Let’s Play Final Challenge World War I Roaring Twenties Great Depression World War II Cold War 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500
World War I for 100 • Describe U.S. foreign policy toward Europe prior to World War I 100 Isolationism
World War I for 200 • What did the Supreme Court rule in the case Schenck v. U.S.? 200 Free Speech could be limited in cases in which that speech posed a “clear and present danger” to the U.S.
World War I for 300 • Name two reasons why the U.S. entered WWI in 1917. 300 Reasons for U.S. Entry into WWI Make world Safe for Democracy Unrestricted Submarine Warfare U.S. mainly traded w/ Allies Zimmerman Note
World War I for 400 • Name two parts of Wilson’s Fourteen Points. 400 The Fourteen Points Self-Determination of Colonies League of Nations “Peace w/out Victory” No Reparations for Germany
World War I for 500 • Name one economic and one social effect of World War I. 500 Economic Effects U.S. Becomes a Lender Nation Deficit Spending (Liberty Bonds) Anti-Unionism Gov Cooperation w/ Big Businesses Social Effects Great Migration Women work in factories
Roaring Twenties for 100 • Describe two reasons why the decade is sometimes labeled the “Roaring Twenties” 100 The Roaring Twenties Changing values… flappers, new styles Prohibition & bootlegging Jazz Economic Prosperity Effects of Automobiles
Roaring Twenties for 200 • The Scopes Trial and the re-emergence of the KKK were examples of this trend… 200 Religious Fundamentalism
Roaring Twenties for 300 • This group was left out of the economic prosperity of the 1920s. 300 Farmers
Roaring Twenties for 400 • Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald were members of this group. 400 The “Lost Generation”
Roaring Twenties for 500 • Describe the economic policies of the Harding and Coolidge administrations. 500 Pro-business and Laissez-faire
Great Depression for 100 • Name three major causes of the Great Depression. 100 Causes of the Great Depression Lack of gov. regulation of banking & stock markets Inflated stock prices (“buying on margin”) Loose credit Overproduction Problems w/ international loans
Great Depression for 200 • Describe President Hoover’s approach to ending the Great Depression. 200 Hoover believed that the duty to provide economic relief should come from the states and from private charities. He did NOT want to see people becoming independent on the Federal government for direct relief payments.
Great Depression for 300 • What did FDR do to stop the bank runs of 1932? 300 Bank Holiday Emergency Banking Relief Act Set up FDIC Increased regulation of banks by the Federal Reserve System
Great Depression for 400 • What Supreme Court case encouraged FDR to try to “pack the Supreme Court” 400 Schecter Poultry Corp. v. U.S. ruled the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) unconstitutional
Great Depression for 500 • List two New Deal Programs that put people to work. 500 Works Progress Administration Civilian Conservation Corps Civil Works Administration Public Works Administration Tennessee Valley Authority
World War II for 100 • What did Congress do to try to prevent the U.S. from being drawn into a European conflict in the late 1930s 100 Congress passed the Neutrality Acts
World War II for 200 • Name one way that FDR tried to help the Allies before the U.S. formally entered World War II. 200 Destroyers for Bases Deal Lend-Lease Act U.S. Navy escorted British Ships in Atlantic
World War II for 300 • In what Supreme Court case did the court rule that the Japanese Internment did NOT violate the 14th amendment? 300 Korematsu v. U.S.
World War II for 400 • Name one social and one economic effect of World War II on the U.S. 400 Economic Effects of World War II Deficit Spending (Liberty Bonds) Unemployment Dropped Ended the Great Depression U.S. became an economic superpower Social Effects of World War II African-Americans demand more rights Women moved into male jobs (temporarily) Wages Rose (Less Poverty)
World War II for 500 • Name two major arguments that the Truman administration used to justify the use of the atomic bombs against Japan. 500 Arguments in Favor of the Bomb It would save lives Japan would never surrender otherwise Keep USSR out of war in the Pacific Revenge for Pearl Harbor Justify the expense of R&D Experimentation Use to scare Soviets into negotiations
Cold War for 100 • Why were Yalta and Potsdam important? 100 Both were conferences between the U.S, GB, & USSR at end of WWII Results Soviet Sphere of Influence in East Europe USSR would declare war on Japan Planned to divide Germany into zones of occupation
Cold War for 200 • Name one example of a specific action taken by the U.S. as part of its policy of “containment” between 1945 and 1950 200 Examples of Containment Marshall Plan: $ to rebuild W. Europe Truman Doctrine: Military aid to Greece Berlin Airlift Korean War
Cold War for 300 • The main goal of HUAC and McCarthy’s investigations was… 300 To root out communist influence in the U.S. government and in American culture.
Cold War for 400 • How did the Korean War end? 400 The Korean War ended in a stalemate with the borders staying approximately where they had been at the beginning of the war.
Cold War for 500 • Describe the agreement made by JFK and Khrushchev to de-escalate the Cuban missile crisis? 500 USA agreed never to invade Cuba (also secretly agreed to remove outdated missiles from Turkey & Eastern Europe) USSR agreed to remove missiles from Cuba
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