ADVANCED PLACEMENT AMERICAN HISTORY

Test 5:  The Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, and World War II


Understand the following terms and concepts.


1.  Mass production and the assembly line

2.  Henry Ford and the Model T

3.  Woolworth’s

4.  Clarence Saunders and Piggly Wiggly

5.  Bruce Barton and The Man Nobody Knows

6.  Instalment plans and buying stock on margin

7.  The stock market

8.  Warren G Harding and his cabinet (particularly Charles Evans Hughes, Andrew Mellon, Herbert Hoover, and Albert Fall)

9.  The Return to Normalcy and Isolationism

10.    Teapot Dome and other scandals

11.    Calvin Coolidge

12.    the Washington Naval Conference

13.    the Kellogg-Briand Pact

14.    the Dawes Plan

15.    Economic position of farmers in the 1920s, 1930s, and early 1940s

16.    Jazz Music and Louis Armstrong

17.    Movies and Talkies, including The Jazz Singer

18.    Country music, the Carter Family, and the Bristol Sessions

19.    The Chicago Black Sox

20.    Babe Ruth

21.    Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St Louis

22.    Household appliances and their impact on women's lives

23.    New Women / Flappers

24.    The Lost Generation, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, William Faulkner, and Ernest Hemingway

25.    The Harlem Renaissance, including Langston Hughes & Zora Neal Hurston

26.    Marcus Garvey, the Universal Negro Improvement Association, and the Back-to-Africa movement

27.    The Ku Klux Klan and The Birth of a Nation

28.    the Red Scare

29.    the Palmer Raids

30.    Sacco and Vanzetti

31.    the Emergency Quota Act of 1921 and the Immigration Act of 1924

32.    the Butler Act, the Scopes 'Monkey' Trial, William Jennings Bryan, and Clarence Darrow

33.    Modernism versus traditionalism/fundamentalism

34.    Prohibition and the Volstead Act

35.    moonshiners, bootleggers, speakeasies, and organised crime

36.    the XVIII, XIX, XX, and XXI Amendments

37.    Herbert Hoover

38.    Al Smith

39.    Black Tuesday

40.    The Great Depression and its effect on people's lives

41.    the Dust Bowl

42.    Okies

43.    John Steinbeck

44.    The Lindbergh Kidnapping

45.    The Hawley-Smoot Tariff

46.    the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC)

47.    the Bonus Army

48.    Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt

49.    the Brain Trust

50.    Cactus Jack Garner

51.    Cordell Hull, Henry Morgenthau, Henry Wallace, Frances Perkins, Harold Ickes, James Farley, and Harry Hopkins

52.    the Black Cabinet

53.    the New Deal and the Second New Deal

54.    the first Hundred Days

55.    fire-side chats

56.    the Four-Day Bank Holiday and the Emergency Banking Act

57.    the Glass-Steagal Act and the FDIC

58.    the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)

59.    the Federal Emergency Relief Act (FERA)

60.    the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)

61.    the Indian Reorganisation Act ('The Indian New Deal')

62.    the Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)

63.    George Norris and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

64.    the Rural Electrification Administration (REA)

65.    the National Recovery Act (NRA) and Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States

66.    the Public Works Administration (PWA)

67.    the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

68.    the Civil Works Administration (CWA) & the Works Progress Administration (WPA)

69.    the Wagner Act and the National Labor Relations Board

70.    Dr Francis Townsend and the Townsend Plan

71.    the Social Security Act

72.    the London Economic Conference

73.    Roosevelt’s monetary policy

74.    John Maynard Keynes and priming the pump

75.    the Welfare State

76.    the American Liberty League

77.    Father Charles Coughlin and ‘Social Justice’

78.    Huey Long and his plan to 'Share the Wealth'

79.    FDR's court-packing plan

80.    the Fair Labor Standards Act

81.    John L. Lewis and the Congress of Industrial Organisations (CIO)

82.    the New Deal Coalition

83.    Joseph Stalin

84.    Benito Mussolini and the Fascist Party

85.    the Italian Invasion of Ethiopia

86.    the Spanish Civil War, Francisco Franco, and the International Brigades (including the Abraham Lincoln Brigade)

87.    the Weimar Republic

88.    Post-war economic problems in Germany

89.    Adolph Hitler and the Nazi Party

90.    the Holocaust

91.    the Axis and the Tripartite Pact

92.    Hitler's violations of the Treaty of Versailles and expansion of Germany

93.    the Munich Conference and Appeasement

94.    the Molotov-von Ribbentrop Pact (Nazi-Soviet Pact)

95.    Blitzkrieg

96.    How World War II began in Europe

97.    Vichy France

98.    The Miracle of Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain

99.    Winston Churchill

100.  Joseph Stalin

101.  Emperor Hirohito (the Showa Emperor) and the Japanese Empire

102.  Pearl S. Buck

103.  the Mukden Incident and the Invasion of Manchuria

104.  the Marco Polo Bridge Incident and the Invasion of China

105.  the Rape of Nanking and the Panay Incident

106.  Japanese atrocities

107.  the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere

108.  Siam

109.  Philippine Independence

110.  the Good Neighbour Policy

111.  Reciprocal Trade Agreements

112.  Gerald Nye and the Nye Committee

113.  the Neutrality Acts of 1935, 1936, and 1937

114.  the Neutrality Act of 1939 (Cash and Carry)

115.  the Destroyer Deal

116.  the Selective Service and Training Act

117.  the America First Committee

118.  Wendell Wilkie

119.  Lend-Lease

120.  the Nazi Invasion of the Soviet Union

121.  Stalingrad

122.  the Atlantic Charter

123.  convoys

124.  USS Reuben James

125.  American embargoes on Japan

126.  the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

127.  the Japanese invasion of the Philippines and the Bataan Death March

128.  Dwight Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur

129.  Bushido

130.  Issei, Nissei, and Japanese internment camps

131.  Hirabayashi v. United States and Korematsu v. United States

132.  Japanese conquests in Southeast Asia

133.  the Doolittle Raid

134.  the Battle of the Coral Sea

135.  the Battle of Midway

136.  the Home Front

137.  Henry J. Kaiser and Liberty Ships

138.  War-time Rationing

139.  the Office of Price Administration (OPA)

140.  the War Labor Board (WLB) and the Smith-Connally Act

141.  Rosie the Riveter

142.  WAACs, WAVES, and WASPs

143.  War Bonds

144.  the Office of War Information (OWI)

145.  the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)

146.  the Bracero Program

147.  the Zoot Suit Riot

148.  Operation Torch

149.  the Allied invasion of Italy

150.  Strategic Bombing

151.  the Tehran Conference

152.  D-Day, particularly Utah Beach and Omaha Beach

153.  the Battle of the Bulge

154.  the Yalta Conference

155.  the United Nations, including the General Assembly and the Security Council

156.  the Occupation of Germany

157.  Codetalkers

158.  Tuskegee Airmen

159.  Island Hopping

160.  the Battles of Saipain (in the Mariana Islands), Iwo Jima, and Okinawa

161.  Firebombing and Firestorms

162.  the Battle of Leyte Gulf and kamikaze

163.  the Manhattan Project, Fat Man, and Little Boy

164.  the Japanese Surrender

165.  Harry Truman

166.  the Potsdam Conference

167.  the Iron Curtain and the Cold War

168.  the Truman Doctrine



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