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Why did Franklin D. Roosevelt want to introduce a Second New Deal?
a) There were groups of Americans who did not benefit from the First New Deal.
b) The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that most the New Deal agencies were unconstitutional.
c) He wanted to make sure that the U.S. was ready for war.
d) He felt that the First New Deal supported the economy of Nazi Germany.

How did Americans react to Franklin D. Roosevelt attempting to 'pack the court?'
a) They began to sour on the New Deal.
b) Franklin D. Roosevelt lost the next presidential election.
c) They demanded an investigation into the activities of the U.S. Supreme Court.
d) They wanted Congress to impeach Roosevelt.

After World War II, Eleanor Roosevelt served:
a) as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations
b) as the Secretary of the Interior
c) in the Red Cross
d) in Congress

As World War II continued and the British could no longer take advantage of the 1939 Neutrality Act...
a) the U.S. implemented the Lend-Lease Act
b) the U.S. decided to join the war in Europe
c) the U.S. economy crashed
d) the U.S. began shipping all of its war materials to the Soviet Union

What was 'island hopping?'
a) how the U.S. sent food, supplies, and medicine to the Pacific Theater
b) how the U.S. decided which islands to defend against the Japanese
c) how the U.S. decided to where to detonate atomic bombs
d) how the U.S. secured the Hawaiian Islands

The use of atomic bombs in World War II led to:
a) an arms race between the U.S. and Soviet Union
b) atomic bombs being used in the Korean War
c) the deaths of millions of Japanese
d) Hiroshima and Nagasaki being uninhabitable for fifty years

During the Fall of Berlin...
a) Adolf Hitler committed suicide
b) the atomic bombs fell in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
c) Franklin D. Roosevelt was assassinated
d) the Soviets only lost 100 soldiers

How did the role of women change during World War II?
a) More American women were joining the work force.
b) Women finally got the right to vote.
c) For the first time, women were elected to Congress.
d) Women were not allowed to work in industrial plants.

Just before the U.S. joined World War II, A. Philip Randolph:
a) wanted the U.S. government to stop discriminatory hiring practices
b) wanted the U.S. to open trade with Germany and Italy
c) wanted the U.S. to expand the New Deal
d) wanted the U.S. to become allies with Japan

During World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt was known for issuing:
a) executive orders
b) new laws that affected the Southern states
c) complaints against Republican Congressmen
d) warnings to conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court

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