1) The 1920's was a time of "heros". Why? Why were Charles Lindberg, Babe Ruth and
Henry ford all so greatly admired? What were the similarities and differences?
The 1920s was considered a time of heroes because the heroes brought on hope and
Chapter 33 "The Great Depression and the New Deal" (19331939)
1) Explain how each of the following contributed to New Deal plans for recovery
from the Great Depression:
a. Ending Prohibition
b. abondoning the gold standard
c. the court packing scheme
1) What evidence indicated throughout the 1920's that the economy was not as healthy
as most believed? Why weren't these weaknesses addressed?
There were many evidence that indicated throughout the 1920s that the economy was
not as healthy as m
Harry S. Truman-Come to power after Franklin Roosevelt had died: 33rd President
Douglas MacArthur-Allied commander and five star general in the U.S. army. He headed the
U.S. army in Japan and Korea but was fired by Truman for
questioning the ac
Chapter 35 " America in World War II" (1941-1945)
Henry Stimson-Secretary of State
Douglas MacArthur-commander during the Cold War in 1945. After World War II, MacArthur
was put in charge of putting Japan back together.
Chester W. Nimitz-Admira
Chapter 34 "Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War"
Cordell Hull-Secretary of State during FDR's presidency; believed in reciprocal trade policy of
the New Dealers, as well as a low tariff; led to passage of the Reciprocal Trad
1) The impact of American participation in World War I on
A) The national economy
Economic mobilizers were confronted by the obstacles
People are very ignorant, which cause it to become a road block
No one knew about the production of steel
1) The new industrial city and its impact on American Society.
From 1870 till 1960, the American population doubled, and the population in the
cities tripled. Cities grew up and out, with such famed architects as Louis Sullivan
working on and p
1. The abuses in the railroad industry and how these led to the first efforts at
the industrial regulation by the federal government.
ABUSES: Monopoly! Manipulators! Railroad Kings called the Industrial
They done, stock watering; Ra
John F. Kennedy-Proposed the Peace Corps, an army of idealistic and mostly youthful volunteers to
bring American skills to underdeveloped countries, He assembled one of
the youngest cabinets.
Robert F. Kennedy-John F Kennedys younger brother wh
Betty Friedan-An American writer, activist and feminist. A leading figure in the Second wave of the
U.S. womens Movement.
Billy Graham-A Christian evangelist and an evangelical Christian. Spiritual adviser to twelve United
States presidents goi
1)The development of federal policy toward Native Americans in the 19th Century.
After the Civil war, the Great West was still relatively untamed, wild, and full of Indians.
As the Whites began to populate the Great West, the Indians, caught in