US History Second Semester Final Study Guide Chapter 17 What

US History Second Semester Final Study Guide
Chapter 17
What did Sinclair’s The Jungle expose
What was the goal of the NAACP
What is an initiative
What is the Pure Food and Drug Act
What were the goals of the progressive movement
Chapter 18
6. What was the cause of U.S. imperialism
7. Why did Teddy Roosevelt win a Nobel Peace Prize
8. What did the Roosevelt Corollary build on
9. What was the de Lome letter
10. What was the purpose of the Foraker Act
11. What was the Boxer Rebellion
12. What was the Open Door Policy
Chapter 19
13. What were the causes of World War I
14. What did the US do to overcome German U-boats
15. What countries made up the “Big 4”
16. What was the Selective Service Act
17. Why did the US Senate oppose entering the League of Nations
18. Why was the Schlieffen Plan effective
19. How did the Espionage and Sedition Acts affect freedom of speech
Chapter 20
20. What crime were Sacco and Vanzetti charged with
21. Who was A. Mitchell Palmer trying to protect Americans from
22. What caused urban sprawl in the 1920’s
23. What was the Teapot Dome scandal
24. Why was the Kellogg-Briand Pact considered useless
Chapter 21
25. What was the Harlem Renaissance
26. What was the basis for the Scopes Trial
27. What did fundamentalists believe
Chapter 22
28. What were the causes of the Great Depression
29. What were the causes of the Dust Bowl
30. What did Hoover want business owners to do after the stock market crashed
31. What was the goal of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act
Chapter 23
32. What was the goal of the New Deal
33. What was the first thing Roosevelt did after becoming president
34. What was the goal of the Agricultural Adjustment Act
35. What New Deal programs were deemed unconstitutional
Chapter 24
36. What Soviet leader turned Russia into an industrial power
37. What happened in the Battle of Britain
38. What was the Lend-Lease Act
39. What did Mussolini and Stalin disagree on in government
Chapter 25
40. What did the GI Bill do for veterans
41. Why did the Soviet Union win the Battle of Stalingrad
42. How did the US government battle wartime inflation
Chapter 26
43. What was the goal of the Truman Doctrine
44. Why did the Soviet Union blockade West Berlin
45. Who was Joseph McCarthy
46. What was the Eisenhower Doctrine
47. What happened after the armistice to end the Korean War
48. What were Chinese Nationalists doing between 1944 and 1947
Chapter 28
49. What was the purpose behind détente
50. What was SALT I Treaty
51. What was purpose behind JFK’s “Flexible Response”
52. What was Bay of Pigs invasion
53. What was LBJ’s main campaign focus for election of 1964
Chapter 29
54. What were basics of Plessy vs. Ferguson
55. What were basics of Brown vs Board of Education
56. What did Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibit
57. Who is known for the speech “I Have A Dream”
58. What did the Black Panthers advocate
59. Who is Rosa Parks and what did she do
Chapter 30
60. What was the Tonkin Gulf Resolution
61. Which side did the US back early in Vietnam conflict
62. What was Ho Chi Minh Trail
63. What was the purpose of the War Powers Act
64. Ngo Dinh Diem was the president of what country
Essay Questions
1. In what ways was World War 1 different from earlier wars in which the U.S. had been
Think About:
Weapons used in the war
Nations involved in fighting
People who lost their lives in the war
Where fighting took place
2. Describe the transformation of the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin. Discuss the impact
on the country’s citizens and the economy through the restructuring of society
Think About:
Economic position of Soviet Union before Stalin
Stalin’s “model communist state”
Stalin’s totalitarian regime