Woodrow Wilsons speech for what to do post war to congress. abolishment of secret treaties, freedom of the seas, reduction of arms, economic freedom, end of colonization, freedom for all people to choose independence, and the league of nations.
Big Stick Diplomacy
Roosevelt's belief that in order for America to gain strength its military had to also be strong to increase their economic control.
After the open door policy- chinese revolted against it and caused china to remove all foreigners by force. It also caused america to send over troops which in turn caused France Germany and England to respect americas overseas endeavors more
Open Door Policy
America had the right to advance commercial interests anywhere in the world.
Paid American soldiers
Roosevelt- agreement between san francisco and Japanese government in which the school board would allow japanese students to enroll if they caped immigration from Japan to california
Admiral of the American navy during the Spanish American war and won the manila bay battle. the first man to reach the highest rank in the navy
Great white fleet
Not wanting the Japanese to think they had won after Gentlemen's agreement, roosevelt created the great white fleet which was a fleet of 90 ships where their hulls were painted white. He brought them all over the world and they were used to protect overseas investments and to enforce treaties.
The policy and practice of exploiting nations and peoples for the occupation and colonial rule or indirectly through economic domination of resources and markets. Wilson was anti imperialism
League of Nations
Wilson's idea but congress never passed it. it was caused by the versailles treaty after WWI to "ensure world stability". The post WWI version of the united nations
Mathew C. Perry
Commodore of the U.S navy who compelled the opening of Japan to the west.
The united states would come to the aid of any latin American country; caused them to become the policemen of latin america. Also caused the panama canal.
28th president. Brought back the draft, promoted labor union growth, anti imperialism and woman's suffrage happened during his term.
Proposed alliance between Germany and Mexico stating that Mexico should attack the US to get back their land from previous wars. Caused wilson to allow Naval arming and and eventual declaration of war.
System of labor relations emphasizing management responsibility for employee well being. Created by corporate leaders to stop employees from joining unions and strikes.
The Jazz Singer
The first film with sound
1920- prohibiting the consumption of liquor under the 18th amendment; also gave enforcement responsibilities to prohibition bureau department of treasury.
Organized crime leader- almost became like a celebrity, was followed and covered on the news
Birth of a nation
film in 1915 which showed the original KKK in a heroic light. Caused the reemergence of the group and said a lot about America's feeling on immigration.
Scopes taught prohibited evolution and went to court for it. decriminalized teaching it
League of women voters
Advocating women's rights such as right to vote, serve on juries, and equal pay laws.
A new black cultural awareness that flourished in literature and art
Writer who was pro women's sexuality-flappers
Post WWI hysteria over communism influence in US directed against labor activism and some ethnic groups
War Industries Board
During WWI to coordinate the purchase of war supplies- told producers to mass produce