Nativism
Red Scare
1920s Culture
The Great Depression
The New Deal
100

What is "nativism"?

The fear/dislike/discrimination of immigrants

100

What were many Americans "afraid of" during the Red Scare?

Communism

100

What is the popular term given to this decade, referring to its wealth/prosperity?

The Roaring Twenties

100

What event marked the beginning of the Great Depression?

Black Tuesday

100

What president, elected in 1932, implemented the New Deal to help Americans?

Franklin D. Roosevelt

200

Nativists were also widely against joining World War I and World War II. What name is given to those who DID NOT support joining these wars?

Isolationists

200

What was ONE complaint against communism in America?

Anti-government, anti-capitalism, would destroy our way of life

200

Many African Americans moved up to northern cities for work during the 1910s-20s. What was this mass movement called?

The Great Migration

200

Who was President when the Depression began? Many shanty towns were named after him because of it.

Herbert Hoover (Hoovervilles)
200

Roosevelt aimed to help as many Americans as possible in a very short time after being elected. What was this period of time called?

First 100 days

300
The immigrants discriminated against by nativists in the early 1900s were primarily from what parts of Europe?

South and East Europe (Italy, Slavic nations, etc)

300

What types of jobs/people were targeted by communist groups, and were thus distrusted by the US govt?

Working class factory jobs, low paying, many immigrant workers

300

The Jazz Age was part of the cultural flourishing of African Americans in New York during this time. What is this movement known as?

The Harlem Renaissance

300

What was the name of the area in the US that experienced a terrible draught, leading to mass movement of Americans west and south.

The Dust Bowl

300

THREE ANSWERS: Name any 3 of the "alphabet soup" agencies of the New Deal.

Answers will vary - make sure Mr. White likes them

400

What nativist group attacked many new immigrant groups, Catholics, Jews, and other non-WASP people? (The first rendition came out of the Civil War)

The Ku Klux Klan

400

What media technique was used to influence public opinion against communism and immigrants? It usually contained partial truths and twisted the rest.

Propaganda

400

TWO ANSWERS: Prohibition, or the outlawing of all things alcohol, was established by what Amendment? What Amendment reversed it?

The 18th Amendment; 21st Amendment

400

How did buying goods, such as stocks, on margin a leading cause of the Depression?

People were buying products without paying for them, creating crippling debt/fake value.

400
THREE ANSWERS: What were the 3 R's of the New Deal?

Relief, Recovery, and Reform

500

What President, who also "kept us out of war", also supported many anti-immigrant sentiments - such as the KKK-glorifying movie "Birth of a Nation"?

Woodrow Wilson

500

TWO ANSWERS: What are the names of the two Italian immigrants who were shadily convicted of armed robbery/murder, and led to more nativist belief?

Sacco and Venzetti

500

TWO ANSWERS: Define consumerism, THEN explain how this led to the Great Depression.

Answers will vary, make sure it pleases Mr. White

500

What event ultimately ended the Great Depression?

US entrance into World War II

500

Why were many conservative thinkers against FDR's plans in the New Deal?

Answers will vary - make sure Mr. White likes your answer.

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