CLayton AntiTrust act
This act outlawed certain practices that restricted competition. it also banned price discrimination.
A company tool to fight union demands by refusing to allow employees to enter its facilities to work.
ArchDuke Franz Ferdinand
Heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary.
German Submarines used to run British Blockades and sink merchant ships crossing the Atlantic.
Alliance of countries in World War I including Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire.
British passenger liner sunk by German U-Boats.
Intercepted by British intelligence.
Selective Service Act
Required all men between 21 and 30 to register for the draft.
First woman to hold a seat in the House of Representatives.
'No Man's Land'
Although the Germans quickly invaded France they were stopped at the Battle of the Marne. This began a bloody sstalemate along hundreds of miles of trenches. The land between the trenches was packed marked by bombs and bodies.
In March 1917, riots broke out in Russia over . . .
Nickname given to American soldiers by British and French troops.
American Expedition Force
American force led by General John J. Pershing.
A truce or agreement to stop fighting.
Peace plan brought to the peace talks in Paris by president Woodrow Wilson.
League of Nations
Created by the 14th point of President Woodrow Wilson's fourtheen points.
Committee on public information
The job this committee was to "sell" the war to the american people.
Perhaps the most successful agency set up during WW1.
war industries board
Established in july 1917 to coordinate the production of war materials.
espionage and sedition acts
Act that made it illegal to aid the enemy, give false reports, or interfere with the war effort.
schenck v u.s., 1919
In the fall of 1917 Charles Schenck mailed pamphlets ....
United States Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer established a special division within the justice department....
American diplomat Charles G. Dawes negotiated an agreement with France, Great Britain, & Germany.
Washington Naval Conference
Called by President Warren G. Harding to reduce international military rivalry.
Alliance of countries in World War 1 including Great Britain, France, and Russia.
Americans who did not support annexation of the Philippians or other nations.
Annexation of Hawaii
after american planters, with the help of the the marines, overthrew the queen and took control of Hawaii they asked the US to annex Hawaii.
open door policy
Secretary of State John Hay ....
Secret Chinese organization...
Added to the Monroe Doctrine....
"big stick" diplomacy
Foreign police of President THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
Foreign policy of President WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT.
missionary (moral) diplomacy
Foreign policy of President WOODROW WILSON.
Muckracker who rote many artices for McClure's magazine.
Muckracker who targeted government and social problems.
Muckracker and author of THE JUNGLE.
Triangle Shirtwaiste factory fire
On March 25, 1911, nearly 150 woman died in a factory fire.
Amendment to the constitution of the united states that ALLOWS FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO LEVY AND COLLECT INCOME TAXES.
Amendment to the constitution of the united states that CALLED FOR THE DIRECT ELECTION OF SENATORS BY THE PEOPLE AND TAKING IT OUT OF THE HANDS OF STATE LEGISLATURES.
Amendment to the constitution of the united states that BANNED THE SALE AND MANUFACTURING OF ALCOHOL USHERING IN AN ERA OF PROHIBITION IN THE UNITED STATES.
WOMAN THE RIGHT TO VOTE.
One of the most famous crusaders of the temperance movement.
coal strike, 1902
The UNITED MINE WORKERS.
Northern securities v U.S. , 1904
Using the SHERMIN ANTITRUST ACT.
Act that allowed the interstate COMMERCE COMMISSION TO PUSH RAILROADS THAT GRANTED REBATES.
American Tobacco v U.S. , 1911
James B. Duke's company ....
Robert La Follette
Republican and reforn governor of Wisconsin.
Election of 1912
Believing that Taft had betrayed progressive reforms, .....
Progressive/Bull Moose party
Political party created by Theodore Roosevelt to oppose the Republican Taft in the Election of 1912.
Federal Reserve act
This act created 12 regional banks to be supervised by a board of governors.
William Jennings Bryan
He gave the famous "CROSS OF GOLD" speech during his 1896 presidential run.
1892 Statement of political ideas by the populist party.
Interstate commerce commission
First regulatory agency of the federal government.
To deduct or return (an amount) ....
Wabash v illinois, 1886
The Supreme Court reserved an earlier decision by ruling that railroads were a part of interstate commerce ....
Alexander graham bell
Scottish immmigrant who in 1876...
The same people serving as directors of several companies.
refrigerator railroad car
Gustavus Swift, founder of Swift Meatpacking, hired an engineer to develop this.
Twisted Strands of fence wire with barbs at regular intervals...
"Cross of Gold" speech
Speech given by William Jennings Bryan in favor of using both gold and silver as the nation's bases for its currency.
Jane Addams hull house
She founded the most famous settlement house in the U.S. in Chicago.
Began as an offshoot of the Social Gospel movement.
Tiny island in New York Harbor.
A Danish-Born Journalist....
