Review 2

A People and a Nation by Norton, et al.
Chapter 22 Review
1. Hoover and Hard Timesa. What were Hoovervilles?
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b. What happened to farm workers/prices during the 1920s?
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c. Why were minorities hit so hard during the Great Depression?
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d. What impact did the Depression have on women workers?
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e. What were some of Herbert Hoover’s attempts at addressing the economic depression?
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f. What was the Reconstruction Finance Corporation?
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g. What were the “Unemployed Councils?
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h. What was the “Bonus Army?”
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2. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Launching of the New Deala. Why was Eleanor Roosevelt so popular and important to FDR’s presidency?
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b. Describe the Banking Crisis of 1933
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c. What was the “Brain Trust?”
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d. Identify the Following:i. NIRA
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ii. AAA
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iii. NRA
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iv. CCC
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v. PWA
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e. Why did FDR lower tariffs?
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f. Why did FDR feel that recognizing the Soviet Union was so important?
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g. What was the “Good Neighbor Policy?”
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3. Political Pressure and the Second New Deala. Why did some business leaders criticize the New Deal?
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b. Who was Father Charles Coughlin?
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c. Who was Huey Long?
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d. What was the “Popular Front?”
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e. What was different about the “Second New Deal?”
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f. Identify the following:i. WPA
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ii. Social Security Act
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4. Labora. Identify the following:i. The Wagner Act
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ii. Congress of Industrial Organizations
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iii. “Sit Down Strikes”
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b. What was the “Memorial Day Massacre?”
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5. Federal Power and the Nationalization of Culturea. How did the New Deal impact the American West?
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b. How did the New Deal impact Native Americans?
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c. What was the Indian Reorganization Act?
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d. What was the TVA?
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e. Why was mass media so important to FDR’s New Deal?
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6. The Limits of the New Deala. What is “Court Packing?”
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b. Why did the New Deal come to an end?
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c. Who were the “Scottsboro Boys?”
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d. Why did African Americans support FDR?
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7. The Approach of Wara. Who was Adolph Hitler?
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b. What was the Nazi Party?
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c. What is “Appeasement?”
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d. What were the “neutrality acts?”
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e. What is “blitzkrieg?”
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f. Why was Japan seen as a threat to the US?
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g. Describe FDR’s “quarantine speech?”
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