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    U.S. History Midterm

    Review Sheet Part 2

    Chapter 5

    51. Describe factory-working conditions in the late 1800s.

    52. Describe how unions tried to change these conditions.

    Chapter 6

    53. What was the impact of the large wave of immigration of

    Southern and Eastern Europeans on the United States?

    54. Describe the problems in cities in the late 1800s.

    Chapter 6

    55. Give examples of the limitations placed on African

    Americans under the Jim Crow laws.

    56. According to Booker T. Washington, equal rights would

    result from . . .

    57. According to DuBois, in what ways did Washingtons

    philosophy accommodate the wishes of whites in society?

    58. Define segregation.

    Chapter 10

    There will be a short reading and questions on the suffragist

    movement.

    Chapter 7

    59. Why did industrial growth in the late 1800s help increase American imperialism?

    There will be a reading and questions on the annexation of

    Hawaii.

    Chapter 9

    60. What actions were taken in the anti-German movement of

    World War I?

    61. What factors helped to push the US into World War I? 62. What was the impact of the Espionage and Sedition

    Acts?

    63. How did World War I influence the suffragist movement?

    64. Explain the main provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.

    Describe which provisions (parts) most angered Germany.

    Chapter 9 section 4; Chapter 10

    65. Following World War I, there was an increase in violence

    and discrimination against immigrants. After the war,

    whites also began to fear the Great Migration. What was

    the primary cause of this racial tension?

    66. Describe a nativists opinion of the immigration quota system enacted in the US in 1921. - p. 412, 415, & 417

    67. What did the Sacco and Vanzetti trials demonstrate about

    America in the 1920s?

    68. What was the impact of the affordable automobile on the

    American society in the 1920s?

    69. What was prohibition? Why was it difficult to enforce?

    70. What was the Great Migration?

    Chapter 10 71. What was the significance of the Scopes trial in the

    1920s?

    72. What was the Harlem Renaissance?

    73. Despite the popularity of black culture in the Harlem

    Renaissance, how did whites treat blacks in the 1920s?

    74. What new forms of entertainment helped to shape a mass culture

    in the United States?

    75. Explain how Americans developed a new culture in the 1920s.

    Cite examples of the new American culture.

    76. Define speculation.

    77. Who was A. Mitchell Palmer? What did he fear happening to

    America in the 1920s?

    Chapter 11

    78. What were the causes of the Great Depression?

    79. What was Herbert Hoovers response to the Great

    Depression? How effective was he?

    80. How did the Great Depression affect the role of

    government in the economy?

    81. What is buying stock on margin?

    82. What are the three goals of the New Deal?

    Chapter 12

    83. Which New Deal programs have had a long-lasting

    impact on American economy? Look up what these

    programs are, tell what problem each was designed to

    solve, how each would attempt to solve the problem, and

    why theyre important today in order to answer this

    question: A. The Social Security Act

    B. The Glass-Steagal Act and the FDIC

    C. Federal Securities Act and the SEC

    D. The FDC

    E. The FHA

    F. The NLRB

    G. The CCC

    H. The TVA

    I. The WPA

    84. What was the overall unemployment rate during the Depression?

    85. Describe were the causes (p. 474) and the impact of the Dust

    Bowl? There will be a reading over FDRs role in recovering from the Great

    Depression.

    Explain the main provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.

    Describe which provisions most angered Germany.

    Explain how Americans developed a new culture in the

    1920s. Be able to cite examples of the new American

    culture.

    Describe were the causes and the impact of the Dust Bowl