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History Final pt 1

QuestionAnswer
FDR's main goals for the depression Relief, Recovery, Reform
Years for the Great Depression 1929-1942
Causes of the Great Depression Stock Market Crash October 29th 1929
New Deal was a series of public work projects and financial reforms.
Shanty Towns deprived area on the outskirts of a town with rundown houses.
What event brought an end to the Great Depression? World War II
Roosevelt’s fireside chats impact Fireside chats were thrity speeches that FDR gave over the raido/tv that spoke to the American people as if they were friends.
Why did voters vote for Roosevelt over Hoover He gave them jobs and the American people enjoyed hearing his promises Hoover just wasn't popular enough
Why was the New Deal a turning point in U. S. history? The New Deal was a turning point int US history because it gave Americans the jobs that they needed.
Holocaust mass slaughter
How many Jews were killed during the Holocaust up to 6 million
Other groups that were killed during the Holocaust Homosexuals, Mentally ill, Romani Gypsies, twins, Jehovah Witnesses
What religious group was killed by Germans in Concentration Camps? Jehovah Witnesses, Jewish, Christian,
Under German rule, before Concentration Camps, where were Jews forced to live? cramped neighborhoods called ghettos
Genocide The deliberate killing of a large group of people.
What happened to Hitler in the end? He killed himself.
In addition to the gas chambers, how did Nazi’s kill off the Jews? mass shootings
During the Holocaust, how were families separated? Families were seperated by sexes and age once they got to the camps.
Holocaust and ​annihilation the Nazi Plan was to get rid of anyone who wasn't "racially pure"
What is the name for the laws that began to take away the rights of German Jews? Anti-Jewish Legislation
Democracy A system of government by the whole population
Fascism A political philosophy movement that has no tolerance for opposing opinions
Blitzkrieg An intense military campaign meant to bring a quick victory
Kamikaze A japanese aircraft on a suicide mission
Axis Powers A group of countries that were against the Allied Powers in WWII. Germany, Italy, Japan, Bulgaria, hungary, romania and yugoslavia
Why did United States decide to stay isolated from foreign affairs when WWII started? The US believed that it didn't concern them.
Pearl Harbor events Was a surprise military attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service.
Why did Great Britain and France declare war on Germany? In response to to Hitler's invasion of Poland
What event caused the U.S. to enter WWII? Pearl Harbor
Under what plan did the U. S. ​provided​ ​massive​ ​financial​ ​aid​ ​to​ ​rebuild​ ​European economies​ ​and​ ​prevent​ ​the​ ​spread​ ​of​ ​communism​? marshall plan
Capitalist, Communist, Dictatorial, and Socialist meanings and which countries follow which ideals? Capitalism is when someone invests money, Communism the belief that everyone gets everything according to their needs. Dictatorial, a ruler will all power. Socialism everyone shares everything. Britian is a caitalist country. Cuba is communist. Algeria is
Baby Boom A dramatic rise in the birthrate after WWII
Similarities​ ​between​ ​the​ ​US​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Soviet​ ​Union during​ ​the​ ​Cold​ ​War​ Both powerful, both self sufficient both government owned
Cold War time period 1947-1999
Cuban Missile Crisis a 13 day long missle confrontation between the US and Soviet Union concerning American missiles in Italy
A​ ​state​ ​of​ ​tension​ ​between​ ​the​ ​U.S.​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Soviet​ ​Union​ ​without​ ​actual fighting​ Cold War
​The​ ​war​ ​that​ ​created​ ​divisiveness​ ​among​ ​Americans​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​1960s Vietman War
How did women help in WWII Women Served in the US Armed Forces and WASP
What kind of policy did ​Martin​ ​L.​ ​King,​ ​Jr.,​ ​and​ ​other members​ ​of​ ​SCLC​ ​encouraged​? Nonviolent Protest
Freedom Riders Civil rights activisit who rode interstate buses into the segrated southren states
Malcolm X African American Muslim minister and human right's activist.
Sit-Ins a form of protest where people would sit and occupy a place until their wants were met.
Civil Rights and Martin Luther King, Jr Martin Luther King Jr led the Civil Rights Movement
​Vietnamization this was the name of the policy that President Nixon put in place to have US troops reteat and have them help South Vietman's government.
McCarthyism a vociferous campaign against alleged communists in the US government and other institutions carried out under Senator Joseph McCarthy in the period 1950–54.
The​ ​Highway​ ​Act​ ​of​ ​1956 This act allowed construction for over 40,000 miles of highways.
​The​ ​two​ ​nations​ ​divided​ ​at​ ​the​ ​38th​ ​parallel North and South Korea
Watergate was an scandal caused by President Nixon and was part of the reason he resigned.
How did ​Truman​ ​justified​ ​dropping​ ​the​ ​atomic​ ​bomb​ ​on​ ​Japan​ To get even on those who attack us without warning
The​ ​Manhattan​ ​Project was a research program to learn how to make nuclear weapons
Created by: BettyL13