1. Alfred Smith was attacked/smeared in the 1928 election because of religious differences (Catholic) and the prosperity of the ‘20s the Republicans took credit of. 2. Stock prices first began to decline in 1929 because less people bought stocks and there was overproduction. 3. Before FDR, when a bank failed, bank depositors were forced to close due to bankruptcy. 4. Economist believed the main reason for the Great Depression was overproduction, low wages, and high tariffs. 5. FDR’s first goal in fighting the Great Depression was to get people working again. 6. FDR’s method of trying to regulate the stock market was the Securities Act that required companies that sold stocks to provide full information for investors. 7. FDR’s “court packing” was his first mistake and it split the Democrat Party. 8. FDR’s advisors generally believed in some government intervention in the economy. 9. The Agricultural Adjustment Administration was used to support the farmers by paying them to not overproduce their crops. 10. Causing a new economic downturn in 1937, FDR spent too much money resulting in high unemployment. 11. The rise of dictatorships after WWI was due to the Treaty of Versailles and economic depression. 12. Adolf Hitler blamed the Jewish for Germany’s loss in WWI. 13. The Nazi Germany’s Nuremberg laws were to take citizenship from German Jewish and to ban German Jewish marriages. 14. Many of the Jews on the SS St. Louis were revoked of their certificates and were sent away. 15. The goal of the Nazi’s “Final Solution” was to get rid of the Jewish. 16. The Japanese first invaded China at Manchuria.
17. The goal of Nazi-Soviet nonaggression treaty was for Germany to go to war with Britain and France while the USSR would be safe. 18. The Battle of Britain resulted in the prevention of Nazi invasion. 19. AntiJewish violence erupted throughout Germany and Austria on Kristallnacht. 20. At the Wannsee Conference,...
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