SOCIAL STUDIES. Week Four Fifth Grade. What were four new technologies that most greatly affected the daily lives of Americans during the 1920’s?. 1. Automobiles 2. Airplanes 3. Radios 4. Movies. What were two results of The Great Migration ? .
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What were four new technologies that most greatly affected the daily lives of Americans during the 1920’s?
1. It prompted many people to leave the South for job opportunities in factories.
What were three cultural contributions made by African Americans during the Harlem Renaissance?
Who were three of the targets of ethnic and racial conflict during the 1920’s?
What law caused the rise of speakeasies, bootleg liquor, and crime in the 1930’s?
The 18th Amendment to the Constitution, or “Prohibition” as it was commonly known
What marked the end of the economic boom of the 1920’s and the start of the Great Depression?
What effect did the Great Depression have on African Americans and why?
They migrated from rural Southern areas in the early 1900’s to combat the depressed economy and prejudice in the south.
What were the shantytowns of the Great Depression called and who were they named for?
They were called Hoovervilles and names for President Herbert Hoover.
Why were so many people in America forced to migrate from their homes to other parts of the country during the Great Depression?
What were the three goals that President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Dealfocused on?
What was the relief/recovery program designed to provide young men in search of work the opportunity to build parks and plant trees, thus putting money into the economy to help businesses to recover?
What was the reform program that attempted to reform the economic system and prevent the conditions that caused the Great Depression?
What program was designed to ensure that the disabled and the elderly would have some income and that the unemployed were protected against lay-offs?
What are two of the New Deal programs that continue to play a role in America today?
Who was the German dictator that used military aggression against the rest of Europe to secure his goals?
What was the alliance formed by the dictators in Germany, Italy, and Japan called during World War II?
Who were the key leaders of the U.S., Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union during World War II?
What did the U.S., Great Britain, and the Soviet Union join together during World War II to become?
What were three strategies used by the Allied Powers in the European Theater of World War II?
What was the purpose of the “island-hopping” strategy in the Pacific Theater of World War II?
To get within range of the gas tank capacity of American bombers and ultimately invade the Japanese home islands
What led to the surrender of the Japanese and brought about the end of World War II?
Women took a more active role in their communities and the workforce. When the war ended, many were not satisfied to go back to homemaking.
Many African Americans moved west to work in wartime industries, served in the military in segregated units, and often did dirty and dangerous jobs while treated poorly by whites.
What caused Japanese-Americans to find themselves in internment camps during World War II? Describe the internment process:
Following Pearl Harbor, many Japanese Americans were forced to leave their homes and businesses and were imprisoned behind barbed wire fences without the right to a trial.
Germany was divided into West Germany, a democratic government and East Germany, a communist government. Eastern Europe was dominated by the Soviet Union.
What were four areas of development that had a significant impact on World War II and on the economy of the United States?
Give one example of U.S. innovations in aviation, weaponry, key technology, and communications during World War II?
Following World War II, why was there an increasing worldwide economic inter-dependence?
In order to keep countries from falling to Communism, the U.S. made alliances with war-torn Europe in hopes that strong economies would protect against communism.
What are three things that impact decisions made on the global stage?
Trade barriers were lowered around the world as nations negotiated trade agreements which made prices of goods and jobs change.