Concept federal responses to the great depression 15

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CONCEPT Federal Responses to the Great Depression 15 Read the sentence from a Chicago newspaper account of a race riot during the Red Summer. Some of the victims were chased, caught and dragged into alleys and lots, where they were left for dead. In all parts of the city, white mobs dragged from surface cars, black passengers wholly ignorant of any trouble, and set upon them. The writer of this account was most likely sympathetic to which group? Chicago's white population Chicago's police Chicago's black population Chicago's working class RATIONALE This article describes a race riot that occurred in Chicago in the summer of 1919 when a white mob stoned a young black boy to death because he swam too close to the “white beach” on Lake Michigan. The Chicago Defender , from which this excerpt comes, was the city’s leading African American newspaper. The language describing "white mobs" attacking "black passengers wholly ignorant of any trouble," who were "chased, caught and dragged into alleys and lots, where they were left for dead," suggests that the author is sympathetic to Chicago's black population.
CONCEPT The Significance of 1919 16 The 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? Race riots revealed that white Americans were willing to use violence and intimidation to maintain positions of supremacy in northern cities. The "Palmer Raids" arrested hundreds without warrants and deported Russians back to the Soviet Union. A Republican President, Warren G. Harding, was elected in a landslide victory. Laborers who had originally agreed not to strike in support of the war effort participated in nearly 3,000 strikes in 1919. CONCEPT The Significance of 1919 17 Choose the region where the United States acquired territory after the Spanish-American War of 1898. Africa South America Pacific Ocean Europe CONCEPT The Creation of an American Empire 18 What was one purpose of the Glass-Steagall Act, which was part of Franklin Roosevelt’s First New Deal?
To allow banks to form independent financial holding companies To place commercial banks under temporary federal jurisdiction To require federal agencies to assess and evaluate banking practices RATIONALE The 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. CONCEPT Roosevelt's New Deal 19 During the 1920s, W. E. B. Du Bois and Marcus Garvey were early proponents of an ideology known as Pan-Africanism. What was a key way in which Garvey's beliefs differed from that of Du Bois? Garvey was frustrated over the racism he witnessed and experienced in the United States. Garvey celebrated African American culture and encouraged racial pride. Garvey rejected the notion that African Americans had a distinct racial identity. Garvey believed that black and white Americans were incapable of working together to overcome racism.

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