Exam2.Fa06 - HST 212 Fall, 2006 MODERN AMERICA Exam on Unit...

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HST 212 Fall, 2006 MODERN AMERICA Exam on Unit II: Creating Liberal Corporate Capitalism, 1917 - 1960 Part I - 30 minutes (50%) Describe five (5) of the following AND explain their significance (i.e., their broader importance or what they symbolized or exemplified). Take about 6 minutes for each mini-essay. 1. Mass culture in the 1920s (e.g., newspapers, phonographs, radio, sports, movies) 2. Prohibition, KKK, and the Scopes Trial OR The Big Red Scare 3. the New Deal & Liberal Corporate Capitalism OR 4. Keynesian economics OR the New Deal Coalition OR the New Deal consensus 5. Arthur Miller, Pete Seeger, Louis Untermeyer, and Ronnie Gilbert in the 1950s 6. Levittown, FHA & VA loans, and the suburbs OR Extra Credit: Warren Harding OR “Runaway Daughter” OR “Carbon Hill” OR Vichy & Bogart OR Jonas Salk Part II - 30 minutes (50%) Write an essay that weaves many of the terms below into a coherent description of the evolution of American foreign policy from the 1890s to 1960. Cuba, 1890s the Philippine Islands, 1898 – 1901 Panama Canal “Peace without Victory” Zimmermann Telegram “Fourteen Points” Chateau Thierry, Belleau Woods, Saint-Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne Versailles Treaty and the League of Nations Fascism North Africa, 1941 – 1942 Midway, Leyte Gulf, and Okinawa The U.N. Charter Bretton Woods (IMF, World Bank, etc.) Truman Doctrine NATO Korea Eisenhower’s “New Look” “The Military-Industrial Complex” - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - When you finish, please fold this sheet and place it in the back of the exam book. If you finish early, please remain in your seat until 10:25 as a courtesy to others. Cuba, 1890’s - Marti then lived in New York from 1881 to 1895. In 1895, he left to join the war for Cuban independence that
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he had painstakingly organized. There he died in one of the first battles. Cuba's independence came about when the United States won the Spanish American War in 1898 and granted Cuba independence in 1902 after four years of U.S. occupation. The Platt Amendment was the price the Cuban rebels paid to get a withdrawal of U.S. troops. This amendment, grafted into the Cuban constitution of 1902, guaranteed the right of the U.S. to intervene in Cuban affairs to protect U.S. interests on the island. During the next thirty two years the U.S. continuously intervened in Cuban internal affairs. The Philippine Islands, 1898 – 1901 - The Philippine-American War was a conflict between the United States of America and the First Philippine Republic from 1899 through at least 1902, when the Filipino leadership generally accepted American rule. Skirmishes between government troops and armed groups lasted until 1913, and some historians consider these unofficial
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