Paris Peace Conference
the event at which the Allies met to discuss the fate of Europe, the former Ottoman Empire, and various colonies around the world after the end of WWI (the Central Powers were not allowed to participate in negotiations)
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of, 28 June 1919, the peace settlement imposed on Germany afterWORLD WAR I, drawn up at the Paris Peace Conference and signed near the French capital at Versailles.
Henry Cabot Lodge
Led a group of senators during Woodrow Wilson's presidency known as the "reservationists" during the 1919 debate over the League of Nations.
Big Bill Haywood
a founding member and leader of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and a member of the Executive Committee of the Socialist Party of America.
The Industrial Workers of the World. International Union headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. At its peak in 1923 the organization claimed some 10,000 members. The IWW contends that all workers should be united within a single union as a class and that the wage system should be abolished.
A Progressive-style lawyer called "the people's lawyer," and fought for public causes. When nominated to the Supreme Court by Woodrow Wilson in 1916, his appointment drew outrage as his "radical" behavior and anti-Semitism as he was the first Jew on the Supreme Court.
Carrie Chapman Catt
(1859-1947) A suffragette who was president of the National Women's Suffrage Association, and founder of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance. Instrumental in obtaining passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920.
A leader of NAWSA and later the CU who wanted to use aggressive, militant tactics to persuade Congress and the public, as she had seen the English do for their suffrage. She originally took over the national NAWSA campaign to go through Congress instead of states.
1860-1935. Founder of Settlement House Movement. First American Woman to earn Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 as president of Women's Intenational League for Peace and Freedom.
headed the WCTU from 1879 to 1898. she made it a powerful source for temperance and for the rights of women
Danish immigrant, photographer and jouranlist. First to use flash. and Author of "How the other half lives". Displayed ethnic stereotyping in writings.
A. Mitchell Palmer
was Attorney General of the United States from 1919 to 1921. He was nicknamed The Fighting Quaker and he directed the controversial Palmer Raids.