1 POINT PER QUESTION Name the candidates and their parties in the presidential election of 1928. Extremely risky business transactions in the stock market, to make quick or large profits. The McNary-Haugen bill would have established this for farmers crops, but it was vetoed by President Coolidge. The day the stock market crashed on October 29, 1929 was called… This is the average of a group of stocks indicating whether the Stock Market is up, down, or unchanged. Provided a means to monitor and enforce regulations on the Stock Market. Paying a small percentage (10%) of a stocks price and borrowing the rest from the Stock Broker. This raised retail prices, reduced imported goods into the US, and prevented other countries from earning American currency. Buy now, pay later, often on an installment plan. 1924-1940, economy down, unemployment high. Built parks and roads, planted trees, helped with soil erosion and flood control. This required corporations to provide complete, truthful information on all stock offerings. Set a minimum hourly wage and prohibited factory labor for children under 16. This rebuilt dams and provided Hydroelectric power. Provided a pension for retired workers and their spouses and aided people with disabilities, poor mothers with dependent children, and the needy elderly. Established the National Labor Relations Board to settle disputes between employers and employees. Fought unemployment and poverty by creating jobs building airports, libraries, and federal buildings Provided for bank inspections by the Treasury Department and federal loans to solid banks. Protects individual bank accounts, originally up to $5,000.00. Name three things that stimulated US imperialism. Which country’s residents became citizens of the United States in 1917? Who told the artist Frederic Remington, “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war”? For which action did Theodore Roosevelt win the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize? Name three conflicts that US troops were involved in. What did the United States insist that Cuba include in its constitution? On what did the Roosevelt Corollary build? What was included in the de Lôme letter? What war ended with the Treaty of Paris of 1898? What was the purpose of the Foraker Act? What were the four main causes of WWI? Where did the assassination that triggered World War I occur? What caused widespread starvation in Germany? What did the United States use to overcome the threat of German U-boats? What did the Selective Service Act require? Which weapons of mechanized warfare were introduced in World War I? Name the “Big Four”, leaders and countries. Who rejected Wilson’s “Fourteen Points” peace plan? What reason did Senators give for opposing U.S. membership in the League of Nations? Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were charged with, and convicted of, The immigration policies of the 1920s limited immigration from all countries except Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer believed that he needed to protect the American people from During the 1920s, union membership increased, decreased, or stayed the same? The first practical peacetime use of airplanes was for The main factor causing urban sprawl in the 1920s was The Teapot Dome scandal centered around The Fordney-McCumber Tariff was meant to To protect their own interests, employers often accused striking workers of being What was the first major action Franklin D. Roosevelt took as president? Who was the first woman to serve in the cabinet? What was the main objective of the Agricultural Adjustment Act? What New Deal program most directly responsible for creating new jobs and putting people to work? What role did Eleanor Roosevelt play in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration? What reached a new high during Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first term as president? Who took photographs of the grim lives of farm families fleeing the Dust Bowl during the Depression? List the four goals of the Progressive Movement. Muckrakers were In “The Jungle”, Upton Sinclair exposed The first person to use the presidency as a “bully pulpit” was The law that required truthful labels was the Tennessee Valley Authority map Describe the causes of the Great Depression. Defend the argument that America’s poor use of credit will be the leading factor towards the economic collapse of the late 1920’s.