Harry S. Truman and American Tariff Policy

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Chapter 32 Essay:
1.Compare the presidential leadership of Harding Coolidge and Hoover. What did they have in common, and how did they differ? How did their personal qualitities affect their political success in the 1920s? 2.Describe the relationship among American tariff policy, war debts and reparations, and the Great Depression. Explain why the federal government adopted the tariff and debt-repayment policies it did. Assess the wisdom of these policies. 3.Outline the causes of the great crash of 1929. Why did it come so unexpectedly? 4.Would you like to have live in the 1920s? Why or why not? Explain what you find alluring about the decade and what you would have not liked. Chapter 33 Essay:

1.How “revolutionary” was the New Deal? Evaluate the significant changes that it brought and determine how different the nation became because of it. 2.Select the three most important programs of the New Deal, explain what they did, and tell why you chose these three. 3.What role did women play in the government and intellectual life of the 1930s? How did the interests and concerns of women in this period differ from that of the 1920s? Chapter 34 Short Answer:

1.Describe the two parts of the “Why we fight” film series you watched, and explain why the United States Government felt it was necessary to produce the series. Chapter 34+35 Essay:
1.Describe the military actions of the allies in the European Theater OR the Pacific Theater of war from 1941 to 1954. What was the military strategy in that theater? 2.Describe the Holocaugt as it was carried out by the Nazi Government. What was the purpose of the Holocaust? 3.What were the governments of Hilter, Mussolini and Japan able to come to power? Why were the democracies and the League of Nations unable to stop their aggression before war was the only option? Chapter 36 Essay:

1.How do you assess Harry S Truman as a political leader? What were his greatest successes in foreign and domestic policy? What were...
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