1. What year did the rain stop?
2. How long did the Dust Bowl last?
3. What happed to the people who actually lived through and experienced the Dust
4. Describe the Southern Plains.
5. What did the farmers plant on the land in the Southern Plains?
Concentration Camps Immediately upon their assumption of power on January 20, 1933, the
Nazis established concentration camps for the imprisonment of all enemies of their regime.
Beginning in 1938, Jews were targeted for internment solely because they wer
1. Know if unemployment went up or down from 1929 to 1933
unemployment rate was increasing.
Know who the president was, before FDR who did not effectively handle the Great
3. Know why thousands of WWI veterans marched on Wa
15. What was the goal of Roosevelt's New Deal program?
start government programs that would help the economy recover
make reforms that would improve society and the economy
provide relief to people too poor to adequately meet the basic necessities
War of 1812
Key Terms & Ideas
Impress m ent
FrancisSc ottKe y
Era of Good Feelings
Hooverville a shack made out of cardboard with a tin roof. Made from scrap.
Homeless people, during the time of the Great Depression lived in Hoovervilles.
Hoover blanket a newspaper used to cover people when cold.
Hoover mattress park benches covered in
Great Depression a time period in history where millions of workers were
Surplus is the result when a business produces too much of its product.
Economic climate of the 1920s The Roaring 20s the economy was strong.
People spend lots of money
Between 1400 and 1700, a new world opened up for Europe. Sailors set out on great voyages of
discovery to lands that the people of Europe had not previously known existed.
1. A whole new plan of government was written, the Constitution of the United States!
What were the Articles of Confederation? When were they written? What were they a plan
What was Congress?
Why was the national government weak?
Why were A
Only a very modest
The Turks became
the third major
carrier of Islam
after Arabs and
Turks would enter
into conflicts with
2. Prohibition 18th amendment
3. Spoils System/Patronage
5. Hull House
6. Hepburn Act
7. Pure Food and Drug Act
8. 4 Amendments to the Constitution
9. Trustbuster vs regulator
10. Direct Primary
11. The Recall
o Middle Class Womenthe proponents of social charity. Leader was Jane
Addams who founded Hull House, a settlement house in Chicago. The rich
wouldnt, the poor couldnt.
o Suffragettes: Women actively sought enfranchisement as they became
more politically a
In order to give the citizenry more say in government affairs, the processes of initiative,
referendum and recall were introduced.
o Initiative allowed citizens to introduce legislative proposals at the state or local
level through petitions which requir
Peaceful interaction and mutual dependence as well as conflict and
hostility characterized the relationship of nomadic herders and settled
farmers in East Africa and Eurasia
Pastoral societies: less productive economies
Needed larger grazing areas for an
A: Principles of American Democracy
1. What is the supreme law of the land?
2. What does the Constitution do?
3. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
4. What is an amendment
Post Industrial Revolution
Progressives combined Protestant religion and humanitarian work, a synthesis that
became known as the Social Gospel movement.
o Its the Christian duty to be concerned about the plight of the poor and the
o Fighting Bob
o Leading Progressive
o Senator and then Governor of Wisconsin.
o He advocated for women's suffrage. He is considered the father of
the American Progressive Movement and he spoke passionately for
the "common man."
o His s
In South Africa in 1990, Mandela is released from prison and the quote: remember this
day- our country went to the dogs. How does this reflect the apartheid era?
2. Mandela said: reconciliation and forgiveness removes fear and is a powerful we
1. From the very beginning of the film, one senses the importance of religion in
Hillsboro. Note the singing and notice the affiliation of the preacher and the town
council men walking to the school.
2. What law did Bert Kates (John Scopes) violate? Who m
1. Explain the subjugation of women during the Song Dynasty:
a. Rapid economic growth tightened patriarchal restrictions on women and to restore
some Han concepts of female submission. Confucian writers highlighted the
subordination of women to men. They
1. How did the operation of the Indian Ocean trading network differ from that
of the Silk Roads?
o Indian Ocean did what the Silk Road did, but by sea. Like the Silk
Roads, oceanic trade also grew out of the vast environmental and
cultural diversities of
a.i. The elite culture of Vietnam borrowed heavily form China adopting
Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, administrative techniques, the exam
system, & artistic literary styles. Vietnam achieved political
independence while participating fully in
1. Explain how the status of women changed in the Islamic society.
Physical manifestation of their subjugation is reflected by the veil.
Had to be with husband if in public
2. What accounts for the widespread conversion to Islam?
o The r
a.i. The camelcould make the long trek across the Sahara. Could make the
long journey across the Sahara. The Sahara was no longer a barrier to
commerce and cross-cultural interaction. It became an international trade
route that fostered new relationships
a. A formal division of the Roman Empire into eastern and western halves occurred
in the late 4th century c.e.
b. The western empire collapsed in the fifth century
c. The eastern half survived another 1000 years.
d. The eastern empire contained the ancien
Physically detached from other trade because of geographic location. It wouldnt be in the center
of trade until Columbuss voyages.
Internally, Europes geography made political unity difficult. It was a region in which population
centers were divided by mo
1. What replaced the Roman order in Western Europe?
The Feudal System
Regional kingdomsVisigoths, Franks, Lombards, Angles a nd Saxons, arose to replace
Many of these Germanic peoples, originally organized in small kinship based tribes wit
1. What impact did international trade have on south China?
a. Chinas Indian Ocean trade.
b. Merchants achieved a degree of social acceptance not known before, including
their frequent appointment to high-ranking bureaucratic positions.
c. China transform
Most other world religions established from great civilizations Christianity and Islam, by
contrast emerged from the margins of the Mediterranean and Middle East
Giving to Caesar
with is Caesars
and to God what is