UNIT 1 The Nation Divided and Rebuilt (1850-1877)

UNIT 1  Three Worlds Meet 
(1500-1763)

Key Questions

  1. How did American life change in the 192o's - especially for women?
     
  2. What caused the Stock Market Crash of 1929?
     
  3. Compare and contrast Herbert Hoover's reaction to the Depression with Franklin Roosevelt's.
     
  4. How did the New Deal change the relationship between the American people and their government - even to this day?
     
  5. What caused World War II?
     
  6. How did the Allies win World War II?
     
  7. How did life on the American homefront change during World War II?
     



 

Key Dates
 

  1. 1929:  Stock Market Crash
  2. 1939-1945:  World War II (America entered in 1941)
  3. 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor



 

Key Terms
Know the meaning and significance of each term

  1. Flapper

  2. Prohibition

  3. Red Scare

  4. Scopes-Monkey Trial

  5. Teapot Dome Scandal

  6. The Lost Generation

  7. Mass media

  8. Assembly line

  9. "Buying on margin"

  10. Boom and Bust capitalist cycle

  11. Hoovervilles

  12. Deficit Spending

  13. New Deal

  14. "Court-Packing"

  15. Fireside Chats

  16. Fascism

  17. Propaganda

  18. Lend-lease

  19. Atlantic Charter

  20. Pearl Harbor

  21. Japanese Internment

  22. Rationing

  23. Rosie the Riveter

  24. Island-Hopping

  25. Holocaust

  26. D-Day

  27. Yalta & Potsdam Conferences

  28. United Nations

  29. Hiroshima & Nagasaki

  30. Nuremberg Trials



 

Key People
What did these people achieve during this time period?

  1. Henry Ford

  2. Charles Lindbergh

  3. Al Capone

  4. Herbert Hoover

  5. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

  6. Adolph Hitler

  7. Winston Churchill

  8. Josef Stalin

 

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