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NY Regents - The Great Depression & World War II in America: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

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Question 2 2. On what issue did Stalin NOT see eye to eye with the leaders of the U.S. and Great Britain?

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Question 3 3. Barbara Lauwers was part of the OSS, which later became what American intelligence organization?

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Question 4 4. Barbara Lauwers, who was an integral part of the World War II propaganda effort for the Americans, worked for Operation Sauerkraut. Operation Sauerkraut was:

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Question 5 5. You have been asked to give a presentation dealing with the results of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Which of the following should you mention?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

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Question 7 7. What senior naval position was Nimitz appointed to following the end of the Second World War?

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Question 8 8. What was the dispute between Admiral Nimitz and General MacArthur that involved a face-to-face meeting with President Roosevelt?

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Question 9 9. Why was the era of Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover referred to as the New Era?

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Question 10 10. How does the expression 'What goes up must come down' relate to the American economic events in the first half of the 1900s?

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Question 11 11. How did the military stop their servicemen from going to Los Angeles looking for zoot suit wearers?

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Question 12 12. What is a zoot suit?

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Question 13 13.

In what ways did Hitler directly violate the Treaty of Versailles?

I. Invading Ethiopia

II. Militarizing the Rhineland

III. Signing military alliances

IV. Seizing the Sudetenland

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Question 14 14. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

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Question 15 15. Identify which of the following profiles was NOT crucial to Hoover's policy of associationalism:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following referred to homes constructed of cardboard and scrap metal?

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Question 17 17. How did Eleanor Roosevelt impact the African-American population?

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Question 18 18. Why were sharecroppers specifically hard hit during the Great Depression?

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Question 19 19. Which of the following is a profile of a person targeted by the Social Security Act?

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Question 20 20. What ultimately brought the successes of the first New Deal and the second New Deal to a halt?

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Question 21 21. How did the reaction of the Supreme Court differ to the reaction of the labor movement in response to Roosevelt and the New Deal?

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Question 22 22. Which of the following was a profile the Civilian Conservation Corps was focused on?

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Question 23 23. What turned Austrians against the idea of Anschluss?

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Question 24 24. Which country pledged to protect Austria, but then decided to ally with Nazi Germany?

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Question 25 25. How did Executive Order 9066 affect Japanese Americans?

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Question 26 26. How did American entry into WWII impact the life of everyday Americans?

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Question 27 27. What was the name of Eleanor Roosevelt's newspaper column?

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Question 28 28. Where did Eleanor Roosevelt study as a teenager?

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Question 29 29. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

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Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is most true about the role of Allied countries' women in World War II?

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NY Regents - The Great Depression & World War II in America: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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