US History Chapter 16, 17, 18 Unit Test Study

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Ms. Calabro, MPI, Unit Quiz, Chapters 16, 17, 18

Anti-suffragists feared that if women got the right to vote, they would...

ignore their duties at home

Jacob Rii's book that presented visual images of desperate urban povert...

How the Other Half Lives

The event that was a turning point for reform in workplace safety...

Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire

Governor that pushed through reforms on campaign spending, railroad regulation, and civil service in Wisconsin...

Robert M. La Follette

"On the killing-floor you might easily freeze,..." -The Jungle
Novel that prompted an investigation into the...

Meatpacking industry

By 1900, more than 2000 women had found employment in this field in which only 35 women worked in 1870.

journalism

In the Progressive Era, women reformers campaigned for civil rights, children's health and welfare, and...

prohibition

Which aims did the NAACP and ADL share?

fighting negative stereotyping of a minority

What was the importance of the "Uprising of 20000"?

The uprising resulted in a shorter workweek and higher wages

How did the lawyer for the state of Oregon convince the Supreme Court to uphold a law that limited women to a 10-hour workday?

He cited concrete evidence linking working long hours with poor health

Why was the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire a landmark in labor history?

The tragedy led to New York reforms of safety measures, factory inspections, and sanitation standards that became a nationwide model.

What political reform was enacted through the ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment?

The direct election of senators

In the garment industry, why were women paid less that men?

Employers assumed that women were supported by their fathers or husbands

Reformers called for prohibition because they believed that alcohol...

was responsible for crime, poverty, and violence against women

Susan B. Anthony was arrested for...

voting on election day in Rochester, New York.

Americans who read about the revolt in Cuba were shocked by...

General Weyler's mistreatment of civilians

The destruction of the USS Maine shows an event that energized Americans to...

begin the Spanish-American War.

WHy did KIng Kalakaua give Pearl Harbor to the United States?

The Hawaiian League forced him to sign the bayonet constitution

The Anti-Imperialist League, the Colored Citizens of Boston, and AFL leader Samuel Gompers all opposed...

the annexation of the Philippines

Two popular ideologies that contributed to imperialism: a sense of nationalism and...

a feeling of cultural superiority

*Spanish forces in the Philippines were overcome by...

the Filipino rebel army and the US fleet

How did the US exert influence to Japan?

by two impressive display of naval power, 50 years apart.

Something true about circumstances leading up to US support of the Open Door Policy...

American leaders thought that it was too late to secure a sphere of influence in China.

After the Spanish-American War, a controversy arose over whether the US should annex....

the Philippines

*The US gained trading rights in China by...

sending notes to European nations and Japan that recommended all nations have equal trading rights in China

In the late 1800s, American expansionists were interested in Hawaii as a potential...

coaling station and naval base

*President Theodore Roosevelt received the Novel Peace Prize for helping to negotiate a peace treaty between....

Russia and Japan

What role did the US minister to Hawaii, John. L Stevens, play in the creation of the Republic of Hawaii?

He supported planters who rebelled against the queen.

The event that triggered a US declaration of war on Spain in 1898 was...

the destruction of the USS Maine

*US Secretary of State John Hay proposed the Open Door Policy in China in opposition to....

European spheres of influence

Social Darwinism encouraged people in industrialized nations to believe that...

they were superior to people who lived in less-developed countries.

*What prompted to Russo-Japanese War?

Japan and Russia each wanted to control Korea and Manchuria

The US borrowed over $24 Billion from the American people through...

the sale of Liberty Bonds

* Wilson's plan for a just and lasting peace...

The Fourteen Points

When Pres. Wilson presented the Treaty of Versailles to the US Senate, senators divided into three groups-- Democrats who supported ratification, irreconcilables who rejected it, and...

reservationists, led by Henry Cabot Lodge

Nation that emerged as the overriding economic world power at the end of WWI...

The United States

What prompted Germany to use U-boats and unrestricted submarine warfare?

the British fleet's blockade of German ports and transportation routes.

The Schlieffen Plan provided a precise list of instruction for..

Germany to wage a two-front war against France and Russia at the same time.

In 1914 what was the official US position in regard to the war in Europe?

Declared Neutrality

The famous "I Want You for the US Army" Poster was created by....

the Committee on Public Information

What was an important political outcome of WWI?

the overthrow of monarchies across Europe

How did Germans justify sinking the Lusitania?

Germany had declared the waters around England a war zone, as England had done with the North Sea

How did President Wilson's vision differ from that of the other world leaders at the Paris Peace Conference?

Wilson wanted a treaty that stressed openness, fair trade, and fewer weapons, but other leaders wanted to punish Germany for starting the war.

Between 1918 and 1919, nearly 700,000 Americans lost their lives because of...

influenza

What was the purpose of the Committee on Public Information?

to convince Americans to support the war

What method was considered unfair and barbaric in WWI?

the use of poison gas

The Schlieffen Plan called for a surprise invasion of France by...

Germany

President Wilson believed that this action by Germany violated the laws of neutrality...

submarine warfare.

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