Benchmark _2 Study Guide

U.S. History
Benchmark Test #2 Study Guide
Directions: Identify or define each of the words/terms. Using a different color,
explain the historical significance of each word/term.
1. 18th Amendment
2. 19th Amendment
3. 1920s
* Think About: industry, economy, society
4. Harlem Renaissance
5. Great Depression
6. Dust Bowl
7. Bonus Army
8. New Deal
9. Herbert Hoover
10. Franklin Roosevelt
11. World War II
12. Axis Powers & Allies
13. D-Day
14. War in the Pacific (Iwo Jima & Okinawa)
15. Navajo soldiers
16. Tuskegee Airmen
17. Lend-Lease Act
18. Neutrality Acts
19. Korematsu v. United States (1944)
20. Nuremberg Trials
21. Dropping of the atomic bombs
22. Yalta Conference
23. Truman Doctrine
24. Joseph McCarthy
25. Red Scare
Short Answer Questions:
1. Explain two problems that existed during the Great Depression and
how a specific New Deal program attempts to solve each problem.
2. Explain two ways Americans could contribute to the war effort at
home during WWII. Explain how they would each help the U.S. win.