Study the following terms for the multiple-choice part of the exam (25 questions). You should draw your information primarily from the textbook chapters 18-20) and also from lecture materials.
Election of 1932
Civilian Conservation Corps
Tennessee Valley Authority
Social Security Act
Indian New Deal
Un-American Activities Committee
Good Neighbor Policy
Rosie the Riveter
Essay Questions: For the essay part of the exam (take home; upload to Dropbox); answer one of the following questions. Your answer should be a minimum of two typed pages, double-spaced. Use Times New Roman, 12-point font, one-inch margins.
Why did the United States fight in World War I and how did the settlement of the war affect the next two decades? What were the dramatic changes and upheavals experienced by the American economy during the Interwar Period? How and why did the federal government increase its power and expand its authority in response to domestic economic, political, and social challenges?
How and why did America transform from an isolationist state to the leader of the Allied coalition in World War II? How and why did the Allied powers win World War II?
What led to the Cold War and why did it last so long? What were the United States’ objectives in the Cold War and how did the nation try to secure those objectives?