26th President of the United States hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration; said 'Speak softly but carry a big stick' (1858-1919)
comes from a comic strip which refers to sensational headlines which attract readers
Written by Arthur Zimmerman, a german foreign secretary. In this note he had secretly proposed a German- Mexican alliance. He tempted Mexico with the ideas of recovering Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. The note was intercepted on March 1, 1917 by the U.S. government.
League of Nations
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations
28th President of the United States Ex. led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)
He believed that African Americans should strive for full rights immediately. He helped found the Niagara Movement in 1905 to fight for equal rights. He also helped found the NAACP.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo, started World War I.
an attempt by a nation to create empires by dominating another nation economically, politically, or militarily
President Taft's policy of linking American business interests to diplomatic interests abroad
Open Door Policy
Foreign policy that stated all countries should have equal commercial and industrial trade rights
Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine, stating that the United States has the right to protect its economic interests in South And Central America by using military force
writer or journalist of the early 1900s who uncovered shameful conditions in business and other areas of American life.
Ship that explodes off the coast of Cuba in Havana harbor and helps contribute to the start of the Spanish-American War
Treaty of Versailles
Created by the leaders victorious allies Nations: France, Britain, US, and signed by Germany to help stop WWI. The treaty 1)stripped Germany of all Army, Navy, Airforce. 2) Germany had to rapair war damages(33 billion) 3) Germany had to acknowledge guilt for causing WWI 4) Germany could not manefacture any weapons.
Founder of the Hull House. First American Woman to earn Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 as president of Women's Intenational League for Peace and Freedom.
A leading muckraker and magazine editor, she exposed the corruption of the oil industry with her 1904 work A History of Standard Oil.
Henry Cabot Lodge
conservative senator who wanted to keep the united states out of the league of nations
Carrie Chapman Catt
Spoke powerfully in favor of suffrage, worked as a school principal and a reporter ., became head of the National American Woman Suffrage, an inspiried speaker and abrilliant organizer. Devised a detailed battle plan for fighting the war of suffrage.
swelling of national pride and an aggressive foreign policy that began before the Spanish American War
San Juan Hill
Site of the most famous battle of the Spanish-American war, where Theodore Roosevelt successfully leads the Rough Riders in a charge against the Spanish trenches
Nickname for African-American soldiers who fought in the wars against Native Americans living on the Great Plains during the 1870s
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the fittest" to human societies - particularly as a justification for their imperialist expansion.
Battling Bob. He brought the state legislature under his control and enacted a wide range of progressive measures.
author who wrote a book about the horrors of food productions in 1906 - wrote The Jungle
William Randolph Hearst
A leading newspaperman of his times, he ran The New York Journal and helped create and propagate "yellow (sensationalist) journalism."
William Howard Taft
27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
head of the National Woman's party that campaigned for an equal rights amendment to the Constitution. She opposed legislation protecting women workers because such laws implied women's inferiority. Most condemned her way of thinking.
Why did many want to expand past U.S borders
Everybodys doing it, U.S economy was ready for expansion and U.S population was ready to expand to new markets and greater wealth
What were the results of the Spanish American War
Spanish were defeated, they recognized Cuba's independence, Spain gives the Philippines, Guam and Puerto Rico to the U.S
What were the beliefs and issues of the Progressive Reformers
Fix political corruption, make workplaces better, form unions.
Why were Progressive journalists labeled muckrakers by Theodore Roosevelt
Tried to get rid of political corruption through journalism
What did President Roosevelt accomplish during his presidency
Fight for miners rights, the Pure food and drug act, meat inspection act, initiated 42 antitrust acts, created U.S forest service, national forests.
How did President Roosevelt handle the mineworkers strike in 1902
agreed to a 10% raise but the union was not recognized
What was Woodrow Wilson campaigning platform in 1912
enforce antitrust laws and maintain free economic competition
Why was the U.S slow to become involved in World War I
they had no valid reason until the Zimmerman note came up
Why did many Americans regard the Germans as cold-hearted and sinister during World War I
they saw so much propaganda