His Laboratory at MENLO PARK, NJ, was the forerunner of the modern research laboratory. ..
In 1859 he drilled the first oil well near Titusville, PA.
Frederick Law Olmsted
Famous American landscape architect and writer...
A business establishment where employees work under bad conditions for long hours and low wages ...
Chinese exclusion act
Grew out of anti-Chinese sentiment in the West...
Dark and crowded multifamily apartments built in large urban cities.
John D. Rockefeller
He organized the Standard Oil Company.
Most famous and successful investment banker of his era.
Gospel of Wealth
This philosophy, advocated by Andrew Carnegie, held that wealthy Americans should engage in philanthropy ....
Immigrant from SCOTLAND who worked his way up the ladder of success to run US steel.
Process created by SIR HENRY BESSEMER for....
Type of Union in which all workers united in a particular industry.
Carnegie and Rockerfeller were called this becauses....
Title applied to the era in American history between 1870 & 1900.
British philosopher who applied Charles Darwin's theory of evolution to society.
In his books, a poor person goes to the big city and, through.....
Longest serving president of the American Federation of Labor.
American Federation of Labor
Dominant union of the late 1800's.
Haymarket Square Riot
May 4, 1886 three...
Knights of Labor
First nationwide industrial union.
An organization of workers with the same trade or skill.
Sherman AntiTrust Act
Passed in 1890 this act prohibited...
Used by business leaders to discourage...
An agreement in which a company agrees to hire only union members.
Yellow Dog Contract
An agreement between the factory owner and...
Eugene v Debs
Prominent labor leader...
Civil Service Act
A system where most government workers are given jobs based on....
Law requiring that some jobs be filled by competitive written...
Employees of the Pullman Palace Car Company...
Strike at a steel mill....
The Great Strike 1877
July of 1877 the Baltimore....
The acquisition of money in dishonest ways, ..
Famous political cartoonist..
Democratic political machine located in New York City.
William "Boss" Tweed
Leader of the most famous political machine...
An informal political group designed to gain and keep power.
To encourage the settlement of the Great Plains, the federal....
Morrill land grant act
The federal government gave money to colleges to encourage the creation of....
Okland land rush
On April 22, 1889 the government opened one of the last large territories for settlement.
Very few trees were found on the GREAT PLAINS....
promontory point utah
After four years of building by the Central Pacific (688 miles of track) ....
Railroad crisscrossing the United States.
Food Source of many Native American tribes...
Nickname given to African American cavalry soldiers by Native Americans;..
sand creek massacre
Chief black kettle ....
battle of little big horn
LT. COLONEL GEORGE A. CUSTER
Great Lakota Chief...
dawes severalty act
An attempt by the US government to assimilate Native Americans into white culture....
Chief of the Nez Perce, ...
helen hunt jackson
Author of A Century of Dishonor...
A century of dishonor
1881 book written by Helen Hunt Jackson ...
Defying the US government the Lakota continued to perform....
frederick jackson turner
The "Closing" of the frontier inspired one of the most influential essays ever written about American history...
At first this group met largely for social and educational purposes.
Movement to increase farmer's political power...
Farmers in the South came together....
colored farmers alliance
With more than one million black farmer, ....
Wanting to base U.S. currency solely on gold.
the use of two metals,...
A legal-tender note of U.S. currency ....
Munn v Illinois 1877
The Supreme Court ruled that a state ...
Credit Mobilier scandal
Construction company set up by several stockholders of the Union Pacific RR...
Permits a group of citizens introduce legislation and requires ....
Allows citizens to vote....
The ability of voters to demand a special election ....
Reform minded Republicans who switched their loyalties to the Democrats over the Republican choice .....
U.S. v E.C. knight, CO,1895
The federal government wanted to break up one company's control ....
Alfred T. Mahan
In his book, The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783....
Popular American minister who linked Anglo-Saxonism ....
"White man's burden"
The idea that the white man was responsible for civilizing those less civilized.
Idea by writer and historian John Fiske that English ....
Extreme nationalism marked by aggressive foreign policy.
His Purchase of ALaska was jeered as a mistake.
She disliked the influence that American settlers had gained in Hawaii.
Spanish American War
War fought between SPAIN and the UNITED STATES.
Commodore George Dewey
Commander of the American Naval squadron based in Hong Kong..
First Volunteer Cavalry unit under the command of Colonel Leonard Wood . . ..
William Randolph hearst
Owner of the NEW YORK JOURNAL newspaper...
Owner of the NEW YORK WORLD newspaper...
Sent to Havana, Cuba.
This proviso proclaimed to the world that when the united states had overthrown........
treaty of paris 1898
Dercember 10, 1898,.......
Although Cuba was promised their independence, President Mckinley took steps to ensure that Cuba remained tied to the U.S.
In early 1900's the US negotiated a contract to build a canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across Panama.