American History

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1.  The Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) of 1933:
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2.  Which of the following statements most accurately charcterizes American support for the Allies and America's preparation for war in 1939 and 1940? 
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3.  Family sitcoms in the 1950s like Like It To Beaver did all of the following Except
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4.  The National Industry Recovery Administration (NRA) of 1933: 
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5.  When President Hoover was urged to support a federal relief program for the unemployed, he:
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6.  Reflecting the wartime empowerment of government and "military Keynesianism," the federal budget of the U.S. was how much larger in 1945 than it had been in 1939? 
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7.  What was FDR's attitude toward putting people on the dole- that is, giving them cash subsidies as a form of relief? 
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8.  The GI Bill of Rights offered returning WWII veterans all of the following EXCEPT: 
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9.  The stock market crash on Black Tuesday in 1929
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10.  The "Double V" campaign in WWI was an indication that 
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11.  The National Security Council's Cold War strategy of Defense in Depth contained all of the following requirements EXCEPT
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12.  In Koromatsu vs. United States, the Supreme Court ruled that 
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13.  When the Chinese Communists defeated the Nationalists in 1949, the U.S. 
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14.  In response to criticism from the political left and right, in creating his "Second New Deal" in 1935 FDR chose to  
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15.  The British economist whose ideas provided a rationale for government deficit spending to help alleviate economic depression during the 1930's
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16.  Which of the following most accurately characterizes the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower:
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17.  During WWII, the new federal agency which coordinated government and industrial planning was the 
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18.  The Marshall included all of the following EXCEPT
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19.  Which of the following are elements of that "liberal consensus" which set the parameters for American political culture in the early Cold War
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20.  The fundamental failure of the New Deal to end the Great Depression was its 
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21.  In terms of military strategy, between 1941 and 1944 the Soviet Union was most interested in securing a guarantee that Britain and the United States would  
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22.  At Yalta, an agreement was reached between Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin that:  
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23.  The Lonely Crowd, David Riesman argued that:
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24.  Under this program passed by Congress in 1941, FDR declared that the US would become the "Arsenal of Democracy" but steer clear of the growing war
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25.  In the late 1940s and early 1950s, the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) 
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27.  What was the outcome of the Korean War 
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28.  In his 1947 "Truman Doctrine" speech, President Harry Truman
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29.  The nickname given to FDR's economic advisors was the 
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30.  The policy toward the Soviet Union advocated by George Kennan in the late 1940s was called  
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31.  FDR's "Four Freedoms" for which he insisted the US must fight in WWII to preserve included 
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32.  Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes Joseph's McCarthy's anticommunist crusade  
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33.  This popular poster symbol of American women during WWII donned overalls in order to encourage American women to enter the workforce for the war effort 
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34.  Dr. Benjamin's Spock's book Baby and Child Care 
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35.  One of the main causes of the Cold War was 
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36.  Compare and contrast the experiences of industrial workers and farmers during the Great Depression of the 1930's. How was each group affected economically and psychologically?  What kinds of protest did each undertake?  To what extent did each group not protest their plight? Why?  Be sure to mention several specific New Deal programs and use at least four specific interviews from Hard Times to back up your analysis.  
37.  Did the New Deal represent a revolutionary change from previous government policies? Or was it actually a relatively conservative program aimed primarily to preserve American industrial capitalism?  In answering the question, consider the fundamental goals and philosophies of FDR, Elanor, and the Brains Trust.  Also discuss how members of the public during the 1930s viewed the New Deal.  Be sure to mention several specific specific New Deal programs and use at least four specific interviews from Hard times to back up your analysis.  
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