1. After World War II, the only nation that could rival the United States was:
the Soviet Union.
2. According to the policy of containment, as laid out by George Kennan, the:
All of the following factors contributed to explosive economic growth during the Gilded Age EXCEPT:
availability of capital for investment.
a growing supply of labor.
abundant natural resources.
federal land grants to railro
Social Security Act of 1935
US History, 1865-1945
Tuesday and Thursday, 9 am
Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the way Americans view government,
and it all started with his New Deal. The New Deal was a plan that
Roosevelt had prepared for the Amer
Dropping A Bomb
US History 1865- 1945
Tuesday Thursday 9 am
Hiroshima and Nagasaki were blasted away with Americas first
attempt at creating a sufficient plan to end a war. Though it meant killing
thousands of people, Harry S. Truman
Muller v. Oregon
US History 1865-1945
Tuesday Thursday 9
For starters, Oregons law was not a legitimate exercise of state police
powers because none of the cases that were filed under this law had
anything to do with the health, safety, or welf
In what different ways did the Soviet Union and China experience communism during the
While many aspects of their experiences were similar, one critical difference was that, in
the Soviet Union, the growth of privileged bureaucr
In what ways did Europes internal conflicts between 1914 and 1945 have global implications?
World War I was a global conflict for many of reasons like the involvement in fighting in the
Europeans colonies in Africa, China and the Pacific. Also it
What explains the disasters that befell Europe in the first half of the twentieth century?
There seems to be a variety of things like weapons industrialized, a variety of factors lay
behind the disasters. For example, the numerous competitive state
Was colonial rule a transforming, even a revolutionary, experience, or did it serve to freeze or
preserve existing social and economic patterns? What evidence can you find to support both
sides of this argument?
Subject peoples might choose to coop
In what ways did the Atlantic Revolutions and their echoes give a new and distinctive
shape to the emerging societies of 19th century Europe and Americas?
Beyond these echoes of the Atlantic revolutions, three major movements arose to
What differences can you identify in how China, the Ottoman Empire, and Japan experienced
Western imperialism and confronted it? How might your account for those differences?
Both China and the Ottoman Empire became more reliant on Western finance
Discussion 4: In what ways was the missionary message of Christianity shaped by the cultures of
Asian and American peoples?
Christian missionaries, in China, downplayed their mission to convert and put effort to be
respectful of Chinese culture, rather th
In what ways may the Industrial Revolution be understood as a global rather than simply
a European phenomenon?
There are some very concrete conditions of ideas that have happened during this
time period and became very popularly spread throughout the area. The western
democracies found many ideas persuasive in the 19
History 112 Stone
As we look back in History to the 19th century, at the Atlantic Revolution, we get to
see how the Nation has worked through some of the toughest time gaining rights across
the nation, whether it be individu
2. Why did the communist experiment, which was committed to equality and a humane
socialism, generate such oppressive, brutal, and totalitarian regimes?
An elastic concept of enemy came to include not only surviving remnants of the old
Discussion 3: What lasting legacies of early modern globalization is evidence in the early 21st
century? Pay particular attention to the legacies of the slave trade.
The global circulation of goods; an international currency, silver trade was one of the
Why did the European empires in the Americas have such an enormously greater impact on the
conquered people than did the Chinese, Mughal and Ottoman empires?
Europeans were very motivated to doing things, with the Europeans aware of their position in the