Review for Essay Exam
Chapters 17, 18, 19, 20.
Possible Identification Questions:
These were selected from the lists of names and terms in the chapter study guides
so you should be reasonably familiar with them. Many of them should be in the
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HIST 1302 - U.S. History after 1877/Unit Nine-The Great Economic Depression and New Deal/Unit Nine
Unit Nine-The Great Depression and the New Deal
America had experienced depression
Jackie Robinson Book Analysis
In the book, Jackie Robinson and the American Dilemma, John Wilson briefly
examines Robinsons fight with segregation and the effect he left on American sports during the
World War II Era. John Wilson begins the biography with
THE NATION INDUSTRIALIZES,
Foundation for Industrialization The Dawn of Big Business Expansion
of the Industrial Economy Incorporating the West into the National
Economy Boom and Bust: The Economy from the Civil War to World
Review chapter 16
1. Why did Congress object to Lincolns wartime plan for reconstruction?
Congress feared that the presidents program meant restoring the old southern ruling class to
power. It wanted assurances of white loyal
1. Why do you think Thomas Paine writes Common Sense anonymously and how does he think
his work will be remembered?
First is the obvious, Paine did not want to make it seem like he wrote Common Sense for selfrecognition. Instead, he articu
1. Why did American cities experience explosive growth in the late nineteenth century?
The last three decades of the nineteenth century experience an urban explosion. Cities and town
grew more than twice as rapidly as the total
Review chapter 17
1. How did the slaughter of the bison contribute to the Plains Indians removal to
The buffalo constituted a way of life a source of food, fuel, and shelter and a central part of
1. What was the Conservative Republican viewpoint about Reconstruction? What was the
Radical Republican viewpoint about Reconstruction? Know the political position
favored by the White House and Congress.
Proponents of a more radical policy wanted readmis
I. Wartime Reconstruction
"To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds"
1. President Lincoln's second inaugural address suggested that deep compassion for the enemy
guided his thinking about peace.
2. Lincoln's plan for reconstruction, issued in December 1863, was
I. Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Patrician in Government
A. The Making of a Politician
1. Born in 1882, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was raised to strive for the high-minded doctrines of
public service and Christian duty to help the poor and weak.
2. After a two-
I. Conquest and Empire in the West
A. Indian Removal and the Reservation System
1. From the early days of the Republic, Americans advocated a policy
of Indian Removal that relocated eastern tribes to the west of the
Mississippi, promising that they could
Cold War Politics Quiz 1945-1953
1. The Cold War was: the War of the words and the Ideologies and not the war of Guns and Weapons
2. Who were the main two contenders in the Cold War?
ANS: United States and USSR
3. What was the reason the Cold War occurred
1. Type of Document: Other
2. Unique Physical Characteristics of the Document: n/a
3. Date(s) of Document: November 26, 1887
4. Author (or Creator) of the Document: Anonymous
5. Position(Title): Red-Handed Murder: Negroes Wantonly Killed at Thibodaux, La
Quiz 7:World War I
Which nation suffered the most casualties during WWI?
developed in order to treat serious facial injuries
a major cause for limb amputation
nickname for Woodrow Wilson
I. The Rise of the City
A. The Urban Explosion, a Global Migration
1. In the waning decades of the nineteenth century the movement from
rural areas to urban industrial centers attracted millions of
immigrants to American shores.
2. Capitalist development
1. Beginning in the 1950s, maintaining a non-Communist South Vietnam
became crucial to American efforts to contain communism. How did the
Eisenhower administration go about this? What was the nation's
justification for its actions in South Vietnam in the
1. Assess the presidency of Harry S. Truman. To what extent did the
Cold War contribute to or impede his Fair Deal reform agenda?
Answer would ideally include:
Foreign affairs: Matters abroad consumed much of Truman's energy and political
1. Abraham Lincoln's and Andrew Johnson's reconstruction plans shared an
a. full amnesty to all former rebel soldiers.
b. limited voting rights for blacks.
c. the confiscation of rebel property.
*d. ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment.
1. After 1880, most new immigrants to America originated from
a. northern and western Europe.
b. western Europe almost exclusively.
c. southern Europe almost exclusively.
*d. eastern and southern Europe.
2. Americans expressed both wonder and concern at t
1. America's return to a peacetime economy in 1920 and 1921 was marked by
a. steady prices and economic well-being for most Americans.
b. a narrowing of the gap between rich and poor.
c. a 3.5 percent national unemployment rate, the lowest to date.
1. Although the New Deal enjoyed astonishing popularity, some Americans
were consistently critical of Roosevelt's reforms. Why? In your answer,
discuss three opponents of the New Deal, being attentive to changes
over time in their opinions. Were they able
1. According to Theodore Roosevelt, the absolutely vital question facing the nation
when he became president in 1901 was whether
*a. the government had the power to control the trusts.
b. Congress had the moral wherewithal to remove corrupt members.
1. A reluctant isolationist, President Roosevelt believed during the 1930s that
a. the United States should stay out of Europe's internal
b. the United States should cease trading with Latin America.
c. international amity was the key to ending t
1. After Frances Willard assumed the presidency of the Woman's Christian
Temperance Union in 1879, the focus of the organization gradually changed to
a. the causes important to most middle-class white women.
*b. social action, labor conditions, an
1. According to Ida B. Wells, lynching was a problem rooted in
*a. economics and the shifting social structure of the South.
b. attacks on white women by black men in the South and the
c. attacks on black women by white men who employed them as
1. After the March 2003 invasion of Iraq,
a. the Bush administration proved that Saddam Hussein was
producing weapons of mass destruction.
b. the Bush administration was able to show that Saddam Hussein
had concrete connections to Osama bin Laden and the
Written by Michael Chorost
Who is the author
of Brave New
Orlanda Bell is
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THE COSTS OF PRODUCTION
BY NHU NGUYEN
ONE CENTRAL FACT
IT COST SOMETHINGS TO PRODUCE GOOD
FACTORS OF PRODUCTION
WHAT IS FACTORS OF PRODUCTION?
The resources that can be used to produce
1. Analyze the nature of the Progressive impulse by examining its dominant
characteristics. Create a profile of the typical progressive and explain how
each component of the profile influences the movement at large. Describe the
sources of the P
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Short Answer Fire by Leon Stein Questions
1. Who were the victims of the Triangle shirtwaist fire and why did they go on strike a year
2. Leon Stein mentions in Fire, that the New York fir
1. Compare and contrast the late nineteenth century industrialization process in the United
States to that of other industrializing countries.
Why did the process come as quickly and completely as it did?
Why did one historian characterize the post civil