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War Industries Board
Made industries save materials so they could be used in war and used mass production methods
Treaty of Versailles
Stated that Germany could only have a limited sized military, had to pay for the damages, and that they were the cause of the war.
Teapot Dome Scandal
Albert Fall secretly gave oil and land to companies and in return got more money and land
President during the Great Depression who tried to calm citizens about the economy deficit
WWI veterans who were made because they weren't getting paid for their service in the war
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
Aimed to quickly make jobs with construction of new schools and hospitals etc.
Federal Writer's Project (FWP)
Government hired group that was tasked to record the lives of the poor
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
Helped the Japanese people who were stuck in internment camps for the wrong reasons
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
Family denied charges and were executed for it because they were claimed to be connected to telling the Russian about the A-bomb
Harry S. Truman
President who took after FDR's death, dealt with a lot and especially a lot of strikes.
Planned products to get old quickly, so that buyers would want to replace them quickly
First televised debate ever between Nixon and JFK. JFK wins because he looks better on TV
Kennedy's idea of helping the US economically with insurance, and expanding the Space program
Lyndon B. Johnson
President who started out liked, but after Vietnam, unliked because he went against what he said
The Great Society
LBJ's program to help the needy and help fight against racial injustices to help the quality of American's lives
Banned prayer in public school sand declared state-required loyalty oaths unconstitutional
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Purpose was to carry on nonviolent crusades against the evils of second-class citizenship. Used churches as bases, and planned to stage in the South
Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee (SNCC)
Students who wanted to fight for basic civil rights started in Shaw University
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Prohibited discrimination because of race, religion, national origin and gender
Civil rights activist who was pro-violent and played a big role in the civil rights movement
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