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“Got It” – U.S. History B(1)

Matching (Choose BEST answer - 1 point each):

1. Hooverville _______ Launched the New Deal

2. Japan _______ Germany invades Poland
3. Herbert Hoover _______ FDR elected President of the U.S.
4. 1929 _______ Invaded the Soviet Union in 1941
5. Germany _______ New York Stock Exchange crashes
6. 1932 _______ U.S. enters WWII by declaring war on them
7. 1939 _______ Shanty town built by homeless during GD
8. Franklin Roosevelt _______ Blamed for the Great Depression

Fill in the Blanks:

1. The _____________________________ was a period of severe dust storms and

drought that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture in the Great Plains
states during the 1930s.
2. The name given to the day the stock market crashed (leading to the Great
Depression) is ________________________________.
3. ____________________ was the Axis Powers leader who was shot and killed and
later hung upside down for people to throw stones at his dead body.
4. In WWII, the three main countries that comprised the Axis Powers were
Germany, Japan and _________________.
5. In the winter of 1944, _________________________________ was where the Germans
gave one last desperate attack in WWII to break the Allied lines.
6. Operation Overlord, also known as ______________________, was where the Allied
forces landed in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944.

Multiple Choice (1 point each):

1. Which of these created a big enough jolt to the economy to help put an end to the
Great Depression?

A. The New Deal

C. Prohibition
D. The Cold War
2. Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7th of which year?

A. 1942
B. 1941
C. 1940
D. 1943

3. The Holocaust, perpetrated from 1933-1945, resulted in the deaths of over 6

million Jews, and over how many total people?

A. 9 million
B. 8 million
C. 10 million
D. 11 million

4. In which year did the U.S. drop two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

A. 1946
B. 1944
C. 1945
D. 1947

5. Which of these countries was NOT part of the Axis Powers in WWII?

A. China
B. Japan
C. Italy
D. Germany

Written Responses (3 points each):

1. Describe in detail three of the five main reasons the Great Depression
happened in 1929.
2. Describe in detail Executive Order 9066 and its significance (why we study