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100

Exaggerated journalism is called?

YELLOW JOURNALISM.

100

In WW2 he led Germany and was a very bad dude.

Adolf Hitler.

100

What happened in 1929?

Stock Market Crashed.

100

What surprise attack by the Japanese on the U.S. Pacific Fleet happened in 1941?

Pearl Harbor.

100

What time period did the book "Great Gatsby" occur in?

The 1920s.

200

The need to expand influence and acquire territories for raw materials is known as?

IMPERIALISM.

200

Who was arrested for teaching about evolution?

John Scopes.

200

What Bill was passed in 1944, that granted servicemen aid after returning from war?

GI Bill.

200

Where Germany was divided into four sections. 

Yalta Conference.

200

What ship did Spain blow up that was a cause for the Spanish-American War?

The USS Maine.

300

The theory that states if one state fell to Communism the rest would follow.

Domino Theory.

300

American President who did very little to help during the Great Depression.

Herbert Hoover.

300

What happened June 6, 1944.

D-Day.

300

America's Failed invasion of Cuba.

Bay of Pigs.

300

What treaty contained a war guilt clause, that forced Germany to accept total responsibility for the war?

Treaty of Versailles.

400

Established that America would support anyone who was resisting the communists.

Truman Doctrine.

400

Who believed that black Americans had to demand their social and civil rights or else become permanent victims of racism.

Web Dubois

400

What happened in 1962?

Cuban Missile Crisis.

400

Woodrow Wilson gave a speech regarding the principles for peace that were to be used for peace negotiations to end World War I. What was this speech called?

The Fourteen Points.

400

Farmers that moved to California during the dustbowl were called what?

Okies.

500

A lessening of political tensions.

D├ętente.

500

Who established Hull Houses? (Settlement houses where immigrants and the poor could get job training and education.)

Jane Addams.

500

What happened in 1954?

Brown v. Board of Education.

500

What was the note that Germany sent to Mexico offering United States territory in return for joining the German cause?

The Zimmerman note.

500

Name one thing the Dawes Severalty Act did.

Broke up Tribal Lands.

Broke up Indian Tribal Organizations.

Sold the best land from the reservations to the whites.

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