Final Exam Study Guide
Dr. Warren Metcalf
Yalta Conference In early 1945, Franklin D. Roosevelt, by this time very ill,
called for a summit meeting to discuss a host of political questions. The three
Allied leaders met at Yalta, in the Russian
Dimensions of Freedom in the Progressive Era, 1900-1917
Fordism: modern economic and social systems based on industrialized, standardized mass production
and mass consumption
social insulation of the elite/middle class: Social isolation refers to a comple
The population increase which resulted from the high birthrate between 1946 and 1964. This generation
created a strain on hospitals as it was born, in schools and colleges as it received its education, a glut in
potential employees in the 1960s
Please answer the following questions. Each is worth two points.
1. What caused the author of The New Slavery in the South to become a peon?
2. What kind of workers did the Senator bring to his plantati