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  1. W.E.B. DuBois
  2. William Howard Taft
  3. War of Attrition
  4. Epperson V. Arkansas
  5. Langston Hughes
  1. a 27th president of the U.S.; he angered progressives by moving cautiously toward reforms and by supporting the Payne-Aldrich Tariff; he lost Roosevelt's support and was defeated for a second term.
  2. b prohibited states from banning the teaching of evolution
  3. c A leading poet of the Harlem Renaissance. He wrote "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" and "My People"
  4. d Trench warfare between Germany and France. Called War of Attrition(wearing down) because the goal was to break down the enemy. There was no winner after 3 years of fighting.
  5. e 1st black to earn Ph.D. from Harvard, encouraged blacks to resist systems of segregation and discrimination, helped create NAACP in 1910. "talented tenth"

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. helped persuade to prohibit child labor and limit number of hours women were forced to work, founded national child labor committe
  2. court found that segregation was a violation of the Equal Protection clause. "separate but equal" had no place
  3. This act made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal and gave the government the power to enforce all laws governing civil rights, including desegregation of schools and public places.
  4. gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for the use of military force in Southeast Asia.
  5. Surprise attacks on major cities and towns and American military bases throughout South Vietnam.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Trustsa political and social system that developed during the Middle Ages; nobles offered protection and land in return for service


  2. Richard NixonPresident of the United States from 1969 to 1974 who followed a foreign policy marked by détente with the Soviet Union and by the opening of diplomatic relations with China. In the face of likely impeachment for the Watergate scandal, he resigned.


  3. W. Arthur GarritySigned between the Axis powers in 1940 (Italy, Germany and Japan) where they pledged to help the others in the event of an attack by the US


  4. Yellow Journalismsensationalist journalism


  5. Ronald Reaganpresident, 1981-1989, who led a conservative movement against détente with the Soviet Union and the growth of the federal government; some people credit him with America's victory in the Cold War while others fault his insensitive social agenda and irresponsible fiscal policies.


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