Glossary of 9th grade final spring 2006
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- What were the causes of WWI
- Imperialist competition
The stockpiling of weapons
- This persons assassination sparked WWI
- Archduke Franz Ferdinand
- The Selective Service Act required men to do what?
- Register for military service
- This country suffered the least casualties
- United States
- This allowed Germany to quickly take the French capital, Paris.
- The Schlieffen plan
- The Triple Entente included what countries?
- England, France, Russia
- This country withdrew from the war mainly because of a communist revolution.
- The Sedition and Espionage Act that was passed by Congress during WWI allowed what?
- It allowed Citizens constitional rights to be taken away
- Describe the first three years of the war on the Western FronT?
- Trench warfare created a stalemate
- A Tennessee law that outlawed the teaching of evolution was challenged by whom?
- John Scopes
- In the 1920's Prohibition seemed to fail because of what?
- It was difficult to enforce
- President Harding
- Anarchist were saying that the scandals are more proof that all forms of government should be abolished during who's administration?
- Employees often accused striking workers of being Communist for what purpose?
- To protect their own interests.
- This scandel centered around oil-rich lands?
- Tea Pot Dome
- The Ku Klux Klan promoted what during the 1920's?
- White supremacy
- The African-Americans that moved from the South to the North to find jobs were labeled what?
- The "Great Migration"
- What was another term for having stricter social and moral standards for woment than for Men during the 1920's
- Having a Double Standard
- This man described the 1920's as the Jazz Age
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Causes of the Great Depression were...
- Buying on margin
Buying goods on credit
An uneven distribution of wealth
- This President tried to end the Depression by encouraging voluntary controls and actions who was he?
- President Hoover
- The first women appointed to the presidents cabinet was whom?
- Francis Perkins
- Legacies of the New Deal were..
- Government support for the arts
Increased power of labor unions
A rising national debt
- These New Deal agencies still exist today
- Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Deposit Insurance Coporation
Securities and Exchange Commission
- Works Progress Administration is responsible for creating what?
- Creating new jobs and putting people back to work.
- Huey Long claimed that the new Deal policies were inadequate and proposed a social program called what?
- The state most affected by the Dust Bowl was?
- The purpose of the Agricultural Adjustment Act was to do what for the farming community?
- It was to raise prices on farm products.
- This president's wife played an important part as an advisor on domestic policy.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
- Who is the author of "The Grapes of Wrath". This discribed the Oklahomans fleeing the Dust Bowl
- John Steinbeck
- The longest and biggest impact on the American Economy from the New Deal Policies was?
- Social Security Act
- Stalin transformed the Soviet Union from a rural nation into a _______Power.
- Industrial Power.
- President Roosevelt's concern for the natural environment created this new division
- Civilian Conservation Corps
- Roosevelt's idea to reorganize the supreme Court failed to become law true or false?
- During WWII the 1st atomic bomb was dropped on what City?
- Hitler tried to break through enemy lines at this famous battle.
- Battle of the Bulge
- There was a loss of 1,000,000 Soviet Soldiers at the Battlf of Stalingrad but it marked what in the war?
- It marked the turning point of the war.
- Britain and France submitted to Hitler's demands by following what policy?
- Policy of appeasement
- This country signed a nonaggression pact with Germany which caused the invasion of Poland, what country was it?
- The Soviet Union
- The deliberate extermination of a specific group of people during Hitler's regime is called what?
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