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sem 2 study guide

final exam flash cards

FDR’s main goals in fighting the depression relief for the unemployed and poor, recovery of the economy back to normal levels, and reform of the financial system to prevent a repeat depression.
Years for the Great Depression August 1929 – March 1933
Causes of the Great Depression The stock market crash of 1929. During the 1920s the U.S. stock market underwent a historic expansion
New Deal a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States between 1933 and 1939. It responded to needs for relief, reform, and recovery from the Great Depression.
Shanty Towns are slums on the outskirts of many cities
What event brought an end to the Great Depression? The common view among economic historians is that the Great Depression ended with the advent of World War II.
Why was the New Deal a turning point in U. S. history? boosted the economy
Holocaust mass murder of jewish and other religions and people by nazi and hitler
how many jews were killed in the holocaust? 6 mill
Other groups that were killed during the Holocaust Jehovah's Witnesses, Roma (Gypsies), homosexuals, people with disabilities
What religious group was killed by Germans in Concentration Camps? Jehovah's Witnesses
Under German rule, before Concentration Camps, where were Jews forced to live? Ghettos
Genocide mass murder of one type of people (race or religion)
What happened to Hitler in the end? he was killed
In addition to the gas chambers, how did Nazi’s kill off the Jews? starvation, murder by nazi
During the Holocaust, how were families separated? children and parents would be seoerated to work in diffrent ways as well as siblings
What is the name for the laws that began to take away the rights of German Jews? antisimetic laws
Democracy a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
Fascism a form of far-right, authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition, and strong regimentation of society and of the economy which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.
Blitzkrieg an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory.
Kamikaze a Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target.
Axis Powers the alignment of nations that fought in the Second World War against the Allied forces.
Why did United States decide to stay isolated from foreign affairs when WWII started? they wanted to be neutral
Pearl Harbor events a harbor near Honolulu, on S Oahu, in Hawaii: surprise attack by Japan on the U.S. naval base and other military installations December 7, 1941
Why did Great Britain and France declare war on Germany? response to Hitler's invasion of Poland
What event caused the U.S. to enter WWII? he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in what was then the Territory of Hawaii
Baby Boom the growth of families and children being boor after the men returned from the world war ll
Cold War time period 1947 – 1991
Cuban Missile Crisis A confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1962 over the presence of missile sites in Cuba; one of the “hottest” periods of the cold war.
​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 The Vietnam War
How did women help in WWII filling in "male" jobs and nursing
Freedom Riders ivil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States in 1961 and subsequent years to challenge the non-enforcement of the United States Supreme Court decisions Morgan v. Virginia (1946) and Boynton v. Virginia (1960),
Malcolm X was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. He is best known for his staunch and controversial black racial advocacy, and for his time spent as the vocal spokesperson of the Nation o
Sit-Ins a form of protest in which demonstrators occupy a place, refusing to leave until their demands are met.
Civil Rights and Martin Luther King, Jr. he was a large part in the fight for the rights of african americans. many remember him as the face of the civil rights movements.
​Vietnamization​ the US policy of withdrawing its troops and transferring the responsibility and direction of the war effort to the government of South Vietnam.
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 The law authorized the construction of a 41,000-mile network of interstate highways that would span the nation.
​The​ ​two​ ​nations​ ​divided​ ​at​ ​the​ ​38th​ ​parallel north and south korea
​Watergate​ a political scandal in the United States involving the administration of U.S. President Richard Nixon from 1972 to 1974 that led to Nixon's resignation
How did ​Truman​ ​justified​ ​dropping​ ​the​ ​atomic​ ​bomb​ ​on​ ​Japan​? it was for the greater good
​The​ ​Manhattan​ ​Project a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons.
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