Great Depression-World War II

This is a quiz to test your knowledge. What knowledge, you may ask yourself. The knowledge that is being tested today is what you have learned about US history from the Great Depression to World War II.

Do you remember what you learned about the Great Depression? About the second World War? Hopefully you will prove to your history teacher that you know your stuff! Good luck.

Created by: Heather Sorrell
  1. Which of the following best demonstrated that the economy of the 1920s was not sound (stable)?
  2. Which of the following cases best shows the clash between tradition and progress during the 1920s?
  3. _____ was seen as not caring for the American people during the early years of the Great Depression.
  4. "They used to tell me I was building a dream, with peace and glory ahead, why should I be standing in line just waiting for bread...?" These lyrics refer to which of the following events
  5. Which of the following did not contribute to the Great Depression?
  6. Which of the following would have been most beneficial to the elderly?
  7. Roosevelt promised Americans a
  8. Which of these is not true of U.S. and Japanese relations leading up to 1941?
  9. _________ was the policy of England and France of allowing Hitler to do what he wanted to avoid conflict.
  10. Which of the following created conditions in Germany that helped lead to the rise of Hitler?
  11. All of these were Axis Powers except for
  12. Which of the following leaders during WWII is not matched with the correct country?
  13. The Allied powers included
  14. The battle of Midway is most significant because
  15. Which of the following most directly responsible for the defeat of Hitler?
  16. Which of the following is not true of minorities in WWII?
  17. The government used all of the following except for ______ to keep America's support of the war going.
  18. ________ was the Supreme Allied Commander of Europe and coordinated the D-Day invasion of France.
  19. The Japanese finally surrendered after
  20. The year that WWII ended was

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