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History final stack

meh first stack, about the history final study guide!

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1. What was the issue in the Teapot Dome Scandal? Two oilmen giving Albert B. Fall $400.000 in exchange for renting government oil reserves.
2. What was a Flapper? A young woman in the 1920s tho cut their hair short, wore short skirts, and painted their lips bright red.
3. What was a speakeasy? A place where alcohol was sold illegally during Prohibition.
4. What year did the stock market crash? 1929
5. What name was given to the administration of Franklin Roosevelt? The New Deal
6. what government program was passed to help the elderly in the 1930s? The Social Security Act
7. What group opposed the reforms of Franklin Roosevelt? The Supreme Court
8. What was the name of the political party of Benito Mussolini? The Fascist party
9. What was the name given to Adolf Hitler that meant "leader"? der Fuhrer
10. What group was murdered in the Holocaust? The Jews
11. What country was invaded by Germany to officially start World War II? Poland
12. What was the name given to the type of warfare of Germany in World War II? Blitzkrieg
13. What countries comprised the Axis Powers? Germany, Italy, and Japan
14. What place was bombed on December 7, 1941? Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
15. What is the name given to June 6, 1944? D-Day
16. What agreement discussed post war plans for the world in 1945? Where did the meeting take place? The Yalta Agreement. Yalta a small town at the black sea in the Soviet Union
17. What two cities were attacked with atomic bombs? Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
18. What year saw an end to World War II? 1945
19. What was the name of the third party running for presidency in 1948? The "Dixiecrat" party
20. What was meant by the term "Iron Curtain"? The military weapons that the Soviet Union used to keep control of Europe
21. What was the Marshall Plan? A four-year, multibillion-dollar plan to rebuild Europe
22. What city was saved from takeover by the Soviet Union in 1948? Berlin, Germany
23. What American general was in charge of the U.N. forces in the Korean War? General Douglas MacAuthur
24. What is the name of the first satellite? Sputnik
25. What was the final outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis? Missiles were removed from Cuba
26. What happened to the Kennedy brothers and Martin L. King? They were assassinated
27. What was the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution? The vote of congress that increased American involvement in the Vietnam War
28. What group hoped to benefit by the Equal Rights Amendment? Women
29. What year did Neil Armstrong land on the moon? 1969
30. What two major countries were visited by President Richard Nixon? China and the Soviet Union
31. What was the Watergate Scandal? A major political scandal involving President Nixon attempting to spy on the Democrats
32. What was the greatest accomplishment of President Jimmy Carter? Dealing with the energy crisis and adding the Department of Energy and the Department of Education
33. What country kept 52 American hostages for over a year in the 1970s? Iran
34. What president used the term "New Federalism"? President Ronald Reagan
35. What two countries were parts of the Iran-Contra Scandal? The United States and Nicaragua (or Iran)
36. What country was attacked in "Operation Desert Storm"? Iraq
37. What future president was implicated in the Whitewater Affair? Bill Clinton
38. What was the key state in the 2000 presidential election? Florida
39. Who was the first person to fly across the Atlantic Ocean? Amelia Earhart
40. Who was the president when the stock market crashed? Herbert Hoover
41. Who refused to give up her seat in the white section of a bus? Rosa Parks
42. Who did John Kennedy defeat for the presidency in 1960? Richard Nixon
43. Who were the three candidates for the presidency in 1968? Hubert Humphrey, Richard M. Nixon, and George Wallace
44. Who was the first woman on the Supreme Court? Sandra Day O'Connor
45. Who signed the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty for the Soviet Union? Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan
46. Who was the second president to be put on trial for crimes? Bill Clinton
47. Who did George Bush defeat for the presidency in 2000? Al Gore
48. Who was the first American to orbit the earth? John Glenn
49. Where is the Sudetenland? Czechoslovakia
50. Where were four students murdered for protesting the Vietnam War? Kent State University in Ohio
51. When did the Great Depression begin? October 24, 1926, at the same time the stock market crashed
52. What was the name of the program put into place during the Great Depression to help the elderly? The Social Security Act
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