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Ch. 10 & 11 Review
The Good Times, The Bad Times, and WWII
|World-class track athlete. Won a silver medal at the Olympics
|Invented the game of basketball. Later coached and taught at KU
|Nicknamed “Big Train” for his trademark pitch. He was one of the first elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
|Commander of the Allied Forces. Later became the first President from Kansas.
|Dwight D. Eisenhower
|One of the famous woman aviators of all time. Mysteriously disappeared trying to fly across the world.
|Famous writer/poet. Became famous during the Harlem Renaissance
|Created the GI Bill of Rights
|Why was Planeview built?
|To solve the housing shortage for all the new residents that came to work in the aviation industry.
|How did World War II transform the Kansas economy?
|It ended the Great Depression and created great economic opportunity.
|What was not a way that Kansans, and all Americans, were asked to make sacrifices during WWII?
|To only own one car per household in order to donate the others to the military.
|What is meant by a “consumer economy” during the 1920’s?
|People buy things they don’t need and don’t save money because of new technology leads to new products.
|What are the 4 causes of the Dust Bowl?
|High winds, little rain, hot days, and soil-eroding farming practices
|Why was the rise of entertainment such a big deal for Kansans and Americans in the 1920s – 1940s?
|It gave all citizens hope.
|What was the plan to get the United States out of the Great Depression called?
|The New Deal
|What type of farming did the government recommend in order to help farmers during the Dust Bowl?
|Contour farming and Terracing farming
|How did the workplace change in Kansas during WWII?
|Women and African Americans went to work, mainly in the aviation industry, because there was a shortage of male workers.
|What is the day that the stock market crashed called?
|What was the name of the local Negro National League team?
|What did the government hand out to industries that could support the war effort?
|What did Eisenhower convince Congress to fund?
|The Interstate System
|What made Eisenhower a strong military leader?
|He was able to bring people of different backgrounds together to work towards a common goal.
|The Great Migration of African Americans from the South to northern cities was motivated by:
|When soldiers returned home from WWII, the GI Bill of Rights:
|Allowed many soldiers to go to college for free.