Catherine Mbionwu2nd Period2nd Quarter Exam Study Guide
American History 2nd quarter assessment Review Guide
1. Lusitania & World War I
2. Events leading to World War I
3. Reasons for US to join World War I
4. Reasons against US joining World War I
5. New weapons technology of World War I
6. Propaganda recruitment World War I
7. Great Migration
8. America's contributions to World War I
9. Treaty of Versailles & League of Nations
10. 14 Points Plan
11. African Americans and World War I
12. Demobilization after World War I
13. Warren G. Harding and the call to 'return to normalcy'
14. 1920s Republican President's view on government and business relationship
15. Teapot Dome scandal
16. Dawes Plan
17. Ohio Gang
18. Open Door Policy & Washington Conference
19. Harlem Renaissance
20. American farmers of 1920s - conditions
21. Origins Act 1921 & 1924
22. Impact of Henry Ford on American manufacturing techniques.
23. Changes in women's roles in the 1920s
24. What was the Scopes Monkey trial? The Scopes Trial was a famous American legal case in 1925 in which a high school teacher, John Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school. The trial was deliberately staged in order to attract publicity to the small town of Dayton, Tennessee, where it was held. Scopes was unsure whether he had ever actually taught evolution, but he purposely incriminated himself so that the case could have a defendant.
25. Did Unemployment rate in the 1920s-1930s increase or decrease? Unemployment rates in the 20s-30s rapidly increased because of the Great Depression.
26. What were the New Deal programs/acts/agencies and their functions
How did the Great Depression impact Florida? The depression affected the nation's banks as well. By 1932, many banks had closed their doors. This meant that people lost their savings. Without money, families could not afford a place to live or adequate food to eat. They also couldn't buy goods and services, which meant most businesses had to close as well. Over 12 million people across the U.S. were unemployed at the peak of the depression. In Florida, there were over 90,000 families affected by the depression. During the first years of the Great Depression, Florida's government did little to help people. But the federal government gave help by providing Floridians with financial aid called relief. One fourth of the people who lived in Florida were on relief. Tourism supported Florida's economy a little during the winter months. Many people drove to Florida to enjoy the warm climate. Because Floridians were facing economic difficulties, however, Florida State Police were stationed at Florida's border; if people did not have enough money or a job to support them, they were not allowed to enter the...