Chapter One Class Struggle Zinn, Howard. A Young People’s History of the United States volume 2.

2007 Answer all questions in complete sentences. 1) We studied the Spanish American War. As you read this chapter, you will find out how the people of the United States thought about it, and how life was for both the rich and regular people. According to the chapter, who benefited the most from winning the war, and how?

2) Define Socialism- use the glossary in the Creating America textbook

3) What subjects did the “Muckrakers” write about, and how did they get the name?

4) How did jobs change for workers when businesses found ways to make (produce) more products and make more money?

5) Summarize the description of events that took place at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company.

9) Describe the beginning of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union.6) Define Labor Union. the American Federation of Labor (AFL) not represent all workers? 8) Define anarcho-syndicalism using this chapter.use the glossary in the Creating America textbook 7) Why did the biggest union. How was it considered to really be “One Big Union”? How were the members treated? 10) The leader of the Socialist political party. What did he say about the goal of labor unions? 11) Where was the strongest state Socialist organization. believed that the labor union meant more than strikes and wage increases. and why is it described this way? . Eugene Debs.

use the glossary in the Creating America textbook 15) How did the Progressive movement within the government result in protection for workers? 16) Use the facts from the Colorado Coal Miners strike to describe how the Progressives within the government effectively protected capitalism and the interest of big businesses. .12) What were the questions debated between the feminists and the Socialist movement? 13) Why was the struggle experienced by black women even more complex than for white women? 14) Define Progressivism.

A Young People’s History of the United States volume 2. 2007 Answer all questions in complete sentences.Chapter Two World War I Zinn. P. 19 2) Describe what is meant by “imperialist war”. Howard. P. 21-22 5) Using a dictionary. Then describe what is meant when the word is used at the bottom of P. 1) How many European and North American people died (total) because of World War I? P. 23. 19 3) What countries were on the two sides of the war? Name the country in which most of the fighting take place and re-write the given description of the scene. . Why were the facts not presented to the people of the United States? P. 20 4) What took place that bought the United States into the war? Tell about what was true and what was not true when the story made the news at the time. define the word Prosperity.

we will fight against you. 26-27 10) What did the IWW mean when they published the statement “Capitalists of American. 8) Describe what people did that got them put in prison under the Espionage Act. P.) P. 23-24 7) Look up the word “Espionage” in the dictionary and copy down the definition here. 30-31 11) With the end of the war. P 24-26 9) What three organizations (names begin with capital letters) worked to prevent people from publishing or saying things against the war? P. the goal of a Labor Union. not for you!” Think of who were the members of the IWW Union. Name three of these people and write two sentences describing their cases and what happened to them. what did the Congress do? (Use the wording of this question to compose a complete statement and tell what the Committee on Public Information did. 32-33 . ‘aliens’ were sent to jail for disagreeing with the US Government.6) What was the name of the President that declared the entry of the United States into World War I and then. and who were the Capitalists. P.

P. A Young People’s History of the United States volume 2. 37 3) Fill in this pyramid to illustrate the spread of Unites States wealth during the Roaring Twenties. P. 39 5) Describe what happened that caused the United States to enter the “Great Depression”. Howard. 37-39 4) Summarize how the situation changed for blacks and for women in the 1920’s. describe what happened in Seattle. P. 2007 Answer all questions in complete sentences. would make a stronger statement”. describe why the children on page 42 are . 40-41 6) Given what you read on pages 41-43. 1) Given that the Industrial Workers of the World “…felt that a general strike. with all kinds of workers walking off their jobs together.“Millions of people were not doing badly because….” P. P. 35-36 2) Complete this statement.Chapter Three Hard Times Zinn. Include the workers actions and the government reaction.

44 8) What were the two goals of the “New Deal” and who launched it within the government? P. 48 11) What did the letters NLRB stand for.picketing with those signs. 46 10) Describe what was meant by “sit-down strike”. 49 13) After the New Deal. what was life like for black people? P. P. and what did this organization do? P.” P. 50 . What experiences might they have had to make those signs mean something to them? 7) What was life like for the US veterans from World War I during the Great Depression? P. 48 12) What things changed by the late 1930’s that made things better for some people? P. 45-46 9) Give two examples of how working people “…could meet their own needs” by “helping themselves.

14) After the New Deal. 51 . what was life like for artists and working class audiences? P. P. 50-51 15) Describe how Capitalism (where the wealth was) in this country stayed the same.

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