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SS8 Final Exam

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What was the Constitution of 1868 responsible for? Extended voting rights to African American men over the age of 21
What was the Constitution of 1879 responsible for? Extended the Louisiana Lottery Charter.
What was the Constitution of 1898 responsible for? Adding new qualifications to vote, such as the literacy test, poll taxes, and property qualifications that made it more difficult for African Americans to vote.
What was the belief of the Populist Party? African Americans and Whites should come together and set aside their differences.
What was the belief of the Bourbon Democrats? The Louisiana Lottery should be extended.
What was the belief of the Progressives? The quality of life for all should be improved.
Why did Homer Plessey sit in the white section of the train car? To challenge segregation laws
Separate but Equal was the ruling in what Supreme Court Case? Plessey v. Ferguson
Laws that enforced segregation and discrimination of people of color were called.. Jim Crow Laws
The destruction of homes and evacuations in 1927 were effects of The Great Flood of 1927
Stronger ________________ and ________________ were built after the Great Flood of 1927. levees; spillways
What childhood experience influenced Huey P. Long's politics? He grew up in poverty.
What was the program called that Huey P. Long is famous for? Share Our Wealth Program
What was the purpose of the Share Our Weath Program? Redistribute wealth, so that no one was too poor and no one was too rich.
What were the causes of the Great Depression? Overproduction, excessive use of credit, and the stock market crash of 1929.
Why was LA less affected by the Great Depression than other areas? Louisiana was already poor and residents in rural areas could grow enough food to survive.
Famous two New Deal Programs that helped create jobs during the Great Depression. CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) and the WPA (Works Progress Administration)
What event helped to get Louisiana and the rest of the U.S. out of the Great Depression? World War II (WWII)
What event caused WWII to break out in Europe? Germany's invasion of Poland
What event caused the United States to enter into WWII? Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor
In which ways did Louisiana impact WWII? Use of ports for shipping supplies, the construction of Higgins Boats, and serving as a location for training soldiers.
Why did populations rise in cities during WWII? Opening of War time factories and other jobs were more available in cities.
What was the name of the German vessels that were very effective against American ships? U-Boats
How did WWII impact Louisiana? Caused rationing and shortages, increased the urban populations, and industrialized Louisiana's economy.
What was the purpose of the literacy tests? to decrease the number of African Americans able to vote.
How did African Americans retaliate against the literacy test? protested the unfairness of the test
What is the name of the event where Baton Rouge African Americans protested segregation of public buses? The Baton Rouge Bus Boycott
How did African Americans retaliate against the segregation of public buses? created "Free-Rides"
What were Sit-Ins? a form of peaceful protest where a protester refuses to leave an establishment
Who was Ruby Bridges? first African American child to desegregate a public elementary school in New Orleans
What was the Brown v. Board of Education court case about to keep segregated or to desegregate public schools
What was the verdict of the Brown v. Board of education court case? segregation of public schools is illegal and should be desegregated
Which Supreme Court Case did the Brown V. Board of Education court case overturn? Plessey v. Ferguson
Which branch of government does the Parish President represent? Executive
Which branch of government does the Parish Council represent? Legislative
Which form of local government has a two branch system that includes a Parish President and a Parish Council? Home Rule Charter
Which form of local government has one governing body that acts as both the executor and legislature for the parish Police Jury
Which form of local government has one governing body that acts as both the executor and legislature for the parish Parish President
How many members make up St. Charles Parish’s Parish Council? 9
John Bel Edwards is what elected official of Louisiana? Governor
Bill Nungesser is what elected official of Louisiana? Lt. Governor
The first five words of Louisiana’s constitution.. We the people of Louisiana
State governments get their power from.. the people
What are the three types of courts in Louisiana? District, Appeals, and Supreme
Who is the current Vice President of the United States? Mike Pence
Who is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States? Paul Ryan
The President of the United States is part of which branch of government? Executive
Which type of government has the power to levy taxes? Both State and Federal (National)
Which type of government has the power to regulate foreign commerce? Federal (National)
Which type of government has the power to form local governments? State
Which type of government has the power to spend for the general welfare? Both State and Federal (National)
Which type of government has the power to coin money? Federal (National)
Who directly votes for the President of the United States? Electoral College
Created by: rott