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UF History Midterm Exam
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Define efficiency progressives
make government more efficient, waste less, experts, not politicians, would run specific parts of cities
Who did more anti trust cases Taft or Roosevelt?
What was the Coal Mine strike?
coal miners went on strike, roosevelt proposed arbitration, the government intervened to save the economy
What did the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire create?
Define laissez faire
the government should interfere as little as possible in the nation's economy
journalists who uncovers abuses and corruption in society
voters can remove unsatisfactory elected officials from office
setting a dispute by agreeing to accept the decision of an impartial outsider
What is the Bull Moose Party?
Roosevelt's political party
Who is Ida Tarbell?
against Standard Oil
government can charge income tax
direct election of senators
gave women the right to vote
made alcohol legal again
What is the Meat Inspection Act?
requires federal government of meat and self cleanliness standards
What is the Zimmerman telegraph?
Germany tried to get Mexico into WWI vs. USA, intercepted by the US
Why did GB get into WWI?
Germany violated Belgium's neutrality
What did Russia give up to leave WWI?
Define alliance systems
countries that help each other in times of war
Who was in the Triple Entente?
Great Britain, France, and Russia
Why was daylight savings time created?
to help conserve energy
Who was in the Big 4?
Woodrow Wilson (USA) David Lloyd George (GB) Georges Clemenceau (France) Vittorio Orlando (Italy)
What was Schenk v. US?
freedom of speech can be limited in if it constitutes clear and present danger of others
How were people picked for the draft?
lottery by their birthdate
Define dog fights
Plane fights in the air
Define u boats
Who are doughboys?
Define the harlem renaissance
the flowering of African American arts
Define the red scare
fear of communism, lenin, and russians
personified changes of the era, smoked cigarettes, drank illegally, wore makeup and sleeveless dresses with short skirts
secret bars that served illegal alcohol
Define the great migration
African Americans moved from south to north
Define the volstead act
the US treasury department was responsible for enforcing the prohibiton
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