A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
assassination of ferdinand
murder of a public figure by surprise attack
1917 - Germany sent this to Mexico instructing an ambassador to convince Mexico to go to war with the U.S. It was intercepted and caused the U.S. to mobilized against Germany, which had proven it was hostile
league of nations
An organization of nations formed after World War I to promote cooperation and peace.
harlem hell fighters
The African American infantry unit that fought with the French Army in World War I
a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
Led by Vladimir Lenin it was the Russian communist party that took over the Russian goverment during WWI
a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership
Union of Soviet Socialist republic
Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
a period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished
a dam built in the 1930s, with funding from the federal government, to control the Colorado River.
A time of booming business, lots of new entertainment like Jazz Age music, and new technologies.
Alliance between Germany, Italy, Austria Hungry
an informal alliance between countries
An alliance between Great Britain, France and Russia in the years before WWI.
first used in WW1- blimps used for spying purposes
Germany's military plan at the outbreak of World War I, according to which German troops would rapidly defeat France and then move east to attack Russia.
having merchant ships travel in groups protected by warships
reds and whites
Reds are Russians favored for Communism while Whites are against it
system in which poor people are legally bound to work for wealthy landowners
1945 Meeting with US president FDR, British Prime Minister(PM) Winston Churchill, and and Soviet Leader Stalin during WWII to plan for post-war
Name for the 1920s, because of the popularity of jazz-a new type of American music that combined African rhythms, blues, and ragtime
scopes monkey trial
1925, the trial that pitted the teaching of Darwin's theory of evolution against teaching Bible creationism
Term used to refer to the group of New Deal programs created to provide "Relief, Reform, and Recovery" for American citizens, banks, and businesses during the Great Depression.
an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea
the war aims outlined by President Wilson in 1918, which he believed would promote lasting peace; called for self-determination, freedom of the seas, free trade, end to secret agreements, reduction of arms and a league of nations
an economic system based on private ownership of capital
a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
economic independence as a national policy
the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
(Tennessee Valley Authority Act) Relief, Recover, and Reform. one of the most important acts that built a hyro-electric dam for a needed area.
the farmers, who in the Great Depression, were forced to move, many moved to Oklahoma
the historic period (1933-1940) in the U.S. during which President Franklin Roosevelt's economic policies were implemented
American Expeditionary Force
(philosophy) the philosophical theory that some ideas are innate
In WWI, the region of Northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Central Powers battled each other.