roosevelt Corollary
This was used by William Howard Taft rather than military intervention
As war broke out in Europe, Americans were:
In 1916, Woodrow Wilson
was reelected when he promised not to send troops to Europe
This Outlined the German plan for an attack on the U.S. by Mexico
The Zimmerman Telegram
This established the right of national self-determination
The Fourteen Points
This was the government's attempt to shape public opinion
The Committee on Public Information
Was part of a new, more militant generation of college-educated activists
The National Women's Party
Which amendment barred states from using sex as a qualification for voting?
Which Amendment prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcholic beverages
The Espionage Act (1917) and the Sedition Act (1918) did what?
Restricted freedom of speech
The anti-German crusade included
All of the Above
Who Founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
"The Great Migration" refers to
Blacks moving from the South to the North
This was never radified by the United States Senate
The Treaty of Versailles
American novelists like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway were part of the
Which city was considered the "capital" of Black America?
Herbert Hoover was
All of the above
Whhich issue became the focus of the 1928 presidential race?
The fact that Alfred Smith was Catholic
Hoover's response to the Depression was
All of the Above
What would NOT be considered a characteristic of a flapper?
Which 1920s presidency was plagued with scandals?
"Banned in Boston" referred to
A book ban in the city, including the works of Ernest Hemngway
This case upheld that the Espionage Act was constitutional
Schneck v. United States
This case overturned a law that stated public schools instruct classes in English
Meyer v. Nebraska
One of the most flamboyant of the fundamentalist preachers of the 1920s was
This Act stated that American women who married Asian men forfeited their nationality
The Cable Act of 1922
What were the National Catholic Welfare Council and the Anit-Defamation League of the B'nai B'rith lobbying for in the 1920s?
Laws prohibiting discrimination against immigrants by employers, colleges, and government agencies
Slumming refered to
Whites going to Harlem's dancehalls, jazz clubs, and speakeasies
The bakcbone of economic growth during the 1920s was the increased consumption of
This advocated company unions
The American Plan
This Was proposed by the National Women's Party
The Equal Rights Amendment
This involved the secretary of the interior, who recieved money in exchange for leasing government oil reserves to private companies
The Teapot Dome Scandal
This prohibited movies from depicting nudity, long kisses, and adultery
The Hays Code
This trial pitted creationists against evolutionists
The Scopes trail of 1923
This group Flourished in the 1920s, especially in the North and West
The Ku Klux Klan
This Act Set quotas that favored immigraion from northern and western Europe
The 1924 Immigration Act
Included writers and poets such as Langston Hughes and Claude McKay
The Harlem Renaissance
The Hawley-Smoot Tariff
Raised taxes on imported goods
The Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Made loans to failing businesses
The first thing that Rooselvelt attended as President was the
The New Deal concentrated ower in the hands of the
What did the American Libert League do?
Protected FDR's policies
Most historians argue that a recession reoccured in 1937 beacuse Roosevelt
Cut government spending
Which group wlecomed black members and advocated the passage of anti-lynching legislation and the return of voting rights to souther blacks?
The Congress of Industrial Oragnizations
Fearing the growth of the Coomunist Party in America, Congress passed the
What ended the Great depression?
During the Roosevelt administration, the democratic party emerged into a coalition that included all of the following except?
The business elite
What phrase best describes Elenor Roosevelt's tenure as first lady?
Redefined the role of first lady, championing women's rights, civil rights and human rights
In John Steinbeck's piece about the Dust Bowl, he explained that the migrants were hated because
All of the Above
In his 1932 campaign for the residency, FDR promised American;s a policy change that he called
The new deal
Immediately after his inaugural, Roosevelt
halted all bankign operations
This Act established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The Glass-Steagall Act
This organization put young men to work in national parks
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
This organization combined economic lanning with releif
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
This Act Raised farm prices by establishing quotas and paying farmers not to plant more
The Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
He was the head of the "End poverty in California" movement
This movement was led by Louisianna senetor Huey Long and gained a national following
The "Share our Wealth" movement
The Second New Deal focused on
This act created the National Labor Relations Board
The Wagner Act
This Act included old age pensions, unemplyment relief and aid to dependent children
The Social Security Act of 1935
The "Court-Packing" Plan was
criticized by many
This relied on large scale government spending
This included the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934
The Indian New Deal
The Scottsboro case....
reflected the racism that was prevelent in the south during the 1930's