U.S. History Semester 2

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America built the Panama Canal after helping them break away from ___.

Columbia

The govt. guaranteed loans made made to foreign countries by American Businesses under ___.

dollar diplomacy

The ___ gave the US the right to intervene in Cuba.

Platt Amendment

The US declared war on Spain after the ___ blew up.

USS Maine

Reasons for American imperialism included ___, ___, and ___.

a desire for military strength, a thirst for new markets, belief in cultural superiority

___ wanted Hawaiians to control their own government.

Queen Liliuokalani

___ was a bandit from Mexico who raided American villages.

Pancho Villa

The ___ called for equal trade rights for all nations in China.

Open Door Policy

The ___ attempted to drive foreigners out of China.

Boxer Rebellion

The ___ was an important calvary unit ledy by Theodore Roosevelt.

Rough Riders

___ uses sensationalized stories to get more readers.

yellow journalism

Secretary of State ___ arranged the purchase of Alaska from Russia.

William Seward

The US failed to ratify the Treaty of ___.

Versailles

___ is the use of biased communication to influence public opinion.

propaganda

The ___ used destroyers to escort merchant ships across the Atlantic.

Convoy System

The purpose of the ___ was to prevent future wars.

League of Nations

Germany was required to make ___ payments to Allies after WWI.

reparations

During WWI the Food Administration called on the public to follow ___.

The Gospel of the Clean Plate

The ___ proposed a secret alliance between Germany and Mexico.

Zimmerman Note

___'s declaration of war on ___ started WWI.

Austria-Hungary, Serbia

___ during WWI caused armies to fight back and forth over land.

trench warfare

The ___ was a British passenger ship sunk by German U-boats.

Lusitania

New weapons during WWI include ___, ___, ___, and ___.

machine guns, tanks, airplanes, poison gas

The ___ called for mass production and elimination of waste during WWI.

War Industries Board

The ___ allowed for Americans to pay for their purchases overtime.

installment plan

The ___ was the first automobile to be mass produced in the US.

Ford Model T

The ___ involved the leasing of public lands rich in oil.

Teapot Dome Scandal

The use of ___ power in the 1920's transformed American homes and factories.

electric

Secretary of State ___ urged that no more warships be built for 10 years.

Charles E. Hughes

___ are people opposed to any form of government.

Anarchists

The ___ raised some import taxes up to 60 percent.

Fordney-McCumber Tarriff

The ___ was an attempt to make war illegal as a national policy.

Kellogg-Briand Pact

The ___ was used to limit immigration from each country.

quota system

___ is the policy of withdrawing from world affairs.

isolationism

President ___ said that the chief business of the American people is business.

Coolidge

Lenin lead the ___ rise to power in Russia.

communist

Illegal saloons in the 1920's were known as ___.

speakeasies

The ___ was an artistic movement celebrating African American culture.

Harlem Renaissance

___ was a leading poet who described the lives of working class African Americans.

Langston Hughes

___ were women who smoked and drank in public.

flappers

___ was the most popular baseball player of the 1920's.

Babe Ruth

___ was the most powerful new form of communication in the 1920's.

radio

___ was the movement to band the making, selling, transporting, and drinking of alcohol.

prohibition

___ became the crime boss of Chicago in the 1920's.

Al Capone

___ was the first pilot to make a solo flight across the Atlantic.

Charles Lindbergh

___ believed all important knowlege came from the Bible.

Fundamentalists

___ was fined for teaching the theory of evolution.

John T. Scopes

___ was a leading jazz trumepter in the 1920's.

Louis Armstrong

___ were transients who wandered the country hitching rides on railroads.

hobos

___ was the President when the Depression began.

Herbert Hoover

The ___ was a group of WWI veterans who wanted an early pension payment.

Bonus Army

Buying stocks ___ meant that a person used borrowed money.

on margin

Causes of the Great Depression include: ___, ___, and ___.

High tariffs, a decrease in farm prices, availability of easy credit.

The ___ is used to track stock prices over time.

Dow-Jones Average

The ___ was caused by extended drought, high winds, and overproduction of land.

Dust Bowl

The ___ provided federal money to banks and other large businesses.

Reconstruction Finance Coorporation

___ was the day the stock market crashed.

Black Tuesday

___ provided free food for the needy during the Great Depression.

soup kitchens

___ were communities built from scrap materials.

shanty towns

___ meant that people should succeed on their own rather than depending on the government.

rugged individualism

___ was a popular book about migrant farm workers during the Dust Bowl/Great Depression.

The Grapes of Wrath

The ___ helped create electricity and prevent floods.

TVA

The ___ employed young men ages 8-25 to build roads and develope parks.

CCC

FDR appointed ___ to be commissioner of Indian affairs.

John Collier

The ___ paid farmers to reduce their crop production.

AAA

The ___ was declared by FDR so all banks could be inspected.

bank holiday

The ___ provided income for retirees at age 65.

Social Security Act

The ___ acts as a mediator in desputes between unions and employers.

NLRB

The ___ provided federal insurance for XXXXXXXX.

FDIC

Grant Wood's painting ___ depicted a farmer and a wife.

American Gothic

The policy of ___ means that the government spends more than it has.

deficit spending

___ became the first female cabinet member as Secretary of Labor.

Frances Perkins

The ___ allowed workers to join unions and gather collectively.

Wagner Act

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