History 123 Study Guide Test Part 2

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  • 1. 
    Who was the first head of the SEC (Securities Exchange Commission)?
    • A. 

  • 2. 
    What was the significance of Section 7(a) of the NRA codes?
    • A. 

      Let the economy run its course

    • B. 

      Do whatever it takes to balance the economy

    • C. 

      The need of labor unions

  • 3. 
    What did Huey Long advocate?
    • A. 

      Taking from the rich and giving to the poor?

    • B. 

      Regulation of taxes

    • C. 

      Taking from the poor and giving to the rich

  • 4. 
    What did Francis Townsend advocate?
    • A. 

      Starting social security

    • B. 

      Running Louisiana as a communist state

    • C. 

      Looking out for old people during the depression

  • 5. 
    What did the Wagner Act attempt to do?
    • A. 

      Give companies a right to refuse union membership

    • B. 

      Gave the workers a right to choose which union they belong to

    • C. 

      Give the government a right to regulate unions

  • 6. 
    What action did Franklin Roosevelt attempt to take in 1937 light of adverse Supreme Court decisions?
    • A. 

      Battled corruption

    • B. 

      Did not do anything..let the judicial system run its course

    • C. 

      Would name additional judges for those who won’t retire beyond 70 (Roosevelt did not like older judges)

  • 7. 
    What (in terms of funding) was the most expensive of the New Deal agencies?
    • A. 

      Tennessee Valley Authority

    • B. 

      Social Security

    • C. 

      Works Progress Administration

  • 8. 
    What new tactic was first used in a labor dispute at the GM plant at Flint in 1936?
    • A. 

      Sit down strike

    • B. 

      Union negotiations

    • C. 

      Poor workmanship

  • 9. 
    Define the “Memorial Day Massacre”?
    • A. 

      An army that killed many people during Memorial Day

    • B. 

      10 Workers were killed during steel strike in Chicago

    • C. 

      Hitler killed many Jews on Memorial Day

  • 10. 
    What were some of the major consequences of the New Deal?
    • A. 

      Prolonged depression and increased deficit

    • B. 

      Increased foreign tension

    • C. 

      Unchecked regulation on business

  • 11. 
    What was the main consequence of the "Five Power Treaty"?
    • A. 

      More open to attack

    • B. 

      Fighting among foreign governments

    • C. 

      Suppressed growth of the Navy and Japan's opposition to it

  • 12. 
    What was the intent of the Kellogg-Briand Pact?
    • A. 

      To bring foreign countries closer together

    • B. 

      To outlaw war

    • C. 

      To control government spending

  • 13. 
    What were some of the reasons for the economic decline in Europe prior to World War II?
    • A. 

      Lack of jobs

    • B. 

      Lack of regulations for the banking industry

    • C. 

      Collapsing credit structure and withdrawal of investments from the United States

  • 14. 
    The Neutrality Act of 1936 banned
    • A. 

      Banned ammunitions exports to belligerents and restricted American travel on belligerent ships

    • B. 

      Loans to belligerent nations

    • C. 

      Gave the president discretionary authority to restrict nonmunitions sales to a “cash‐and‐carry” basis

  • 15. 
    The Neutrality Act of 1935 banned
    • A. 

      Gave the president discretionary authority to restrict nonmunitions sales to a “cash‐and‐carry” basis

    • B. 

      Loans to belligerent nations

    • C. 

      Banned ammunitions exports to belligerents and restricted American travel on belligerent ships

  • 16. 
    The Neutrality Act of 1937 banned
    • A. 

      Loans to belligerent nations

    • B. 

      Gave the president discretionary authority to restrict nonmunitions sales to a “cash‐and‐carry” basis

    • C. 

      Banned ammunitions exports to belligerents and restricted American travel on belligerent ships

  • 17. 
    What was decided at the Munich Conference in 1938?
    • A. 

      Allow German annexation of the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia

    • B. 

      Allowed any country to shoot Hitler on site

    • C. 

      Give Munich protection from Hitler

  • 18. 
    What important event occurred on September 1, 1939?
    • A. 

      The United States declares war on Hitler

    • B. 

      Treaty to end World War 2

    • C. 

      Invasion of Poland

  • 19. 
    Define "Blitzkrieg"
    • A. 

      A German army

    • B. 

      A swift, sudden military offensive, usually by combined air and mobile land forces

    • C. 

      A term used by Hitler against Jews

  • 20. 
    Which were the principal countries of the "Axis"?
    • A. 

      Mexico, Asia, and Brazil

    • B. 

      Chile, Poland, and Korea

    • C. 

      Germany, Italy, and Japan