HIUS 390 Quiz 6

HIUS 390 Quiz 6 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. Which governmental level took the lead in providing for Virginia’s needy people during the Depression?
  2. What did Virginia, and national, leaders worry would inhibit the general population from supporting the Great War?
  3. What was NOT a factor in delaying the start of the Great Depression and contributing to the rapid recovery in Virginia?
  4. What was NOT a position Harry Byrd Sr. held in Virginia?
  5. What was Byrd’s progressivism as governor in the 1920s based on?
  6. Who was a prominent opponent of the Martin Organization for over two decades, and eventually was appointed to fill Senator Martin’s vacant seat following his death?
  7. What was a unique response to the Depression that happened in Virginia?
  8. Where in Virginia during World War II were blackouts truly necessary to help thwart German U-boat attacks?
  9. What road construction payment system did Harry Byrd advocate for?
  10. What was known as the “worst war town” in America?
  11. For how long did Harry Byrd direct politics in the state of Virginia through the Byrd Machine?
  12. Who was the most prominent Virginian of the 20thcentury, and controlled state politics for forty years?
  13. What similarity did the Martin machine and Byrd machine share?
  14. In Virginia, who were among the hardest hit by the Great Depression?
  15. Where did Virginia rank among the states in joining the new federal Social Security program?
  16. What did Harry Byrd’s “short ballot” represent in state politics?
  17. Why did Carrie Buck end up in court?
  18. Who was the key figure behind Virginia’s pay-as-you-go fiscal approach?
  19. What practice remains in place in Virginia to ensure a balanced state budget?
  20. What was the Supreme Court’s decision in Buck v. Bell?

Set 2

  1. What was NOT a factor in delaying the start of the Great Depression and contributing to the rapid recovery in Virginia?
  2. What practice did the Supreme Court uphold in the case Carrie Buck v. J.H. Bell?
  3. What caused the movement for expanded women’s rights to fizzle out following the ratification of the 19thamendment?
  4. What was NOT a position Harry Byrd Sr. held in Virginia?
  5. Restored as part of Byrd’s initiatives to boost tourism to the state, what became a preeminent national example of historic preservation?
  6. For how long did Harry Byrd direct politics in the state of Virginia through the Byrd Machine?
  7. What was the ideological basis for Virginia’s fiscal policy for several decades under the Byrd Machine?
  8. What did Harry Byrd’s “short ballot” represent in state politics?
  9. What was a unique response to the Depression that happened in Virginia?
  10. What event had a greater impact on Virginia in the 20thcentury (1900s) than any other?
  11. Who was the most prominent Virginian of the 20thcentury, and controlled state politics for forty years?
  12. What was known as the “worst war town” in America?
  13. What was Byrd’s progressivism as governor in the 1920s based on?
  14. What road construction payment system did Harry Byrd advocate for?
  15. Where in Virginia during World War II were blackouts truly necessary to help thwart German U-boat attacks?
  16. What did Virginia, and national, leaders worry would inhibit the general population from supporting the Great War?
  17. Who was the key figure behind Virginia’s pay-as-you-go fiscal approach?
  18. Where did the Bedford Boys first experience war?
  19. In Montgomery County, Virginia, what was the social dynamic during the Depression?
  20. About how many Americans were forcibly sterilized in the decade following Buck v. Bell?
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