Flashcards in Test 2 Deck (81):
Leader of the automobile revolution. First to introduce assembly lines.
Movies and radio became popular outlets for advertising and entertainment.
Sports celebrity arose from radio.
Prevention of production, distribution, and consumption of alcohol. 18th amendment.
Clubs that front as other establishments during prohibition.
"Race music", one of the first original arts of the U.S.
woman that were "sexually aware"
1920, granted universal suffrage to all U.S. citizens.
Progressive. Growing of Industry
Farms and Slaves baby!
Plessy vs. Farguson
Promoted segregated schools. Based off of the saying "Separate but equal"
Taxes that were required to pay to vote. Establish so poor African Americans couldn't vote.
Tests required for African Americans to take to vote.
Fight between whites and blacks because of accused assault on a white woman.
1882-1935 Racists white dudes would hang minorities because racism.
Ida B. Wells
Newspaper editor in Memphis. Spoke publicly against lynching. wrote "A Red Record"
Booker T. Washington
Former slave founded Hampton Institute, Tuskee Institute and Established the National Negro Business League.
W.E.B. Du Bois
African Americans migrating north for jobs and other opportunities.
Lulu B. White
Former president and former director of NAACP. Sweatt vs. Painter.
A rise in artists poets and musicians.
Buying stocks on credit.
"Shanty Towns" named after Herbert Hoover.
Soup Kitchen and Bread Lines
Establishments that were made to feed the poor.
Photographer employed to take pictures of "Crumbling America"
Ronald G. Ginther
Artists that painted the poor and shanty towns.
Wester artist that moved towards painting the poor.
Huge sandstorms in the south that were mainly caused by over plowing. (1935)
People who migrated from Oklahoma.
Lead the U.S. food administration during the Great War. Was very passive during his presidency and was against government intervention.
The Bonus Army
After the first world war veterans were promised a bonus pay after the war. They didn't receive the bonus and rallied together, made a shanty town, and was forced out of it.
Emergency Relief and Construction Act
State administered relief, was an overall failure.
Franklin D. Roosavelt
Only president with 4 terms. Created the New Deal and 2nd New Deal.
Emergency Banking Act 1933
Required a four day closing of all banks. Prohibited Commercial Banks from investing in securities.
FDR used radio to speak directly to U.S. Citizens.
Probusiness rather than prowoker.
Public Works Administration
Tried to increase employment and spending.
Created public jobs that built parks and roads.
Father Charles Coughlin
Popular Radio hosts. Former friend of FDR
Francis E Townsend
Worried about retirement for senior citizens. Created the Townsend Plan which provided money for senior citizens.
Spoke of corruption in government and redistribution of wealth. Assassinated in 1935
Works Progress Administration
Created jobs for Americans. Mainly for artists, musicians and writers.
Social Security Act
Similar to Townsend Plan, mainly for retirees. Created unemployment insurance. Only applied to the employed.
National Labor Relations Act
Gave the right to strike. Empowered the American Worker
Provided low interest loans and taught relevant farming skills. Mainly for the Dustbowl farmers.
National Housing Act
Provided funding for housing. Was somewhat forced. Established minimum wage and max work hours.
Federal Writers Project
Employed writers to make books and guides of America.
Taking down history of farmer slaves and Native Americans.
Federal Theater Project
Funded plays, recitals, and orchestras.
Treaties were created between countries. 5 power naval limitation treaty.
Anti-Communist. Extreme racism used to create union within a country.
Dictator of Italy during WW2. Fascist
Dictator of Germing during WW2. Fascist.
Germany, Italy and Japan.
Wanting to stay out of other nation's affairs. (U.S. during ww2)
German developed type warfare. Quickly invading other countries before they can respond.
Selective Service Act
Pretty much a draft.
Allowed the U.S. to sell and lend weapons to other nations.
Japanese attack on the U.S. in Hawaii 1941.
Leader of Great Britain
Battle of Midway
In the Pacific Theater. U.S. victory over Japan, hindered Japan's offense.
Systematic extermination of Jews, Gypsies, and gays.
"Civilian target" that was bombed by U.S. and Great Britain at an attempt to demoralize enemies. Ended up provoking enemies.
Breaching of Normandy. Success!`
U.S., Great Britain, France, and Russia.
Battle of the Bulge
Nazi's last grasp. Allies successful.
The "Big 3" meet to discuss the post affairs.
Largest naval battle in History. Conquest for easter islands and control of the pacific.
First city that was hit with an atomic bomb. (Japan)
Second city to be hit with an atomic bomb. Caused Japan to surrender.
War Power Act 1941
Created to defeat the "fascist threat". Gave the president the ability to declare war.
Office of War Information
Attempt to control the news. Promoted war bonds, enlisting and "war jobs".
Women's Army Corp.
Somewhat promoted women's rights. Women helped and participated in the war. Women also participated in factory work.
Rosie the Riveter
Iconic female work symbol.
Black navy cook that saved a bunch of dudes in a boat during pearl harbor. First black soldier to receive a special reward.
Highly skilled African American bomber crew.
Double V Campaign
Campaign against racism and segregation.
Executive Order 8802
Banned descriminatino based on race.
Permitted citizens of Mexico to work in America.