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secret Chinese societies besieged foreign embassies; caused fear in the Open Door Policy
Pure Food and Drug Act
prohibited manufacture, sale, or shipment of impure of falsely labeled food and drugs
Meat Inspection Act
required federal inspection of meat sold through interstate commerce and required Agricul. Dpt. to set standards of cleanliness in meatpacking plants
Newlands Reclamation Act
authorized use of federal funds from public land sales to pay for irrigation and land dev. projects
Federal Reserve Act
created 12 regional banks to be supervised by a Board of Governors, appointed by the president
Clayton Anti-trust Act
passed by Wilson; outlawed unfair trade practices; corrected mistakes of Sherman Anti-Trust Act
Roosevelt gave a speech; said US would intervene in Latin American affairs when necessary to maintain econ. and pol. stability in the W. Hemisphere
American bussinesses would increase their trade and profits, and countries in Latin America would rise out of poverty
German telegraph to Mexico intercepted by Brit.; said if Mexico went to war w/ America, Germany would give back TX, AZ, and NM
Wilson's peace plan for Germany; 8 points of territory; freedom of seas, League of Nations, no secret alliances, self-determination to all people; free trade, and limitation of militarism
Liberty and Victory Bonds
Americans bought bonds and lent money to the gov. that would be repaid in interest in future years
Henry Cabot Lodge
would only sign Treaty of V. if certain amendments were made to the League of Nations
League of Nations
Wilson wanted in his 14 Points; help preserve peace by pledging to respect and protect ach others territory and pol.
Treaty of Versailles
included terms taht weakened Germany; blamed Germany for the war; Germany owed over $33 billion
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