War Industries Board
Agency established during WWI to increase efficiency & discourage waste in war-related industries.
This government agency was headed by Herbert Hoover and was established to increase the production of food and ration food for the military.
government agency which took all railroads from private hands until after the war
National War Labor Board
During WWI it mediated disputes between management and laborers to prevent strikes
He was the head of the Food Administration who also led a charity drive to feed Belgians. He ensured the success of the Food Administration and created a surplus of food through volunteer actions.
movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural south into Northern cities between 1914 and 1920
Committe of Public Information
Directed by George Creel... propaganda created for full support of the war/soldiers but also leads towards discrimination of German Americans
also called the Battle of the Argonne Forest, was a part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire western front, final battle of WWI, American forces defeat the German army, leads to a cease-fire
a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms-no one wins/no one loses
Treaty of Versailles
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
Woodrow Wilson (US president), Georges Clemenceau (french premier), David Lloyd George (british prime minister), Vittorio Orlando (italian prime minister)
League of Nations
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations
Henry Cabot Lodge
Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he was a leader in the fight against participation in the League of Nations
Region between Germany and France demilitarized by Treaty of Versailles; Hitler occupied and fortified the region
Territory taken by Germany from France as a rest of the Franco Prussian war. Was later returned to France as a result of German defeat in WWI
Government law saying that if anything anti-american is said or sent in the mail, you could go to jail for 20 years
Supreme Court decides that right to speech is not protected if it "presents a clear and present danger"-similar to Abrams Case
Coal miners and Steel workers strike once the war is over because they are now allowed to-many say this labor unrest is due to the workers being communists-not really