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7/13/2020Sophia :: Welcome1/15UNIT 2 — MILESTONE 2Score9/24Sorry, you didn't pass this Milestone. Get in touch with a Learning Coach for help at [email protected]9 questions were answered correctly.15 questions were answered incorrectly.1Choose the region where the United States acquired territory after the Spanish-American War of 1898.Pacific OceanEuropeSouth AmericaAfricaCONCEPTThe Creation of an American Empire 2Choose the true statement about Progressives or the Progressive era.Progressives favored government ownership of businesses to curb the excesses of capitalism.
7/13/2020Sophia :: Welcome2/15Progressives were mainly white women who were determined to get corruption out of politics.African American Progressives were united in their vision for how to improve race relations in the UnitedStates.Progressives supported regulation of the market economy and efforts on behalf of social justice.CONCEPTGrass Roots Progressivism 3The Red Scare was a period following World War I in which Americans suppressed radical dissent.Which event is considered a cause of the Red Scare?The "Palmer Raids" arrested hundreds without warrants and deported Russians back to the Soviet Union.Laborers who had originally agreed not to strike in support of the war effort participated in nearly 3,000strikes in 1919.A Republican President, Warren G. Harding, was elected in a landslide victory.Race riots revealed that white Americans were willing to use violence and intimidation to maintainpositions of supremacy in northern cities.CONCEPTThe Significance of 1919 4What was one purpose of the Glass-Steagall Act, which was part of Franklin Roosevelt’s First New Deal?To require federal agencies to assess and evaluate banking practicesTo allow banks to form independent financial holding companies
7/13/2020Sophia :: Welcome3/15To place commercial banks under temporary federal jurisdictionTo prohibit commercial banks from engaging in investment banking RATIONALEThe Glass-Steagall Act, or Banking Act of 1934, sought to reform the banking industry to create better long-term stability. It separated commercial banking and investment banking, among other provisions. CONCEPTRoosevelt's New Deal 5Read the sentence from a Chicago newspaper account of a race riot during the Red Summer.White bathers at the Twenty-ninth street improvised beach saw a colored boy on a raft paddling into what theytermed ‘white’ territory. A snarl of protest went up from the whites and soon a volley of rocks and stones weresent in his direction.