WWI, Depression, New Deal, WWII A Review
What countries were allies in World War I? a. United States, France, Austria-Hungary, and Great Britain b. Great Britain, France, United States, and Russia c. Germany, Russia, and Austria-Hungary d. Germany, Japan, and Russia
Which is not associated with World War I? a. The sinking of the Titanic b. General John Pershing c. The American Red Cross d. Victory Gardens
Which amendment to the US Constitution gave women the right to vote? • 23rd Amendment • 16th Amendment • 20th Amendment • 19th Amendment
Why were the 1920s known as the “Roaring Twenties”? • The increased speed of new cars roared by carriages. • The violence of organized gangs in cities made life roar by. • The fast pace of life made time roar by. • The good times atmosphere because of men returning from war supported roaring parties.
The good times atmosphere because of men returning from war supported roaring parties.
Georgia’s first commercial radio station was • WSB of Atlanta • WRBL of LaGrange • WDBA of Columbus • WRAB of Savannah
In the 1920s, Georgia was not affected by • Boll weevils • A jump in cotton production and prices • The loss of thousands of working farms • A prolonged drought
Which statement does not describe a reason for the movement of black farmers to the North during the Great Migration? • Southern public schools for African American were poor. • Health care for African Americans was better in the north than in the south. • The south restricted the voting rights of African Americans. • Southern agricultural practices were better than northern agricultural methods.
Southern agricultural practices were better than northern agricultural methods.
The day the nation’s stock market “crashed,” plunging the country into a depression is referred to as • Freaky Friday • Black Tuesday • Depression Monday • Sorry Saturday
Which term describes the belief that economic problems can work themselves out in the marketplace without government help or controls? • Free enterprise system • Free market economy • Laissez-Faire • Government support program
Who was the president of the US when the nation fell into the Great Depression? • Warren Harding • Theodore Roosevelt • Franklin D. Roosevelt • Herbert Hoover
What is the name of the golf course Bobby Jones opened in 1933 in Augusta and that today hosts one of golf’s four major world championships? • The Augusta Golf Club • Augusta National • The Masters Golf Course • Bobby Jones Club
To end the depression, President Herbert Hoover did not promote • The use of public works money to make loans to the states. • The organization of the Social Security Administration. • The government’s purchase of surplus crops. • Federal public works projects such as road and building construction.
What New Deal program resulted from President Roosevelt’s view of rural Georgia while sitting on his porch? • FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) • WPA (Works Progress Administration) • CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) • REA (Rural Electric Administration)
What was the “final blow” that led President Woodrow Wilson to ask Congress to declare war against the Central Powers in World War I? a. anti-German propaganda in the United States b. attacks on American merchant ships c. sinking of the Lusitania d. Zimmermann telegram
At which Georgia military installation did infantry train in World War I? a. Camp Augusta b. Camp Benning c. Camp Gordon d. Camp McPherson
What event is celebrated on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year? a. the founding of the state of Georgia b. armistice that ended World War I c. sinking of the Lusitania. d. sinking of the Titanic.
Which describes the involvement of the United States in World War II before the bombing of Pearl Harbor? a. The United States provided lend-lease aid to Great Britain and the Soviet Union. b. The United States maintained strict neutrality with no involvement at all. c. The United States provided advisory troops to aid Germany. d. The United States secretly sank German submarines.
The United States provided lend-lease aid to Great Britain and the Soviet Union.
The United States entered World War II when Japan attacked a. China. b. Manchuria. c. Midway. d. Pearl Harbor.
What famous statement refers to the attack on Pearl Harbor? a. “the British are coming” b. “day that will live in infamy” c. “we have only begun the fight” d. “shot heard around the world”
What type of aircraft was built at the Bell Aircraft Marietta plant? a. 727s b. B-29 bombers c. fighter jets d. jumbo jets
What happened to the Bell Aircraft Marietta plant? a. It closed down before World War II ended. b. It is part of the Lockheed Martin plant today. c. It is part of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport today. d. It has continued to operate continuously since the war.
Which was a major contribution of Georgia during World War II? a. Radar technology was developed and tested at Georgia army bases. b. Military bases were established that trained large numbers of U.S. troops. c. Research sites developed the technology for a prototype of the atomic bomb. d. Hospitals trained large numbers of doctors and nurses for the Medical Corps.
Military bases were established that trained large numbers of U.S. troops.
The Georgia military base that did NOT also serve as a prisoner of war camp was a. Fort Benning. b. Fort Campbell. c. Fort Gordon. d. Fort Stewart.
Fort Oglethorpe supported the war effort by serving as a training center for a. naval aviators. b. combat soldiers. c. military intelligence. d. women in the WAAC.
What role did Fort McPherson play in World War II? a. It was a detainment center for American citizens of Japanese descent. b. It was a training center for women in the armed forces. c. It was a training center for soldiers fighting in Europe. d. It was an induction center for newly drafted soldiers.