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  1. Unit 7 Test Review U.S. History

  2. SSUSH 17 U.S. History

  3. National Crisis A severe economic recession in the 1930s that affected all the world’ industrialized nations? Great Depression

  4. National Crisis Businesses made more products than they could sell? Overproduction

  5. National Crisis Resulted from the increase in prices of goods and the low wages of workers? Underconsumption

  6. National Crisis October 1929 the U.S. was beginning to show signs of slowing down; stockholders panicked and sold their stock causing this? Stock Market Crash 1929

  7. National Crisis Risky investments in stock to make a profit? Usually buying stock on credit or installment plans. Speculation

  8. National Crisis The practice of making a down payment on stock and then making installment plans? Buying on Margin

  9. National Crisis A labor condition brought about by the Great Depression? Widespread Unemployment

  10. National Crisis A serious drought that caused many farmers to lose their farms? Dustbowl

  11. National Crisis Farmers also caused the Dustbowl by doing this to the land causing soil erosion? Over-farming

  12. National Crisis Many farmers did this when they lost their homes in the Dust Bowl? Migration West/ California

  13. National Crisis Makeshift huts and living areas made by the homeless and unemployed? Hoovervilles

  14. National Crisis Hoovervilles were named after this individual blamed for the Great Depression? President Herbert Hoover

  15. National Crisis “There is nothing to fear, but fear itself” President FDR, March 1933 Referring to? Great Depression

  16. National Crisis “There is nothing to fear, but fear itself” President FDR, March 1933 Referring to? Great Depression

  17. SSUSH 18 U.S. History

  18. National Crisis President of the United States during the Great Depression and WWII? Franklin Delano Roosevelt

  19. National Crisis Series of Programs established by FDR to end the Great Depression? New Deal

  20. National Crisis Main goal of the New Deal? End the negative effects of the Great Depression

  21. National Crisis Major effect of Great Depression? Widespread Unemployment

  22. National Crisis This was created to make jobs for the unemployed in the South? Tennessee Valley Authority

  23. National Crisis The TVA was created as a? Works Program

  24. National Crisis A works program in the New Deal gave people? Jobs

  25. National Crisis The intention of FDR when creating the TVA? Lower unemployment by giving Government Jobs

  26. National Crisis The TVA also provided this for the Rivers in Tennessee? Flood Control

  27. National Crisis The TVA used dams to create this for rural people in the seven southern states? Electricity

  28. National Crisis The TVA DIDNOT? Regulate Electricity

  29. National Crisis Reform during FDR’s New Deal that established collective bargaining rights for workers and prohibited unfair labor practices. Wagner Act

  30. National Crisis What were employers prohibited from doing after passage of the Wagner Act? Interfere in workers right to Unionize

  31. National Crisis The Wagner Act is also known as? National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

  32. National Crisis Because laborers were protected under the NLRA this happened in the U.S.? Industrial Unionism

  33. National Crisis This provided old age insurance for retirees 65 or older, unemployment, aid for the disabled and families with dependent children? Social Security Act

  34. National Crisis Prominent first lady that became a symbol of women’s activism and social progress? Eleanor Roosevelt

  35. National Crisis Louisiana Senator that became FDRs biggest critic, proposed a home, food, and clothes for every American? Huey Long

  36. National Crisis Main criticism of Huey Long of the New Deal Program? Didn’t do enough to distribute wealth to help the average citizen

  37. National Crisis Judiciary Reorganization bill of 1937 when FDR attempted to change the size of the U.S. Supreme Court? Court Packing Bill

  38. National Crisis How many Justices did FDR want to place on the Supreme Court in 1937? Six

  39. National Crisis Why did FDR want to change the size of the Supreme Court? The Supreme Court was declaring his New Deal programs unconstitutional

  40. National Crisis Series of laws passed by Congress during WWII to keep FDR from selling weapons to warring countries? Neutrality Act

  41. SSUSH 19 U.S. History

  42. National Crisis Threatened a march on Washington, D.C. to protest discrimination in hiring practices in defense industries in WWII? A. Phillip Randolph

  43. National Crisis In response to Randolph’s threats FDR issued this? Executive Order

  44. National Crisis FDR’s Executive Order called on employers in defense industries to stop this? Discrimination in hiring practices

  45. National Crisis World War II was waged in these years? 1939-1945

  46. National Crisis What was the major cause of WWII? Expansionistic policies of Germany, Japan, Italy

  47. National Crisis The U.S. showed it’s disapproval of Japan expanding into Manchuria by doing this? Embargo on scrap iron, gas, and oil products

  48. National Crisis “Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy,…” FDR Refers to? Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

  49. National Crisis When did the U.S. enter World War II? 1941

  50. National Crisis “December 7, 1941 is a day which will live in infamy” Surprise Attack by Japan Pearl Harbor