Final Exam Review Page

The topics below are organized by category. All are eligible for inclusion in the final exam. The final exam will be composed of 50 multiple-choice questions and two essays.

Civil Rights
Plessy vs. Ferguson
Brown vs. Board of Education
Rosa Parks
Ceasar Chavez
Malcolm x
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Susan B. Anthony
W.E.B. Dubois
Booker T. Washington
Betty Freidan

Politics
Referendum
Recall
Primary
Senators – Each State gets two-Bob Casey, Jr. Arlen Spector
Congress – Based on population- Todd Platts

Wars
Spanish-American War/Philipine Insurection
World War I Causes
America’s Entry- Zimmerman Note
Trench Warfare
Versailles Treaty-Reparations/War Guilt
Appeasement
Blitzkrieg
Hitler-Stalin Pact Non-Aggression Pact
Axis Powers
D-Day/Operation Overlord
Japanese-American Internment
A-Bomb- Hiroshima/Nagasaki
United Nations
Berlin Wall-Cold War
Korean War-Containment
Vietnam War-Containment
Fidel Castro-Bay of Pigs
Iranian Hostage Crisis
Persian Gulf War
9/11-War on Terror

Economics
Great Depression Causes-Stock Market, Bank Runs, Farm Overproduction, Reduced Consumer Spending
New Deal- 3 R’s Relief, Reform, Recovery
Bonus Army
Inflation
Recession

Technology
Telephone
Telegraph
Radio
Television
Internet



Elections
Three Way Elections 1912- Taft, Roosevelt, Wilson and 1990 Bush, Clinton, Perot
1960- Kennedy/Nixon Debate

Presidents
McKinley, Kennedy Assassinations
Teddy Roosevelt-Accomplishments National Park System, Panama Canal, Trustbuster
Wilson- 14 Points
Harding Scandals-Teapot Dome
Hoover and the Depression
Franklin Delano Roosevelt- New Deal and World War II
Truman and the Cold War-Containment
Eisenhower and the 50’s
Johnson and the Great Society-1964 Civil Rights Act
Nixon and Watergate
Carter and Iranian Hostage Crisis
Reagan Revolution
Bush and 9/11
Clinton Impeachment

Misc.
Rachel Carson-Silent Spring
Kennedy and the Peace Corps